The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 571 560 524
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 53 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 48
Average daily rate £518 £500 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £593 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £550 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.13% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £109.38 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.05% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £109.38 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+143.05% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41848 40077 37882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.28% 77.58% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27401 25574 22963
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1200 1065 1153
Average hourly rate £39.34 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Extreme Programming
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK.

Extreme Programming Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Extreme Programming
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Extreme Programming Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 50 £518 +3.50% 24
London -12 17 £550 +10.00% 18
North East - 13 £540 -
Tyne and Wear - 13 £540 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £540 -
North West -7 11 £496 -9.77% 2
East Midlands - 5 £333 -
Lancashire -1 4 £465 -15.45%
Cheshire - 4 £675 -
Warrington - 4 £675 -
Leeds -3 3 £500 +56.25% 1
West Yorkshire -6 3 £500 +56.25% 1
South East -7 3 £200 -34.95% 3
Yorkshire -10 3 £500 +56.25% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £395 -
Blackpool - 3 £480 -
Nottingham - 3 £395 -
Slough +2 2 £200 -34.95%
Berkshire +2 2 £200 -34.95%
East of England 0 2 £390 -2.50%
Manchester -15 2 £400 -27.27% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £288 -
Cambridge - 2 £390 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £390 -
City of London +34 1 £313 -37.50% 2
South West -2 1 £450 -18.18%
Scotland -5 1 £525 -
Edinburgh -9 1 £525 -
Market Harborough - 1 £275 -
Blackburn - 1 £338 -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Extreme Programming also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Extreme Programming.

1 97 (91.51%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (65.09%) Scrum
3 65 (61.32%) TDD
4 60 (56.60%) Java
5 49 (46.23%) JavaScript
6 42 (39.62%) CSS
7 41 (38.68%) HTML
7 41 (38.68%) Kanban
8 39 (36.79%) Pair Programming
9 35 (33.02%) HTML5
10 29 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (26.42%) NoSQL
11 28 (26.42%) Spring
11 28 (26.42%) AngularJS
12 26 (24.53%) BDD
13 23 (21.70%) Scala
14 22 (20.75%) DevOps
15 20 (18.87%) Sass
16 19 (17.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (17.92%) CSS3
16 19 (17.92%) Web Services
17 18 (16.98%) Linux
18 17 (16.04%) LESS
18 17 (16.04%) Responsive Web Design
18 17 (16.04%) User Experience
19 16 (15.09%) Backbone.js
19 16 (15.09%) Cucumber
19 16 (15.09%) Node.js
19 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
20 15 (14.15%) JIRA

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Extreme Programming also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Extreme Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (15.09%) Node.js
2 11 (10.38%) Confluence
3 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.60%) Apache
4 7 (6.60%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.72%) JBoss
6 4 (3.77%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.94%) DNN
8 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) GitHub
2 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.72%) Heroku
4 4 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) HTTP
2 3 (2.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.94%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.42%) NoSQL
2 19 (17.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (10.38%) Hadoop
4 9 (8.49%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.60%) Big Data
6 6 (5.66%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.77%) Datomic
7 4 (3.77%) Neo4j
7 4 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.83%) Redis
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.89%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.89%) MySQL
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.94%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Cucumber
1 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.15%) JIRA
2 15 (14.15%) Subversion
3 13 (12.26%) Selenium
4 8 (7.55%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.60%) eggPlant
5 7 (6.60%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.77%) Maven
6 4 (3.77%) TestDirector
7 3 (2.83%) Gradle
7 3 (2.83%) JUnit
8 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.94%) Grunt
9 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.94%) jMock
9 1 (0.94%) Mockito
9 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Front Office
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (69.81%) Developer
2 39 (36.79%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Agile Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 11 (10.38%) HTML Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Architect
6 10 (9.43%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (8.49%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (8.49%) NoSQL Developer
7 9 (8.49%) UI Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Big Data Developer
9 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Angular Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Scrum Master
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (39.62%) CSS
2 41 (38.68%) HTML
3 35 (33.02%) HTML5
4 28 (26.42%) AngularJS
4 28 (26.42%) Spring
5 20 (18.87%) Sass
6 19 (17.92%) CSS3
6 19 (17.92%) Web Services
7 17 (16.04%) LESS
8 16 (15.09%) Backbone.js
9 14 (13.21%) REST
10 13 (12.26%) RESTful
10 13 (12.26%) XHTML
11 11 (10.38%) Hibernate
12 10 (9.43%) .NET
12 10 (9.43%) J2EE
12 10 (9.43%) Kafka
13 9 (8.49%) Zend Framework
14 6 (5.66%) Spring MVC
15 5 (4.72%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) User Experience
2 4 (3.77%) Blog
3 3 (2.83%) iPad
3 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.98%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Windows
3 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (91.51%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (65.09%) Scrum
3 65 (61.32%) TDD
4 41 (38.68%) Kanban
5 39 (36.79%) Pair Programming
6 29 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (24.53%) BDD
8 22 (20.75%) DevOps
9 17 (16.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (13.21%) Open Source
11 12 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (11.32%) Front End Development
11 12 (11.32%) Microservices
12 11 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (10.38%) DSDM
12 11 (10.38%) Feature Driven Development
12 11 (10.38%) Project Management
12 11 (10.38%) Scrum-ban
12 11 (10.38%) Unified Process
13 10 (9.43%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.60%) Java
2 49 (46.23%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.70%) Scala
4 13 (12.26%) Ruby
5 12 (11.32%) PHP
6 10 (9.43%) Clojure
7 8 (7.55%) C#
7 8 (7.55%) Go
7 8 (7.55%) SQL
8 4 (3.77%) Erlang
8 4 (3.77%) Groovy
8 4 (3.77%) Python
9 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.83%) XPath
10 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.89%) XAML
11 1 (0.94%) C++
11 1 (0.94%) Haskell
11 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) Degree
3 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Docker
2 6 (5.66%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.66%) Oozie
2 6 (5.66%) Puppet
3 4 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.89%) Ansible
4 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.89%) Salt
5 1 (0.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (10.38%) HP
2 9 (8.49%) IBM
2 9 (8.49%) Zend
3 5 (4.72%) ILOG
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) VMware
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle
4 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.83%) Twitter
5 2 (1.89%) Citrix
5 2 (1.89%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.94%) Facebook
6 1 (0.94%) Reuters
6 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
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