The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 527 476 540
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +64
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 60 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 28
Average daily rate £425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £341 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +250.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +250.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

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 24 April 2014.

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
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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -44 55 £425 -9.33% 7
London -6 41 £450 -5.26% 5
City of London +4 13 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands -15 5 £425 -32.00%
East of England -20 4 £375 -6.25%
Luton - 4 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire -13 2 £320 -
Leicestershire -16 2 £370 -48.96%
West Yorkshire - 2 £320 -
South East - 2 £450 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Market Harborough - 2 £370 -
Leeds - 2 £320 -
Bromley - 1 £525 -
South West - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - -
York - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 83 (68.03%) Java
2 71 (58.20%) TDD
3 64 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (51.64%) BDD
5 60 (49.18%) Scrum
6 53 (43.44%) Spring
7 52 (42.62%) JavaScript
8 48 (39.34%) Hibernate
9 43 (35.25%) Kanban
10 41 (33.61%) MVC
11 38 (31.15%) E-Commerce
12 36 (29.51%) J2EE
13 30 (24.59%) Spring MVC
13 30 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (23.77%) Cucumber
15 27 (22.13%) Web Services
16 26 (21.31%) Finance
16 26 (21.31%) jQuery
16 26 (21.31%) Ajax
17 24 (19.67%) Ruby
17 24 (19.67%) .NET
18 23 (18.85%) HTML
19 22 (18.03%) XML
19 22 (18.03%) JSON
20 21 (17.21%) C#
20 21 (17.21%) Python
21 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
21 20 (16.39%) REST
22 19 (15.57%) Jasmine
22 19 (15.57%) Git (software)

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.28%) CMS
2 4 (3.28%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.46%) Apache
3 3 (2.46%) Node.js
3 3 (2.46%) DNN
4 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) Escenic
5 1 (0.82%) OpenCms
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
5 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.82%) Drupal
5 1 (0.82%) Jetty
5 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.82%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.82%) WordPress
5 1 (0.82%) JCAPS
5 1 (0.82%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Office
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.28%) Mingle
2 1 (0.82%) MS Project
2 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.82%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.82%) Heroku
3 1 (0.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Internet
1 1 (0.82%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.64%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.82%) Riak
6 1 (0.82%) Voldemort
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.82%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 29 (23.77%) Cucumber
2 19 (15.57%) Jasmine
2 19 (15.57%) Git (software)
3 18 (14.75%) JBehave
4 17 (13.93%) JUnit
5 15 (12.30%) Subversion
5 15 (12.30%) Selenium
5 15 (12.30%) Capybara
6 14 (11.48%) Hudson
7 13 (10.66%) JIRA
8 12 (9.84%) Maven
9 10 (8.20%) IntelliJ
9 10 (8.20%) Mockito
9 10 (8.20%) TeamCity
10 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
10 9 (7.38%) jMock
11 8 (6.56%) Ant
11 8 (6.56%) Eclipse
11 8 (6.56%) SpecFlow
12 7 (5.74%) RubyMine
General
1 26 (21.31%) Finance
2 17 (13.93%) Banking
3 10 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (66.39%) Developer
2 54 (44.26%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.30%) .NET Developer
4 14 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Tester
6 7 (5.74%) Test Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.46%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.46%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.46%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.46%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (2.46%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (43.44%) Spring
2 48 (39.34%) Hibernate
3 36 (29.51%) J2EE
4 30 (24.59%) Spring MVC
5 27 (22.13%) Web Services
6 26 (21.31%) Ajax
6 26 (21.31%) jQuery
7 24 (19.67%) .NET
8 23 (18.85%) HTML
9 22 (18.03%) XML
9 22 (18.03%) JSON
10 20 (16.39%) REST
11 16 (13.11%) CSS
12 15 (12.30%) SOAP
13 13 (10.66%) RESTful
14 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET
15 10 (8.20%) Struts
15 10 (8.20%) WPF
16 7 (5.74%) JMS
17 6 (4.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.10%) Open Source
1 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
1 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.82%) PMI
3 1 (0.82%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.82%) Equities
3 1 (0.82%) VAX
3 1 (0.82%) IPTV
3 1 (0.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Linux
2 9 (7.38%) UNIX
3 4 (3.28%) Android
4 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Windows
5 1 (0.82%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (58.20%) TDD
2 64 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (51.64%) BDD
4 60 (49.18%) Scrum
5 43 (35.25%) Kanban
6 41 (33.61%) MVC
7 38 (31.15%) E-Commerce
8 30 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.11%) OO
10 14 (11.48%) User Stories
11 13 (10.66%) Pair Programming
12 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.38%) Agile Testing
14 8 (6.56%) Multithreading
15 7 (5.74%) Test Automation
16 6 (4.92%) Domain-Driven Design
16 6 (4.92%) Software Testing
17 5 (4.10%) Test Scripting
17 5 (4.10%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (68.03%) Java
2 52 (42.62%) JavaScript
3 24 (19.67%) Ruby
4 21 (17.21%) Python
4 21 (17.21%) C#
5 17 (13.93%) SQL
6 12 (9.84%) Scala
7 7 (5.74%) VB
7 7 (5.74%) Groovy
8 6 (4.92%) C++
9 4 (3.28%) PHP
9 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.46%) Perl
11 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.82%) Jython
12 1 (0.82%) VB6
12 1 (0.82%) C
12 1 (0.82%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) ISEB
1 5 (4.10%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.82%) PMP
4 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Puppet
1 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.82%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) Oracle
1 10 (8.20%) VMware
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.46%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.46%) hybris
3 3 (2.46%) Akamai
4 2 (1.64%) Zend
4 2 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.82%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.82%) Sybase
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