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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 582 542 505
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -37
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 40 58 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 50
Average daily rate
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£454 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
44294 41615 38269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.78% 76.15% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28706 25700 23210
Average daily rate £418 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1169 1103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 18 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 4 August 2015. 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
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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 -41 36 £463 +2.77% 20
London -17 28 £495 +4.21% 8
City of London -27 6 £475 +5.55%
North West -26 3 £365 +12.30% 3
South East -27 3 £360 -4.00%
Edinburgh - 3 £270 - 1
Scotland - 3 £270 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £355 -
Crewe - 2 £365 -
Cheshire - 2 £365 - 2
East Midlands -5 1 £375 +18.11% 1
Hampshire -9 1 £425 +13.33%
Nottingham -11 1 £375 +18.11% 1
Nottinghamshire -13 1 £375 +18.11% 1
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Bromley - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 8

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 80 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (66.67%) Scrum
3 47 (55.95%) TDD
3 47 (55.95%) Java
4 37 (44.05%) Kanban
5 31 (36.90%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (36.90%) BDD
6 26 (30.95%) Pair Programming
7 22 (26.19%) NoSQL
8 21 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 21 (25.00%) Spring
9 20 (23.81%) DevOps
10 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
11 18 (21.43%) HTML
11 18 (21.43%) Ruby
12 17 (20.24%) Finance
12 17 (20.24%) Scala
13 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
13 15 (17.86%) CSS
14 13 (15.48%) REST
14 13 (15.48%) Docker
14 13 (15.48%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (14.29%) MongoDB
15 12 (14.29%) Big Data
15 12 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (14.29%) SOAP
15 12 (14.29%) SQL
15 12 (14.29%) .NET
15 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.29%) MVC

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 7 (8.33%) Node.js
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) Jetty
4 3 (3.57%) DNN
4 3 (3.57%) Confluence
4 3 (3.57%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.38%) JBoss
5 2 (2.38%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) GitHub
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Heroku
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
3 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) NoSQL
2 13 (15.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 12 (14.29%) Big Data
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.76%) Redis
7 3 (3.57%) MySQL
7 3 (3.57%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) JUnit
1 11 (13.10%) JIRA
2 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.33%) Subversion
4 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.76%) Selenium
5 4 (4.76%) jMock
5 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.76%) Mockito
5 4 (4.76%) CruiseControl
5 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.57%) Hudson
7 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.38%) Gradle
7 2 (2.38%) JMeter
7 2 (2.38%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.19%) JBehave
8 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.19%) MSTest
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Games
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (57.14%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Polyglot Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Tester
9 2 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 21 (25.00%) Spring
2 18 (21.43%) HTML
3 15 (17.86%) CSS
3 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 13 (15.48%) REST
5 12 (14.29%) SOAP
5 12 (14.29%) .NET
6 11 (13.10%) Web Services
6 11 (13.10%) HTML5
7 10 (11.90%) CSS3
7 10 (11.90%) J2EE
8 9 (10.71%) Spring MVC
9 8 (9.52%) Ajax
9 8 (9.52%) RESTful
10 7 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (8.33%) WCF
11 6 (7.14%) Struts
11 6 (7.14%) Play Framework
12 5 (5.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) User Experience
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.38%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.19%) Social Network
5 1 (1.19%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (1.19%) AIX
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (66.67%) Scrum
3 47 (55.95%) TDD
4 37 (44.05%) Kanban
5 31 (36.90%) BDD
5 31 (36.90%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (30.95%) Pair Programming
7 20 (23.81%) DevOps
8 12 (14.29%) MVC
9 11 (13.10%) OO
10 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (10.71%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.71%) SOA
12 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
13 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 6 (7.14%) Open Source
13 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.14%) Functional Programming
13 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.95%) Java
2 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.43%) Ruby
4 17 (20.24%) Scala
5 12 (14.29%) SQL
6 11 (13.10%) Groovy
7 10 (11.90%) C#
8 5 (5.95%) Clojure
9 4 (4.76%) PHP
9 4 (4.76%) XAML
10 3 (3.57%) Python
11 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.19%) C
12 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.19%) PHP5
12 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.19%) C++
12 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (13.10%) Puppet
3 10 (11.90%) Salt
4 6 (7.14%) Ansible
5 3 (3.57%) Oozie
6 2 (2.38%) CA LISA
7 1 (1.19%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) SaltStack
2 6 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (3.57%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) Zend
6 2 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (1.19%) ILOG
7 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.19%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe
7 1 (1.19%) Sun
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago