The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 130 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£388 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1967 1684 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.48% 71.60% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 879 565
Average daily rate £375 £370 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 100 86
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Extreme Programming across the West Midlands region.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Extreme Programming
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP