Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Extreme Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Extreme Programming over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Extreme Programming (XP)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 749 746 770
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 +39
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 91 119 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 105 86
England median daily rate £525 £525 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.24% -4.00%
10th Percentile £436 £388 £311
90th Percentile £693 £675 £581
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £444
% change year-on-year - +18.24% -2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £38.00 -

Extreme Programming is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,192 80,044 83,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.37% 85.93% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,372 53,725 55,738
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £606
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,092 1,902 2,236
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +2.12% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

Extreme Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Extreme Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Extreme Programming in England

Extreme Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Extreme Programming in England

Extreme Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Extreme Programming in England over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Extreme Programming in England

Extreme Programming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Extreme Programming in England

Extreme Programming
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the England region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 50 £600 +14.29% 10
South East +13 34 £525 -17.65% 11
Midlands -10 4 £375 - 1
West Midlands -22 4 £375 +7.14% 1
North of England - 3 £450 - 6
Yorkshire - 2 £421 - 2
North West - 1 £650 - 4
Extreme Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 83 (91.21%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (60.44%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (43.96%) Test Automation
4 39 (42.86%) Finance
5 36 (39.56%) Software Engineering
6 34 (37.36%) C#
6 34 (37.36%) .NET
7 32 (35.16%) Scrum
8 30 (32.97%) TDD
8 30 (32.97%) OO
9 28 (30.77%) SDLC
10 27 (29.67%) AngularJS
10 27 (29.67%) Kanban
11 24 (26.37%) DevOps
11 24 (26.37%) OOD
11 24 (26.37%) Java
11 24 (26.37%) SOLID
12 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET
12 22 (24.18%) MVC
13 21 (23.08%) .NET Framework
13 21 (23.08%) Entity Framework
14 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
15 19 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (19.78%) Spring
17 17 (18.68%) Visual Studio
18 16 (17.58%) Microservices
19 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
19 15 (16.48%) Retail
20 14 (15.38%) Pair Programming
20 14 (15.38%) .NET Core

Extreme Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.40%) Alfresco
1 4 (4.40%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.20%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.10%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.30%) GitHub
4 1 (1.10%) Heroku
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Broadband
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) FTP
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.40%) MarkLogic
4 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Endeca
6 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.68%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.89%) MSTest
3 9 (9.89%) Ranorex
4 8 (8.79%) Mockito
5 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.49%) JUnit
7 4 (4.40%) git-flow
7 4 (4.40%) jMock
7 4 (4.40%) Selenium
8 3 (3.30%) Gradle
9 2 (2.20%) Pivotal Tracker
9 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.20%) Xcode
10 1 (1.10%) JIRA
10 1 (1.10%) webpack
General
1 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Automotive
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Games
3 2 (2.20%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Billing
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (57.14%) Developer
2 22 (24.18%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 18 (19.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (18.68%) Java Developer
6 11 (12.09%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (9.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (9.89%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.79%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Platform Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Principal Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Principal Software Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.36%) .NET
2 27 (29.67%) AngularJS
3 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET
4 21 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 21 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 18 (19.78%) Spring
6 14 (15.38%) .NET Core
7 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (14.29%) HTML
8 12 (13.19%) WinForms
8 12 (13.19%) WPF
9 11 (12.09%) Hibernate
9 11 (12.09%) REST
10 10 (10.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Core
11 9 (9.89%) WCF
12 8 (8.79%) HTML5
13 7 (7.69%) J2SE
13 7 (7.69%) React
13 7 (7.69%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.09%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.69%) Reference Data
4 6 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.20%) Online Games
6 2 (2.20%) User Experience
7 1 (1.10%) Blog
7 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) CentOS
2 1 (1.10%) CoreOS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (91.21%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (60.44%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (43.96%) Test Automation
4 36 (39.56%) Software Engineering
5 32 (35.16%) Scrum
6 30 (32.97%) OO
6 30 (32.97%) TDD
7 28 (30.77%) SDLC
8 27 (29.67%) Kanban
9 24 (26.37%) DevOps
9 24 (26.37%) OOD
9 24 (26.37%) SOLID
10 22 (24.18%) MVC
11 16 (17.58%) Microservices
12 14 (15.38%) Pair Programming
13 12 (13.19%) Collaborative Working
14 11 (12.09%) Line Management
15 10 (10.99%) BDD
15 10 (10.99%) Statistics
16 9 (9.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) C#
2 24 (26.37%) Java
3 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.38%) Java 8
5 8 (8.79%) SQL
6 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.40%) Python
8 3 (3.30%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.30%) Go
8 3 (3.30%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.30%) Ruby
8 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.20%) C
9 2 (2.20%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) ES6
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.40%) Ansible
2 4 (4.40%) Terraform
3 1 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.10%) ATG
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
5 1 (1.10%) CyberSource
5 1 (1.10%) Databricks
5 1 (1.10%) Facebook
5 1 (1.10%) hybris
5 1 (1.10%) PayPal
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.10%) SAP