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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 561 572
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11  
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 44 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 32
Median daily rate £475 £425 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -14.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £338 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +10.41% +8.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Extreme Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Extreme Programming as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 31 £475 +7.04% 7
South East +35 4 £488 +2.63% 2
East Midlands -11 4 £350 -9.09%
East of England -6 2 - - 7
North West +14 1 £463 +25.42% 1
South West 0 1 £450 +33.33% 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Extreme Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 70 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (57.89%) TDD
3 42 (55.26%) Java
4 31 (40.79%) Pair Programming
4 31 (40.79%) Scrum
5 19 (25.00%) Web Services
5 19 (25.00%) Linux
6 17 (22.37%) C#
6 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.37%) RESTful
7 16 (21.05%) Mobile Development
8 15 (19.74%) Finance
8 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
8 15 (19.74%) OO
8 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
8 15 (19.74%) Kanban
9 14 (18.42%) Unix
10 13 (17.11%) CSS
10 13 (17.11%) SOAP
10 13 (17.11%) HTML
10 13 (17.11%) .NET
10 13 (17.11%) SQL
10 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.79%) Gradle
11 12 (15.79%) User Stories
11 12 (15.79%) Docker
11 12 (15.79%) DevOps
12 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (14.47%) J2EE

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 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.95%) nginx
3 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.63%) Confluence
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.84%) Google Play
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.95%) Heroku
4 3 (3.95%) IaaS
4 3 (3.95%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) Loggly
5 1 (1.32%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) DNS
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
1 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) FTP
2 3 (3.95%) SSL
3 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.32%) AMQP
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.58%) MySQL
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.26%) HBase
6 3 (3.95%) DB2
6 3 (3.95%) Hazelcast
6 3 (3.95%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.63%) Big Data
7 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.32%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.32%) Redis
8 1 (1.32%) Riak
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Gradle
2 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) Selenium
3 9 (11.84%) Android Studio
3 9 (11.84%) JIRA
3 9 (11.84%) Subversion
4 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.89%) JMeter
4 6 (7.89%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.58%) JUnit
5 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.26%) Gatling
7 3 (3.95%) Ant
7 3 (3.95%) Appium
7 3 (3.95%) Grunt
7 3 (3.95%) Protractor
7 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.95%) TestNG
7 3 (3.95%) webpack
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
2 5 (6.58%) French Language
2 5 (6.58%) Games
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Senior Developer
4 16 (21.05%) Applications Developer
4 16 (21.05%) IoT Developer
4 16 (21.05%) Senior Agile Developer
4 16 (21.05%) Senior Applications Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Android Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Android Developer
7 7 (9.21%) iOS Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior iOS Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.95%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) Web Services
2 17 (22.37%) RESTful
3 13 (17.11%) .NET
3 13 (17.11%) CSS
3 13 (17.11%) HTML
3 13 (17.11%) SOAP
4 11 (14.47%) J2EE
4 11 (14.47%) XML
5 9 (11.84%) HTML5
5 9 (11.84%) REST
5 9 (11.84%) Spring
6 8 (10.53%) Node.js
7 7 (9.21%) JSON
8 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (7.89%) Kafka
8 6 (7.89%) Ratpack
9 5 (6.58%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (6.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.95%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) e-Health
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Linux
2 14 (18.42%) Unix
3 10 (13.16%) Android
4 8 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.58%) Windows
6 4 (5.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (57.89%) TDD
3 31 (40.79%) Pair Programming
3 31 (40.79%) Scrum
4 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (21.05%) Mobile Development
6 15 (19.74%) Kanban
6 15 (19.74%) OO
6 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
7 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
8 12 (15.79%) DevOps
8 12 (15.79%) User Stories
9 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.16%) BDD
10 10 (13.16%) SOA
11 9 (11.84%) Android Development
11 9 (11.84%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (55.26%) Java
2 17 (22.37%) C#
3 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.11%) SQL
5 8 (10.53%) Python
6 7 (9.21%) Apple Swift
6 7 (9.21%) Groovy
6 7 (9.21%) Objective-C
6 7 (9.21%) Ruby
7 6 (7.89%) Scala
8 5 (6.58%) Perl
9 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.26%) Go
10 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.63%) C
11 2 (2.63%) C++
11 2 (2.63%) PHP
11 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) CISA
2 2 (2.63%) CISM
2 2 (2.63%) CISSP
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.63%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) KVM
3 2 (2.63%) LXC
3 2 (2.63%) Xen
4 1 (1.32%) HDFS
4 1 (1.32%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Terraform
2 6 (7.89%) Kibana
2 6 (7.89%) logstash
3 5 (6.58%) Ansible
3 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.58%) Puppet
4 4 (5.26%) Nagios
5 3 (3.95%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.95%) Grafana
6 1 (1.32%) Consul
6 1 (1.32%) Graphite
6 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.32%) Mesos
6 1 (1.32%) Salt
6 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Google
2 7 (9.21%) Splunk
3 5 (6.58%) AppDynamics
3 5 (6.58%) IBM
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) SOASTA, Inc
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.95%) Perforce
5 3 (3.95%) Virgin Media
6 2 (2.63%) Informatica
6 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.32%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) KANA
7 1 (1.32%) New Relic
7 1 (1.32%) Pega
7 1 (1.32%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
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