Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 730 738 734
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -12
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 115 92 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 89
England median daily rate £538 £438 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.72% -9.69% -3.00%
10th Percentile £388 £310 £258
90th Percentile £740 £538 £638
UK median daily rate £538 £438 £496
% change year-on-year +22.72% -11.74% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £109.38
UK median hourly rate - - £109.38

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 79,171 74,757 81,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.88% 84.03% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,371 49,864 53,505
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,911 2,050 2,392
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.35 £11.34
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +34 79 £539 +7.75% 12
South East -18 17 £650 +46.56% 12
Midlands 0 8 £375 -4.15% 1
East of England -4 8 £425 +63.46% 3
East Midlands +3 6 £383 -2.24%
West Midlands +5 2 £350 -12.50% 1
South West 0 2 - - 3
North of England +17 1 - - 6
North West - 1 - - 1
Extreme Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 79 (68.70%) TDD
2 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (46.09%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (39.13%) DevOps
5 43 (37.39%) Scrum
6 39 (33.91%) Ruby
7 35 (30.43%) Pair Programming
7 35 (30.43%) Python
7 35 (30.43%) Kanban
8 34 (29.57%) Go
9 33 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (26.96%) BDD
10 31 (26.96%) JavaScript
11 30 (26.09%) Finance
12 29 (25.22%) Java
13 28 (24.35%) .NET
14 26 (22.61%) MVC
14 26 (22.61%) Software Engineering
15 24 (20.87%) ASP.NET
15 24 (20.87%) C#
16 20 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (16.52%) RESTful
17 19 (16.52%) Investment Management
18 18 (15.65%) Test Automation
18 18 (15.65%) Retail
18 18 (15.65%) Continuous Delivery
19 16 (13.91%) Web Services
19 16 (13.91%) Microservices
20 14 (12.17%) SQL

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 11 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.87%) Apache
4 1 (0.87%) nginx
4 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.87%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.09%) GitHub
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) Heroku
4 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Network Security
2 1 (0.87%) DNS
2 1 (0.87%) FTP
2 1 (0.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) SMS
2 1 (0.87%) SSL
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.87%) Big Data
5 1 (0.87%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.87%) HBase
5 1 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Selenium
2 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.57%) NUnit
3 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.96%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.96%) Jasmine
4 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.09%) Gradle
6 6 (5.22%) JIRA
6 6 (5.22%) JUnit
6 6 (5.22%) ReSharper
6 6 (5.22%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.48%) Grunt
7 4 (3.48%) gulp
7 4 (3.48%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.61%) Android Studio
8 3 (2.61%) Calabash
8 3 (2.61%) Maven
9 2 (1.74%) JMeter
9 2 (1.74%) Subversion
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 18 (15.65%) Retail
3 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.48%) Games
5 3 (2.61%) Hindi Language
5 3 (2.61%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.87%) Developer
2 28 (24.35%) Ruby Engineer
3 17 (14.78%) C# Developer
3 17 (14.78%) Cloud Engineer
3 17 (14.78%) Senior C# Developer
3 17 (14.78%) Senior Developer
4 15 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (11.30%) Agile Developer
6 12 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.43%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.35%) .NET
2 24 (20.87%) ASP.NET
3 20 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (16.52%) RESTful
5 16 (13.91%) Web Services
6 13 (11.30%) HTML
7 11 (9.57%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.57%) Entity Framework
8 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (8.70%) CSS
9 9 (7.83%) jQuery
9 9 (7.83%) Node.js
9 9 (7.83%) React Native
9 9 (7.83%) Spring
10 8 (6.96%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.09%) Code First Entity Framework
11 7 (6.09%) Kafka
11 7 (6.09%) REST
11 7 (6.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Enterprise Cloud
2 7 (6.09%) Cloud Native
2 7 (6.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.48%) Animation
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.87%) Fintech
7 1 (0.87%) iPhone
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) PMI
7 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) Android
2 10 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.83%) Nucleus RTOS
3 9 (7.83%) Windows
4 6 (5.22%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.48%) Unix
6 2 (1.74%) Linux
7 1 (0.87%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.70%) TDD
2 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (46.09%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (39.13%) DevOps
5 43 (37.39%) Scrum
6 35 (30.43%) Kanban
6 35 (30.43%) Pair Programming
7 31 (26.96%) BDD
8 26 (22.61%) MVC
8 26 (22.61%) Software Engineering
9 19 (16.52%) Investment Management
10 18 (15.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (15.65%) Test Automation
11 16 (13.91%) Microservices
12 11 (9.57%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.57%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (8.70%) CQRS
13 10 (8.70%) Web Development
14 9 (7.83%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.91%) Ruby
2 35 (30.43%) Python
3 34 (29.57%) Go
4 31 (26.96%) JavaScript
5 29 (25.22%) Java
6 24 (20.87%) C#
7 14 (12.17%) SQL
8 10 (8.70%) C++
9 9 (7.83%) C
10 7 (6.09%) Perl
11 4 (3.48%) Apple Swift
11 4 (3.48%) Groovy
11 4 (3.48%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.74%) Scala
13 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.87%) Clojure
14 1 (0.87%) ES6
14 1 (0.87%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.74%) PMP
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) P3O
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.61%) Ansible
3 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.74%) Puppet
3 2 (1.74%) Terraform
4 1 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.87%) Grafana
4 1 (0.87%) Kibana
4 1 (0.87%) logstash
4 1 (0.87%) Nagios
4 1 (0.87%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.74%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (0.87%) AppDynamics
3 1 (0.87%) IBM
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle
3 1 (0.87%) Perforce
3 1 (0.87%) Planview
3 1 (0.87%) SaltStack
3 1 (0.87%) Splunk