Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 761 744 749
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +32
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 77 83 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 61 113
England median daily rate £525 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +12.94% -8.11%
10th Percentile £403 £385 £359
90th Percentile £703 £600 £585
UK median daily rate £525 £480 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% +12.94% -4.49%
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 80,554 75,652 85,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.30% 85.77% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,592 49,896 56,961
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £264
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,170 1,871 2,069
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.86 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.53% +5.79% +8.82%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -32 50 £575 +15.00% 8
South East +2 16 £525 +7.69% 7
Midlands -18 10 £325 -7.14% 1
East Midlands -6 5 £275 -21.43% 1
West Midlands -15 5 £375 -
North of England -28 1 £393 -15.14% 5
Yorkshire - 1 £393 - 3
Extreme Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 71 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (53.25%) Scrum
2 41 (53.25%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (44.16%) Kanban
4 33 (42.86%) TDD
4 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 25 (32.47%) OO
5 25 (32.47%) Test Automation
6 24 (31.17%) .NET
6 24 (31.17%) Finance
7 23 (29.87%) Java
7 23 (29.87%) C#
8 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 21 (27.27%) OOD
8 21 (27.27%) MVC
8 21 (27.27%) SOLID
9 20 (25.97%) DevOps
10 18 (23.38%) Microservices
11 17 (22.08%) Git (software)
11 17 (22.08%) BDD
11 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
12 16 (20.78%) .NET Framework
12 16 (20.78%) Entity Framework
13 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
14 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (18.18%) REST
14 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
15 13 (16.88%) Pair Programming
15 13 (16.88%) SDLC

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 7 (9.09%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) Heroku
4 2 (2.60%) GitHub
5 1 (1.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 3 (3.90%) FTP
2 3 (3.90%) SSL
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) MarkLogic
2 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.09%) MSTest
4 7 (9.09%) NUnit
4 7 (9.09%) Ranorex
5 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.49%) Jasmine
5 5 (6.49%) ReSharper
5 5 (6.49%) Selenium
5 5 (6.49%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.90%) Gradle
6 3 (3.90%) jMock
6 3 (3.90%) JUnit
6 3 (3.90%) webpack
7 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.60%) Pivotal Tracker
7 2 (2.60%) Xcode
8 1 (1.30%) JIRA
8 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Automotive
4 2 (2.60%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (7.79%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Principal Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (7.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) .NET
2 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 16 (20.78%) .NET Framework
3 16 (20.78%) Entity Framework
4 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
5 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (18.18%) REST
6 10 (12.99%) jQuery
6 10 (12.99%) WinForms
6 10 (12.99%) WPF
7 8 (10.39%) React
7 8 (10.39%) Redux
8 7 (9.09%) Node.js
8 7 (9.09%) RESTful
8 7 (9.09%) Spring
8 7 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (9.09%) WCF
8 7 (9.09%) Web Services
9 6 (7.79%) .NET Core
10 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.99%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.90%) Online Games
4 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.30%) Derivative
6 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) CoreOS
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.30%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (53.25%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (53.25%) Scrum
3 34 (44.16%) Kanban
4 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 33 (42.86%) TDD
5 25 (32.47%) OO
5 25 (32.47%) Test Automation
6 21 (27.27%) MVC
6 21 (27.27%) OOD
6 21 (27.27%) SOLID
7 20 (25.97%) DevOps
8 18 (23.38%) Microservices
9 17 (22.08%) BDD
10 13 (16.88%) Pair Programming
10 13 (16.88%) SDLC
11 12 (15.58%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (10.39%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (10.39%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (10.39%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) C#
1 23 (29.87%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.88%) Java 8
4 7 (9.09%) Python
4 7 (9.09%) SQL
5 5 (6.49%) C
6 4 (5.19%) Ruby
7 3 (3.90%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.90%) Go
7 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.60%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.60%) R
9 1 (1.30%) ES6
9 1 (1.30%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.99%) Degree
3 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Ansible
2 6 (7.79%) Terraform
3 3 (3.90%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (3.90%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.90%) MuleSoft
2 2 (2.60%) Alteryx
2 2 (2.60%) Databricks
3 1 (1.30%) Citrix
3 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com