Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 750 770
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 -65
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 119 105 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 87 82
England median daily rate £525 £460 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% -0.97% -2.21%
10th Percentile £388 £311 £258
90th Percentile £675 £575 £623
UK median daily rate £525 £460 £463
% change year-on-year +14.13% -0.54% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +50 84 £531 +3.66% 4
South East -13 17 £650 +36.84% 7
Midlands +24 8 £375 +2.04% 1
East of England +4 7 £425 -10.53% 5
East Midlands -8 6 £383 +4.08%
South West -2 3 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands +18 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Extreme Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 79 (66.39%) TDD
2 68 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (42.02%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (38.66%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (33.61%) Pair Programming
5 40 (33.61%) Scrum
6 36 (30.25%) DevOps
7 35 (29.41%) C#
7 35 (29.41%) Java
7 35 (29.41%) BDD
8 33 (27.73%) Kanban
8 33 (27.73%) Ruby
9 31 (26.05%) MVC
10 30 (25.21%) Finance
11 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
11 29 (24.37%) Python
11 29 (24.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (24.37%) Go
12 28 (23.53%) .NET
13 27 (22.69%) RESTful
14 24 (20.17%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (20.17%) ASP.NET
14 24 (20.17%) E-Commerce
15 21 (17.65%) Web Services
16 20 (16.81%) SQL
16 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
16 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (14.29%) Microservices
18 16 (13.45%) HTML

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 24 (20.17%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.36%) Apache
2 4 (3.36%) Confluence
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.84%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 46 (38.66%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (24.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.04%) GitHub
4 4 (3.36%) Heroku
5 3 (2.52%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Network Security
2 4 (3.36%) DNS
2 4 (3.36%) FTP
2 4 (3.36%) HTTP
2 4 (3.36%) SSL
2 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.84%) Big Data
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Gradle
1 13 (10.92%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.40%) Selenium
3 7 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.04%) Android Studio
4 6 (5.04%) Grunt
4 6 (5.04%) gulp
4 6 (5.04%) JIRA
4 6 (5.04%) JUnit
4 6 (5.04%) Mockito
4 6 (5.04%) NUnit
5 5 (4.20%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.20%) webpack
6 4 (3.36%) Calabash
7 3 (2.52%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.68%) Maven
8 2 (1.68%) Subversion
General
1 30 (25.21%) Finance
2 16 (13.45%) Retail
3 9 (7.56%) Games
4 4 (3.36%) Hindi Language
4 4 (3.36%) Japanese Language
5 2 (1.68%) French Language
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (50.42%) Developer
2 23 (19.33%) Ruby Engineer
3 18 (15.13%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (13.45%) C# Developer
6 15 (12.61%) .NET Developer
6 15 (12.61%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (10.92%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (10.08%) Java Developer
9 9 (7.56%) Agile Developer
9 9 (7.56%) Security Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.72%) AWS Developer
10 8 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.53%) .NET
2 27 (22.69%) RESTful
3 24 (20.17%) ASP.NET
4 21 (17.65%) Web Services
5 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (13.45%) HTML
7 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (11.76%) Node.js
9 13 (10.92%) CSS
10 11 (9.24%) REST
11 10 (8.40%) .NET Framework
11 10 (8.40%) jQuery
12 9 (7.56%) Entity Framework
13 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
13 8 (6.72%) HTML5
13 8 (6.72%) Ratpack
13 8 (6.72%) React
14 7 (5.88%) SOAP
14 7 (5.88%) Spring
15 6 (5.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Cloud
2 9 (7.56%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.04%) Cloud Native
4 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.20%) Animation
5 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.52%) Clustering
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.84%) iPhone
9 1 (0.84%) PMI
9 1 (0.84%) User Experience
9 1 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Android
2 10 (8.40%) Linux
2 10 (8.40%) Unix
3 7 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.88%) Windows
4 4 (3.36%) CoreOS
4 4 (3.36%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (66.39%) TDD
2 68 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (42.02%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (33.61%) Pair Programming
4 40 (33.61%) Scrum
5 36 (30.25%) DevOps
6 35 (29.41%) BDD
7 33 (27.73%) Kanban
8 31 (26.05%) MVC
9 24 (20.17%) E-Commerce
10 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
11 17 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (14.29%) Microservices
12 16 (13.45%) CQRS
13 15 (12.61%) OO
14 14 (11.76%) Test Automation
15 13 (10.92%) Investment Management
16 11 (9.24%) High Availability
16 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (8.40%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.41%) C#
1 35 (29.41%) Java
2 33 (27.73%) Ruby
3 29 (24.37%) Go
3 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
3 29 (24.37%) Python
4 20 (16.81%) SQL
5 9 (7.56%) Groovy
6 7 (5.88%) Scala
7 6 (5.04%) Perl
8 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.20%) C++
8 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.36%) Apple Swift
9 4 (3.36%) C
9 4 (3.36%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.84%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.68%) PMP
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) P3O
1 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.84%) PMO
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) Kibana
1 7 (5.88%) logstash
2 5 (4.20%) Ansible
2 5 (4.20%) Grafana
2 5 (4.20%) Terraform
3 4 (3.36%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (3.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (5.88%) AppDynamics
1 7 (5.88%) Splunk
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle
4 3 (2.52%) Google
5 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) Planview
6 1 (0.84%) Virgin Media