Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 782 733 734
Rank change year-on-year -49 +1 +18
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 71 73 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 107
England median daily rate £550 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £444 £328 £342
90th Percentile £750 £525 £605
UK median daily rate £531 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +11.84% +11.76% -15.00%
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 79,688 71,354 81,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.89% 84.80% 84.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,915 47,095 54,545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,109 1,886 2,108
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.61 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.61
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +0.24% +19.05%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -36 57 £575 +21.05% 15
Midlands -8 9 £275 -29.03% 1
East Midlands +2 7 £275 -29.03%
East of England -7 2 £475 +82.69% 2
West Midlands -18 2 - - 1
South East -25 2 £578 +18.46% 7
North West -14 1 - - 2
North of England -18 1 - - 11
Extreme Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 58 (81.69%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (61.97%) TDD
2 44 (61.97%) Scrum
3 36 (50.70%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (49.30%) Kanban
5 29 (40.85%) DevOps
6 27 (38.03%) Java
7 25 (35.21%) Software Engineering
8 22 (30.99%) Pair Programming
9 20 (28.17%) BDD
10 19 (26.76%) Microservices
11 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
11 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
12 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
12 15 (21.13%) Finance
13 13 (18.31%) .NET
13 13 (18.31%) Python
13 13 (18.31%) REST
14 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
14 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
14 12 (16.90%) C#
14 12 (16.90%) MVC
14 12 (16.90%) NUnit
15 11 (15.49%) Retail
15 11 (15.49%) jQuery
15 11 (15.49%) Selenium
15 11 (15.49%) RESTful
15 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
15 11 (15.49%) AngularJS

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 6 (8.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.63%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.23%) GitHub
3 3 (4.23%) Heroku
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) DNS
1 3 (4.23%) FTP
1 3 (4.23%) HTTP
1 3 (4.23%) SSL
1 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.63%) MarkLogic
3 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.41%) HBase
5 1 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) NUnit
2 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.49%) Selenium
3 10 (14.08%) Jasmine
3 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (12.68%) ReSharper
4 9 (12.68%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.63%) Gradle
6 3 (4.23%) JIRA
6 3 (4.23%) webpack
7 2 (2.82%) Gatling
7 2 (2.82%) JMeter
7 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.82%) Subversion
7 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.41%) JUnit
8 1 (1.41%) Maven
8 1 (1.41%) Protractor
8 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.63%) Games
5 2 (2.82%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Agile Developer
3 10 (14.08%) C# Developer
3 10 (14.08%) C# Software Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Senior Platform Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Software Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Agile Coach
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Agile C# Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Cloud Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Ruby Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Agile Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
1 13 (18.31%) REST
2 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
2 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
3 11 (15.49%) jQuery
3 11 (15.49%) RESTful
4 10 (14.08%) Entity Framework
4 10 (14.08%) Spring
5 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
5 9 (12.68%) Code First Entity Framework
5 9 (12.68%) Spring Boot
5 9 (12.68%) Web Services
6 8 (11.27%) OAuth
6 8 (11.27%) OAuth2
6 8 (11.27%) Spring Cloud
7 7 (9.86%) React Native
8 6 (8.45%) Kafka
9 5 (7.04%) Node.js
9 5 (7.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.23%) Online Games
2 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Derivative
4 1 (1.41%) Fintech
4 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Android
1 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
1 7 (9.86%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Phone
3 4 (5.63%) Linux
4 3 (4.23%) CoreOS
5 2 (2.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (81.69%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (61.97%) Scrum
2 44 (61.97%) TDD
3 36 (50.70%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (49.30%) Kanban
5 29 (40.85%) DevOps
6 25 (35.21%) Software Engineering
7 22 (30.99%) Pair Programming
8 20 (28.17%) BDD
9 19 (26.76%) Microservices
10 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
11 12 (16.90%) MVC
12 10 (14.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (12.68%) OO
14 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (11.27%) Domain-Driven Design
14 8 (11.27%) OOD
14 8 (11.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Java
2 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.31%) Python
4 12 (16.90%) C#
5 11 (15.49%) Java 8
6 10 (14.08%) Ruby
7 9 (12.68%) SQL
8 8 (11.27%) C
8 8 (11.27%) Go
9 7 (9.86%) C++
10 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.82%) R
11 1 (1.41%) Clojure
11 1 (1.41%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.41%) Perl
11 1 (1.41%) PL/1
11 1 (1.41%) Scala
11 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Ansible
2 5 (7.04%) Terraform
3 4 (5.63%) Puppet
4 3 (4.23%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Alteryx
2 2 (2.82%) Databricks
2 2 (2.82%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Perforce
3 1 (1.41%) SaltStack