Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 594 561
Rank change year-on-year +44 -33 -27
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 85 25 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.055% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.064% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 22 56
London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £438 £413 £260
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £525 £464 £465
% change year-on-year +13.15% -0.11% -2.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Extreme Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Extreme Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Extreme Programming in London

Extreme Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Extreme Programming in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Extreme Programming in London

Extreme Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Extreme Programming in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Extreme Programming in London

Extreme Programming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Extreme Programming in London

Extreme Programming
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +17 23 £575 +15.00%
West London - 5 £500 -
East London - 4 £575 - 3
Extreme Programming
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 60 (70.59%) TDD
2 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.00%) C#
3 34 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (38.82%) BDD
5 32 (37.65%) Pair Programming
6 28 (32.94%) Scrum
6 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 27 (31.76%) DevOps
7 27 (31.76%) Java
8 25 (29.41%) .NET
8 25 (29.41%) MVC
8 25 (29.41%) Kanban
9 23 (27.06%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
9 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET
9 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
10 22 (25.88%) Ruby
11 21 (24.71%) RESTful
12 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (22.35%) Python
13 18 (21.18%) SQL
13 18 (21.18%) Finance
13 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering
13 18 (21.18%) Go
14 16 (18.82%) Microservices
15 15 (17.65%) OO
15 15 (17.65%) Web Services
16 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET Web API

Extreme Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 23 (27.06%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.71%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) nginx
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.18%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 34 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) Heroku
4 3 (3.53%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) DNS
1 4 (4.71%) FTP
1 4 (4.71%) HTTP
1 4 (4.71%) SSL
1 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.53%) Network Security
3 2 (2.35%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.18%) HBase
6 1 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Selenium
2 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.24%) Gradle
2 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.06%) Grunt
3 6 (7.06%) gulp
3 6 (7.06%) NUnit
3 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.88%) Mockito
4 5 (5.88%) webpack
5 4 (4.71%) JIRA
6 3 (3.53%) Android Studio
6 3 (3.53%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.53%) Subversion
6 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.35%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Games
4 2 (2.35%) French Language
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Hindi Language
5 1 (1.18%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (56.47%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Ruby Engineer
4 15 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 14 (16.47%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.41%) AWS Developer
6 8 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) .NET
2 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET
3 21 (24.71%) RESTful
4 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (17.65%) Web Services
6 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (16.47%) Node.js
7 13 (15.29%) CSS
8 11 (12.94%) HTML
9 10 (11.76%) REST
10 9 (10.59%) Entity Framework
10 9 (10.59%) jQuery
11 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.41%) HTML5
11 8 (9.41%) Ratpack
11 8 (9.41%) React
12 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
13 6 (7.06%) CSS3
13 6 (7.06%) Kafka
13 6 (7.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.53%) Clustering
5 3 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) PMI
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Linux
1 10 (11.76%) Unix
2 9 (10.59%) Android
3 7 (8.24%) Windows
4 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.71%) CoreOS
5 4 (4.71%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (70.59%) TDD
2 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (38.82%) BDD
5 32 (37.65%) Pair Programming
6 28 (32.94%) Scrum
7 27 (31.76%) DevOps
8 25 (29.41%) Kanban
8 25 (29.41%) MVC
9 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
10 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering
11 16 (18.82%) Microservices
12 15 (17.65%) OO
13 14 (16.47%) CQRS
13 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
14 12 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (12.94%) High Availability
15 11 (12.94%) Investment Management
16 9 (10.59%) Acceptance Criteria
16 9 (10.59%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) C#
2 27 (31.76%) Java
3 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.88%) Ruby
5 19 (22.35%) Python
6 18 (21.18%) Go
6 18 (21.18%) SQL
7 7 (8.24%) Scala
8 6 (7.06%) Groovy
9 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.71%) C
10 4 (4.71%) C++
11 3 (3.53%) Apple Swift
11 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.53%) Perl
12 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.18%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) P3O
2 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Kibana
1 7 (8.24%) logstash
2 5 (5.88%) Grafana
3 4 (4.71%) Ansible
3 4 (4.71%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (4.71%) Puppet
3 4 (4.71%) Terraform
4 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.18%) Nagios
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) AppDynamics
1 7 (8.24%) Splunk
2 3 (3.53%) Google
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.18%) Perforce
4 1 (1.18%) Planview
4 1 (1.18%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.18%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.18%) VMware