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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 396 410
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14  
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 33 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 21
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £393 £365
% change year-on-year +11.46% +7.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Extreme Programming is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18040 18590 18928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.66% 85.36% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 13593 13436
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 253
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Extreme Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Extreme Programming as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 3 £650 +30.00% 1
Osterley - 3 £500 -
Extreme Programming
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 53 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (64.81%) TDD
3 30 (55.56%) Java
4 29 (53.70%) Pair Programming
5 20 (37.04%) Scrum
6 16 (29.63%) Mobile Development
7 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 14 (25.93%) RESTful
9 13 (24.07%) Kanban
9 13 (24.07%) C#
10 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 12 (22.22%) Linux
10 12 (22.22%) OO
10 12 (22.22%) Gradle
11 11 (20.37%) User Stories
11 11 (20.37%) Unix
11 11 (20.37%) SQL
11 11 (20.37%) Web Services
12 10 (18.52%) Android
12 10 (18.52%) DevOps
13 9 (16.67%) Android Studio
13 9 (16.67%) Android Development
13 9 (16.67%) REST
13 9 (16.67%) Google Play
13 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Google
13 9 (16.67%) Selenium
13 9 (16.67%) BDD
13 9 (16.67%) CSS

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 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.56%) nginx
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Google Play
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.56%) Heroku
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) FTP
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) AMQP
3 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.56%) Hazelcast
5 3 (5.56%) HBase
5 3 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.70%) Big Data
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Gradle
2 9 (16.67%) Android Studio
2 9 (16.67%) Selenium
3 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.11%) JMeter
4 6 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 6 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.26%) JIRA
5 5 (9.26%) Subversion
6 4 (7.41%) Gatling
7 3 (5.56%) Appium
7 3 (5.56%) Grunt
7 3 (5.56%) gulp
7 3 (5.56%) JUnit
7 3 (5.56%) Mockito
7 3 (5.56%) Protractor
7 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.56%) TestNG
7 3 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) French Language
2 5 (9.26%) Games
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Developer
3 16 (29.63%) Applications Developer
3 16 (29.63%) IoT Developer
3 16 (29.63%) Senior Agile Developer
3 16 (29.63%) Senior Applications Developer
3 16 (29.63%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Android Developer
5 7 (12.96%) iOS Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior iOS Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Platform Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) RESTful
2 11 (20.37%) Web Services
3 9 (16.67%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) HTML
3 9 (16.67%) REST
3 9 (16.67%) SOAP
4 7 (12.96%) .NET
4 7 (12.96%) Node.js
5 6 (11.11%) HTML5
5 6 (11.11%) J2EE
5 6 (11.11%) Kafka
5 6 (11.11%) Ratpack
6 5 (9.26%) React
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.41%) CSS3
7 4 (7.41%) JSON
7 4 (7.41%) Spring
7 4 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Unix
3 10 (18.52%) Android
4 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.56%) CoreOS
5 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (64.81%) TDD
3 29 (53.70%) Pair Programming
4 20 (37.04%) Scrum
5 16 (29.63%) Mobile Development
6 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 13 (24.07%) Kanban
9 12 (22.22%) OO
10 11 (20.37%) User Stories
11 10 (18.52%) DevOps
12 9 (16.67%) Android Development
12 9 (16.67%) BDD
12 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
13 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (12.96%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (12.96%) iOS Development
13 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
13 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (11.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) C#
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) SQL
5 7 (12.96%) Apple Swift
5 7 (12.96%) Groovy
5 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
6 5 (9.26%) Scala
7 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.41%) Python
7 4 (7.41%) Ruby
8 3 (5.56%) Perl
8 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.85%) Erlang
9 1 (1.85%) Go
9 1 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Terraform
2 5 (9.26%) Kibana
2 5 (9.26%) logstash
3 3 (5.56%) Ansible
3 3 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (5.56%) Grafana
3 3 (5.56%) Nagios
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Google
2 5 (9.26%) AppDynamics
2 5 (9.26%) Splunk
3 4 (7.41%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (5.56%) Perforce
4 3 (5.56%) Virgin Media
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
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