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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 411 389
Rank change year-on-year +31 -22  
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 20 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 27
Median daily rate £475 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.62% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £608 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -15.62% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +288.88%  

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 16775 19211 17566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.14% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12076 13900 12358
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 196 244
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.95% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) TDD
3 14 (42.42%) Pair Programming
4 13 (39.39%) Java
5 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (30.30%) Mobile Development
6 10 (30.30%) .NET
7 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
7 8 (24.24%) C#
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.21%) Web Services
8 7 (21.21%) MVC
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
9 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
9 6 (18.18%) RESTful
9 6 (18.18%) Objective-C
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 6 (18.18%) Banking
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Apple Swift
10 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.15%) SOA
10 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
10 5 (15.15%) Back Office
10 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (12.12%) FileNet
1 4 (12.12%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.12%) Google Play
2 3 (9.09%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) AMQP
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Android Studio
1 4 (12.12%) Gradle
1 4 (12.12%) JMeter
1 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.06%) Geb
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Gatling
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Urban Turtle
General
1 6 (18.18%) Banking
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Back Office
2 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 10 (30.30%) IoT Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Senior Agile Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Senior Applications Developer
5 6 (18.18%) iOS Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior iOS Developer
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Android Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Android Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Leader
7 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) RESTful
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) Hystrix
5 3 (9.09%) Java EE
5 3 (9.09%) Node.js
5 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (9.09%) SOAP
5 3 (9.09%) Spring Boot
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) React
7 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) TDD
3 14 (42.42%) Pair Programming
4 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) Mobile Development
6 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) MVC
8 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (15.15%) SOA
9 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.12%) Analytics
10 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Business Analytics
10 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Presales
10 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Apple Swift
3 6 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) Erlang
5 3 (9.09%) Go
5 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Cognos
2 4 (12.12%) Google
2 4 (12.12%) Lotus
3 2 (6.06%) Virgin Media
4 1 (3.03%) SOASTA, Inc
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