The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extreme Programming (XP)
England / North West
Rank 136 155 146
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9  
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.079% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.095% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -23.75% +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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2110 3146 2752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.42% 82.42% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1901 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 126 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Extreme Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Extreme Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Extreme Programming in the North West

Extreme Programming
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Cheshire +29 1 - -
Extreme Programming
England

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) AOP
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Middleware Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) AOP
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle