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 28 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 145 148
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 1 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.45% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Median daily rate £463 £369 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.42% +1.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £290 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £429 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £365
% change year-on-year +14.64% +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 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 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
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 the North West

Job postings citing Extreme Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 28 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
Cheshire +2 1 £463 +17.83%
Extreme Programming
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) JAXB
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) AOP
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) POJO
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing

Extreme Programming
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Middleware Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JAXB
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) POJO
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) JDOM
2 1 (50.00%) JiBX
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) AOP
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle