Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 January 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 321 368
Rank change year-on-year -28 +47 -14
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 19 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.19% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.23% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 2
South East median daily rate £650 £475 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +47.29% -1.53%
10th Percentile £507 £275 £222
90th Percentile £700 £553 £441
England median daily rate £531 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +21.43% -7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £175.00
England median hourly rate £38.00 - £109.38

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,705 12,760 14,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.80% 82.33% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,293 7,637 8,735
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 506 616
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Extreme Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Extreme Programming in the South East

Extreme Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Extreme Programming in the South East

Extreme Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Extreme Programming in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Extreme Programming in the South East

Extreme Programming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Extreme Programming in the South East

Extreme Programming
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Surrey -22 8 £600 +20.00% 1
Thames Valley -20 5 £680 +112.83% 8
Oxfordshire - 5 £680 - 3
Kent -14 4 £650 +18.18%
Extreme Programming
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 12 (63.16%) Ruby
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (57.89%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) Go
3 10 (52.63%) DevOps
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Kanban
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (21.05%) Velocity
8 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
8 4 (21.05%) JIRA
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) Open Source
8 4 (21.05%) Confluence
8 4 (21.05%) Perl
9 3 (15.79%) Hindi Language
9 3 (15.79%) Japanese Language
9 3 (15.79%) Cloud Native
9 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working

Extreme Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (21.05%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) Hamcrest
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Hindi Language
2 3 (15.79%) Japanese Language
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Ruby Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Scrum Master
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum Master
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Coach
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Software Development Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) Velocity
3 1 (5.26%) JAX-RS
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) MyBatis
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Cloud
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Native
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) DevOps
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Kanban
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (5.26%) Feature Driven Development
9 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
9 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Ruby
2 11 (57.89%) Go
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Groovy
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle