The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 62 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
Pair Programming
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 620 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.74% 75.24% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 422 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £267 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pair Programming across the Birmingham region.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Pair Programming
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Pair 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (50.00%) gulp
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
1 2 (50.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript