The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 43 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% - 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £54.25
% change year-on-year
- +30.87%
Pair Programming
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
314 241 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.18% 77.00% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 151 103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Pair Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the Cambridge region.

Pair Programming Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pair Programming.

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) RSpec
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Capistrano
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (33.33%) Facebook
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pair Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) OAuth
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter