The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 67 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% +20.00%
Pair Programming
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
606 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.92% 73.94% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 291 333
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 - -
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
3 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) C#
4 11 (73.33%) MVC
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 11 (73.33%) HTML5
5 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (66.67%) Refactoring
5 10 (66.67%) CSS3
5 10 (66.67%) User Stories
5 10 (66.67%) SQL
6 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (60.00%) JSON
7 8 (53.33%) LINQ
7 8 (53.33%) Ajax
7 8 (53.33%) NHibernate
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
10 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (20.00%) Web Development
10 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
11 2 (13.33%) Java
11 2 (13.33%) UNIX
11 2 (13.33%) Linux

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) HTML5
4 10 (66.67%) CSS3
5 9 (60.00%) JSON
6 8 (53.33%) LINQ
6 8 (53.33%) Ajax
6 8 (53.33%) NHibernate
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (13.33%) Spring
10 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
10 1 (6.67%) jQuery
10 1 (6.67%) RESTful
10 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (6.67%) JDBC
10 1 (6.67%) SOAP
10 1 (6.67%) Web Services
10 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 10 (66.67%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) ATDD
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Java