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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 74 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.13% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.17% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £363
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +57.77%
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
898 582 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.76% 73.95% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 305 300
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 40
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.56 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015. 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
Chester - 3 £375 - 1
Warrington -17 1 £475 -
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) JSON
3 10 (83.33%) RESTful
4 9 (75.00%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) SDLC
5 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (50.00%) QA
6 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (50.00%) Node.js
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
7 5 (41.67%) Requirements Management
7 5 (41.67%) Spring
8 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (33.33%) HTML
8 4 (33.33%) CSS
8 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
8 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (33.33%) Redis
8 4 (33.33%) Mocha
8 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
8 4 (33.33%) Kanban
8 4 (33.33%) Android
8 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (33.33%) Appium
8 4 (33.33%) Jenkins

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (33.33%) Redis
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Mocha
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Calabash
2 4 (33.33%) Appium
3 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) JSON
1 10 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) XHTML
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (8.33%) OSGi
6 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) SDLC
5 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (41.67%) Requirements Management
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (33.33%) Android Development
8 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
8 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
8 4 (33.33%) Kanban
8 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (25.00%) Time Management
9 3 (25.00%) Coaching
10 2 (16.67%) BDD
10 2 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Apigee
2 2 (16.67%) hybris