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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 60 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.94% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.44% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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
611 910 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.46% 84.57% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 585 354
Median daily rate £410 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 35
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -2 3 £430 +14.66% 2
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) hybris
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (50.00%) SDLC
5 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) Kanban
5 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (40.00%) Content Management
6 4 (40.00%) ATG
6 4 (40.00%) CMS
6 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 7 (70.00%) RESTful
2 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) JSON
5 4 (40.00%) Dropwizard
6 3 (30.00%) XHTML
7 2 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) Akka
8 1 (10.00%) OSGi
8 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (50.00%) Kanban
2 5 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) Content Management
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) hybris
2 4 (40.00%) ATG
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