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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 66 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 4 0 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% - 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% - 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate £363 - £350
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
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
750 602 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.17% 79.84% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 371 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £350 - 2
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Redis
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) Calabash
5 2 (28.57%) Android Development
5 2 (28.57%) iOS Development

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) Redis
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Appium
2 2 (28.57%) Calabash
2 2 (28.57%) Mocha
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Android Development
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apigee
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