The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 17 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.13% 2.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 3.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £430 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £71.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 97 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 67.71% 85.09% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 73 76
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 14
Median hourly rate £32.56 £23.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.07% -40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.84 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Pair Programming
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) hybris

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) hybris