The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 80 166 184
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +18
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 89 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.63% 0.65% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 0.81% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 31 23
Median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
Pair Programming
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2874 4439 4783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.16% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3493 3602
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 187 (92.12%) TDD
2 182 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (77.83%) Java
4 97 (47.78%) Scrum
5 90 (44.33%) Finance
6 80 (39.41%) NoSQL
7 77 (37.93%) BDD
7 77 (37.93%) Banking
8 71 (34.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 55 (27.09%) REST
10 54 (26.60%) Spring
11 49 (24.14%) SDLC
12 46 (22.66%) JavaScript
12 46 (22.66%) HTML
13 45 (22.17%) CSS
14 41 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (18.23%) Linux
16 36 (17.73%) Derivative
17 34 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (16.26%) Mentoring
19 31 (15.27%) MongoDB
20 30 (14.78%) Web Services
20 30 (14.78%) Oracle
21 27 (13.30%) Automated Testing
22 26 (12.81%) SQL
22 26 (12.81%) AngularJS
23 25 (12.32%) IntelliJ
23 25 (12.32%) Oracle Coherence
24 24 (11.82%) Maven
24 24 (11.82%) Kanban

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 25 (12.32%) Oracle Coherence
2 20 (9.85%) Node.js
3 5 (2.46%) Jetty
4 2 (0.99%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (39.41%) NoSQL
2 71 (34.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 31 (15.27%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.40%) MySQL
6 11 (5.42%) Big Data
7 8 (3.94%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.99%) HBase
10 2 (0.99%) HPCC
10 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.99%) Redis
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (12.32%) IntelliJ
2 24 (11.82%) Maven
3 23 (11.33%) Selenium
4 22 (10.84%) Eclipse
5 18 (8.87%) Cucumber
5 18 (8.87%) WebDriver
6 16 (7.88%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.94%) Gradle
7 8 (3.94%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.45%) gulp
8 7 (3.45%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.96%) JUnit
9 6 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.46%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.46%) NCrunch
10 5 (2.46%) NSubstitute
10 5 (2.46%) NUnit
10 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.97%) Mockito
12 3 (1.48%) Xcode
General
1 90 (44.33%) Finance
2 77 (37.93%) Banking
3 17 (8.37%) Front Office
4 8 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.46%) Games
6 3 (1.48%) Publishing
6 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (91.63%) Developer
2 140 (68.97%) Java Developer
3 73 (35.96%) Agile Developer
4 68 (33.50%) Agile Java Developer
5 66 (32.51%) Senior Developer
6 47 (23.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (11.33%) Senior Agile Developer
8 21 (10.34%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 14 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (6.40%) .NET Developer
11 12 (5.91%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.93%) C++ Developer
12 10 (4.93%) QA Engineer
12 10 (4.93%) QA Test Engineer
12 10 (4.93%) Qt Developer
12 10 (4.93%) Senior QA Engineer
12 10 (4.93%) Senior Test Engineer
12 10 (4.93%) Test Engineer
13 9 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (4.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.09%) REST
2 54 (26.60%) Spring
3 46 (22.66%) HTML
4 45 (22.17%) CSS
5 30 (14.78%) Web Services
6 26 (12.81%) AngularJS
7 23 (11.33%) HTML5
8 20 (9.85%) RESTful
9 19 (9.36%) jQuery
10 17 (8.37%) .NET
10 17 (8.37%) CSS3
11 14 (6.90%) Hibernate
11 14 (6.90%) J2EE
12 12 (5.91%) Ajax
12 12 (5.91%) Sass
13 11 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (5.42%) LESS
13 11 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (5.42%) React
13 11 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.73%) Derivative
2 20 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (8.37%) Grid Computing
4 16 (7.88%) User Experience
5 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.23%) Linux
2 7 (3.45%) Android
3 6 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.96%) Unix
4 3 (1.48%) Solaris
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (92.12%) TDD
2 182 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (47.78%) Scrum
4 77 (37.93%) BDD
5 49 (24.14%) SDLC
6 41 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (16.26%) Mentoring
8 27 (13.30%) Automated Testing
9 24 (11.82%) Kanban
10 21 (10.34%) MVC
11 13 (6.40%) SOLID
12 12 (5.91%) DevOps
12 12 (5.91%) Front End Development
12 12 (5.91%) OO
12 12 (5.91%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.43%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.43%) Web Development
14 8 (3.94%) Multithreading
14 8 (3.94%) Progressive Enhancement
14 8 (3.94%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 158 (77.83%) Java
2 46 (22.66%) JavaScript
3 26 (12.81%) SQL
4 19 (9.36%) Scala
5 14 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.42%) C#
7 10 (4.93%) C++
8 7 (3.45%) Python
9 6 (2.96%) Ruby
10 5 (2.46%) Groovy
10 5 (2.46%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.97%) PHP
11 4 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.48%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.99%) AWK
13 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.99%) sed
14 1 (0.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (2.96%) Degree
2 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Oozie
2 1 (0.49%) Kibana
2 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (14.78%) Oracle
2 17 (8.37%) DataSynapse
3 5 (2.46%) New Relic
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe
4 1 (0.49%) Apigee
4 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.49%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.49%) VMware
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