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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 109 159 178
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +19
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 57 55 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 0.93% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.15% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 24
Median daily rate £500 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £600 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +12.28%
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
2887 4788 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.90% 81.02% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3789 3501
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 155 (91.72%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (88.76%) TDD
3 126 (74.56%) Java
4 81 (47.93%) Scrum
5 75 (44.38%) BDD
6 67 (39.64%) Finance
7 54 (31.95%) JavaScript
7 54 (31.95%) Banking
8 53 (31.36%) CSS
9 52 (30.77%) HTML
10 47 (27.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 45 (26.63%) NoSQL
11 45 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (20.12%) Spring
12 34 (20.12%) IntelliJ
12 34 (20.12%) REST
13 33 (19.53%) Mentoring
13 33 (19.53%) Web Services
14 32 (18.93%) Automated Testing
15 31 (18.34%) AngularJS
15 31 (18.34%) Node.js
16 30 (17.75%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (17.16%) Scala
17 29 (17.16%) Kanban
17 29 (17.16%) MongoDB
17 29 (17.16%) HTML5
18 27 (15.98%) QA
19 25 (14.79%) Front End Development
19 25 (14.79%) Maven
19 25 (14.79%) Derivative

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 10 (5.92%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (2.37%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.37%) Jetty
3 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.75%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.78%) GitHub
4 3 (1.78%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 45 (26.63%) NoSQL
3 29 (17.16%) MongoDB
4 17 (10.06%) Big Data
5 9 (5.33%) MySQL
5 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.78%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.78%) Redis
9 2 (1.18%) HPCC
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.59%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (20.12%) IntelliJ
2 25 (14.79%) Maven
3 23 (13.61%) Eclipse
4 20 (11.83%) Git (software)
5 19 (11.24%) Selenium
6 17 (10.06%) WebDriver
7 16 (9.47%) Cucumber
8 13 (7.69%) Gradle
9 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
10 7 (4.14%) gulp
11 4 (2.37%) Xcode
12 3 (1.78%) Appium
12 3 (1.78%) JUnit
12 3 (1.78%) Robotium
12 3 (1.78%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.78%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.18%) CruiseControl
13 2 (1.18%) Subversion
14 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.59%) WATIR
General
1 67 (39.64%) Finance
2 54 (31.95%) Banking
3 7 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.37%) Games
5 3 (1.78%) Front Office
5 3 (1.78%) Publishing
5 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 152 (89.94%) Developer
2 98 (57.99%) Java Developer
3 66 (39.05%) Senior Developer
4 62 (36.69%) Agile Developer
5 53 (31.36%) Agile Java Developer
6 44 (26.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (15.98%) Senior Agile Developer
8 24 (14.20%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 17 (10.06%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (8.88%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (6.51%) .NET Developer
11 11 (6.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 9 (5.33%) QA Engineer
12 9 (5.33%) QA Test Engineer
12 9 (5.33%) Senior QA Engineer
12 9 (5.33%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (5.33%) Test Engineer
13 8 (4.73%) Lead Developer
14 7 (4.14%) Lead Java Developer
15 6 (3.55%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.36%) CSS
2 52 (30.77%) HTML
3 34 (20.12%) REST
3 34 (20.12%) Spring
4 33 (19.53%) Web Services
5 31 (18.34%) AngularJS
5 31 (18.34%) Node.js
6 29 (17.16%) HTML5
7 19 (11.24%) React
7 19 (11.24%) RESTful
8 16 (9.47%) CSS3
8 16 (9.47%) Dropwizard
9 14 (8.28%) .NET
9 14 (8.28%) Play Framework
9 14 (8.28%) Sass
10 12 (7.10%) Hystrix
10 12 (7.10%) jQuery
10 12 (7.10%) LESS
10 12 (7.10%) Scalatra
11 11 (6.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.79%) Derivative
2 22 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.78%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) Fintech
6 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.59%) iPad
6 1 (0.59%) iPhone
6 1 (0.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.06%) Linux
2 7 (4.14%) Android
2 7 (4.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.55%) Unix
4 3 (1.78%) Solaris
5 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (91.72%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (88.76%) TDD
3 81 (47.93%) Scrum
4 75 (44.38%) BDD
5 45 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (19.53%) Mentoring
7 32 (18.93%) Automated Testing
8 29 (17.16%) Kanban
9 25 (14.79%) Front End Development
10 24 (14.20%) MVC
11 23 (13.61%) SDLC
12 18 (10.65%) DevOps
12 18 (10.65%) Web Development
13 15 (8.88%) SOLID
14 14 (8.28%) Refactoring
15 12 (7.10%) OO
15 12 (7.10%) Software Engineering
15 12 (7.10%) Web Application Development
16 11 (6.51%) Domain-Driven Design
16 11 (6.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 126 (74.56%) Java
2 54 (31.95%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.16%) Scala
4 17 (10.06%) SQL
5 12 (7.10%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.33%) Python
7 8 (4.73%) PHP
8 7 (4.14%) Groovy
9 6 (3.55%) C#
10 5 (2.96%) Ruby
10 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.78%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.78%) ES6
12 2 (1.18%) C
13 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.59%) C++
13 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.96%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.98%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (8.88%) Oracle
2 11 (6.51%) New Relic
3 4 (2.37%) Google
4 3 (1.78%) DataSynapse
4 3 (1.78%) VMware
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe
5 1 (0.59%) Apigee
5 1 (0.59%) Apple
5 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft
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