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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 146 195 174
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -21
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 49 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.29% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.37% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 28
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£450 £568 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% +22.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £433 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 -
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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
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 64 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (86.96%) TDD
3 36 (52.17%) BDD
4 31 (44.93%) HTML
5 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
6 27 (39.13%) Java
6 27 (39.13%) RESTful
7 25 (36.23%) Web Services
8 24 (34.78%) AngularJS
9 23 (33.33%) CSS
9 23 (33.33%) Scrum
10 22 (31.88%) MVC
10 22 (31.88%) HTML5
10 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (27.54%) .NET
11 19 (27.54%) C#
12 18 (26.09%) CMS
13 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
13 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
13 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
13 17 (24.64%) .NET Framework
13 17 (24.64%) Entity Framework
14 16 (23.19%) Node.js
14 16 (23.19%) Razor View Engine
14 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (23.19%) Kentico
14 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (23.19%) Mentoring
14 16 (23.19%) WCF
14 16 (23.19%) Sitecore CMS

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (26.09%) CMS
2 16 (23.19%) Node.js
2 16 (23.19%) Kentico
2 16 (23.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (23.19%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.35%) GitHub
4 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.14%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) HBase
6 3 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.90%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) Big Data
7 2 (2.90%) Redis
8 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Cucumber
2 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.59%) Selenium
4 6 (8.70%) Grunt
4 6 (8.70%) Bower
4 6 (8.70%) QUnit
4 6 (8.70%) Jasmine
4 6 (8.70%) Mocha
4 6 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 6 (8.70%) webpack
5 4 (5.80%) Subversion
6 3 (4.35%) Hudson
6 3 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.35%) JIRA
6 3 (4.35%) Maven
7 2 (2.90%) JUnit
7 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.90%) Spock
8 1 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 5 (7.25%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Front Office
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (88.41%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Java Developer
3 17 (24.64%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Umbraco Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Qt Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 2 (2.90%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 27 (39.13%) RESTful
3 25 (36.23%) Web Services
4 24 (34.78%) AngularJS
5 23 (33.33%) CSS
6 22 (31.88%) HTML5
7 19 (27.54%) .NET
8 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
8 17 (24.64%) .NET Framework
8 17 (24.64%) Entity Framework
9 16 (23.19%) Razor View Engine
9 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (23.19%) WCF
9 16 (23.19%) LINQ
10 15 (21.74%) CSS3
11 14 (20.29%) XML
12 13 (18.84%) JSON
12 13 (18.84%) Backbone.js
13 9 (13.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) User Experience
2 6 (8.70%) Social Media
3 5 (7.25%) Open Source
4 4 (5.80%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.35%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.90%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.45%) BBC
7 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.45%) Economics
7 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (86.96%) TDD
3 36 (52.17%) BDD
4 23 (33.33%) Scrum
5 22 (31.88%) MVC
6 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
7 16 (23.19%) Mentoring
8 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
8 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.39%) OO
9 6 (8.70%) Dependency Management
10 5 (7.25%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.80%) Web Development
11 4 (5.80%) Refactoring
11 4 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.80%) User Stories
12 3 (4.35%) Information Architecture
12 3 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
2 27 (39.13%) Java
3 19 (27.54%) C#
4 12 (17.39%) Scala
5 9 (13.04%) SQL
6 8 (11.59%) Python
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
8 5 (7.25%) Ruby
9 3 (4.35%) Perl
9 3 (4.35%) C++
9 3 (4.35%) Groovy
10 1 (1.45%) Clojure
10 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Sitecore
1 16 (23.19%) EPiServer
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Zend
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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