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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 104 162 182
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +20
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 59 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.77% 0.79% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 0.98% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 24
Median daily rate £513 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £430 £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
2834 4678 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.05% 80.08% 80.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2308 3691 3517
Median daily rate £475 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 49 42
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.64 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £61.80 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 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 2 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.

1 176 (92.63%) TDD
2 170 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (78.95%) Java
4 91 (47.89%) Scrum
5 82 (43.16%) Finance
6 74 (38.95%) BDD
7 71 (37.37%) Banking
8 68 (35.79%) NoSQL
9 63 (33.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 49 (25.79%) Spring
11 46 (24.21%) JavaScript
11 46 (24.21%) CSS
11 46 (24.21%) HTML
11 46 (24.21%) REST
12 39 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (20.00%) SDLC
14 34 (17.89%) Mentoring
14 34 (17.89%) Derivative
15 31 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (15.79%) MongoDB
16 30 (15.79%) Web Services
17 29 (15.26%) Automated Testing
18 28 (14.74%) Linux
18 28 (14.74%) IntelliJ
18 28 (14.74%) AngularJS
19 27 (14.21%) Oracle
20 26 (13.68%) Kanban
21 25 (13.16%) Maven
21 25 (13.16%) QA
22 23 (12.11%) Node.js

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 22 (11.58%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (2.63%) Jetty
3 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.58%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (35.79%) NoSQL
2 63 (33.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 30 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.84%) Big Data
5 12 (6.32%) MySQL
6 9 (4.74%) SQL Server
7 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.58%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.05%) HPCC
10 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.05%) Redis
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.53%) HBase
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (14.74%) IntelliJ
2 25 (13.16%) Maven
3 22 (11.58%) Eclipse
4 19 (10.00%) Selenium
5 17 (8.95%) Cucumber
5 17 (8.95%) WebDriver
6 13 (6.84%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.26%) Gradle
8 8 (4.21%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.16%) gulp
10 5 (2.63%) JUnit
11 3 (1.58%) Appium
11 3 (1.58%) Mockito
11 3 (1.58%) Robotium
11 3 (1.58%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.58%) Xcode
12 2 (1.05%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.05%) Subversion
13 1 (0.53%) JIRA
13 1 (0.53%) WATIR
General
1 82 (43.16%) Finance
2 71 (37.37%) Banking
3 14 (7.37%) Front Office
4 8 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.63%) Games
6 4 (2.11%) Publishing
7 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 173 (91.05%) Developer
2 130 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 71 (37.37%) Agile Developer
4 63 (33.16%) Agile Java Developer
5 62 (32.63%) Senior Developer
6 46 (24.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 25 (13.16%) Senior Agile Developer
8 22 (11.58%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 14 (7.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.79%) .NET Developer
10 11 (5.79%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (5.26%) QA Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 10 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) Test Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) Lead Developer
13 8 (4.21%) Lead Java Developer
14 6 (3.16%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.79%) Spring
2 46 (24.21%) CSS
2 46 (24.21%) HTML
2 46 (24.21%) REST
3 30 (15.79%) Web Services
4 28 (14.74%) AngularJS
5 23 (12.11%) Node.js
6 22 (11.58%) HTML5
7 19 (10.00%) RESTful
8 14 (7.37%) .NET
8 14 (7.37%) CSS3
8 14 (7.37%) jQuery
8 14 (7.37%) React
9 12 (6.32%) Hibernate
9 12 (6.32%) J2EE
9 12 (6.32%) Sass
10 11 (5.79%) Ajax
10 11 (5.79%) Dropwizard
10 11 (5.79%) LESS
10 11 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.89%) Derivative
2 20 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (7.37%) Grid Computing
4 11 (5.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.53%) Fintech
5 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.74%) Linux
2 7 (3.68%) Android
3 6 (3.16%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.16%) Unix
4 3 (1.58%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (92.63%) TDD
2 170 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (47.89%) Scrum
4 74 (38.95%) BDD
5 39 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (20.00%) SDLC
7 34 (17.89%) Mentoring
8 29 (15.26%) Automated Testing
9 26 (13.68%) Kanban
10 20 (10.53%) MVC
11 18 (9.47%) Front End Development
12 15 (7.89%) DevOps
13 13 (6.84%) Web Development
14 12 (6.32%) OO
14 12 (6.32%) Test Automation
15 11 (5.79%) SOLID
16 10 (5.26%) Refactoring
17 9 (4.74%) E-Commerce
18 8 (4.21%) Software Engineering
18 8 (4.21%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (78.95%) Java
2 46 (24.21%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.58%) Scala
4 20 (10.53%) SQL
5 14 (7.37%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.21%) Groovy
7 7 (3.68%) Python
8 6 (3.16%) C#
8 6 (3.16%) Ruby
9 5 (2.63%) C++
9 5 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.11%) PHP
11 3 (1.58%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.05%) C
12 2 (1.05%) ES6
13 1 (0.53%) AWK
13 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Kibana
1 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.53%) Oozie
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (14.21%) Oracle
2 14 (7.37%) DataSynapse
3 7 (3.68%) New Relic
4 3 (1.58%) Google
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe
5 1 (0.53%) Apigee
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.53%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.53%) VMware
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