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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 90 89 168
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +79
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 80 72 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.51% 2.09% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.48% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 70 40
Median daily rate £550 £525 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £601 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -42.95%
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
2769 2898 4643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.99% 84.07% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2193 2324 3635
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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.

1 144 (85.21%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (81.07%) TDD
3 123 (72.78%) Java
4 84 (49.70%) BDD
5 74 (43.79%) Amazon AWS
6 61 (36.09%) JavaScript
7 56 (33.14%) Scala
8 55 (32.54%) Node.js
8 55 (32.54%) HTML
9 53 (31.36%) CSS
10 52 (30.77%) Python
11 49 (28.99%) DevOps
12 47 (27.81%) Scrum
13 44 (26.04%) Git (software)
13 44 (26.04%) Jenkins
13 44 (26.04%) AngularJS
14 42 (24.85%) High Availability
15 41 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (24.26%) Automated Testing
15 41 (24.26%) Web Services
16 39 (23.08%) Kafka
17 38 (22.49%) Microservices
18 36 (21.30%) JSON
19 35 (20.71%) C
19 35 (20.71%) HTTP
19 35 (20.71%) HTML5
20 34 (20.12%) Microsoft Azure
21 33 (19.53%) Public Cloud
21 33 (19.53%) Akka
21 33 (19.53%) Protocol Buffers

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 (13.02%) Apache Spark
2 16 (9.47%) Apache
3 8 (4.73%) Jetty
4 4 (2.37%) Drupal
5 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.59%) CMS
6 1 (0.59%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 74 (43.79%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (20.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.88%) GitHub
4 11 (6.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.78%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.59%) Heroku
7 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.71%) HTTP
2 33 (19.53%) RTSP
3 30 (17.75%) MQTT
4 4 (2.37%) Internet
5 3 (1.78%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.02%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (11.83%) Hadoop
2 20 (11.83%) MongoDB
3 16 (9.47%) Big Data
4 13 (7.69%) MySQL
5 11 (6.51%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.37%) Redis
7 3 (1.78%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.78%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.59%) HBase
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (26.04%) Git (software)
1 44 (26.04%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.65%) IntelliJ
3 17 (10.06%) WebDriver
4 16 (9.47%) Gradle
4 16 (9.47%) Selenium
5 13 (7.69%) Vagrant
6 8 (4.73%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.73%) Maven
7 6 (3.55%) gulp
7 6 (3.55%) Xcode
8 5 (2.96%) JIRA
9 4 (2.37%) Mockito
10 3 (1.78%) Calabash
10 3 (1.78%) Hudson
10 3 (1.78%) Moq
10 3 (1.78%) Subversion
11 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.18%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 24 (14.20%) Finance
2 23 (13.61%) Banking
3 16 (9.47%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Retail
5 4 (2.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 154 (91.12%) Developer
2 66 (39.05%) Java Developer
3 64 (37.87%) Senior Developer
4 39 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (15.38%) Agile Developer
6 22 (13.02%) Scala Developer
7 19 (11.24%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (8.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (8.88%) Senior Agile Developer
9 14 (8.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (8.28%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 13 (7.69%) Software Developer
11 12 (7.10%) AWS Developer
12 10 (5.92%) Angular Developer
12 10 (5.92%) iOS Developer
12 10 (5.92%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (4.73%) QA Engineer
13 8 (4.73%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 7 (4.14%) Senior Test Engineer
14 7 (4.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (32.54%) HTML
1 55 (32.54%) Node.js
2 53 (31.36%) CSS
3 44 (26.04%) AngularJS
4 41 (24.26%) Web Services
5 39 (23.08%) Kafka
6 36 (21.30%) JSON
7 35 (20.71%) HTML5
8 33 (19.53%) Akka
8 33 (19.53%) Protocol Buffers
9 31 (18.34%) RESTful
10 29 (17.16%) Spring
11 27 (15.98%) Play Framework
11 27 (15.98%) React
12 22 (13.02%) Dropwizard
13 21 (12.43%) REST
14 17 (10.06%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (9.47%) Hystrix
15 16 (9.47%) Scalatra
15 16 (9.47%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.53%) Public Cloud
2 30 (17.75%) Video on Demand
3 18 (10.65%) Streaming Video
4 16 (9.47%) User Experience
5 9 (5.33%) iPad
5 9 (5.33%) iPhone
6 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.96%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.78%) MPEG
9 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.18%) Derivative
9 2 (1.18%) NHS
10 1 (0.59%) Fintech
10 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.59%) Social Network
10 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.14%) Android
3 3 (1.78%) Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.59%) Windows
5 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (85.21%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (81.07%) TDD
3 84 (49.70%) BDD
4 49 (28.99%) DevOps
5 47 (27.81%) Scrum
6 42 (24.85%) High Availability
7 41 (24.26%) Automated Testing
7 41 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (22.49%) Microservices
9 33 (19.53%) Kanban
10 24 (14.20%) Front End Development
11 23 (13.61%) Web Development
12 20 (11.83%) MVC
13 19 (11.24%) OO
14 18 (10.65%) Software Engineering
14 18 (10.65%) Web Application Development
15 17 (10.06%) SOLID
16 16 (9.47%) Domain-Driven Design
16 16 (9.47%) Refactoring
16 16 (9.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 123 (72.78%) Java
2 61 (36.09%) JavaScript
3 56 (33.14%) Scala
4 52 (30.77%) Python
5 35 (20.71%) C
6 20 (11.83%) PHP
7 9 (5.33%) Apple Swift
7 9 (5.33%) Objective-C
8 7 (4.14%) C#
9 4 (2.37%) ES6
9 4 (2.37%) Groovy
9 4 (2.37%) SQL
10 3 (1.78%) C++
11 2 (1.18%) Ruby
12 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.59%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) SC Cleared
1 16 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.93%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.59%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (9.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) HDFS
2 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 13 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) New Relic
2 13 (7.69%) VMware
3 6 (3.55%) Apple
4 4 (2.37%) Google
5 3 (1.78%) Brightcove
6 1 (0.59%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle
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