The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 191 168 196
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 19 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 23
Average daily rate £584 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £393 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Pair Programming
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 36 (90.00%) TDD
2 29 (72.50%) Java
3 19 (47.50%) Scrum
4 18 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (42.50%) BDD
5 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 17 (42.50%) XML
6 16 (40.00%) HTML
7 15 (37.50%) HTTP
7 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (35.00%) OO
9 12 (30.00%) Linux
9 12 (30.00%) JSON
10 11 (27.50%) Kanban
10 11 (27.50%) RESTful
10 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
10 11 (27.50%) Web Services
10 11 (27.50%) SQL
11 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 10 (25.00%) Scala
12 9 (22.50%) Python
12 9 (22.50%) MVC
13 8 (20.00%) Subversion
13 8 (20.00%) Grails
13 8 (20.00%) Spring
14 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
14 7 (17.50%) Oracle
14 7 (17.50%) JUnit
14 7 (17.50%) C#
14 7 (17.50%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Heroku
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.00%) Subversion
3 7 (17.50%) JUnit
3 7 (17.50%) Hudson
4 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.50%) WATIR
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 3 (7.50%) CruiseControl
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) ProC
6 2 (5.00%) JBehave
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.50%) PhpStorm
7 1 (2.50%) Bower
7 1 (2.50%) Capybara
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Back Office
2 4 (10.00%) Billing
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Scala Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Silverlight Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) XML
2 16 (40.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) JSON
4 11 (27.50%) RESTful
4 11 (27.50%) Web Services
5 8 (20.00%) Grails
5 8 (20.00%) Spring
6 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
7 6 (15.00%) CSS
8 5 (12.50%) XSLT
9 4 (10.00%) Akka
9 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.00%) OpenGL
9 4 (10.00%) Qt
9 4 (10.00%) HTML5
10 3 (7.50%) jQuery
10 3 (7.50%) JMS
10 3 (7.50%) .NET
10 3 (7.50%) CSS3
11 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Derivative
2 4 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
2 4 (10.00%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) Video on Demand
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) STB
4 2 (5.00%) Blog
5 1 (2.50%) Online Games
5 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Spread Betting
5 1 (2.50%) Semantic Web
5 1 (2.50%) Equities
5 1 (2.50%) Linked Data
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) TDD
2 19 (47.50%) Scrum
3 18 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (42.50%) BDD
5 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.00%) OO
7 11 (27.50%) Kanban
8 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (22.50%) MVC
10 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.00%) Workflow
11 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.50%) ATDD
12 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (5.00%) CQRS
13 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
13 2 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
14 1 (2.50%) MVVM
14 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) Scala
5 9 (22.50%) Python
6 7 (17.50%) C#
7 6 (15.00%) C++
8 5 (12.50%) Ruby
9 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
9 3 (7.50%) C
10 2 (5.00%) PHP
10 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (5.00%) Lisp
11 1 (2.50%) PHP5
11 1 (2.50%) Groovy
11 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Murex
3 2 (5.00%) Calypso
3 2 (5.00%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
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