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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 156 167 202
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +35
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 45 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.47% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.61% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 12
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£550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £438 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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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
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 81 (94.19%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (88.37%) TDD
3 43 (50.00%) Java
4 38 (44.19%) BDD
5 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
6 32 (37.21%) Scrum
7 30 (34.88%) RESTful
8 29 (33.72%) HTML
9 27 (31.40%) AngularJS
10 25 (29.07%) Web Services
11 24 (27.91%) Scala
12 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (25.58%) MVC
13 21 (24.42%) CSS
13 21 (24.42%) Unit Testing
14 20 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (23.26%) .NET
14 20 (23.26%) C#
15 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
15 19 (22.09%) HTML5
16 18 (20.93%) Entity Framework
16 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
16 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET
16 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
16 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
17 17 (19.77%) WCF
17 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (19.77%) Backbone.js
17 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (18.60%) Kentico

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (18.60%) Umbraco
1 16 (18.60%) Sitecore CMS
1 16 (18.60%) Kentico
1 16 (18.60%) Node.js
1 16 (18.60%) CMS
2 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.33%) Jetty
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.49%) GitHub
4 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) NoSQL
3 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.14%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.81%) HBase
6 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.33%) Big Data
7 2 (2.33%) MySQL
8 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Cucumber
1 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.14%) Selenium
3 7 (8.14%) Maven
4 6 (6.98%) JUnit
4 6 (6.98%) WebDriver
4 6 (6.98%) Subversion
4 6 (6.98%) Mocha
4 6 (6.98%) Grunt
4 6 (6.98%) Bower
4 6 (6.98%) QUnit
4 6 (6.98%) Jasmine
4 6 (6.98%) webpack
4 6 (6.98%) gulp
5 5 (5.81%) Hudson
6 3 (3.49%) Mockito
6 3 (3.49%) RSpec
6 3 (3.49%) JIRA
6 3 (3.49%) JMeter
General
1 8 (9.30%) Banking
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Front Office
3 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (88.37%) Developer
2 35 (40.70%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.77%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Scala Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Umbraco Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.49%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Sitecore Developer
10 2 (2.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Qt Developer
10 2 (2.33%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) RESTful
2 29 (33.72%) HTML
3 27 (31.40%) AngularJS
4 25 (29.07%) Web Services
5 21 (24.42%) CSS
6 20 (23.26%) .NET
7 19 (22.09%) HTML5
8 18 (20.93%) Entity Framework
8 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
8 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET
9 17 (19.77%) WCF
9 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (19.77%) Backbone.js
9 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (18.60%) Razor View Engine
10 16 (18.60%) LINQ
10 16 (18.60%) XML
11 14 (16.28%) CSS3
12 13 (15.12%) JSON
12 13 (15.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) User Experience
2 6 (6.98%) Social Media
3 4 (4.65%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.49%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.33%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.16%) BBC
6 1 (1.16%) Equities
6 1 (1.16%) Economics
6 1 (1.16%) Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (94.19%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (88.37%) TDD
3 38 (44.19%) BDD
4 32 (37.21%) Scrum
5 22 (25.58%) MVC
6 21 (24.42%) Unit Testing
7 20 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
9 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.79%) OO
11 8 (9.30%) DevOps
11 8 (9.30%) User Stories
12 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
13 6 (6.98%) Open Source
13 6 (6.98%) Dependency Management
14 5 (5.81%) Technical Analysis
14 5 (5.81%) Microservices
14 5 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (5.81%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.00%) Java
2 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 24 (27.91%) Scala
4 20 (23.26%) C#
5 12 (13.95%) Groovy
6 11 (12.79%) SQL
7 10 (11.63%) Ruby
8 9 (10.47%) Python
9 6 (6.98%) PHP
10 4 (4.65%) C++
11 3 (3.49%) Perl
11 3 (3.49%) Clojure
11 3 (3.49%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (2.33%) Go
12 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Puppet
1 6 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) EPiServer
1 16 (18.60%) Sitecore
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) IBM
4 2 (2.33%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (2.33%) Zend
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.16%) VMware
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago