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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 164 178 165
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 22 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.50% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £358 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £603 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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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
3916 4623 4387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.98% 77.31% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3371 3356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 55 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (78.33%) TDD
3 26 (43.33%) Java
4 23 (38.33%) HTML
5 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 22 (36.67%) BDD
6 20 (33.33%) MVC
7 19 (31.67%) Scrum
7 19 (31.67%) RESTful
8 17 (28.33%) Web Services
9 16 (26.67%) HTML5
10 15 (25.00%) CSS
11 14 (23.33%) .NET
12 13 (21.67%) WCF
13 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
14 11 (18.33%) CMS
14 11 (18.33%) C#
14 11 (18.33%) Scala
14 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
15 10 (16.67%) Linux
15 10 (16.67%) Cucumber
16 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
17 8 (13.33%) OpenGL
17 8 (13.33%) C++
17 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
17 8 (13.33%) Qt

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (18.33%) CMS
2 8 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 8 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (13.33%) Kentico
3 6 (10.00%) Node.js
4 5 (8.33%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) Confluence
5 3 (5.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.67%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.67%) Jetty
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Redis
5 2 (3.33%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.67%) HBase
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQLite
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.67%) Selenium
5 6 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.33%) Maven
7 4 (6.67%) JIRA
8 3 (5.00%) Calabash
8 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.33%) JUnit
10 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.67%) Mockito
10 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.67%) jMock
10 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.67%) Xcode
10 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (8.33%) Banking
1 5 (8.33%) Front Office
2 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (90.00%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Qt Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Scala Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Sitecore Developer
10 1 (1.67%) UI Programmer
10 1 (1.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) HTML
2 19 (31.67%) RESTful
3 17 (28.33%) Web Services
4 16 (26.67%) HTML5
5 15 (25.00%) CSS
6 14 (23.33%) .NET
7 13 (21.67%) WCF
8 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (13.33%) OpenGL
10 8 (13.33%) Qt
10 8 (13.33%) LINQ
10 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 8 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (13.33%) CSS3
10 8 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.33%) REST
13 4 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) Ontologies
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Kindle
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Android
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (78.33%) TDD
3 22 (36.67%) BDD
4 20 (33.33%) MVC
5 19 (31.67%) Scrum
6 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
7 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.67%) SOA
9 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.33%) User Stories
10 5 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Kanban
11 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
11 4 (6.67%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Java
2 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) C#
3 11 (18.33%) Scala
4 8 (13.33%) C++
5 4 (6.67%) SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.33%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.67%) sed
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) AWK
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) EPiServer
1 8 (13.33%) Sitecore
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.67%) Endeca
4 1 (1.67%) ATG
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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