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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 75 122 184
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +62
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 105 66 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.07% 1.43% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.70% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 62 25
Median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £391 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £620 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
2990 3883 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.45% 84.25% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3087 3561
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 142 (86.59%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (84.15%) TDD
3 113 (68.90%) Java
4 95 (57.93%) BDD
5 61 (37.20%) JavaScript
6 57 (34.76%) Amazon AWS
7 56 (34.15%) HTML
8 54 (32.93%) CSS
8 54 (32.93%) Scrum
9 45 (27.44%) DevOps
10 44 (26.83%) Node.js
11 43 (26.22%) Scala
12 41 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (23.78%) Git (software)
14 37 (22.56%) HTML5
14 37 (22.56%) AngularJS
14 37 (22.56%) Python
14 37 (22.56%) IntelliJ
15 36 (21.95%) Finance
15 36 (21.95%) Banking
15 36 (21.95%) Automated Testing
16 33 (20.12%) High Availability
16 33 (20.12%) Jenkins
16 33 (20.12%) Web Services
17 31 (18.90%) QA
18 30 (18.29%) Kanban
18 30 (18.29%) Kafka
19 29 (17.68%) Mentoring
19 29 (17.68%) JSON
20 28 (17.07%) Front End Development

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 12 (7.32%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.27%) Apache
3 4 (2.44%) Drupal
3 4 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.83%) Jetty
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 57 (34.76%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.10%) GitHub
4 9 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.83%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.61%) Heroku
7 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.85%) HTTP
2 25 (15.24%) MQTT
2 25 (15.24%) RTSP
3 3 (1.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.63%) MongoDB
2 21 (12.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (11.59%) Big Data
4 11 (6.71%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.10%) MySQL
6 8 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.05%) Redis
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.83%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.22%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.61%) HBase
12 1 (0.61%) HPCC
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (23.78%) Git (software)
2 37 (22.56%) IntelliJ
3 33 (20.12%) Jenkins
4 24 (14.63%) Maven
5 20 (12.20%) Eclipse
6 17 (10.37%) Gradle
7 12 (7.32%) Selenium
8 11 (6.71%) WebDriver
9 9 (5.49%) Cucumber
9 9 (5.49%) Vagrant
10 8 (4.88%) Xcode
11 5 (3.05%) gulp
12 4 (2.44%) JIRA
13 3 (1.83%) Calabash
13 3 (1.83%) Hudson
13 3 (1.83%) Subversion
14 2 (1.22%) Appium
14 2 (1.22%) Robotium
14 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
15 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
General
1 36 (21.95%) Banking
1 36 (21.95%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.83%) Games
3 3 (1.83%) Publishing
3 3 (1.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 149 (90.85%) Developer
2 78 (47.56%) Java Developer
2 78 (47.56%) Senior Developer
3 56 (34.15%) Senior Java Developer
4 42 (25.61%) Agile Developer
5 36 (21.95%) Agile Java Developer
6 32 (19.51%) Senior Agile Developer
7 31 (18.90%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 16 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (8.54%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (7.32%) Scala Developer
11 11 (6.71%) AWS Developer
12 10 (6.10%) iOS Developer
13 9 (5.49%) Angular Developer
13 9 (5.49%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 7 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 7 (4.27%) Software Developer
15 6 (3.66%) QA Engineer
15 6 (3.66%) Senior Test Engineer
15 6 (3.66%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (34.15%) HTML
2 54 (32.93%) CSS
3 44 (26.83%) Node.js
4 37 (22.56%) AngularJS
4 37 (22.56%) HTML5
5 33 (20.12%) Web Services
6 30 (18.29%) Kafka
7 29 (17.68%) JSON
8 27 (16.46%) React
9 25 (15.24%) Protocol Buffers
10 24 (14.63%) Play Framework
11 23 (14.02%) RESTful
11 23 (14.02%) Spring
12 21 (12.80%) Dropwizard
13 18 (10.98%) Akka
14 17 (10.37%) CSS3
14 17 (10.37%) Hystrix
14 17 (10.37%) Scalatra
15 16 (9.76%) REST
16 13 (7.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.24%) Public Cloud
1 25 (15.24%) Video on Demand
2 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.20%) Derivative
3 18 (10.98%) User Experience
4 14 (8.54%) Streaming Video
5 9 (5.49%) iPad
5 9 (5.49%) iPhone
6 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.22%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.61%) Social Network
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.66%) Android
3 4 (2.44%) Linux
4 2 (1.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.22%) Windows
5 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (86.59%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (84.15%) TDD
3 95 (57.93%) BDD
4 54 (32.93%) Scrum
5 45 (27.44%) DevOps
6 41 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (21.95%) Automated Testing
8 33 (20.12%) High Availability
9 30 (18.29%) Kanban
10 29 (17.68%) Mentoring
11 28 (17.07%) Front End Development
12 27 (16.46%) Microservices
13 25 (15.24%) MVC
14 22 (13.41%) Web Development
15 21 (12.80%) OO
15 21 (12.80%) SOLID
16 18 (10.98%) Web Application Development
17 17 (10.37%) Domain-Driven Design
17 17 (10.37%) Refactoring
17 17 (10.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (68.90%) Java
2 61 (37.20%) JavaScript
3 43 (26.22%) Scala
4 37 (22.56%) Python
5 27 (16.46%) C
6 18 (10.98%) PHP
7 9 (5.49%) Apple Swift
7 9 (5.49%) Objective-C
8 7 (4.27%) SQL
9 5 (3.05%) C#
10 4 (2.44%) ES6
10 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.83%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.83%) Groovy
11 3 (1.83%) Ruby
12 2 (1.22%) C++
13 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.61%) Go
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.49%) Degree
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.90%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) HDFS
2 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) Kubernetes
1 9 (5.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (10.37%) New Relic
2 9 (5.49%) VMware
3 6 (3.66%) Apple
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle
5 4 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
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