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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 122 180 212
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +32
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 75 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.53% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 21 12
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£525 £575 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £363
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +57.77%
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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
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 101 (93.52%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (84.26%) TDD
3 66 (61.11%) Java
4 56 (51.85%) Scrum
5 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
6 39 (36.11%) HTML
7 36 (33.33%) BDD
8 35 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (28.70%) AngularJS
10 30 (27.78%) CSS
11 27 (25.00%) Scala
12 26 (24.07%) Web Services
13 24 (22.22%) .NET
14 23 (21.30%) MVC
15 22 (20.37%) Cucumber
16 21 (19.44%) NoSQL
16 21 (19.44%) RESTful
16 21 (19.44%) C#
17 20 (18.52%) Unit Testing
17 20 (18.52%) REST
17 20 (18.52%) Jenkins
18 19 (17.59%) Kanban
19 18 (16.67%) Groovy
19 18 (16.67%) MongoDB
19 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 18 (16.67%) Spring
19 18 (16.67%) Degree
20 17 (15.74%) Ruby
20 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
20 17 (15.74%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (13.89%) Node.js
2 8 (7.41%) Umbraco
2 8 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (7.41%) Kentico
2 8 (7.41%) CMS
3 7 (6.48%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.63%) Apache
4 5 (4.63%) Jetty
5 3 (2.78%) JBoss
5 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.78%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.85%) Confluence
6 2 (1.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Office
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.78%) GitHub
4 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) NoSQL
2 18 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.48%) HBase
6 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.70%) Big Data
7 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.78%) OLAP
8 3 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.85%) SQLite
9 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.85%) MySQL
10 1 (0.93%) Impala
Development Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Cucumber
2 20 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.11%) JUnit
5 11 (10.19%) Maven
5 11 (10.19%) Selenium
5 11 (10.19%) WebDriver
6 10 (9.26%) Subversion
7 9 (8.33%) Gradle
8 8 (7.41%) JIRA
9 7 (6.48%) RSpec
9 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
10 6 (5.56%) JMeter
10 6 (5.56%) Mockito
11 5 (4.63%) IntelliJ
12 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.78%) Hudson
13 2 (1.85%) MSBuild
13 2 (1.85%) Moq
General
1 8 (7.41%) Banking
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Publishing
3 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (89.81%) Developer
2 49 (45.37%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.19%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Scala Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Architect
6 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 3 (2.78%) C++ Developer
8 3 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (2.78%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (2.78%) iOS Developer
9 2 (1.85%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.11%) HTML
2 31 (28.70%) AngularJS
3 30 (27.78%) CSS
4 26 (24.07%) Web Services
5 24 (22.22%) .NET
6 21 (19.44%) RESTful
7 20 (18.52%) REST
8 18 (16.67%) Spring
9 15 (13.89%) HTML5
10 14 (12.96%) Backbone.js
10 14 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (12.96%) XML
11 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
11 13 (12.04%) .NET Framework
11 13 (12.04%) WCF
12 12 (11.11%) Entity Framework
12 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (10.19%) Grails
13 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (9.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) User Experience
2 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.78%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.78%) Kindle
6 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.85%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Equities
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.93%) BBC
7 1 (0.93%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) UNIX
2 7 (6.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Android
3 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (93.52%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (84.26%) TDD
3 56 (51.85%) Scrum
4 36 (33.33%) BDD
5 35 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (21.30%) MVC
7 20 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 19 (17.59%) Kanban
9 17 (15.74%) Mentoring
10 14 (12.96%) Refactoring
10 14 (12.96%) Automated Testing
10 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.04%) SOA
12 12 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (11.11%) DevOps
13 11 (10.19%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (10.19%) E-Commerce
13 11 (10.19%) Multithreading
14 10 (9.26%) Open Source
14 10 (9.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.11%) Java
2 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 27 (25.00%) Scala
4 21 (19.44%) C#
5 18 (16.67%) Groovy
6 17 (15.74%) Ruby
7 12 (11.11%) SQL
8 8 (7.41%) Python
9 6 (5.56%) Clojure
10 5 (4.63%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.63%) C++
11 4 (3.70%) PHP
11 4 (3.70%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (2.78%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.78%) VBA
12 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Puppet
2 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Graphite
4 1 (0.93%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (7.41%) EPiServer
1 8 (7.41%) Sitecore
2 5 (4.63%) SOASTA, Inc
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) VMware
4 3 (2.78%) Perforce
4 3 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.78%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.85%) Twitter
5 2 (1.85%) Zend
5 2 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.93%) New Relic
6 1 (0.93%) Actian
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
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Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Rate: £500 - £625 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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