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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 160 179 170
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 36 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.45% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 27
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£469 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £308 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £341
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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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
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 59 (92.19%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (75.00%) TDD
3 31 (48.44%) Java
4 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
5 24 (37.50%) HTML
6 21 (32.81%) BDD
7 19 (29.69%) Scrum
8 18 (28.13%) Web Services
9 16 (25.00%) MVC
9 16 (25.00%) HTML5
9 16 (25.00%) RESTful
10 15 (23.44%) CSS
11 14 (21.88%) Scala
12 12 (18.75%) Cucumber
13 11 (17.19%) Linux
13 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
14 10 (15.63%) .NET
15 9 (14.06%) C++
15 9 (14.06%) OpenGL
15 9 (14.06%) Selenium
15 9 (14.06%) Banking
15 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
15 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
15 9 (14.06%) Qt
16 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
16 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
16 8 (12.50%) CSS3
16 8 (12.50%) WCF
16 8 (12.50%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (9.38%) CMS
1 6 (9.38%) Node.js
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.69%) JBoss
3 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.69%) Confluence
3 3 (4.69%) Kentico
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.56%) Jetty
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.81%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.69%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) Redis
5 2 (3.13%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) HBase
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) SQLite
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.06%) Selenium
4 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
6 5 (7.81%) Maven
7 4 (6.25%) JIRA
8 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.69%) Calabash
9 2 (3.13%) JUnit
9 2 (3.13%) jMock
10 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.56%) Xcode
10 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.56%) Mockito
10 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.56%) JBehave
General
1 9 (14.06%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Front Office
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (87.50%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.06%) C++ Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Qt Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) HTML
2 18 (28.13%) Web Services
3 16 (25.00%) RESTful
3 16 (25.00%) HTML5
4 15 (23.44%) CSS
5 10 (15.63%) .NET
6 9 (14.06%) OpenGL
6 9 (14.06%) Qt
6 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
7 8 (12.50%) CSS3
7 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (12.50%) WCF
7 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.81%) REST
9 5 (7.81%) XML
10 4 (6.25%) Spring
10 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.25%) JSON
10 4 (6.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Open Source
4 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.13%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Kindle
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (92.19%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (75.00%) TDD
3 21 (32.81%) BDD
4 19 (29.69%) Scrum
5 16 (25.00%) MVC
6 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.94%) SOA
8 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.38%) User Stories
8 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.81%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.25%) OO
10 4 (6.25%) Kanban
10 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Functional Programming
10 4 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.88%) Scala
4 9 (14.06%) C++
5 8 (12.50%) SQL
6 7 (10.94%) C#
7 5 (7.81%) Python
8 3 (4.69%) Groovy
9 2 (3.13%) SPARQL
9 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.56%) AWK
10 1 (1.56%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.56%) sed
10 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Oozie
2 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) EPiServer
1 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) ATG
3 1 (1.56%) Endeca
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