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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 55 163 186
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +23
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 108 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.43% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 0.60% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 21 18
Average daily rate £525 £435 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -20.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £399 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £54.25
% change year-on-year
- +30.87%
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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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.

1 149 (87.13%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (85.38%) TDD
3 125 (73.10%) Java
4 83 (48.54%) Scrum
5 67 (39.18%) NoSQL
6 62 (36.26%) Banking
7 59 (34.50%) Finance
8 58 (33.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 57 (33.33%) REST
10 50 (29.24%) JavaScript
11 48 (28.07%) SDLC
11 48 (28.07%) HTML
12 39 (22.81%) CSS
13 38 (22.22%) Linux
13 38 (22.22%) Spring
14 36 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (18.71%) BDD
15 32 (18.71%) AngularJS
16 28 (16.37%) SQL
17 26 (15.20%) Front Office
17 26 (15.20%) HTML5
18 24 (14.04%) Git (software)
18 24 (14.04%) jQuery
19 23 (13.45%) Kanban
19 23 (13.45%) Selenium
19 23 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
19 23 (13.45%) Derivative
19 23 (13.45%) Oracle
20 22 (12.87%) CSS3
21 20 (11.70%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (9.94%) Node.js
3 9 (5.26%) Apache
4 5 (2.92%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.75%) Jetty
6 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (39.18%) NoSQL
2 58 (33.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (9.94%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.77%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.43%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.26%) Big Data
8 8 (4.68%) MySQL
9 5 (2.92%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.92%) HBase
10 4 (2.34%) DB2
11 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.17%) SQLite
13 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.45%) Selenium
3 14 (8.19%) WebDriver
4 13 (7.60%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.43%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.43%) JUnit
5 11 (6.43%) TeamCity
6 10 (5.85%) gulp
6 10 (5.85%) Jasmine
6 10 (5.85%) Maven
6 10 (5.85%) NCrunch
6 10 (5.85%) NSubstitute
6 10 (5.85%) NUnit
6 10 (5.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.68%) Gradle
7 8 (4.68%) JIRA
8 7 (4.09%) Mockito
9 6 (3.51%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.51%) Subversion
General
1 62 (36.26%) Banking
2 59 (34.50%) Finance
3 26 (15.20%) Front Office
4 12 (7.02%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.51%) Publishing
6 2 (1.17%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 148 (86.55%) Developer
2 97 (56.73%) Java Developer
3 50 (29.24%) Agile Developer
4 47 (27.49%) Agile Java Developer
5 33 (19.30%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.19%) C++ Developer
7 13 (7.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (7.60%) Qt Developer
8 12 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.43%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.26%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.68%) .NET Designer
11 8 (4.68%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.68%) Designer
11 8 (4.68%) Senior Designer
11 8 (4.68%) Senior UI Designer
11 8 (4.68%) UI Designer
12 6 (3.51%) Java Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (33.33%) REST
2 48 (28.07%) HTML
3 39 (22.81%) CSS
4 38 (22.22%) Spring
5 32 (18.71%) AngularJS
6 26 (15.20%) HTML5
7 24 (14.04%) jQuery
8 22 (12.87%) CSS3
9 20 (11.70%) Web Services
10 19 (11.11%) .NET
11 14 (8.19%) Qt
12 13 (7.60%) OpenGL
13 12 (7.02%) ASP.NET
13 12 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (7.02%) Backbone.js
13 12 (7.02%) RequireJS
13 12 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (7.02%) WCF
14 11 (6.43%) LESS
14 11 (6.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.45%) Derivative
2 18 (10.53%) User Experience
3 17 (9.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (9.94%) Grid Computing
4 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.51%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (2.92%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.75%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.17%) iPad
9 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.58%) Kindle
10 1 (0.58%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.58%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (2.34%) Unix
3 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.17%) Windows
4 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (87.13%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (85.38%) TDD
3 83 (48.54%) Scrum
4 48 (28.07%) SDLC
5 36 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (18.71%) BDD
7 23 (13.45%) Kanban
8 19 (11.11%) MVC
9 18 (10.53%) Automated Testing
10 17 (9.94%) SOLID
11 15 (8.77%) Multithreading
12 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
13 12 (7.02%) OO
13 12 (7.02%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.43%) ETL
14 11 (6.43%) Mentoring
15 10 (5.85%) MVVM
15 10 (5.85%) Open Source
15 10 (5.85%) Progressive Enhancement
16 9 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 125 (73.10%) Java
2 50 (29.24%) JavaScript
3 28 (16.37%) SQL
4 15 (8.77%) C#
5 14 (8.19%) C++
6 13 (7.60%) T-SQL
7 12 (7.02%) Scala
8 9 (5.26%) Ruby
9 8 (4.68%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.68%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.09%) Groovy
11 6 (3.51%) Python
12 5 (2.92%) AWK
12 5 (2.92%) sed
13 4 (2.34%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (2.34%) Perl
13 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.75%) Clojure
15 2 (1.17%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Oozie
2 1 (0.58%) Mesos
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (13.45%) Oracle
2 17 (9.94%) DataSynapse
3 4 (2.34%) Teradata
4 3 (1.75%) Perforce
4 3 (1.75%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.58%) Actian
5 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.58%) New Relic
5 1 (0.58%) SOASTA, Inc
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