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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 156 171 211
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +40
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 55 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.58% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £643 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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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
4581 4462 5538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.83% 77.36% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3321 4123
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.28 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 88 (90.72%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (85.57%) TDD
3 54 (55.67%) Java
4 43 (44.33%) Scrum
5 40 (41.24%) BDD
6 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
7 31 (31.96%) HTML
8 30 (30.93%) AngularJS
9 29 (29.90%) Scala
10 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (25.77%) RESTful
12 24 (24.74%) .NET
12 24 (24.74%) Web Services
13 23 (23.71%) CSS
13 23 (23.71%) C#
14 22 (22.68%) MVC
14 22 (22.68%) Unit Testing
14 22 (22.68%) Jenkins
14 22 (22.68%) Cucumber
15 21 (21.65%) NoSQL
16 20 (20.62%) MongoDB
17 18 (18.56%) Groovy
18 17 (17.53%) REST
18 17 (17.53%) Spring
18 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
19 16 (16.49%) HTML5
19 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
19 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
20 15 (15.46%) WCF
20 15 (15.46%) Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 13 (13.40%) Node.js
2 11 (11.34%) Umbraco
2 11 (11.34%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (11.34%) Kentico
2 11 (11.34%) CMS
3 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.15%) Jetty
5 4 (4.12%) Apache
6 3 (3.09%) JBoss
6 3 (3.09%) NServiceBus
7 2 (2.06%) Confluence
7 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.06%) IIS
7 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 2 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.09%) GitHub
4 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) NoSQL
2 20 (20.62%) MongoDB
3 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.15%) HBase
7 3 (3.09%) OLAP
7 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.06%) Big Data
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.06%) MySQL
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Cucumber
1 22 (22.68%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.37%) Maven
4 10 (10.31%) JUnit
5 9 (9.28%) Subversion
5 9 (9.28%) Selenium
6 8 (8.25%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.19%) JMeter
7 6 (6.19%) Mockito
7 6 (6.19%) Gradle
8 5 (5.15%) Hudson
8 5 (5.15%) JIRA
9 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.12%) RSpec
10 3 (3.09%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.09%) NUnit
11 2 (2.06%) Log4Net
11 2 (2.06%) Ant
11 2 (2.06%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
1 8 (8.25%) Banking
2 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
2 4 (4.12%) Front Office
3 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (88.66%) Developer
2 44 (45.36%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.40%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Scala Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.09%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (2.06%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Sitecore Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Qt Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.06%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.06%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.96%) HTML
2 30 (30.93%) AngularJS
3 25 (25.77%) RESTful
4 24 (24.74%) .NET
4 24 (24.74%) Web Services
5 23 (23.71%) CSS
6 17 (17.53%) Spring
6 17 (17.53%) REST
7 16 (16.49%) HTML5
8 15 (15.46%) Entity Framework
8 15 (15.46%) ASP.NET
8 15 (15.46%) .NET Framework
8 15 (15.46%) WCF
9 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (12.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (12.37%) Backbone.js
10 12 (12.37%) XML
11 11 (11.34%) LINQ
11 11 (11.34%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) User Experience
2 4 (4.12%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.06%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.06%) Replication
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.03%) BBC
5 1 (1.03%) Equities
5 1 (1.03%) Economics
5 1 (1.03%) Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (90.72%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (85.57%) TDD
3 43 (44.33%) Scrum
4 40 (41.24%) BDD
5 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (22.68%) Unit Testing
6 22 (22.68%) MVC
7 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
8 14 (14.43%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.37%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.31%) Multithreading
11 9 (9.28%) DevOps
11 9 (9.28%) Open Source
12 8 (8.25%) Kanban
12 8 (8.25%) Refactoring
12 8 (8.25%) OO
12 8 (8.25%) SOA
13 7 (7.22%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (7.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (7.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) Java
2 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
3 29 (29.90%) Scala
4 23 (23.71%) C#
5 18 (18.56%) Groovy
6 14 (14.43%) Ruby
7 13 (13.40%) SQL
8 11 (11.34%) Python
9 6 (6.19%) PHP
10 4 (4.12%) C++
11 3 (3.09%) Perl
11 3 (3.09%) VBA
11 3 (3.09%) Clojure
11 3 (3.09%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (2.06%) Go
12 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.06%) XAML
12 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
2 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Docker
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Puppet
2 6 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.06%) Ansible
4 1 (1.03%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) EPiServer
1 11 (11.34%) Sitecore
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) SOASTA, Inc
3 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.06%) Zend
5 2 (2.06%) Twitter
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
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