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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 101 130 186
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +56
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 77 73 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.21% 1.36% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.65% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 69 21
Median daily rate £500 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £398 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
Pair Programming
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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
2999 4424 4661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.23% 82.29% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 3494 3452
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
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 22 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 141 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (83.65%) TDD
3 104 (65.41%) Java
4 83 (52.20%) BDD
5 65 (40.88%) Scrum
6 64 (40.25%) JavaScript
7 59 (37.11%) HTML
7 59 (37.11%) CSS
8 46 (28.93%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (27.67%) Node.js
10 40 (25.16%) Scala
10 40 (25.16%) Automated Testing
10 40 (25.16%) Finance
11 38 (23.90%) HTML5
12 37 (23.27%) IntelliJ
12 37 (23.27%) Banking
13 36 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (22.64%) AngularJS
14 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
15 32 (20.13%) Mentoring
15 32 (20.13%) Spring
15 32 (20.13%) Web Services
16 31 (19.50%) Kanban
17 29 (18.24%) QA
18 27 (16.98%) Front End Development
18 27 (16.98%) RESTful
19 26 (16.35%) Maven
19 26 (16.35%) React
20 25 (15.72%) MVC
20 25 (15.72%) DevOps

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 9 (5.66%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (2.52%) Jetty
4 3 (1.89%) Apache
4 3 (1.89%) Drupal
4 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (5.66%) GitHub
4 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.89%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) HTTP
2 5 (3.14%) MQTT
2 5 (3.14%) RTSP
3 3 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.47%) Apache Cassandra
1 23 (14.47%) MongoDB
2 22 (13.84%) Big Data
3 14 (8.81%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.92%) MySQL
5 8 (5.03%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.52%) Redis
8 3 (1.89%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.26%) HPCC
9 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.63%) HBase
10 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (23.27%) IntelliJ
2 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
3 26 (16.35%) Maven
4 22 (13.84%) Eclipse
5 18 (11.32%) Selenium
6 17 (10.69%) WebDriver
7 16 (10.06%) Cucumber
8 15 (9.43%) Gradle
9 14 (8.81%) Jenkins
10 9 (5.66%) Xcode
11 8 (5.03%) gulp
11 8 (5.03%) Vagrant
12 4 (2.52%) JIRA
13 3 (1.89%) Appium
13 3 (1.89%) Calabash
13 3 (1.89%) Hudson
13 3 (1.89%) Robotium
13 3 (1.89%) Subversion
14 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
15 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 40 (25.16%) Finance
2 37 (23.27%) Banking
3 10 (6.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.89%) Games
4 3 (1.89%) Publishing
4 3 (1.89%) Retail
4 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (90.57%) Developer
2 74 (46.54%) Senior Developer
3 73 (45.91%) Java Developer
4 48 (30.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 41 (25.79%) Agile Developer
6 33 (20.75%) Agile Java Developer
7 28 (17.61%) Senior Agile Developer
8 26 (16.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 19 (11.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (10.69%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (7.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 9 (5.66%) .NET Developer
12 9 (5.66%) iOS Developer
12 9 (5.66%) QA Engineer
12 9 (5.66%) QA Test Engineer
12 9 (5.66%) Scala Developer
12 9 (5.66%) Senior QA Engineer
12 9 (5.66%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (5.66%) Test Engineer
13 8 (5.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (37.11%) CSS
1 59 (37.11%) HTML
2 44 (27.67%) Node.js
3 38 (23.90%) HTML5
4 36 (22.64%) AngularJS
5 32 (20.13%) Spring
5 32 (20.13%) Web Services
6 27 (16.98%) RESTful
7 26 (16.35%) React
8 23 (14.47%) Play Framework
9 20 (12.58%) CSS3
10 19 (11.95%) Dropwizard
11 16 (10.06%) Hystrix
11 16 (10.06%) REST
11 16 (10.06%) Sass
11 16 (10.06%) Scalatra
12 14 (8.81%) jQuery
12 14 (8.81%) LESS
13 13 (8.18%) Akka
14 12 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (13.84%) Derivative
2 21 (13.21%) User Experience
3 9 (5.66%) iPad
3 9 (5.66%) iPhone
4 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.14%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.14%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.89%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.26%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Fintech
8 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.43%) Apple iOS
2 9 (5.66%) Android
3 7 (4.40%) Linux
4 4 (2.52%) Unix
5 3 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (83.65%) TDD
3 83 (52.20%) BDD
4 65 (40.88%) Scrum
5 46 (28.93%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (25.16%) Automated Testing
7 32 (20.13%) Mentoring
8 31 (19.50%) Kanban
9 27 (16.98%) Front End Development
10 25 (15.72%) DevOps
10 25 (15.72%) MVC
11 22 (13.84%) Web Development
12 21 (13.21%) OO
13 19 (11.95%) SOLID
14 18 (11.32%) Refactoring
15 16 (10.06%) Web Application Development
16 15 (9.43%) Domain-Driven Design
16 15 (9.43%) SOA
17 14 (8.81%) Software Engineering
18 13 (8.18%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 104 (65.41%) Java
2 64 (40.25%) JavaScript
3 40 (25.16%) Scala
4 16 (10.06%) PHP
4 16 (10.06%) Python
5 14 (8.81%) SQL
6 10 (6.29%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.66%) Apple Swift
7 9 (5.66%) Objective-C
8 7 (4.40%) C
9 6 (3.77%) C#
10 4 (2.52%) ES6
10 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.89%) Groovy
11 3 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) Degree
1 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.24%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Kubernetes
1 8 (5.03%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (9.43%) New Relic
2 12 (7.55%) Oracle
3 8 (5.03%) VMware
4 6 (3.77%) Apple
5 4 (2.52%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe
6 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
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