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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 174 217 189
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -28
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 25 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.18% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 23
Average daily rate
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£575 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £530 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 49 (98.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (88.00%) TDD
3 33 (66.00%) Java
4 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (38.00%) Scrum
6 18 (36.00%) BDD
7 16 (32.00%) Banking
8 14 (28.00%) Scala
9 13 (26.00%) OO
10 12 (24.00%) Python
10 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (22.00%) HTML
11 11 (22.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
12 10 (20.00%) RESTful
13 9 (18.00%) SQL
13 9 (18.00%) Investment Banking
13 9 (18.00%) JSON
14 8 (16.00%) QA
14 8 (16.00%) Linux
14 8 (16.00%) Web Services
15 7 (14.00%) XML
15 7 (14.00%) C#
15 7 (14.00%) C++
15 7 (14.00%) OpenGL
15 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
15 7 (14.00%) Degree
15 7 (14.00%) Qt
15 7 (14.00%) User Stories
15 7 (14.00%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (8.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (12.00%) JBehave
2 6 (12.00%) Selenium
3 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.00%) Capybara
4 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.00%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (8.00%) Sublime Text
4 4 (8.00%) Subversion
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (6.00%) jMock
5 3 (6.00%) JIRA
5 3 (6.00%) Maven
6 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (32.00%) Banking
2 11 (22.00%) Finance
3 9 (18.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Front Office
5 3 (6.00%) Back Office
6 2 (4.00%) Games
7 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Scala Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C++ Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Qt Developer
5 4 (8.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Tester
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) HTML
2 10 (20.00%) RESTful
3 9 (18.00%) JSON
4 8 (16.00%) Web Services
5 7 (14.00%) XML
5 7 (14.00%) OpenGL
5 7 (14.00%) Qt
5 7 (14.00%) HTML5
6 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.00%) .NET
6 6 (12.00%) CSS
7 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.00%) Ajax
7 5 (10.00%) REST
7 5 (10.00%) CSS3
8 4 (8.00%) JSLint
8 4 (8.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (8.00%) Ember.js
8 4 (8.00%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) User Experience
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (6.00%) Taxonomies
2 3 (6.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) Derivative
3 2 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (88.00%) TDD
3 19 (38.00%) Scrum
4 18 (36.00%) BDD
5 13 (26.00%) OO
6 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) User Stories
8 6 (12.00%) Functional Programming
8 6 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (12.00%) SOA
9 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.00%) Kanban
9 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.00%) MVC
9 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) Scala
4 12 (24.00%) Python
5 9 (18.00%) SQL
6 7 (14.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) C++
7 4 (8.00%) Groovy
8 3 (6.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) C
10 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Adobe
2 3 (6.00%) JBoss
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) ATG
4 1 (2.00%) Endeca
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