The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank - 97 89
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.67% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Median daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £71.00 £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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1320 1352 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.98% 76.86% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 796 605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.68 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pair Programming across the East Midlands region.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JTA
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) AOP
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Clojure
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) Haskell
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO