The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 147 73 134
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +61
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 4 47 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 1.98% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 2.74% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% +100.00%
Pair Programming
England

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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2374 1714 2159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.15% 72.05% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1451 860 1125
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 128 213
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.51 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Pair Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the East of England region.

Pair Programming Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -32 2 £350 -17.64%
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) MVVM
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 2 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (22.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
2 1 (11.11%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
2 1 (11.11%) CDMA
2 1 (11.11%) GPRS
2 1 (11.11%) SMS
2 1 (11.11%) UMTS
2 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) GDB
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) WPF
1 2 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
1 2 (22.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Dalvik
2 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft