The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 263 338 361
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +23
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 427 261 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.67% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 224 151
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £336 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +57.77%
Pair Programming
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42068 39089 36771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.23% 76.40% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27933 24730 23055
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1141 1099 1032
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in England

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in England

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in England

Pair Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Pair Programming Hourly Rate Trend in England

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
London +65 347 £500 +2.56% 61
North West 0 34 £475 +35.71% 8
South East -26 17 £403 +7.33% 19
North East - 10 £425 -
Yorkshire -22 7 £400 - 10
East of England +5 5 £500 +40.35% 4
South West -1 5 £388 +29.16% 5
West Midlands +7 3 £375 -
Midlands +4 1 - -
Pair Programming
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 628 (93.59%) Agile Software Development
2 562 (83.76%) TDD
3 429 (63.93%) Java
4 358 (53.35%) Scrum
5 293 (43.67%) Continuous Integration
6 244 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 238 (35.47%) BDD
8 190 (28.32%) Spring
9 187 (27.87%) HTML
10 179 (26.68%) Git (software)
11 175 (26.08%) Kanban
12 163 (24.29%) CSS
13 158 (23.55%) Scala
14 151 (22.50%) RESTful
15 133 (19.82%) Web Services
16 124 (18.48%) NoSQL
17 123 (18.33%) AngularJS
18 116 (17.29%) HTML5
19 109 (16.24%) REST
20 108 (16.10%) Ruby
21 106 (15.80%) QA
22 104 (15.50%) MVC
23 103 (15.35%) JSON
23 103 (15.35%) Node.js
24 102 (15.20%) Hibernate
25 101 (15.05%) Open Source
26 99 (14.75%) MongoDB
26 99 (14.75%) OO
27 98 (14.61%) Mentoring
28 97 (14.46%) SQL

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 103 (15.35%) Node.js
2 52 (7.75%) Tomcat
3 42 (6.26%) Apache
4 36 (5.37%) Jetty
5 32 (4.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 24 (3.58%) Confluence
7 22 (3.28%) MQSeries
8 18 (2.68%) JBoss
9 12 (1.79%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.34%) CMS
12 8 (1.19%) Kentico
12 8 (1.19%) Umbraco
12 8 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (1.04%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.60%) IIS
14 4 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.45%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.30%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Magento
2 4 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Endur
3 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 83 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.64%) GitHub
5 5 (0.75%) Heroku
6 4 (0.60%) PaaS
7 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.30%) SaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.56%) HTTP
2 23 (3.43%) Internet
3 22 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.45%) UPnP
5 1 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (18.48%) NoSQL
2 99 (14.75%) MongoDB
3 77 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 44 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 43 (6.41%) Hadoop
6 39 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 35 (5.22%) MySQL
8 34 (5.07%) Big Data
9 32 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (2.53%) RDBMS
11 16 (2.38%) HBase
11 16 (2.38%) Redis
12 11 (1.64%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.34%) SQLite
13 9 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.04%) Riak
15 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.60%) Impala
16 4 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 179 (26.68%) Git (software)
2 92 (13.71%) Jenkins
3 81 (12.07%) Cucumber
4 80 (11.92%) Subversion
5 56 (8.35%) Maven
6 53 (7.90%) JUnit
7 43 (6.41%) TeamCity
7 43 (6.41%) Gradle
8 38 (5.66%) JIRA
9 35 (5.22%) IntelliJ
10 32 (4.77%) Selenium
11 27 (4.02%) Mockito
12 22 (3.28%) Visual Studio
13 20 (2.98%) JMeter
13 20 (2.98%) RSpec
14 18 (2.68%) Xcode
14 18 (2.68%) jMock
15 15 (2.24%) WebDriver
16 13 (1.94%) Mercurial
16 13 (1.94%) CocoaPods
General
1 46 (6.86%) Banking
2 36 (5.37%) Finance
3 33 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 18 (2.68%) Publishing
5 16 (2.38%) Front Office
6 13 (1.94%) Retail
7 11 (1.64%) Games
8 7 (1.04%) Electronics
9 6 (0.89%) Marketing
10 4 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.45%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Advertising
12 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 589 (87.78%) Developer
2 300 (44.71%) Java Developer
3 79 (11.77%) Senior Developer
4 60 (8.94%) Agile Java Developer
5 47 (7.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 45 (6.71%) Scala Developer
7 40 (5.96%) Front-End Developer
8 31 (4.62%) Web Developer
9 30 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
10 29 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 28 (4.17%) .NET Developer
12 20 (2.98%) iOS Developer
13 19 (2.83%) Core Java Developer
14 18 (2.68%) C# Developer
14 18 (2.68%) ScrumMaster
15 16 (2.38%) PHP Developer
16 15 (2.24%) Java Software Engineer
17 14 (2.09%) Architect
17 14 (2.09%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (28.32%) Spring
2 187 (27.87%) HTML
3 163 (24.29%) CSS
4 151 (22.50%) RESTful
5 133 (19.82%) Web Services
6 123 (18.33%) AngularJS
7 116 (17.29%) HTML5
8 109 (16.24%) REST
9 103 (15.35%) JSON
10 102 (15.20%) Hibernate
11 95 (14.16%) XML
12 65 (9.69%) .NET
13 60 (8.94%) CSS3
14 57 (8.49%) J2EE
15 55 (8.20%) jQuery
16 50 (7.45%) Backbone.js
17 46 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (5.66%) Ajax
19 37 (5.51%) Ember.js
20 36 (5.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.26%) User Experience
2 28 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.09%) STB
6 13 (1.94%) Animation
6 13 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.64%) iPhone
7 11 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (1.49%) iPad
8 10 (1.49%) Blog
8 10 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.19%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.19%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.04%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.75%) Equities
12 5 (0.75%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.75%) Derivative
12 5 (0.75%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.64%) Linux
2 55 (8.20%) UNIX
3 28 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.58%) Android
5 10 (1.49%) Windows
6 5 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.30%) AIX
8 2 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (93.59%) Agile Software Development
2 562 (83.76%) TDD
3 358 (53.35%) Scrum
4 293 (43.67%) Continuous Integration
5 238 (35.47%) BDD
6 175 (26.08%) Kanban
7 104 (15.50%) MVC
8 101 (15.05%) Open Source
9 99 (14.75%) OO
10 98 (14.61%) Mentoring
11 87 (12.97%) Software Engineering
12 86 (12.82%) SOA
13 80 (11.92%) Continuous Delivery
14 79 (11.77%) Web Development
15 75 (11.18%) E-Commerce
16 73 (10.88%) Automated Testing
16 73 (10.88%) Multithreading
17 71 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 69 (10.28%) Refactoring
19 68 (10.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 429 (63.93%) Java
2 244 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 158 (23.55%) Scala
4 108 (16.10%) Ruby
5 97 (14.46%) SQL
6 79 (11.77%) C#
7 77 (11.48%) Groovy
8 69 (10.28%) Python
9 39 (5.81%) PHP
10 27 (4.02%) C++
11 23 (3.43%) Objective-C
12 16 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.09%) Clojure
14 12 (1.79%) Apple Swift
15 10 (1.49%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
16 8 (1.19%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.19%) XAML
17 6 (0.89%) Go
18 5 (0.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 61 (9.09%) Degree
2 54 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (15.80%) QA
2 8 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (5.51%) Docker
2 18 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.75%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.43%) Puppet
2 13 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.64%) Graylog
4 10 (1.49%) Graphite
4 10 (1.49%) Oozie
5 6 (0.89%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.60%) Mesos
7 3 (0.45%) Ansible
8 2 (0.30%) Salt
8 2 (0.30%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (5.96%) Oracle
2 33 (4.92%) New Relic
3 29 (4.32%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.68%) VMware
5 17 (2.53%) SOASTA, Inc
6 15 (2.24%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.79%) Akamai
8 10 (1.49%) Red Gate
8 10 (1.49%) Apple
9 9 (1.34%) EPiServer
9 9 (1.34%) Perforce
10 8 (1.19%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.19%) Google
10 8 (1.19%) Zend
11 6 (0.89%) IBM
12 5 (0.75%) SAP
12 5 (0.75%) Adobe
12 5 (0.75%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.60%) Twitter
13 4 (0.60%) Actian
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