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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 226 366 386
Rank change year-on-year
+140 +20
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 534 273 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.67% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 229 171
Median daily rate £525 £471 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41831 40715 38755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.06% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27968 25808 24622
Median daily rate £445 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1188 1141
Median hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +94 439 £525 +5.00% 68
South East +9 30 £500 +33.33% 7
North West -3 21 £500 +17.64% 7
Yorkshire -17 16 £440 +0.57% 8
East of England +19 11 £400 +45.45% 1
West Midlands -5 7 £400 +6.66%
North East - 6 £385 -
South West - 4 £438 - 1
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 England region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 969 (94.81%) Agile Software Development
2 878 (85.91%) TDD
3 735 (71.92%) Java
4 537 (52.54%) Scrum
5 411 (40.22%) BDD
6 378 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
7 369 (36.11%) JavaScript
8 333 (32.58%) Spring
9 322 (31.51%) NoSQL
10 285 (27.89%) HTML
11 256 (25.05%) REST
12 235 (22.99%) Kanban
13 234 (22.90%) Web Services
14 232 (22.70%) Git (software)
15 230 (22.50%) CSS
16 219 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
17 204 (19.96%) Scala
18 193 (18.88%) AngularJS
19 190 (18.59%) Node.js
20 176 (17.22%) Continuous Delivery
21 174 (17.03%) HTML5
22 164 (16.05%) Open Source
23 163 (15.95%) MongoDB
24 160 (15.66%) Software Engineering
25 155 (15.17%) MVC
26 150 (14.68%) Linux
27 148 (14.48%) RESTful
28 145 (14.19%) Cucumber
28 145 (14.19%) Finance
29 137 (13.41%) Hibernate

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 190 (18.59%) Node.js
2 98 (9.59%) Tomcat
3 65 (6.36%) Apache
4 62 (6.07%) Jetty
5 48 (4.70%) Apache Spark
6 27 (2.64%) Oracle Coherence
7 13 (1.27%) Apache TomEE
8 12 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.08%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.88%) JBoss
11 8 (0.78%) Confluence
12 7 (0.68%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.49%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.39%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
16 3 (0.29%) CMS
17 2 (0.20%) Documentum
17 2 (0.20%) Liferay
17 2 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.29%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.88%) Magento
3 7 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.098%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.098%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 123 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (5.19%) GitHub
3 17 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.37%) Google Analytics
5 13 (1.27%) Heroku
6 7 (0.68%) Force.com
6 7 (0.68%) PaaS
7 5 (0.49%) SaaS
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.098%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.098%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.098%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 87 (8.51%) HTTP
2 37 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 36 (3.52%) Internet
4 8 (0.78%) DVB
5 6 (0.59%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.098%) AMQP
7 1 (0.098%) Broadband
7 1 (0.098%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (31.51%) NoSQL
2 219 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 163 (15.95%) MongoDB
4 67 (6.56%) Big Data
5 59 (5.77%) MySQL
6 57 (5.58%) Hadoop
7 52 (5.09%) SQL Server
8 48 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (4.40%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.66%) Redis
11 16 (1.57%) Hazelcast
12 14 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.37%) HBase
13 12 (1.17%) MariaDB
14 10 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.88%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (0.68%) Couchbase
17 7 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 232 (22.70%) Git (software)
2 145 (14.19%) Cucumber
3 135 (13.21%) Jenkins
4 121 (11.84%) Maven
5 105 (10.27%) Gradle
6 96 (9.39%) Subversion
7 90 (8.81%) JUnit
8 81 (7.93%) Mockito
9 68 (6.65%) Jasmine
10 45 (4.40%) Protractor
11 41 (4.01%) Selenium
12 39 (3.82%) Mocha
13 36 (3.52%) Hudson
14 35 (3.42%) JMeter
15 34 (3.33%) gulp
15 34 (3.33%) JIRA
16 28 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
17 26 (2.54%) IntelliJ
17 26 (2.54%) Sinon.JS
17 26 (2.54%) WebDriver
General
1 145 (14.19%) Finance
2 116 (11.35%) Banking
3 31 (3.03%) Front Office
4 26 (2.54%) Publishing
5 24 (2.35%) Marketing
6 22 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.47%) Games
9 13 (1.27%) Retail
10 8 (0.78%) Electronics
11 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.39%) Back Office
14 1 (0.098%) Advertising
14 1 (0.098%) Legal
Job Titles
1 917 (89.73%) Developer
2 518 (50.68%) Java Developer
3 341 (33.37%) Agile Developer
4 257 (25.15%) Agile Java Developer
5 212 (20.74%) Senior Developer
6 170 (16.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 140 (13.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 119 (11.64%) Scala Developer
9 91 (8.90%) Senior Agile Developer
10 87 (8.51%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 62 (6.07%) Node.js Developer
12 56 (5.48%) Angular Developer
13 54 (5.28%) Java Scala Developer
14 47 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 47 (4.60%) HTML Developer
15 45 (4.40%) .NET Developer
15 45 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
16 41 (4.01%) C# Developer
17 38 (3.72%) Big Data Developer
18 36 (3.52%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (32.58%) Spring
2 285 (27.89%) HTML
3 256 (25.05%) REST
4 234 (22.90%) Web Services
5 230 (22.50%) CSS
6 193 (18.88%) AngularJS
7 174 (17.03%) HTML5
8 148 (14.48%) RESTful
9 137 (13.41%) Hibernate
10 121 (11.84%) CSS3
11 86 (8.41%) J2EE
12 84 (8.22%) JSON
13 80 (7.83%) Sass
14 66 (6.46%) .NET
15 63 (6.16%) jQuery
16 59 (5.77%) Spring MVC
17 57 (5.58%) XML
18 49 (4.79%) Guice
18 49 (4.79%) spray
19 46 (4.50%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.00%) User Experience
2 48 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.11%) Derivative
4 28 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (2.45%) Grid Computing
6 23 (2.25%) STB
7 16 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.57%) iPad
8 15 (1.47%) Interactive TV
9 13 (1.27%) Social Media
10 11 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 10 (0.98%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.88%) MPEG
13 8 (0.78%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.78%) Thin Client
13 8 (0.78%) Video on Demand
14 7 (0.68%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.59%) IPTV
15 6 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 150 (14.68%) Linux
2 109 (10.67%) Unix
3 44 (4.31%) Windows
4 13 (1.27%) Android
5 12 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.39%) Solaris
7 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.098%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.098%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (94.81%) Agile Software Development
2 878 (85.91%) TDD
3 537 (52.54%) Scrum
4 411 (40.22%) BDD
5 378 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
6 235 (22.99%) Kanban
7 176 (17.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 164 (16.05%) Open Source
9 160 (15.66%) Software Engineering
10 155 (15.17%) MVC
11 123 (12.04%) OO
12 110 (10.76%) Multithreading
13 107 (10.47%) Mentoring
14 106 (10.37%) Microservices
15 103 (10.08%) High Availability
16 98 (9.59%) SDLC
17 96 (9.39%) DevOps
18 94 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
19 88 (8.61%) Automated Testing
20 87 (8.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 735 (71.92%) Java
2 369 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 204 (19.96%) Scala
4 135 (13.21%) SQL
5 128 (12.52%) Ruby
6 115 (11.25%) Python
7 72 (7.05%) Groovy
8 61 (5.97%) C#
9 56 (5.48%) C++
10 39 (3.82%) ES6
11 32 (3.13%) PHP
12 30 (2.94%) Clojure
13 25 (2.45%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.86%) ECMAScript
14 19 (1.86%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.47%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.27%) C
17 10 (0.98%) Apex Code
17 10 (0.98%) Perl
17 10 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (6.36%) Degree
2 50 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.44%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.098%) SDET
3 1 (0.098%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (10.37%) Docker
2 11 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.78%) HDFS
4 4 (0.39%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.098%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (2.64%) Graphite
2 9 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.88%) Mesos
3 8 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.68%) Oozie
5 5 (0.49%) Kibana
6 1 (0.098%) Ansible
6 1 (0.098%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (7.05%) Oracle
2 35 (3.42%) SOASTA, Inc
3 21 (2.05%) DataSynapse
4 17 (1.66%) Google
5 13 (1.27%) CyberSource
6 12 (1.17%) IBM
6 12 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.08%) VMware
8 10 (0.98%) OpenTV
9 9 (0.88%) Microsoft
10 8 (0.78%) New Relic
11 7 (0.68%) SAP
11 7 (0.68%) Siebel
12 6 (0.59%) Adobe
12 6 (0.59%) Sybase
12 6 (0.59%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.59%) Zend
13 3 (0.29%) Akamai
13 3 (0.29%) Facebook
13 3 (0.29%) Twitter
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