The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 353 335 409
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +74
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 229 220 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.64% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 164 108
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £534 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36781 34189 37645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.40% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21204 22145
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 979 1382
Average hourly rate £23.80 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Pair Programming
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
London +69 190 £490 +8.88% 41
South East -31 17 £375 +7.14% 10
South West -19 7 £300 -17.24% 5
East of England -52 7 £356 -23.79% 2
North West -14 5 £350 +3.70% 7
East Midlands -17 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Pair Programming
UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 402 (91.16%) TDD
2 288 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (62.59%) Java
4 237 (53.74%) Scrum
5 195 (44.22%) BDD
6 194 (43.99%) JavaScript
7 175 (39.68%) Continuous Integration
8 149 (33.79%) HTML
9 109 (24.72%) OO
10 108 (24.49%) CSS
11 97 (22.00%) SQL
12 96 (21.77%) Cucumber
13 95 (21.54%) XML
14 94 (21.32%) Spring
15 93 (21.09%) Web Services
16 85 (19.27%) MVC
16 85 (19.27%) Open Source
17 81 (18.37%) JSON
18 79 (17.91%) Python
19 77 (17.46%) Linux
19 77 (17.46%) C#
20 76 (17.23%) NoSQL
21 75 (17.01%) QA
22 74 (16.78%) Scala
22 74 (16.78%) Git (software)
23 73 (16.55%) Software Engineering
23 73 (16.55%) .NET
24 72 (16.33%) Kanban
25 71 (16.10%) MongoDB
25 71 (16.10%) Jenkins

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 19 (4.31%) Node.js
2 15 (3.40%) CMS
3 13 (2.95%) Apache
4 12 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (2.72%) Confluence
5 8 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.59%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.13%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.91%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.23%) Jetty
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.23%) Mule
10 1 (0.23%) Liferay
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (2.04%) SaaS
4 6 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.68%) GitHub
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.45%) Heroku
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.90%) HTTP
2 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.45%) Internet
2 2 (0.45%) ZigBee
2 2 (0.45%) SMTP
2 2 (0.45%) AMQP
2 2 (0.45%) LDAP
3 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.23%) CDMA
3 1 (0.23%) GPRS
3 1 (0.23%) SMS
3 1 (0.23%) UMTS
3 1 (0.23%) VoIP
3 1 (0.23%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.23%) LTE
3 1 (0.23%) 3G
3 1 (0.23%) Wireless
3 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.23%) NoSQL
2 71 (16.10%) MongoDB
3 39 (8.84%) SQL Server
4 36 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 31 (7.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (6.35%) MySQL
7 19 (4.31%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.40%) CouchDB
8 15 (3.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.72%) Big Data
10 11 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.27%) Apache Hive
12 9 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.59%) Couchbase
14 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 96 (21.77%) Cucumber
2 74 (16.78%) Git (software)
3 71 (16.10%) Jenkins
4 44 (9.98%) Selenium
5 37 (8.39%) JUnit
6 36 (8.16%) Maven
7 34 (7.71%) Subversion
8 32 (7.26%) WebDriver
9 28 (6.35%) JIRA
10 27 (6.12%) TeamCity
11 23 (5.22%) CruiseControl
11 23 (5.22%) Hudson
12 19 (4.31%) Visual Studio
13 17 (3.85%) Eclipse
13 17 (3.85%) Mockito
14 16 (3.63%) WATIR
15 13 (2.95%) JBehave
15 13 (2.95%) IntelliJ
15 13 (2.95%) FitNesse
15 13 (2.95%) Jasmine
General
1 48 (10.88%) Banking
2 44 (9.98%) Finance
3 38 (8.62%) Front Office
4 35 (7.94%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.81%) Back Office
6 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.13%) Games
7 4 (0.91%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) Publishing
8 3 (0.68%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Billing
9 2 (0.45%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 382 (86.62%) Developer
2 160 (36.28%) Java Developer
3 61 (13.83%) Senior Developer
4 52 (11.79%) Agile Java Developer
5 46 (10.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 38 (8.62%) Scala Developer
7 29 (6.58%) Python Developer
8 25 (5.67%) C# Developer
9 24 (5.44%) .NET Developer
10 20 (4.54%) Tester
11 17 (3.85%) Automation Tester
12 16 (3.63%) Ruby Developer
12 16 (3.63%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.63%) C++ Developer
13 15 (3.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 13 (2.95%) Qt Developer
14 13 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (2.72%) Web Developer
16 10 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
17 9 (2.04%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (33.79%) HTML
2 108 (24.49%) CSS
3 95 (21.54%) XML
4 94 (21.32%) Spring
5 93 (21.09%) Web Services
6 81 (18.37%) JSON
7 73 (16.55%) .NET
8 65 (14.74%) RESTful
9 62 (14.06%) HTML5
10 52 (11.79%) CSS3
11 47 (10.66%) SOAP
12 46 (10.43%) Hibernate
13 40 (9.07%) ASP.NET
14 39 (8.84%) jQuery
15 38 (8.62%) REST
16 35 (7.94%) AngularJS
17 33 (7.48%) Grails
18 27 (6.12%) XSLT
18 27 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
18 27 (6.12%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.27%) Open Source
2 32 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.44%) Derivative
4 22 (4.99%) Equity Derivative
5 20 (4.54%) Equities
6 13 (2.95%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.72%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.59%) Blog
9 6 (1.36%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.36%) iPad
9 6 (1.36%) iPhone
10 5 (1.13%) Xbox
10 5 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.68%) Online Games
12 3 (0.68%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.68%) IPTV
12 3 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 77 (17.46%) Linux
2 14 (3.17%) UNIX
3 12 (2.72%) Android
4 9 (2.04%) Windows
4 9 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.59%) Solaris
6 6 (1.36%) AIX
6 6 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (91.16%) TDD
2 288 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (53.74%) Scrum
4 195 (44.22%) BDD
5 175 (39.68%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (24.72%) OO
7 85 (19.27%) MVC
8 73 (16.55%) Software Engineering
9 72 (16.33%) Kanban
10 64 (14.51%) Test Automation
11 48 (10.88%) User Stories
12 43 (9.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (9.30%) Unit Testing
14 38 (8.62%) Release Management
15 37 (8.39%) SOA
16 35 (7.94%) E-Commerce
16 35 (7.94%) Web Development
17 33 (7.48%) ATDD
18 24 (5.44%) Configuration Management
19 22 (4.99%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 276 (62.59%) Java
2 194 (43.99%) JavaScript
3 97 (22.00%) SQL
4 79 (17.91%) Python
5 77 (17.46%) C#
6 74 (16.78%) Scala
7 71 (16.10%) Ruby
8 54 (12.24%) Groovy
9 24 (5.44%) PHP
10 23 (5.22%) Shell Script
11 19 (4.31%) C++
12 18 (4.08%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.81%) Clojure
14 7 (1.59%) XQuery
15 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.36%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (1.13%) PHP5
16 5 (1.13%) Perl
17 4 (0.91%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (13.83%) Degree
2 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (17.01%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) RHEV
2 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) Capistrano
1 9 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.81%) Puppet
3 6 (1.36%) Oozie
4 3 (0.68%) Nagios
5 2 (0.45%) Graylog2
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (8.84%) Oracle
2 25 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.72%) JBoss
4 11 (2.49%) Akamai
5 9 (2.04%) Zend
5 9 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.36%) Twitter
7 4 (0.91%) VMware
7 4 (0.91%) SAP
7 4 (0.91%) Adobe
8 3 (0.68%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.68%) Sybase
8 3 (0.68%) New Relic
9 2 (0.45%) Vignette
9 2 (0.45%) Splunk
10 1 (0.23%) Vertica
10 1 (0.23%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.23%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.23%) ATG
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
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