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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 220 392 367
Rank change year-on-year
+172 -25
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 497 192 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.05% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 160 142
Average daily rate £525 £479 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £54.25
% change year-on-year
- +30.87%
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
38540 36317 34567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.50% 78.00% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25554 23532 21284
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 979 1093
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +153 421 £525 +5.00% 90
South East +26 27 £425 - 12
North West +3 18 £450 +12.07% 14
North East - 13 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -6 11 £450 -5.26% 17
East of England -15 4 £459 -6.37% 2
South West -1 1 £310 -27.05% 4
East Midlands -8 1 £625 +92.30%
West Midlands - 1 £550 - 4
Pair Programming
UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 888 (92.89%) Agile Software Development
2 790 (82.64%) TDD
3 651 (68.10%) Java
4 444 (46.44%) Scrum
5 384 (40.17%) Continuous Integration
6 379 (39.64%) JavaScript
7 338 (35.36%) BDD
8 310 (32.43%) NoSQL
9 304 (31.80%) Spring
10 277 (28.97%) HTML
11 266 (27.82%) Git (software)
12 250 (26.15%) REST
13 246 (25.73%) Web Services
14 225 (23.54%) Node.js
15 222 (23.22%) CSS
16 216 (22.59%) AngularJS
17 198 (20.71%) Apache Cassandra
18 187 (19.56%) Continuous Delivery
19 185 (19.35%) Kanban
20 172 (17.99%) RESTful
21 170 (17.78%) Ruby
21 170 (17.78%) Linux
22 168 (17.57%) Open Source
23 167 (17.47%) SQL
24 164 (17.15%) MVC
25 160 (16.74%) Scala
26 158 (16.53%) HTML5
26 158 (16.53%) MongoDB
27 143 (14.96%) Unix
28 138 (14.44%) Software Engineering

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 225 (23.54%) Node.js
2 113 (11.82%) Tomcat
3 83 (8.68%) Apache
4 81 (8.47%) Jetty
5 42 (4.39%) Apache Spark
6 20 (2.09%) Oracle Coherence
7 12 (1.26%) Confluence
8 11 (1.15%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.15%) JBoss
9 9 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.52%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.42%) Apache TomEE
12 4 (0.42%) CMS
12 4 (0.42%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 3 (0.31%) Mule
14 2 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.21%) Documentum
14 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.10%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.21%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.52%) Magento
2 5 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.10%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 138 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.45%) GitHub
3 12 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.94%) Heroku
5 7 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.73%) Force.com
6 5 (0.52%) SaaS
7 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.74%) HTTP
2 43 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.62%) Internet
4 6 (0.63%) DVB
4 6 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.10%) LAN
7 1 (0.10%) WAN
7 1 (0.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (32.43%) NoSQL
2 198 (20.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 158 (16.53%) MongoDB
4 64 (6.69%) Hadoop
5 57 (5.96%) Big Data
6 54 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (5.13%) MySQL
8 48 (5.02%) SQL Server
9 47 (4.92%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (2.09%) Apache Hive
11 20 (2.09%) Redis
12 14 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.46%) DB2
12 14 (1.46%) HBase
13 10 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.05%) Riak
14 9 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.84%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.63%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 266 (27.82%) Git (software)
2 137 (14.33%) Jenkins
3 114 (11.92%) Cucumber
3 114 (11.92%) Maven
4 112 (11.72%) Subversion
5 104 (10.88%) JUnit
6 98 (10.25%) Gradle
7 89 (9.31%) Mockito
8 74 (7.74%) Jasmine
9 48 (5.02%) Protractor
10 46 (4.81%) Mocha
11 41 (4.29%) JMeter
12 37 (3.87%) JIRA
13 36 (3.77%) gulp
14 34 (3.56%) TeamCity
15 33 (3.45%) Selenium
16 29 (3.03%) Sinon.JS
17 24 (2.51%) Karma Test Runner
18 22 (2.30%) QUnit
19 20 (2.09%) Hudson
General
1 117 (12.24%) Finance
2 99 (10.36%) Banking
3 39 (4.08%) Front Office
4 25 (2.62%) Marketing
5 24 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.09%) Publishing
7 15 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.46%) Games
9 10 (1.05%) Retail
10 7 (0.73%) Automotive
10 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.63%) Electronics
12 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.31%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 864 (90.38%) Developer
2 467 (48.85%) Java Developer
3 278 (29.08%) Agile Developer
4 221 (23.12%) Agile Java Developer
5 162 (16.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 162 (16.95%) Senior Developer
6 110 (11.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 88 (9.21%) Scala Developer
8 82 (8.58%) Node.js Developer
9 68 (7.11%) Angular Developer
10 56 (5.86%) Senior Agile Developer
11 55 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 52 (5.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 40 (4.18%) HTML Developer
14 36 (3.77%) .NET Developer
14 36 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
14 36 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
15 34 (3.56%) Hadoop Developer
16 33 (3.45%) Java Scala Developer
17 32 (3.35%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (31.80%) Spring
2 277 (28.97%) HTML
3 250 (26.15%) REST
4 246 (25.73%) Web Services
5 222 (23.22%) CSS
6 216 (22.59%) AngularJS
7 172 (17.99%) RESTful
8 158 (16.53%) HTML5
9 124 (12.97%) Hibernate
10 115 (12.03%) CSS3
11 109 (11.40%) JSON
12 74 (7.74%) Sass
13 70 (7.32%) XML
14 66 (6.90%) jQuery
15 63 (6.59%) J2EE
16 58 (6.07%) .NET
17 57 (5.96%) React
18 55 (5.75%) Express
18 55 (5.75%) Spring MVC
19 53 (5.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.36%) User Experience
2 59 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.66%) STB
4 34 (3.56%) Derivative
5 26 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (2.62%) Grid Computing
7 20 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.36%) iPad
9 12 (1.26%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.84%) Interactive TV
11 8 (0.84%) MPEG
12 7 (0.73%) Equities
12 7 (0.73%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.63%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.63%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.63%) IPTV
13 6 (0.63%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 170 (17.78%) Linux
2 143 (14.96%) Unix
3 60 (6.28%) Windows
4 16 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.36%) Android
6 8 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.21%) AIX
7 2 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (92.89%) Agile Software Development
2 790 (82.64%) TDD
3 444 (46.44%) Scrum
4 384 (40.17%) Continuous Integration
5 338 (35.36%) BDD
6 187 (19.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 185 (19.35%) Kanban
8 168 (17.57%) Open Source
9 164 (17.15%) MVC
10 138 (14.44%) Software Engineering
11 135 (14.12%) OO
12 129 (13.49%) Multithreading
13 105 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 105 (10.98%) Unit Testing
14 96 (10.04%) User Stories
15 92 (9.62%) Mentoring
15 92 (9.62%) SDLC
16 85 (8.89%) DevOps
17 84 (8.79%) High Availability
18 71 (7.43%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 651 (68.10%) Java
2 379 (39.64%) JavaScript
3 170 (17.78%) Ruby
4 167 (17.47%) SQL
5 160 (16.74%) Scala
6 120 (12.55%) Python
7 80 (8.37%) Groovy
8 52 (5.44%) C#
9 51 (5.33%) C++
10 44 (4.60%) ES6
11 30 (3.14%) PHP
12 26 (2.72%) Clojure
13 25 (2.62%) CoffeeScript
14 24 (2.51%) Shell Script
15 22 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 22 (2.30%) ECMAScript
16 19 (1.99%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.88%) Perl
18 16 (1.67%) T-SQL
19 12 (1.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 80 (8.37%) Degree
2 55 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.52%) PMP
5 4 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.11%) QA
2 3 (0.31%) SDET
2 3 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (10.46%) Docker
2 11 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.63%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.21%) HDFS
4 2 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (3.45%) Graphite
2 19 (1.99%) Oozie
3 17 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.67%) Mesos
5 9 (0.94%) Puppet
6 6 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.31%) Kibana
9 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 73 (7.64%) Oracle
2 39 (4.08%) SOASTA, Inc
3 21 (2.20%) DataSynapse
4 13 (1.36%) IBM
5 12 (1.26%) VMware
6 11 (1.15%) Microsoft
6 11 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.05%) Teradata
8 9 (0.94%) Google
9 8 (0.84%) New Relic
9 8 (0.84%) OpenTV
10 6 (0.63%) HP
10 6 (0.63%) Rally
10 6 (0.63%) SAP
10 6 (0.63%) Sybase
10 6 (0.63%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.42%) CyberSource
11 4 (0.42%) Zend
12 3 (0.31%) Akamai
12 3 (0.31%) Red Gate
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