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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 343 358 353
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 257 214 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 174 172
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £372 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £637 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 -
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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
38770 36926 31244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.37% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24670 23522 19100
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1108 969
Average hourly rate £28.85 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +12 189 £500 +5.26% 40
Yorkshire +20 32 £438 +34.61% 1
North West -22 15 £425 +21.42% 12
East Midlands -10 9 £325 - 5
South East -19 8 £413 +6.45% 7
East of England +6 2 £275 -18.51% 2
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 3
North East - 1 - - 1
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 415 (92.63%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (82.37%) TDD
3 273 (60.94%) Java
4 192 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 187 (41.74%) BDD
6 180 (40.18%) Scrum
7 152 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (31.92%) HTML
9 115 (25.67%) CSS
10 105 (23.44%) OO
11 99 (22.10%) RESTful
12 90 (20.09%) HTML5
13 87 (19.42%) Web Services
14 83 (18.53%) SQL
14 83 (18.53%) Git (software)
15 80 (17.86%) Ruby
16 79 (17.63%) Spring
16 79 (17.63%) AngularJS
17 74 (16.52%) Linux
18 73 (16.29%) Python
18 73 (16.29%) Kanban
19 70 (15.63%) Scala
19 70 (15.63%) REST
19 70 (15.63%) CSS3
20 67 (14.96%) User Stories
21 66 (14.73%) Node.js
22 65 (14.51%) MVC
23 64 (14.29%) Cucumber
23 64 (14.29%) Open Source
24 61 (13.62%) Continuous Improvement

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 66 (14.73%) Node.js
2 23 (5.13%) CMS
3 19 (4.24%) Kentico
3 19 (4.24%) Umbraco
3 19 (4.24%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (4.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 18 (4.02%) Tomcat
5 15 (3.35%) Apache
6 9 (2.01%) Confluence
7 6 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.12%) Jetty
9 3 (0.67%) JBoss
9 3 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.45%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.22%) IIS
11 1 (0.22%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.22%) Liferay
11 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.79%) GitHub
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.67%) Heroku
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.79%) HTTP
2 11 (2.46%) Internet
3 7 (1.56%) LDAP
4 5 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.45%) UPnP
6 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.17%) Relational Database
2 55 (12.28%) NoSQL
3 49 (10.94%) MongoDB
4 36 (8.04%) RDBMS
5 31 (6.92%) SQL Server
6 28 (6.25%) MySQL
7 24 (5.36%) Hadoop
8 21 (4.69%) Big Data
9 15 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (2.01%) Couchbase
12 8 (1.79%) HBase
12 8 (1.79%) Redis
13 6 (1.34%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.67%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.45%) BigTable
15 2 (0.45%) Riak
15 2 (0.45%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 83 (18.53%) Git (software)
2 64 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 43 (9.60%) jMock
4 39 (8.71%) JUnit
4 39 (8.71%) Jenkins
5 37 (8.26%) Selenium
6 30 (6.70%) Jasmine
7 27 (6.03%) Mocha
7 27 (6.03%) IntelliJ
8 25 (5.58%) TeamCity
9 24 (5.36%) Subversion
10 23 (5.13%) Maven
11 21 (4.69%) JIRA
12 20 (4.46%) QUnit
13 19 (4.24%) Capybara
14 18 (4.02%) RSpec
15 15 (3.35%) Grunt
16 14 (3.13%) Bower
16 14 (3.13%) webpack
16 14 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (12.72%) Banking
2 48 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 29 (6.47%) Finance
4 10 (2.23%) Front Office
4 10 (2.23%) Games
5 6 (1.34%) Electronics
5 6 (1.34%) Publishing
6 3 (0.67%) Retail
6 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Law
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 376 (83.93%) Developer
2 167 (37.28%) Java Developer
3 50 (11.16%) Senior Developer
4 40 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 33 (7.37%) Agile Java Developer
6 24 (5.36%) Ruby Developer
7 23 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (4.91%) Lead Developer
9 20 (4.46%) C# Developer
9 20 (4.46%) Web Developer
9 20 (4.46%) PHP Developer
10 18 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (3.35%) Scala Developer
13 14 (3.13%) Software Developer
14 13 (2.90%) Architect
15 12 (2.68%) Analyst
15 12 (2.68%) Front-End Developer
15 12 (2.68%) Lead Java Developer
16 11 (2.46%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (31.92%) HTML
2 115 (25.67%) CSS
3 99 (22.10%) RESTful
4 90 (20.09%) HTML5
5 87 (19.42%) Web Services
6 79 (17.63%) Spring
6 79 (17.63%) AngularJS
7 70 (15.63%) REST
7 70 (15.63%) CSS3
8 61 (13.62%) .NET
9 57 (12.72%) JSON
10 55 (12.28%) Hibernate
11 50 (11.16%) XML
12 36 (8.04%) Backbone.js
13 34 (7.59%) J2SE
14 32 (7.14%) jQuery
15 29 (6.47%) Sass
16 26 (5.80%) J2EE
16 26 (5.80%) ASP.NET
17 24 (5.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.29%) Open Source
2 41 (9.15%) User Experience
3 20 (4.46%) Fixed Income
4 16 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 14 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.68%) Social Media
7 10 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.01%) Reference Data
8 9 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.56%) Animation
10 6 (1.34%) Web 2.0
11 5 (1.12%) iPhone
11 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.89%) RIA
12 4 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.89%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.89%) Blog
12 4 (0.89%) DTV
13 3 (0.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 74 (16.52%) Linux
2 14 (3.13%) Android
3 13 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.79%) UNIX
5 5 (1.12%) Windows
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (92.63%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (82.37%) TDD
3 187 (41.74%) BDD
4 180 (40.18%) Scrum
5 152 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
6 105 (23.44%) OO
7 73 (16.29%) Kanban
8 67 (14.96%) User Stories
9 65 (14.51%) MVC
10 61 (13.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 60 (13.39%) E-Commerce
12 58 (12.95%) Technical Analysis
13 53 (11.83%) Mentoring
14 52 (11.61%) Web Development
15 51 (11.38%) DevOps
16 47 (10.49%) Software Engineering
17 46 (10.27%) OOD
18 40 (8.93%) Refactoring
19 32 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
20 31 (6.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 273 (60.94%) Java
2 192 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 83 (18.53%) SQL
4 80 (17.86%) Ruby
5 73 (16.29%) Python
6 70 (15.63%) Scala
7 50 (11.16%) C#
8 32 (7.14%) PHP
8 32 (7.14%) Groovy
9 11 (2.46%) Perl
10 8 (1.79%) XAML
11 7 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.34%) Clojure
13 5 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.89%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.67%) C++
16 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.22%) AWK
Qualifications
1 44 (9.82%) Degree
2 10 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.04%) QA
System Software
1 19 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.89%) Docker
3 2 (0.45%) Varnish
3 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.24%) Graylog
2 3 (0.67%) Puppet
2 3 (0.67%) Oozie
3 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.45%) SCOM
4 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 61 (13.62%) Oracle
2 34 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.24%) VMware
3 19 (4.24%) EPiServer
3 19 (4.24%) Sitecore
3 19 (4.24%) Akamai
3 19 (4.24%) New Relic
4 8 (1.79%) Zend
5 4 (0.89%) Apple
6 3 (0.67%) hybris
7 2 (0.45%) IBM
7 2 (0.45%) ATG
7 2 (0.45%) Splunk
8 1 (0.22%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.22%) Kony
8 1 (0.22%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.22%) Apigee
8 1 (0.22%) Actian
8 1 (0.22%) Perforce
8 1 (0.22%) TIBCO
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