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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 221 281 381
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +100
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 584 440 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.83% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.03% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 361 224
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.95%
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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
41378 42813 40900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.41% 81.15% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 28419 26033
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1189 1138
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +4 383 £525 +5.00% 62
South East +57 58 £450 +18.42% 6
Yorkshire +50 47 £438 +25.00% 7
North West +18 44 £450 -5.26% 9
South West +39 28 £340 -9.33% 4
North East -24 12 £438 +3.05% 1
East of England +8 5 £525 +5.00% 5
West Midlands -28 4 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands - 3 - - 3
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 965 (91.64%) Agile Software Development
2 856 (81.29%) TDD
3 674 (64.01%) Java
4 480 (45.58%) BDD
5 471 (44.73%) Scrum
6 426 (40.46%) Continuous Integration
7 349 (33.14%) JavaScript
8 310 (29.44%) Scala
9 297 (28.21%) HTML
10 285 (27.07%) Spring
11 273 (25.93%) CSS
12 263 (24.98%) Git (software)
13 242 (22.98%) Kanban
14 204 (19.37%) RESTful
15 199 (18.90%) HTML5
16 193 (18.33%) Open Source
17 191 (18.14%) Jenkins
18 179 (17.00%) AngularJS
18 179 (17.00%) Microservices
19 173 (16.43%) REST
20 169 (16.05%) OO
21 166 (15.76%) Node.js
22 161 (15.29%) Software Engineering
23 150 (14.25%) Web Services
24 149 (14.15%) CSS3
25 147 (13.96%) E-Commerce
26 141 (13.39%) MVC
26 141 (13.39%) NoSQL
26 141 (13.39%) DevOps
27 138 (13.11%) JSON

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 59 (5.60%) Apache Spark
2 48 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (3.32%) Confluence
4 31 (2.94%) Apache
5 24 (2.28%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.52%) CMS
7 12 (1.14%) Mule
8 10 (0.95%) NServiceBus
9 9 (0.85%) Jetty
10 7 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.66%) nginx
11 6 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
11 6 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.47%) IIS
12 5 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.38%) Drupal
13 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 25 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.76%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 19 (1.80%) Magento
2 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 136 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (10.07%) GitHub
3 42 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.04%) Google Play
7 9 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.76%) PaaS
9 5 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.38%) Heroku
11 3 (0.28%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.28%) Force.com
11 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.28%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.19%) IaaS
12 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (8.55%) HTTP
2 38 (3.61%) Internet
3 35 (3.32%) MQTT
4 32 (3.04%) RTSP
5 9 (0.85%) DVB
6 3 (0.28%) LDAP
7 1 (0.095%) AMQP
7 1 (0.095%) FTP
7 1 (0.095%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (13.39%) NoSQL
2 128 (12.16%) MongoDB
3 78 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 62 (5.89%) Big Data
4 62 (5.89%) SQL Server
5 51 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 41 (3.89%) MySQL
7 40 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.47%) Redis
10 21 (1.99%) Apache Hive
11 17 (1.61%) Neo4j
12 15 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.14%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.85%) Hazelcast
15 9 (0.85%) HBase
16 6 (0.57%) MariaDB
16 6 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 263 (24.98%) Git (software)
2 191 (18.14%) Jenkins
3 122 (11.59%) Cucumber
4 107 (10.16%) Maven
5 92 (8.74%) Gradle
6 70 (6.65%) JIRA
7 66 (6.27%) Selenium
8 61 (5.79%) IntelliJ
9 54 (5.13%) JUnit
10 51 (4.84%) Subversion
11 46 (4.37%) Mockito
12 45 (4.27%) Mercurial
13 37 (3.51%) Hudson
14 36 (3.42%) WebDriver
15 35 (3.32%) Eclipse
16 33 (3.13%) Vagrant
17 24 (2.28%) Appium
18 22 (2.09%) TeamCity
19 21 (1.99%) Robotium
20 20 (1.90%) Jasmine
General
1 86 (8.17%) Finance
2 72 (6.84%) Banking
3 41 (3.89%) Retail
4 29 (2.75%) Investment Banking
5 21 (1.99%) Publishing
6 16 (1.52%) Front Office
7 14 (1.33%) Games
8 13 (1.23%) Back Office
9 10 (0.95%) Marketing
10 6 (0.57%) Advertising
11 3 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.095%) French Language
12 1 (0.095%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.095%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.095%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 903 (85.75%) Developer
2 441 (41.88%) Java Developer
3 273 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 242 (22.98%) Agile Developer
5 198 (18.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 173 (16.43%) Agile Java Developer
6 173 (16.43%) Scala Developer
7 102 (9.69%) Senior Agile Developer
8 98 (9.31%) Java Scala Developer
8 98 (9.31%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 82 (7.79%) Senior Scala Developer
10 70 (6.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 67 (6.36%) .NET Developer
12 64 (6.08%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 53 (5.03%) C# Developer
13 53 (5.03%) Python Developer
14 42 (3.99%) HTML Developer
15 41 (3.89%) Node.js Developer
16 40 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 40 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (28.21%) HTML
2 285 (27.07%) Spring
3 273 (25.93%) CSS
4 204 (19.37%) RESTful
5 199 (18.90%) HTML5
6 179 (17.00%) AngularJS
7 173 (16.43%) REST
8 166 (15.76%) Node.js
9 150 (14.25%) Web Services
10 149 (14.15%) CSS3
11 138 (13.11%) JSON
12 137 (13.01%) Hibernate
13 98 (9.31%) .NET
14 84 (7.98%) Kafka
15 81 (7.69%) Play Framework
16 79 (7.50%) Akka
17 74 (7.03%) jQuery
18 69 (6.55%) Sass
19 68 (6.46%) React
20 58 (5.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (5.70%) User Experience
2 50 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (3.89%) Video on Demand
4 38 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.66%) Derivative
7 26 (2.47%) iPad
8 25 (2.37%) Public Cloud
9 24 (2.28%) iPhone
10 15 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.42%) Streaming Video
11 13 (1.23%) Economics
12 12 (1.14%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.04%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.85%) Fat Client
14 9 (0.85%) Interactive TV
14 9 (0.85%) MPEG
14 9 (0.85%) Thin Client
15 8 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.98%) Linux
2 59 (5.60%) Apple iOS
3 48 (4.56%) Android
4 39 (3.70%) Unix
5 28 (2.66%) Windows
6 10 (0.95%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.095%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 965 (91.64%) Agile Software Development
2 856 (81.29%) TDD
3 480 (45.58%) BDD
4 471 (44.73%) Scrum
5 426 (40.46%) Continuous Integration
6 242 (22.98%) Kanban
7 193 (18.33%) Open Source
8 179 (17.00%) Microservices
9 169 (16.05%) OO
10 161 (15.29%) Software Engineering
11 147 (13.96%) E-Commerce
12 141 (13.39%) DevOps
12 141 (13.39%) MVC
13 133 (12.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 127 (12.06%) Automated Testing
15 121 (11.49%) High Availability
16 102 (9.69%) Web Development
17 98 (9.31%) SOA
18 92 (8.74%) Unit Testing
19 89 (8.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 674 (64.01%) Java
2 349 (33.14%) JavaScript
3 310 (29.44%) Scala
4 127 (12.06%) Python
5 123 (11.68%) SQL
6 94 (8.93%) C#
7 89 (8.45%) Ruby
8 76 (7.22%) Groovy
9 70 (6.65%) Clojure
10 54 (5.13%) PHP
11 48 (4.56%) C
12 36 (3.42%) C++
13 29 (2.75%) Objective-C
14 23 (2.18%) Apple Swift
15 15 (1.42%) ES6
16 11 (1.04%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.85%) ActionScript
17 9 (0.85%) ANSI C
17 9 (0.85%) Go
18 8 (0.76%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 67 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 53 (5.03%) Degree
3 42 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (10.26%) QA
2 16 (1.52%) SDET
3 10 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (8.36%) Docker
2 43 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (1.23%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.66%) HDFS
5 5 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.19%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.095%) vCloud
7 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (3.80%) Puppet
2 27 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.76%) Ansible
5 6 (0.57%) Kibana
6 5 (0.47%) Terraform
7 3 (0.28%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.19%) logstash
8 2 (0.19%) Oozie
8 2 (0.19%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.19%) Sun Identity Manager
9 1 (0.095%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.095%) Grafana
9 1 (0.095%) Mesos
9 1 (0.095%) Nagios
9 1 (0.095%) Packer
Vendors
1 23 (2.18%) Google
2 22 (2.09%) New Relic
3 18 (1.71%) hybris
4 17 (1.61%) VMware
5 15 (1.42%) ATG
5 15 (1.42%) Oracle
6 13 (1.23%) Microsoft
7 11 (1.04%) Apple
7 11 (1.04%) Facebook
8 10 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.85%) OpenTV
10 8 (0.76%) Optimizely
11 7 (0.66%) Adobe
11 7 (0.66%) IBM
12 6 (0.57%) Apigee
13 5 (0.47%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.28%) ForgeRock
14 3 (0.28%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.28%) SAP
15 2 (0.19%) Cognos
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