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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 252 328 373
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +45
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 497 327 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.00% 0.63% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.79% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 254 189
Median daily rate £500 £486 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £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 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +21 292 £518 +3.50% 57
Yorkshire +67 74 £425 -5.55% 1
South East +41 51 £500 +24.22% 13
North West +27 45 £500 +5.26% 10
East of England +36 15 £488 -7.14% 1
South West +10 13 £375 -3.22% 2
North East -39 4 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands -5 1 - - 2
West Midlands -34 1 £550 +83.33% 2
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 977 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (84.13%) TDD
3 703 (67.60%) Java
4 544 (52.31%) Scrum
5 447 (42.98%) BDD
6 433 (41.63%) Continuous Integration
7 362 (34.81%) JavaScript
8 298 (28.65%) HTML
9 295 (28.37%) Scala
10 288 (27.69%) Spring
11 265 (25.48%) Kanban
12 258 (24.81%) CSS
13 243 (23.37%) Git (software)
14 211 (20.29%) NoSQL
15 204 (19.62%) REST
16 199 (19.13%) HTML5
17 187 (17.98%) Open Source
18 179 (17.21%) Web Services
19 172 (16.54%) AngularJS
20 169 (16.25%) RESTful
21 157 (15.10%) Jenkins
22 151 (14.52%) Node.js
23 149 (14.33%) Software Engineering
24 148 (14.23%) Continuous Delivery
25 146 (14.04%) CSS3
25 146 (14.04%) OO
26 144 (13.85%) MongoDB
27 138 (13.27%) Microservices
28 136 (13.08%) E-Commerce
29 135 (12.98%) MVC

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 60 (5.77%) Apache Spark
2 40 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 37 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (2.60%) Apache
5 17 (1.63%) Jetty
6 15 (1.44%) Confluence
7 13 (1.25%) Apache TomEE
8 12 (1.15%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 10 (0.96%) Mule
10 7 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.29%) JBoss
12 3 (0.29%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.19%) Documentum
13 2 (0.19%) IIS
13 2 (0.19%) Liferay
13 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.096%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 20 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.38%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.83%) Magento
2 16 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 96 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (8.37%) GitHub
3 27 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (1.63%) Google Analytics
4 17 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.06%) Google Play
7 8 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.77%) PaaS
8 7 (0.67%) Heroku
9 5 (0.48%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.38%) SaaS
11 3 (0.29%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.19%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.096%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.096%) Force.com
13 1 (0.096%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.54%) HTTP
2 30 (2.88%) Internet
3 5 (0.48%) DVB
4 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.096%) AMQP
6 1 (0.096%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (20.29%) NoSQL
2 144 (13.85%) MongoDB
3 124 (11.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 78 (7.50%) Big Data
5 58 (5.58%) Hadoop
6 51 (4.90%) MySQL
7 47 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (4.52%) SQL Server
8 31 (2.98%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.73%) Redis
10 16 (1.54%) Hazelcast
11 15 (1.44%) MariaDB
11 15 (1.44%) Neo4j
12 13 (1.25%) Apache Hive
13 12 (1.15%) HBase
14 11 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
17 6 (0.58%) CouchDB
17 6 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 243 (23.37%) Git (software)
2 157 (15.10%) Jenkins
3 130 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 102 (9.81%) Gradle
4 102 (9.81%) Maven
5 67 (6.44%) JUnit
6 58 (5.58%) Selenium
7 53 (5.10%) Mockito
8 50 (4.81%) IntelliJ
9 46 (4.42%) JIRA
10 45 (4.33%) Subversion
11 42 (4.04%) Jasmine
12 40 (3.85%) Mercurial
13 36 (3.46%) Hudson
14 33 (3.17%) WebDriver
15 29 (2.79%) Mocha
16 28 (2.69%) Eclipse
17 27 (2.60%) Protractor
18 25 (2.40%) Appium
19 24 (2.31%) TeamCity
General
1 122 (11.73%) Finance
2 82 (7.88%) Banking
3 34 (3.27%) Publishing
4 26 (2.50%) Retail
5 17 (1.63%) Front Office
5 17 (1.63%) Marketing
6 16 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.35%) Games
8 9 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.67%) Electronics
10 6 (0.58%) Back Office
11 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.096%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.096%) French Language
13 1 (0.096%) Legal
13 1 (0.096%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 897 (86.25%) Developer
2 467 (44.90%) Java Developer
3 289 (27.79%) Agile Developer
4 256 (24.62%) Senior Developer
5 202 (19.42%) Agile Java Developer
6 197 (18.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 159 (15.29%) Scala Developer
8 105 (10.10%) JavaScript Developer
9 97 (9.33%) Senior Agile Developer
10 92 (8.85%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 90 (8.65%) Java Scala Developer
12 63 (6.06%) Senior Scala Developer
13 61 (5.87%) .NET Developer
14 56 (5.38%) Python Developer
15 54 (5.19%) HTML Developer
16 52 (5.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
17 51 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
18 49 (4.71%) Node.js Developer
19 47 (4.52%) C# Developer
20 43 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (28.65%) HTML
2 288 (27.69%) Spring
3 258 (24.81%) CSS
4 204 (19.62%) REST
5 199 (19.13%) HTML5
6 179 (17.21%) Web Services
7 172 (16.54%) AngularJS
8 169 (16.25%) RESTful
9 151 (14.52%) Node.js
10 146 (14.04%) CSS3
11 134 (12.88%) Hibernate
12 86 (8.27%) .NET
13 85 (8.17%) JSON
14 75 (7.21%) Sass
15 74 (7.12%) J2EE
16 73 (7.02%) Play Framework
17 68 (6.54%) Akka
18 60 (5.77%) React
19 59 (5.67%) spray
20 56 (5.38%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.25%) User Experience
2 43 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (2.69%) Derivative
5 22 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.12%) iPad
6 13 (1.25%) Social Media
7 12 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 10 (0.96%) Interactive TV
8 10 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (0.87%) Fixed Income
9 9 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (0.87%) Video on Demand
10 7 (0.67%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.67%) iPhone
11 6 (0.58%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.48%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.48%) RIA
12 5 (0.48%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 106 (10.19%) Linux
2 54 (5.19%) Unix
3 41 (3.94%) Apple iOS
4 38 (3.65%) Android
5 20 (1.92%) Windows
6 10 (0.96%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.38%) Solaris
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.096%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (84.13%) TDD
3 544 (52.31%) Scrum
4 447 (42.98%) BDD
5 433 (41.63%) Continuous Integration
6 265 (25.48%) Kanban
7 187 (17.98%) Open Source
8 149 (14.33%) Software Engineering
9 148 (14.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 146 (14.04%) OO
11 138 (13.27%) Microservices
12 136 (13.08%) E-Commerce
13 135 (12.98%) MVC
14 118 (11.35%) High Availability
15 117 (11.25%) Automated Testing
16 115 (11.06%) DevOps
17 103 (9.90%) Mentoring
18 96 (9.23%) Web Development
19 88 (8.46%) SOA
20 81 (7.79%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 703 (67.60%) Java
2 362 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 295 (28.37%) Scala
4 110 (10.58%) SQL
5 109 (10.48%) Python
6 101 (9.71%) Ruby
7 80 (7.69%) Groovy
8 75 (7.21%) C#
9 55 (5.29%) Clojure
10 41 (3.94%) PHP
11 35 (3.37%) ES6
12 23 (2.21%) C++
13 18 (1.73%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.63%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.15%) ECMAScript
15 12 (1.15%) Go
15 12 (1.15%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.06%) C
17 8 (0.77%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (5.19%) Degree
2 44 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.096%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.65%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.48%) SDET
4 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.096%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (7.69%) Docker
2 39 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.96%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.87%) HDFS
5 5 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.19%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.19%) vCloud
7 2 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.63%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.54%) Puppet
3 8 (0.77%) Ansible
3 8 (0.77%) Kibana
4 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.29%) Oozie
5 3 (0.29%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.19%) Graphite
6 2 (0.19%) Mesos
6 2 (0.19%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.19%) Sun Identity Manager
6 2 (0.19%) Terraform
7 1 (0.096%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.096%) Grafana
7 1 (0.096%) logstash
7 1 (0.096%) Nagios
7 1 (0.096%) Packer
Vendors
1 37 (3.56%) Google
2 35 (3.37%) Oracle
3 17 (1.63%) New Relic
4 13 (1.25%) CyberSource
4 13 (1.25%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.15%) VMware
6 11 (1.06%) Facebook
7 10 (0.96%) IBM
8 9 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.77%) Adobe
9 8 (0.77%) Optimizely
10 7 (0.67%) SAP
11 6 (0.58%) Siebel
12 5 (0.48%) OpenTV
12 5 (0.48%) SOASTA, Inc
13 4 (0.38%) Apple
13 4 (0.38%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.38%) Zend
14 3 (0.29%) Akamai
14 3 (0.29%) Atlassian
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