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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 375 349 383
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 198 208 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.60% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 154 109
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£475 £419 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £54.25 -
% change year-on-year
+30.87% -
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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 147 £475 +4.68% 39
South East -44 15 £425 +13.33% 9
Yorkshire +1 13 £450 - 4
East of England +13 12 £495 +65.00% 2
North West -41 6 £303 -13.42% 9
East Midlands -1 3 £325 - 1
South West -26 2 - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Pair Programming
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 435 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (81.88%) TDD
3 274 (58.42%) Java
4 198 (42.22%) JavaScript
5 190 (40.51%) Scrum
6 178 (37.95%) BDD
7 154 (32.84%) Continuous Integration
8 152 (32.41%) HTML
9 111 (23.67%) CSS
10 105 (22.39%) HTML5
11 98 (20.90%) Linux
12 94 (20.04%) OO
13 89 (18.98%) Web Services
14 87 (18.55%) User Stories
15 85 (18.12%) Git (software)
16 82 (17.48%) RESTful
16 82 (17.48%) MVC
17 78 (16.63%) SQL
17 78 (16.63%) Open Source
18 76 (16.20%) AngularJS
18 76 (16.20%) Python
19 72 (15.35%) .NET
19 72 (15.35%) CSS3
20 71 (15.14%) Spring
21 70 (14.93%) Scala
22 69 (14.71%) Cucumber
22 69 (14.71%) Degree
23 66 (14.07%) REST
24 65 (13.86%) C#
25 64 (13.65%) Kanban

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (12.15%) Node.js
2 28 (5.97%) Apache
3 21 (4.48%) Confluence
4 17 (3.62%) CMS
5 15 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.99%) JBoss
6 14 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (2.56%) Umbraco
8 10 (2.13%) Kentico
8 10 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.85%) Jetty
9 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.64%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.43%) nginx
11 2 (0.43%) Liferay
11 2 (0.43%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.64%) GitHub
6 2 (0.43%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.43%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Heroku
7 1 (0.21%) Route 53
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.20%) HTTP
2 7 (1.49%) LDAP
3 3 (0.64%) Internet
3 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) DHCP
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.79%) NoSQL
2 45 (9.59%) Relational Database
3 32 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 31 (6.61%) SQL Server
5 30 (6.40%) RDBMS
6 24 (5.12%) Hadoop
6 24 (5.12%) Big Data
7 15 (3.20%) MySQL
7 15 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.13%) Couchbase
10 9 (1.92%) HBase
10 9 (1.92%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.28%) Redis
13 5 (1.07%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 85 (18.12%) Git (software)
2 69 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 52 (11.09%) Jenkins
4 39 (8.32%) JUnit
5 36 (7.68%) jMock
5 36 (7.68%) Jasmine
6 35 (7.46%) Maven
6 35 (7.46%) JIRA
7 34 (7.25%) Selenium
8 24 (5.12%) Mocha
9 20 (4.26%) TeamCity
10 19 (4.05%) QUnit
11 18 (3.84%) IntelliJ
12 17 (3.62%) Subversion
12 17 (3.62%) WebDriver
13 15 (3.20%) Capybara
14 14 (2.99%) NUnit
15 13 (2.77%) Visual Studio
16 12 (2.56%) RSpec
16 12 (2.56%) Grunt
General
1 49 (10.45%) Banking
2 42 (8.96%) Investment Banking
3 39 (8.32%) Finance
4 20 (4.26%) Front Office
5 6 (1.28%) Games
6 5 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.64%) Electronics
7 3 (0.64%) Publishing
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.43%) Retail
8 2 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 388 (82.73%) Developer
2 149 (31.77%) Java Developer
3 47 (10.02%) Senior Developer
4 41 (8.74%) .NET Developer
5 34 (7.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 31 (6.61%) C# Developer
7 29 (6.18%) Scala Developer
8 22 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (4.26%) C++ Developer
9 20 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (3.84%) Ruby Developer
11 18 (3.84%) Software Engineer
11 18 (3.84%) Web Developer
11 18 (3.84%) Qt Developer
12 15 (3.20%) Front-End Developer
13 14 (2.99%) Architect
14 13 (2.77%) Analyst
15 12 (2.56%) Lead Developer
15 12 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (32.41%) HTML
2 111 (23.67%) CSS
3 105 (22.39%) HTML5
4 89 (18.98%) Web Services
5 82 (17.48%) RESTful
6 76 (16.20%) AngularJS
7 72 (15.35%) CSS3
7 72 (15.35%) .NET
8 71 (15.14%) Spring
9 66 (14.07%) REST
10 53 (11.30%) JSON
11 50 (10.66%) XML
12 45 (9.59%) Hibernate
13 39 (8.32%) Backbone.js
14 30 (6.40%) jQuery
15 29 (6.18%) ASP.NET
16 28 (5.97%) J2SE
17 25 (5.33%) WCF
18 23 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (4.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.63%) Open Source
2 33 (7.04%) User Experience
3 21 (4.48%) Fixed Income
4 14 (2.99%) Digital Media
5 13 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.13%) Social Media
7 10 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (1.71%) Web 2.0
10 7 (1.49%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.07%) DTV
11 5 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.85%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.64%) Blog
13 3 (0.64%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 98 (20.90%) Linux
2 17 (3.62%) Android
3 12 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.07%) UNIX
4 5 (1.07%) Windows
5 2 (0.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (81.88%) TDD
3 190 (40.51%) Scrum
4 178 (37.95%) BDD
5 154 (32.84%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (20.04%) OO
7 87 (18.55%) User Stories
8 82 (17.48%) MVC
9 64 (13.65%) Kanban
10 62 (13.22%) DevOps
11 59 (12.58%) Software Engineering
12 54 (11.51%) E-Commerce
12 54 (11.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 51 (10.87%) Technical Analysis
14 46 (9.81%) OOD
15 43 (9.17%) Mentoring
16 42 (8.96%) SOA
17 40 (8.53%) Web Development
18 33 (7.04%) Refactoring
18 33 (7.04%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 274 (58.42%) Java
2 198 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 78 (16.63%) SQL
4 76 (16.20%) Python
5 70 (14.93%) Scala
6 65 (13.86%) C#
7 62 (13.22%) Ruby
8 35 (7.46%) Groovy
9 24 (5.12%) C++
9 24 (5.12%) PHP
10 11 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.71%) AWK
11 8 (1.71%) sed
11 8 (1.71%) Perl
12 7 (1.49%) XAML
13 6 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.28%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.28%) Clojure
14 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 69 (14.71%) Degree
2 7 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.43%) Varnish
2 2 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.77%) Puppet
1 13 (2.77%) Graylog
2 9 (1.92%) Oozie
3 3 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (0.64%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 50 (10.66%) Oracle
2 34 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.77%) VMware
3 13 (2.77%) Akamai
3 13 (2.77%) New Relic
4 12 (2.56%) Zend
4 12 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 10 (2.13%) EPiServer
5 10 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.85%) Splunk
7 3 (0.64%) ATG
7 3 (0.64%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.43%) SAP
8 2 (0.43%) GigaSpaces
9 1 (0.21%) Endeca
9 1 (0.21%) IBM
9 1 (0.21%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.21%) Symantec
9 1 (0.21%) CODA
9 1 (0.21%) Kony
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