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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 343 347 380
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 250 222 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 165 125
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£450 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £37.50
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
37309 35800 38541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.52% 73.75% 71.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23546 22412 22771
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 970 1387
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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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 +94 204 £475 +5.55% 51
South East -32 23 £363 +3.57% 13
North West -15 7 £350 -6.66% 8
South West -27 7 £300 -17.24% 4
East of England -58 5 £356 -23.79%
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 5
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Pair Programming
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 423 (89.81%) TDD
2 299 (63.48%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (61.57%) Java
4 245 (52.02%) Scrum
5 198 (42.04%) JavaScript
6 197 (41.83%) BDD
7 189 (40.13%) Continuous Integration
8 142 (30.15%) HTML
9 120 (25.48%) OO
10 104 (22.08%) CSS
11 99 (21.02%) Cucumber
12 97 (20.59%) SQL
12 97 (20.59%) Spring
13 95 (20.17%) Linux
14 94 (19.96%) Open Source
15 92 (19.53%) Python
16 91 (19.32%) XML
17 90 (19.11%) MVC
18 86 (18.26%) Web Services
18 86 (18.26%) QA
19 83 (17.62%) JSON
20 81 (17.20%) NoSQL
21 79 (16.77%) Jenkins
21 79 (16.77%) Software Engineering
21 79 (16.77%) Ruby
22 76 (16.14%) C#
23 75 (15.92%) Git (software)
24 72 (15.29%) .NET
24 72 (15.29%) Degree
25 70 (14.86%) Kanban

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 19 (4.03%) Apache
2 18 (3.82%) Node.js
3 16 (3.40%) Confluence
3 16 (3.40%) CMS
4 12 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.49%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.85%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.42%) Liferay
10 2 (0.42%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.21%) Mule
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.21%) Jetty
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.27%) SaaS
4 4 (0.85%) GitHub
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.94%) HTTP
2 4 (0.85%) LDAP
3 3 (0.64%) Internet
4 2 (0.42%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.42%) AMQP
5 1 (0.21%) LTE
5 1 (0.21%) 3G
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.21%) CDMA
5 1 (0.21%) GPRS
5 1 (0.21%) SMS
5 1 (0.21%) UMTS
5 1 (0.21%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.20%) NoSQL
2 63 (13.38%) MongoDB
3 41 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 41 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 35 (7.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (5.10%) MySQL
6 21 (4.46%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.82%) CouchDB
8 14 (2.97%) Big Data
9 12 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.55%) Apache Hive
10 11 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.12%) Couchbase
12 9 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 99 (21.02%) Cucumber
2 79 (16.77%) Jenkins
3 75 (15.92%) Git (software)
4 44 (9.34%) Selenium
5 36 (7.64%) Maven
5 36 (7.64%) JUnit
6 33 (7.01%) WebDriver
7 31 (6.58%) Subversion
7 31 (6.58%) JIRA
7 31 (6.58%) TeamCity
8 27 (5.73%) Hudson
9 23 (4.88%) CruiseControl
10 19 (4.03%) Visual Studio
11 16 (3.40%) Eclipse
11 16 (3.40%) WATIR
12 14 (2.97%) JBehave
12 14 (2.97%) Mockito
12 14 (2.97%) IntelliJ
12 14 (2.97%) Jasmine
12 14 (2.97%) Capybara
General
1 53 (11.25%) Banking
2 43 (9.13%) Finance
3 40 (8.49%) Investment Banking
4 39 (8.28%) Front Office
5 8 (1.70%) Back Office
6 6 (1.27%) Games
7 5 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.85%) Electronics
9 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.64%) Publishing
9 3 (0.64%) Marketing
10 2 (0.42%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 401 (85.14%) Developer
2 167 (35.46%) Java Developer
3 59 (12.53%) Senior Developer
4 55 (11.68%) Agile Java Developer
5 46 (9.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 33 (7.01%) Scala Developer
7 30 (6.37%) Python Developer
8 24 (5.10%) .NET Developer
8 24 (5.10%) C++ Developer
8 24 (5.10%) C# Developer
9 20 (4.25%) Tester
9 20 (4.25%) Qt Developer
10 17 (3.61%) Ruby Developer
10 17 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (3.40%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.40%) Automation Tester
12 15 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 11 (2.34%) ScrumMaster
13 11 (2.34%) Web Developer
14 9 (1.91%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (30.15%) HTML
2 104 (22.08%) CSS
3 97 (20.59%) Spring
4 91 (19.32%) XML
5 86 (18.26%) Web Services
6 83 (17.62%) JSON
7 72 (15.29%) .NET
8 65 (13.80%) HTML5
9 64 (13.59%) RESTful
10 56 (11.89%) CSS3
11 44 (9.34%) Hibernate
12 43 (9.13%) SOAP
13 41 (8.70%) AngularJS
14 38 (8.07%) ASP.NET
15 37 (7.86%) jQuery
16 34 (7.22%) REST
17 33 (7.01%) Backbone.js
18 31 (6.58%) Grails
19 29 (6.16%) Ruby on Rails
20 27 (5.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 94 (19.96%) Open Source
2 34 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.67%) Derivative
3 22 (4.67%) Equity Derivative
4 20 (4.25%) Equities
5 16 (3.40%) Fixed Income
6 12 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.06%) Blog
7 5 (1.06%) iPad
7 5 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.06%) iPhone
8 4 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.85%) Xbox
8 4 (0.85%) Video on Demand
8 4 (0.85%) Online Games
9 3 (0.64%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.64%) Animation
9 3 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 95 (20.17%) Linux
2 15 (3.18%) UNIX
3 13 (2.76%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.55%) Android
5 10 (2.12%) Windows
6 8 (1.70%) Solaris
7 6 (1.27%) AIX
7 6 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (89.81%) TDD
2 299 (63.48%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (52.02%) Scrum
4 197 (41.83%) BDD
5 189 (40.13%) Continuous Integration
6 120 (25.48%) OO
7 90 (19.11%) MVC
8 79 (16.77%) Software Engineering
9 70 (14.86%) Kanban
10 65 (13.80%) Test Automation
11 57 (12.10%) User Stories
12 45 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 43 (9.13%) Release Management
14 41 (8.70%) Unit Testing
15 39 (8.28%) E-Commerce
15 39 (8.28%) SOA
16 36 (7.64%) ATDD
17 32 (6.79%) Functional Programming
18 31 (6.58%) Web Development
19 29 (6.16%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 290 (61.57%) Java
2 198 (42.04%) JavaScript
3 97 (20.59%) SQL
4 92 (19.53%) Python
5 79 (16.77%) Ruby
6 76 (16.14%) C#
7 69 (14.65%) Scala
8 54 (11.46%) Groovy
9 32 (6.79%) PHP
10 28 (5.94%) C++
11 25 (5.31%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.61%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.70%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.49%) Clojure
15 6 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (1.06%) sed
16 5 (1.06%) AWK
16 5 (1.06%) Perl
16 5 (1.06%) PHP5
17 4 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (15.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (18.26%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) RHEV
2 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.70%) Puppet
1 8 (1.70%) Oozie
2 7 (1.49%) Capistrano
3 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.64%) Graylog2
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 36 (7.64%) Oracle
2 27 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.76%) JBoss
3 13 (2.76%) Atlassian
4 11 (2.34%) Zend
5 9 (1.91%) Akamai
6 5 (1.06%) VMware
6 5 (1.06%) New Relic
7 4 (0.85%) SAP
7 4 (0.85%) Adobe
8 3 (0.64%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.64%) Sybase
8 3 (0.64%) Twitter
9 2 (0.42%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (0.42%) Vignette
10 1 (0.21%) ATG
10 1 (0.21%) Splunk
10 1 (0.21%) Rackspace
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