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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 229 295 372
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +77
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 537 405 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 0.76% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.95% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 329 217
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £386 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
41710 42817 39755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.12% 80.53% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27739 28398 25061
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 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1029 1151 1110
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -9 324 £525 +5.00% 54
Yorkshire +62 66 £425 - 9
South East +52 58 £450 +11.80% 7
North West +35 46 £500 +5.26% 9
South West +37 24 £375 -3.22% 3
East of England +23 10 £525 +5.00% 3
West Midlands -24 4 £500 +33.33% 2
North East -21 3 £500 +17.64% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (93.05%) Agile Software Development
2 858 (81.71%) TDD
3 672 (64.00%) Java
4 511 (48.67%) Scrum
5 451 (42.95%) BDD
6 438 (41.71%) Continuous Integration
7 371 (35.33%) JavaScript
8 323 (30.76%) Scala
9 307 (29.24%) HTML
10 282 (26.86%) Spring
11 279 (26.57%) CSS
12 268 (25.52%) Git (software)
13 250 (23.81%) Kanban
14 220 (20.95%) HTML5
15 193 (18.38%) Open Source
16 186 (17.71%) RESTful
17 174 (16.57%) AngularJS
18 170 (16.19%) REST
19 168 (16.00%) Node.js
20 166 (15.81%) Jenkins
21 165 (15.71%) OO
22 163 (15.52%) Web Services
22 163 (15.52%) CSS3
23 162 (15.43%) NoSQL
24 151 (14.38%) Software Engineering
25 150 (14.29%) Microservices
26 141 (13.43%) E-Commerce
27 139 (13.24%) Hibernate
28 137 (13.05%) MVC
29 135 (12.86%) Automated Testing

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 62 (5.90%) Apache Spark
2 45 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (2.57%) Apache
4 26 (2.48%) Confluence
5 24 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.05%) Apache Solr
6 11 (1.05%) Jetty
6 11 (1.05%) Mule
7 9 (0.86%) CMS
7 9 (0.86%) NServiceBus
8 8 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (0.67%) IIS
9 7 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
10 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.48%) Apache TomEE
11 5 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.29%) Documentum
13 3 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.67%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.00%) Magento
2 7 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 121 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (9.62%) GitHub
3 34 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.05%) Google Play
7 9 (0.86%) PaaS
8 8 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.38%) Heroku
12 3 (0.29%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.29%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.29%) SaaS
13 2 (0.19%) Force.com
13 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.095%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.95%) HTTP
2 33 (3.14%) Internet
3 10 (0.95%) RTSP
4 8 (0.76%) DVB
4 8 (0.76%) MQTT
5 3 (0.29%) LDAP
6 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.095%) AMQP
7 1 (0.095%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (15.43%) NoSQL
2 131 (12.48%) MongoDB
3 89 (8.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 74 (7.05%) Big Data
5 58 (5.52%) Hadoop
5 58 (5.52%) SQL Server
6 44 (4.19%) MySQL
7 41 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.57%) Redis
10 22 (2.10%) Apache Hive
11 16 (1.52%) Hazelcast
11 16 (1.52%) HBase
11 16 (1.52%) Neo4j
12 14 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (1.05%) MariaDB
15 9 (0.86%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 268 (25.52%) Git (software)
2 166 (15.81%) Jenkins
3 122 (11.62%) Cucumber
4 100 (9.52%) Maven
5 91 (8.67%) Gradle
6 59 (5.62%) Selenium
7 56 (5.33%) IntelliJ
7 56 (5.33%) JIRA
8 54 (5.14%) JUnit
9 48 (4.57%) Mercurial
10 47 (4.48%) Subversion
11 44 (4.19%) Mockito
12 37 (3.52%) Hudson
13 35 (3.33%) WebDriver
14 34 (3.24%) Jasmine
15 30 (2.86%) Vagrant
16 29 (2.76%) Eclipse
17 25 (2.38%) Appium
18 23 (2.19%) Mocha
18 23 (2.19%) Protractor
General
1 89 (8.48%) Finance
2 69 (6.57%) Banking
3 35 (3.33%) Retail
4 28 (2.67%) Publishing
5 24 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.52%) Front Office
7 15 (1.43%) Games
8 10 (0.95%) Marketing
9 9 (0.86%) Back Office
10 5 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.38%) Advertising
11 4 (0.38%) Electronics
12 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.095%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.095%) French Language
13 1 (0.095%) Legal
13 1 (0.095%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 913 (86.95%) Developer
2 444 (42.29%) Java Developer
3 266 (25.33%) Senior Developer
4 262 (24.95%) Agile Developer
5 195 (18.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 181 (17.24%) Agile Java Developer
7 178 (16.95%) Scala Developer
8 103 (9.81%) Java Scala Developer
9 99 (9.43%) Senior Agile Developer
10 95 (9.05%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 94 (8.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 79 (7.52%) Senior Scala Developer
13 67 (6.38%) .NET Developer
14 62 (5.90%) Senior Java Scala Developer
15 58 (5.52%) Python Developer
16 53 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
17 52 (4.95%) HTML Developer
18 50 (4.76%) C# Developer
19 48 (4.57%) Node.js Developer
20 41 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (29.24%) HTML
2 282 (26.86%) Spring
3 279 (26.57%) CSS
4 220 (20.95%) HTML5
5 186 (17.71%) RESTful
6 174 (16.57%) AngularJS
7 170 (16.19%) REST
8 168 (16.00%) Node.js
9 163 (15.52%) CSS3
9 163 (15.52%) Web Services
10 139 (13.24%) Hibernate
11 103 (9.81%) JSON
12 94 (8.95%) .NET
13 84 (8.00%) Play Framework
14 81 (7.71%) Sass
15 78 (7.43%) Akka
16 69 (6.57%) Kafka
17 68 (6.48%) React
18 61 (5.81%) jQuery
19 59 (5.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.67%) User Experience
2 52 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.57%) Derivative
6 25 (2.38%) iPad
7 18 (1.71%) iPhone
8 16 (1.52%) Video on Demand
9 11 (1.05%) Virtual Team
10 10 (0.95%) Interactive TV
10 10 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.86%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.76%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.76%) MPEG
12 8 (0.76%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.76%) W3C
13 7 (0.67%) Cryptography
13 7 (0.67%) Economics
13 7 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 91 (8.67%) Linux
2 53 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 43 (4.10%) Android
3 43 (4.10%) Unix
4 27 (2.57%) Windows
5 10 (0.95%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.38%) Solaris
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.095%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (93.05%) Agile Software Development
2 858 (81.71%) TDD
3 511 (48.67%) Scrum
4 451 (42.95%) BDD
5 438 (41.71%) Continuous Integration
6 250 (23.81%) Kanban
7 193 (18.38%) Open Source
8 165 (15.71%) OO
9 151 (14.38%) Software Engineering
10 150 (14.29%) Microservices
11 141 (13.43%) E-Commerce
12 137 (13.05%) MVC
13 135 (12.86%) Automated Testing
13 135 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 120 (11.43%) DevOps
15 108 (10.29%) High Availability
16 107 (10.19%) Web Development
17 95 (9.05%) SOA
18 90 (8.57%) Mentoring
19 82 (7.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 672 (64.00%) Java
2 371 (35.33%) JavaScript
3 323 (30.76%) Scala
4 117 (11.14%) SQL
5 113 (10.76%) Python
6 90 (8.57%) Ruby
7 85 (8.10%) C#
8 72 (6.86%) Groovy
9 68 (6.48%) Clojure
10 57 (5.43%) PHP
11 33 (3.14%) C++
12 28 (2.67%) ES6
13 23 (2.19%) C
13 23 (2.19%) Objective-C
14 17 (1.62%) Apple Swift
15 14 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.95%) ECMAScript
18 9 (0.86%) Go
19 8 (0.76%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 61 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 49 (4.67%) Degree
3 34 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (9.24%) QA
2 9 (0.86%) PCI DSS
2 9 (0.86%) SDET
3 8 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.095%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (8.38%) Docker
2 46 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (1.33%) Apache Flume
4 13 (1.24%) HDFS
5 5 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.19%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.19%) vCloud
6 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (2.95%) Puppet
2 26 (2.48%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.76%) Ansible
4 6 (0.57%) Kibana
5 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.48%) Terraform
6 3 (0.29%) Oozie
6 3 (0.29%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.19%) logstash
7 2 (0.19%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.19%) Sun Identity Manager
8 1 (0.095%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.095%) Grafana
8 1 (0.095%) Graphite
8 1 (0.095%) Mesos
8 1 (0.095%) Nagios
8 1 (0.095%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (2.57%) Google
2 23 (2.19%) Oracle
3 22 (2.10%) New Relic
4 16 (1.52%) VMware
5 14 (1.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (1.05%) Adobe
6 11 (1.05%) Facebook
6 11 (1.05%) hybris
7 10 (0.95%) Apple
8 9 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.76%) IBM
9 8 (0.76%) OpenTV
9 8 (0.76%) Optimizely
10 6 (0.57%) ATG
11 5 (0.48%) Apigee
11 5 (0.48%) CyberSource
12 4 (0.38%) SAP
12 4 (0.38%) Zend
13 3 (0.29%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.29%) ForgeRock
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