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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 371 348 398
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +50
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 195 199 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.60% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 140 84
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£500 £403 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £252 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +18 146 £500 +11.11% 48
East of England +14 21 £490 - 4
South East -20 14 £425 +13.33% 7
North West -30 7 £303 -16.41% 7
Yorkshire -4 4 £475 - 3
South West -22 3 £425 +31.78% 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Pair Programming
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 445 (93.49%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (81.51%) TDD
3 275 (57.77%) Java
4 203 (42.65%) Scrum
5 198 (41.60%) JavaScript
6 178 (37.39%) BDD
7 157 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
8 142 (29.83%) HTML
9 105 (22.06%) Linux
10 98 (20.59%) CSS
11 97 (20.38%) HTML5
12 88 (18.49%) OO
13 87 (18.28%) MVC
13 87 (18.28%) User Stories
14 85 (17.86%) Open Source
15 82 (17.23%) Degree
16 79 (16.60%) RESTful
17 77 (16.18%) Git (software)
18 76 (15.97%) Python
19 74 (15.55%) Web Services
20 73 (15.34%) .NET
21 72 (15.13%) Scala
22 70 (14.71%) Spring
23 68 (14.29%) Cucumber
24 67 (14.08%) AngularJS
25 65 (13.66%) Kanban
25 65 (13.66%) C#
26 64 (13.45%) DevOps
27 62 (13.03%) NoSQL
27 62 (13.03%) SQL

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (9.45%) Node.js
2 32 (6.72%) Apache
3 24 (5.04%) Confluence
4 20 (4.20%) JBoss
5 16 (3.36%) CMS
6 13 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (2.10%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.68%) Kentico
10 3 (0.63%) Liferay
10 3 (0.63%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.63%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.63%) Jetty
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.42%) nginx
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.21%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Mingle
2 3 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.05%) GitHub
6 2 (0.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Heroku
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.78%) HTTP
2 9 (1.89%) LDAP
3 2 (0.42%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) SSL
3 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.03%) NoSQL
2 40 (8.40%) Relational Database
3 31 (6.51%) SQL Server
4 28 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 27 (5.67%) RDBMS
6 22 (4.62%) Big Data
7 21 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (4.41%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.73%) Couchbase
9 11 (2.31%) Apache Hive
9 11 (2.31%) HBase
9 11 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.31%) MySQL
10 6 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.26%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.26%) Redis
11 5 (1.05%) RavenDB
12 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 77 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 68 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 61 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 41 (8.61%) JUnit
5 39 (8.19%) JIRA
6 36 (7.56%) Selenium
7 35 (7.35%) Maven
8 29 (6.09%) jMock
9 28 (5.88%) Jasmine
10 20 (4.20%) TeamCity
11 16 (3.36%) Mocha
11 16 (3.36%) WebDriver
12 15 (3.15%) Subversion
13 14 (2.94%) Visual Studio
13 14 (2.94%) RSpec
14 13 (2.73%) Hudson
14 13 (2.73%) IntelliJ
15 12 (2.52%) Capybara
15 12 (2.52%) Mockito
16 11 (2.31%) NUnit
General
1 42 (8.82%) Banking
2 35 (7.35%) Finance
3 33 (6.93%) Investment Banking
4 23 (4.83%) Front Office
5 5 (1.05%) Games
5 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.63%) Publishing
7 2 (0.42%) Marketing
7 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Billing
8 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 391 (82.14%) Developer
2 141 (29.62%) Java Developer
3 38 (7.98%) Agile Java Developer
4 37 (7.77%) .NET Developer
4 37 (7.77%) Senior Developer
5 36 (7.56%) Scala Developer
6 30 (6.30%) C++ Developer
7 27 (5.67%) C# Developer
8 26 (5.46%) Qt Developer
9 25 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (3.99%) Front-End Developer
11 17 (3.57%) Architect
12 16 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (3.15%) Middleware Developer
13 15 (3.15%) Software Engineer
14 13 (2.73%) Ruby Developer
14 13 (2.73%) Web Developer
15 12 (2.52%) Technical Architect
16 11 (2.31%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (29.83%) HTML
2 98 (20.59%) CSS
3 97 (20.38%) HTML5
4 79 (16.60%) RESTful
5 74 (15.55%) Web Services
6 73 (15.34%) .NET
7 70 (14.71%) Spring
8 67 (14.08%) AngularJS
9 60 (12.61%) CSS3
10 58 (12.18%) REST
11 43 (9.03%) JSON
12 40 (8.40%) Hibernate
13 38 (7.98%) XML
14 37 (7.77%) Backbone.js
15 32 (6.72%) Qt
16 29 (6.09%) ASP.NET
17 26 (5.46%) OpenGL
17 26 (5.46%) WCF
18 24 (5.04%) J2SE
18 24 (5.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (17.86%) Open Source
2 25 (5.25%) User Experience
3 19 (3.99%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.31%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.47%) Web 2.0
9 5 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.84%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.84%) Kindle
11 3 (0.63%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.63%) DTV
11 3 (0.63%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.63%) Blog
11 3 (0.63%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 105 (22.06%) Linux
2 18 (3.78%) Apple iOS
2 18 (3.78%) Android
3 6 (1.26%) UNIX
3 6 (1.26%) Windows
4 3 (0.63%) Solaris
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (93.49%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (81.51%) TDD
3 203 (42.65%) Scrum
4 178 (37.39%) BDD
5 157 (32.98%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (18.49%) OO
7 87 (18.28%) MVC
7 87 (18.28%) User Stories
8 65 (13.66%) Kanban
9 64 (13.45%) DevOps
10 61 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 53 (11.13%) E-Commerce
12 49 (10.29%) SOA
13 46 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (9.24%) OOD
15 43 (9.03%) Mentoring
16 42 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
17 40 (8.40%) Technical Analysis
18 37 (7.77%) Test Automation
18 37 (7.77%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 275 (57.77%) Java
2 198 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 76 (15.97%) Python
4 72 (15.13%) Scala
5 65 (13.66%) C#
6 62 (13.03%) SQL
6 62 (13.03%) Ruby
7 38 (7.98%) Groovy
8 35 (7.35%) C++
9 28 (5.88%) PHP
10 14 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.10%) AWK
11 10 (2.10%) sed
12 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.26%) Clojure
14 5 (1.05%) Perl
14 5 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.84%) XAML
15 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (17.23%) Degree
2 6 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (13.03%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Varnish
3 1 (0.21%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 18 (3.78%) Puppet
2 11 (2.31%) Oozie
3 9 (1.89%) Graylog2
4 3 (0.63%) SCOM
4 3 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.21%) Salt
6 1 (0.21%) logstash
6 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 41 (8.61%) Oracle
2 33 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.78%) Atlassian
4 13 (2.73%) Zend
5 10 (2.10%) New Relic
6 9 (1.89%) Akamai
6 9 (1.89%) VMware
7 8 (1.68%) EPiServer
7 8 (1.68%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.84%) Splunk
9 3 (0.63%) ATG
9 3 (0.63%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.42%) SAP
11 1 (0.21%) CODA
11 1 (0.21%) Symantec
11 1 (0.21%) Endeca
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