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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 370 365 347
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 215 206 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 163 155
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £564 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 +21 163 £479 +3.56% 44
Yorkshire +8 24 £450 +38.46% 3
South East -35 11 £400 +3.22% 7
North West -44 6 £450 +28.57% 8
East of England +10 5 £500 +66.66% 1
East Midlands -6 5 £325 -
South West -11 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 427 (93.03%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (82.35%) TDD
3 268 (58.39%) Java
4 202 (44.01%) JavaScript
5 187 (40.74%) BDD
6 181 (39.43%) Scrum
7 151 (32.90%) HTML
8 148 (32.24%) Continuous Integration
9 118 (25.71%) CSS
10 104 (22.66%) HTML5
11 94 (20.48%) OO
12 91 (19.83%) Web Services
13 85 (18.52%) Linux
14 84 (18.30%) RESTful
15 83 (18.08%) AngularJS
16 81 (17.65%) MVC
17 80 (17.43%) Git (software)
18 77 (16.78%) CSS3
18 77 (16.78%) User Stories
19 76 (16.56%) SQL
20 75 (16.34%) .NET
20 75 (16.34%) Python
21 73 (15.90%) Ruby
22 71 (15.47%) REST
22 71 (15.47%) Open Source
23 68 (14.81%) Spring
24 67 (14.60%) Cucumber
25 66 (14.38%) Scala
25 66 (14.38%) Kanban
26 65 (14.16%) Node.js

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 65 (14.16%) Node.js
2 18 (3.92%) CMS
3 17 (3.70%) Apache
3 17 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (3.05%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (2.83%) Kentico
6 11 (2.40%) Confluence
7 5 (1.09%) JBoss
8 3 (0.65%) Jetty
8 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.44%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.44%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.22%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.09%) GitHub
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.44%) SaaS
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.44%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.22%) Route 53
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.83%) HTTP
2 6 (1.31%) LDAP
3 5 (1.09%) Internet
4 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.20%) NoSQL
2 47 (10.24%) Relational Database
3 38 (8.28%) MongoDB
4 32 (6.97%) SQL Server
5 31 (6.75%) RDBMS
6 19 (4.14%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.14%) Big Data
7 15 (3.27%) MySQL
8 13 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.40%) Couchbase
10 8 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.31%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.09%) Redis
12 5 (1.09%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.87%) HBase
13 4 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 67 (14.60%) Cucumber
3 39 (8.50%) Jasmine
3 39 (8.50%) jMock
4 38 (8.28%) JUnit
4 38 (8.28%) Jenkins
5 36 (7.84%) Selenium
6 27 (5.88%) Mocha
7 24 (5.23%) Maven
7 24 (5.23%) JIRA
8 22 (4.79%) QUnit
9 21 (4.58%) TeamCity
9 21 (4.58%) IntelliJ
10 17 (3.70%) Subversion
10 17 (3.70%) Capybara
11 16 (3.49%) WebDriver
12 15 (3.27%) NUnit
12 15 (3.27%) Grunt
13 14 (3.05%) Bower
14 12 (2.61%) RSpec
General
1 54 (11.76%) Banking
2 46 (10.02%) Investment Banking
3 36 (7.84%) Finance
4 15 (3.27%) Front Office
5 8 (1.74%) Games
6 5 (1.09%) Electronics
6 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.65%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.44%) Retail
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 385 (83.88%) Developer
2 154 (33.55%) Java Developer
3 49 (10.68%) Senior Developer
4 44 (9.59%) .NET Developer
5 32 (6.97%) Agile Java Developer
6 31 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 23 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (4.58%) Web Developer
8 21 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (4.36%) Ruby Developer
10 18 (3.92%) Scala Developer
11 16 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
12 15 (3.27%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.05%) Architect
13 14 (3.05%) Lead Developer
13 14 (3.05%) PHP Developer
13 14 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (2.83%) Senior C# Developer
14 13 (2.83%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (32.90%) HTML
2 118 (25.71%) CSS
3 104 (22.66%) HTML5
4 91 (19.83%) Web Services
5 84 (18.30%) RESTful
6 83 (18.08%) AngularJS
7 77 (16.78%) CSS3
8 75 (16.34%) .NET
9 71 (15.47%) REST
10 68 (14.81%) Spring
11 51 (11.11%) JSON
12 47 (10.24%) XML
13 45 (9.80%) Hibernate
14 41 (8.93%) Backbone.js
15 32 (6.97%) jQuery
16 30 (6.54%) ASP.NET
16 30 (6.54%) J2SE
17 28 (6.10%) Sass
18 26 (5.66%) WCF
19 25 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.47%) Open Source
2 39 (8.50%) User Experience
3 22 (4.79%) Fixed Income
4 13 (2.83%) Digital Media
5 12 (2.61%) Social Media
5 12 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.53%) Web 2.0
9 7 (1.53%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.09%) DTV
11 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.87%) Blog
11 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.65%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.65%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.44%) Kindle
13 2 (0.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 85 (18.52%) Linux
2 16 (3.49%) Android
3 11 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.87%) UNIX
5 2 (0.44%) Windows
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (93.03%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (82.35%) TDD
3 187 (40.74%) BDD
4 181 (39.43%) Scrum
5 148 (32.24%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (20.48%) OO
7 81 (17.65%) MVC
8 77 (16.78%) User Stories
9 66 (14.38%) Kanban
10 61 (13.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 57 (12.42%) DevOps
12 56 (12.20%) Technical Analysis
13 52 (11.33%) Software Engineering
13 52 (11.33%) E-Commerce
14 49 (10.68%) Mentoring
15 44 (9.59%) OOD
16 42 (9.15%) Web Development
17 34 (7.41%) Refactoring
18 31 (6.75%) Extreme Programming
19 30 (6.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 268 (58.39%) Java
2 202 (44.01%) JavaScript
3 76 (16.56%) SQL
4 75 (16.34%) Python
5 73 (15.90%) Ruby
6 66 (14.38%) Scala
7 65 (14.16%) C#
8 35 (7.63%) Groovy
9 24 (5.23%) PHP
10 15 (3.27%) C++
11 9 (1.96%) XAML
12 8 (1.74%) Perl
13 6 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.31%) Clojure
14 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.87%) sed
15 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.87%) AWK
16 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (12.20%) Degree
2 7 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.89%) QA
System Software
1 16 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.65%) Docker
3 2 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (3.49%) Graylog
2 5 (1.09%) Puppet
3 4 (0.87%) Oozie
4 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.44%) Salt
4 2 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 55 (11.98%) Oracle
2 37 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.49%) VMware
3 16 (3.49%) Akamai
3 16 (3.49%) New Relic
4 13 (2.83%) EPiServer
4 13 (2.83%) Sitecore
5 11 (2.40%) Zend
6 3 (0.65%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.65%) Splunk
6 3 (0.65%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.44%) SAP
7 2 (0.44%) IBM
7 2 (0.44%) ATG
8 1 (0.22%) Kony
8 1 (0.22%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.22%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe
8 1 (0.22%) CODA
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