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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
UK / England
Rank 253 229 399
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +170
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 367 500 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 1.05% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.26% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 438 161
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £71.00

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
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -70 239 £500 -4.76% 60
South East +45 48 £450 +5.88% 12
North West +29 23 £440 -2.22% 10
East of England +19 19 £265 -42.23% 2
South West +27 17 £325 +4.83% 4
Yorkshire +8 10 £425 +6.25% 8
West Midlands +12 7 £500 -2.43% 1
North East -28 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Pair Programming
UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 816 (89.87%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (79.63%) TDD
3 570 (62.78%) Java
4 341 (37.56%) Scrum
5 335 (36.89%) BDD
6 324 (35.68%) Continuous Integration
7 315 (34.69%) JavaScript
8 242 (26.65%) HTML
9 240 (26.43%) Spring
10 229 (25.22%) RESTful
11 207 (22.80%) Jenkins
12 200 (22.03%) CSS
13 193 (21.26%) Scala
14 183 (20.15%) Kanban
15 182 (20.04%) Git (software)
16 180 (19.82%) SQL
17 175 (19.27%) Software Engineering
18 167 (18.39%) Microservices
19 162 (17.84%) DevOps
20 161 (17.73%) Node.js
21 152 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
21 152 (16.74%) Web Services
22 149 (16.41%) MVC
23 147 (16.19%) AngularJS
24 142 (15.64%) JSON
25 141 (15.53%) REST
26 139 (15.31%) HTML5
27 134 (14.76%) Python
28 122 (13.44%) OO
29 120 (13.22%) E-Commerce

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 79 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 53 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 28 (3.08%) Apache
5 27 (2.97%) JBoss
6 26 (2.86%) Confluence
7 22 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (2.31%) CMS
9 19 (2.09%) Tomcat
10 18 (1.98%) WebSphere Process Server
11 15 (1.65%) Alfresco
12 10 (1.10%) NServiceBus
13 9 (0.99%) Jetty
14 7 (0.77%) nginx
15 6 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
16 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.44%) Liferay
18 3 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 152 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (9.14%) GitHub
3 59 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (1.65%) PaaS
6 8 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (0.77%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.44%) Heroku
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.22%) Google Play
10 2 (0.22%) IaaS
10 2 (0.22%) Office 365
10 2 (0.22%) Yammer
11 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.11%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 73 (8.04%) HTTP
2 43 (4.74%) RTSP
3 38 (4.19%) MQTT
4 31 (3.41%) Internet
5 8 (0.88%) RTP
6 3 (0.33%) Network Security
7 2 (0.22%) DVB
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.11%) SMS
8 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (12.67%) MongoDB
2 106 (11.67%) NoSQL
3 62 (6.83%) SQL Server
4 55 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 54 (5.95%) MySQL
6 43 (4.74%) Big Data
7 42 (4.63%) Relational Database
8 33 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 33 (3.63%) Redis
9 24 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.76%) HBase
11 11 (1.21%) Apache Hive
12 8 (0.88%) Neo4j
13 7 (0.77%) Riak
14 6 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.66%) Mixpanel
15 5 (0.55%) CouchDB
16 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.33%) DB2
17 3 (0.33%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 207 (22.80%) Jenkins
2 182 (20.04%) Git (software)
3 107 (11.78%) Cucumber
4 74 (8.15%) Mockito
5 72 (7.93%) JUnit
6 71 (7.82%) Selenium
7 63 (6.94%) JIRA
7 63 (6.94%) Maven
8 58 (6.39%) WebDriver
9 57 (6.28%) Gradle
10 32 (3.52%) Subversion
11 29 (3.19%) TeamCity
12 27 (2.97%) gulp
12 27 (2.97%) IntelliJ
13 23 (2.53%) Jasmine
14 19 (2.09%) Grunt
15 18 (1.98%) NUnit
16 15 (1.65%) Calabash
17 14 (1.54%) Eclipse
17 14 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (9.47%) Finance
2 78 (8.59%) Banking
3 64 (7.05%) Investment Banking
4 41 (4.52%) Retail
5 35 (3.85%) Publishing
6 25 (2.75%) Front Office
7 11 (1.21%) Automotive
8 9 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.88%) Electronics
9 8 (0.88%) Games
9 8 (0.88%) Marketing
10 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.66%) Back Office
12 4 (0.44%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Legal
13 2 (0.22%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 778 (85.68%) Developer
2 365 (40.20%) Java Developer
3 201 (22.14%) Senior Developer
4 183 (20.15%) Agile Developer
5 131 (14.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 128 (14.10%) Agile Java Developer
7 95 (10.46%) JavaScript Developer
8 90 (9.91%) Scala Developer
9 80 (8.81%) Senior Agile Developer
10 70 (7.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 67 (7.38%) C# Developer
12 59 (6.50%) .NET Developer
13 54 (5.95%) iOS Developer
14 51 (5.62%) Software Developer
15 44 (4.85%) Software Engineer
16 42 (4.63%) Node.js Developer
17 38 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
18 36 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
19 35 (3.85%) Java Scala Developer
20 34 (3.74%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (26.65%) HTML
2 240 (26.43%) Spring
3 229 (25.22%) RESTful
4 200 (22.03%) CSS
5 161 (17.73%) Node.js
6 152 (16.74%) Web Services
7 147 (16.19%) AngularJS
8 142 (15.64%) JSON
9 141 (15.53%) REST
10 139 (15.31%) HTML5
11 99 (10.90%) .NET
12 89 (9.80%) Hibernate
13 81 (8.92%) CSS3
13 81 (8.92%) React
14 79 (8.70%) XML
15 76 (8.37%) Dropwizard
16 75 (8.26%) Kafka
17 63 (6.94%) Play Framework
17 63 (6.94%) Sass
18 61 (6.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.47%) User Experience
2 51 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 44 (4.85%) Video on Demand
4 33 (3.63%) Public Cloud
5 23 (2.53%) Streaming Video
6 21 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.09%) iPhone
8 17 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (1.65%) Animation
10 14 (1.54%) Derivative
11 13 (1.43%) iPad
12 11 (1.21%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.99%) MPEG
15 8 (0.88%) Fintech
15 8 (0.88%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.77%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.14%) Linux
2 68 (7.49%) Apple iOS
3 50 (5.51%) Android
4 42 (4.63%) Unix
5 31 (3.41%) Windows
6 7 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 816 (89.87%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (79.63%) TDD
3 341 (37.56%) Scrum
4 335 (36.89%) BDD
5 324 (35.68%) Continuous Integration
6 183 (20.15%) Kanban
7 175 (19.27%) Software Engineering
8 167 (18.39%) Microservices
9 162 (17.84%) DevOps
10 149 (16.41%) MVC
11 122 (13.44%) OO
12 120 (13.22%) E-Commerce
12 120 (13.22%) Unit Testing
13 109 (12.00%) Automated Testing
14 108 (11.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 103 (11.34%) Open Source
16 87 (9.58%) Web Development
17 82 (9.03%) High Availability
18 74 (8.15%) SDLC
19 71 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 570 (62.78%) Java
2 315 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 193 (21.26%) Scala
4 180 (19.82%) SQL
5 134 (14.76%) Python
6 116 (12.78%) C#
7 80 (8.81%) Ruby
8 46 (5.07%) Apple Swift
9 45 (4.96%) C
10 41 (4.52%) Objective-C
11 39 (4.30%) Groovy
12 32 (3.52%) C++
13 23 (2.53%) ES6
14 21 (2.31%) PHP
15 20 (2.20%) Clojure
16 13 (1.43%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.43%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.66%) F#
18 4 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
18 4 (0.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 55 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 44 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 39 (4.30%) Degree
4 3 (0.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.11%) PMP
5 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.91%) QA
2 17 (1.87%) SDET
3 8 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.33%) EMIR
5 3 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 66 (7.27%) Docker
2 13 (1.43%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (3.08%) Puppet
2 17 (1.87%) Kibana
3 13 (1.43%) Grafana
3 13 (1.43%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.43%) Mesos
4 11 (1.21%) logstash
4 11 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.21%) rkt
5 6 (0.66%) HockeyApp
6 4 (0.44%) Ansible
7 2 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.22%) Terraform
8 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.11%) MOM
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) Packer
8 1 (0.11%) Salt
8 1 (0.11%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (2.31%) ATG
2 19 (2.09%) Oracle
3 18 (1.98%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.76%) New Relic
5 15 (1.65%) hybris
6 14 (1.54%) Splunk
7 12 (1.32%) AppDynamics
8 11 (1.21%) Apple
9 10 (1.10%) IBM
10 8 (0.88%) Brightcove
10 8 (0.88%) Google
11 7 (0.77%) VMware
12 6 (0.66%) Coremetrics
13 5 (0.55%) SAP
14 4 (0.44%) Adobe
14 4 (0.44%) GigaSpaces
15 3 (0.33%) MuleSoft
15 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
16 2 (0.22%) Avaya
16 2 (0.22%) OpenTV
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