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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 333 354 376
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +22
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 261 219 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.61% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 151 141
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£475 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.01% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% +20.00%
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
38146 35947 38014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.57% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24140 22555 22504
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 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 990 1367
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +87 216 £488 +8.33% 53
South East -46 23 £375 +7.14% 8
North West -7 7 £350 -6.66% 7
South West -38 5 £300 -17.24% 7
East of England -64 5 £356 -23.79% 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +5 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Pair Programming
UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 419 (89.15%) TDD
2 294 (62.55%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (62.34%) Java
4 245 (52.13%) Scrum
5 195 (41.49%) JavaScript
5 195 (41.49%) BDD
6 190 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (28.30%) HTML
8 121 (25.74%) OO
9 99 (21.06%) Linux
10 96 (20.43%) Spring
11 94 (20.00%) Python
12 93 (19.79%) SQL
13 91 (19.36%) CSS
14 89 (18.94%) XML
14 89 (18.94%) Cucumber
14 89 (18.94%) Open Source
15 88 (18.72%) Web Services
16 86 (18.30%) QA
17 84 (17.87%) MVC
18 83 (17.66%) JSON
19 82 (17.45%) Software Engineering
20 79 (16.81%) Scala
21 76 (16.17%) Git (software)
22 75 (15.96%) Degree
23 74 (15.74%) NoSQL
23 74 (15.74%) Jenkins
24 72 (15.32%) Ruby
25 70 (14.89%) C#
26 68 (14.47%) User Stories

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (4.89%) Apache
2 19 (4.04%) Confluence
2 19 (4.04%) Node.js
3 14 (2.98%) CMS
4 12 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.49%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.43%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.43%) Liferay
9 2 (0.43%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.21%) Mule
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.21%) Jetty
10 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 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 16 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.28%) SaaS
3 6 (1.28%) GitHub
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.11%) HTTP
2 4 (0.85%) Internet
2 4 (0.85%) LDAP
3 2 (0.43%) ZigBee
3 2 (0.43%) AMQP
4 1 (0.21%) LTE
4 1 (0.21%) 3G
4 1 (0.21%) Wireless
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.21%) CDMA
4 1 (0.21%) GPRS
4 1 (0.21%) SMS
4 1 (0.21%) UMTS
4 1 (0.21%) VoIP
4 1 (0.21%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (15.74%) NoSQL
2 53 (11.28%) MongoDB
3 43 (9.15%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 33 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (5.11%) MySQL
7 22 (4.68%) Hadoop
8 18 (3.83%) CouchDB
9 15 (3.19%) RDBMS
10 14 (2.98%) Big Data
11 13 (2.77%) Apache Hive
12 11 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (2.13%) Couchbase
13 10 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (1.49%) HBase
17 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 89 (18.94%) Cucumber
2 76 (16.17%) Git (software)
3 74 (15.74%) Jenkins
4 43 (9.15%) Selenium
5 37 (7.87%) Maven
6 34 (7.23%) JIRA
6 34 (7.23%) JUnit
7 33 (7.02%) Subversion
8 31 (6.60%) WebDriver
9 29 (6.17%) TeamCity
10 26 (5.53%) Hudson
11 21 (4.47%) CruiseControl
12 20 (4.26%) Visual Studio
13 17 (3.62%) Eclipse
14 15 (3.19%) jMock
15 14 (2.98%) WATIR
15 14 (2.98%) JBehave
16 13 (2.77%) Mockito
16 13 (2.77%) Jasmine
16 13 (2.77%) Capybara
General
1 56 (11.91%) Banking
2 45 (9.57%) Finance
3 44 (9.36%) Front Office
4 41 (8.72%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.70%) Back Office
6 6 (1.28%) 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 (0.43%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 397 (84.47%) Developer
2 170 (36.17%) Java Developer
3 55 (11.70%) Senior Developer
4 54 (11.49%) Agile Java Developer
5 44 (9.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 43 (9.15%) Scala Developer
7 30 (6.38%) Python Developer
8 25 (5.32%) C++ Developer
9 21 (4.47%) C# Developer
9 21 (4.47%) Qt Developer
10 20 (4.26%) .NET Developer
11 19 (4.04%) Tester
12 16 (3.40%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (3.19%) Ruby Developer
14 14 (2.98%) Automation Tester
15 12 (2.55%) Middleware Developer
15 12 (2.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 12 (2.55%) ScrumMaster
16 10 (2.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (28.30%) HTML
2 96 (20.43%) Spring
3 91 (19.36%) CSS
4 89 (18.94%) XML
5 88 (18.72%) Web Services
6 83 (17.66%) JSON
7 68 (14.47%) RESTful
8 65 (13.83%) .NET
9 60 (12.77%) HTML5
10 45 (9.57%) SOAP
10 45 (9.57%) CSS3
11 44 (9.36%) Hibernate
12 39 (8.30%) AngularJS
13 37 (7.87%) ASP.NET
14 36 (7.66%) REST
15 34 (7.23%) Backbone.js
16 33 (7.02%) jQuery
17 29 (6.17%) Grails
18 26 (5.53%) Qt
19 25 (5.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 89 (18.94%) Open Source
2 34 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.68%) Derivative
3 22 (4.68%) Equity Derivative
4 20 (4.26%) Equities
5 18 (3.83%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.06%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.85%) iPad
8 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.85%) Xbox
8 4 (0.85%) iPhone
8 4 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (0.85%) Video on Demand
8 4 (0.85%) Blog
8 4 (0.85%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.64%) Animation
9 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 99 (21.06%) Linux
2 16 (3.40%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.98%) Android
4 12 (2.55%) UNIX
5 10 (2.13%) Windows
6 8 (1.70%) Solaris
7 6 (1.28%) AIX
7 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (89.15%) TDD
2 294 (62.55%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (52.13%) Scrum
4 195 (41.49%) BDD
5 190 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (25.74%) OO
7 84 (17.87%) MVC
8 82 (17.45%) Software Engineering
9 68 (14.47%) Kanban
9 68 (14.47%) User Stories
10 66 (14.04%) Test Automation
11 46 (9.79%) SOA
12 44 (9.36%) Release Management
13 42 (8.94%) E-Commerce
13 42 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (8.94%) ATDD
14 40 (8.51%) Functional Programming
14 40 (8.51%) Unit Testing
15 34 (7.23%) Refactoring
16 32 (6.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 293 (62.34%) Java
2 195 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 94 (20.00%) Python
4 93 (19.79%) SQL
5 79 (16.81%) Scala
6 72 (15.32%) Ruby
7 70 (14.89%) C#
8 49 (10.43%) Groovy
9 33 (7.02%) PHP
10 29 (6.17%) C++
11 21 (4.47%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.40%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.34%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.49%) Clojure
14 7 (1.49%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.28%) AWK
15 6 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (1.28%) sed
16 5 (1.06%) PHP5
16 5 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (15.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (18.30%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.21%) RHEV
1 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.34%) Puppet
2 9 (1.91%) Oozie
3 7 (1.49%) Capistrano
4 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) logstash
5 1 (0.21%) Graylog2
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (7.87%) Oracle
2 26 (5.53%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.83%) Atlassian
4 17 (3.62%) JBoss
5 11 (2.34%) Zend
6 5 (1.06%) Akamai
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
8 3 (0.64%) New Relic
9 2 (0.43%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (0.43%) Vignette
10 1 (0.21%) ATG
10 1 (0.21%) VMware
10 1 (0.21%) Splunk
10 1 (0.21%) Rackspace
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £333 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: From £340 to £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £540.00 per day
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City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West End London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago