The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 355 347 405
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +58
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 227 214 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.46% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.63% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 163 109
Average daily rate
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£473 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Pair Programming
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +40 188 £500 +11.11% 47
South East -20 18 £375 +7.14% 10
East of England -44 7 £363 -22.45% 1
South West -24 6 £300 -17.24% 7
North West -16 4 £350 +7.69% 11
East Midlands -10 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 2
Pair Programming
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 398 (91.08%) TDD
2 288 (65.90%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (62.01%) Java
4 235 (53.78%) Scrum
5 190 (43.48%) BDD
6 189 (43.25%) JavaScript
7 173 (39.59%) Continuous Integration
8 151 (34.55%) HTML
9 109 (24.94%) CSS
10 107 (24.49%) OO
11 97 (22.20%) SQL
12 96 (21.97%) XML
13 93 (21.28%) Web Services
13 93 (21.28%) Cucumber
14 91 (20.82%) Spring
15 88 (20.14%) MVC
16 87 (19.91%) Open Source
17 82 (18.76%) C#
18 80 (18.31%) JSON
19 78 (17.85%) .NET
20 77 (17.62%) QA
21 75 (17.16%) Python
21 75 (17.16%) Linux
21 75 (17.16%) Git (software)
22 74 (16.93%) Scala
23 72 (16.48%) NoSQL
24 71 (16.25%) Kanban
25 70 (16.02%) MongoDB
26 69 (15.79%) Software Engineering
26 69 (15.79%) Ruby

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (4.12%) Node.js
2 15 (3.43%) CMS
3 13 (2.97%) Apache
4 12 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (2.75%) Confluence
5 7 (1.60%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.14%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.14%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.23%) Jetty
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.23%) Mule
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (2.52%) SaaS
4 6 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.46%) Heroku
6 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.46%) GitHub
6 2 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.95%) HTTP
2 3 (0.69%) SMTP
3 2 (0.46%) AMQP
3 2 (0.46%) ZigBee
3 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.46%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) LDAP
4 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.23%) CDMA
4 1 (0.23%) GPRS
4 1 (0.23%) SMS
4 1 (0.23%) UMTS
4 1 (0.23%) VoIP
4 1 (0.23%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.23%) 3G
4 1 (0.23%) Wireless
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.48%) NoSQL
2 70 (16.02%) MongoDB
3 40 (9.15%) SQL Server
4 36 (8.24%) Relational Database
5 29 (6.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (6.41%) MySQL
7 19 (4.35%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.43%) CouchDB
8 15 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.75%) Big Data
9 12 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.29%) Apache Hive
11 9 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.60%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.14%) Impala
14 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (21.28%) Cucumber
2 75 (17.16%) Git (software)
3 65 (14.87%) Jenkins
4 45 (10.30%) Selenium
5 38 (8.70%) JUnit
6 36 (8.24%) Maven
7 34 (7.78%) Subversion
8 32 (7.32%) WebDriver
9 26 (5.95%) JIRA
9 26 (5.95%) TeamCity
10 23 (5.26%) CruiseControl
11 21 (4.81%) Hudson
12 19 (4.35%) Visual Studio
13 17 (3.89%) Mockito
14 16 (3.66%) WATIR
14 16 (3.66%) Eclipse
15 13 (2.97%) FitNesse
15 13 (2.97%) JBehave
15 13 (2.97%) SpecFlow
15 13 (2.97%) Jasmine
General
1 46 (10.53%) Banking
2 43 (9.84%) Finance
3 37 (8.47%) Front Office
4 33 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.83%) Back Office
6 5 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.14%) Games
7 4 (0.92%) Billing
7 4 (0.92%) Electronics
8 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.69%) Publishing
8 3 (0.69%) Marketing
9 2 (0.46%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 377 (86.27%) Developer
2 154 (35.24%) Java Developer
3 59 (13.50%) Senior Developer
4 50 (11.44%) Agile Java Developer
5 45 (10.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (9.15%) Scala Developer
7 28 (6.41%) Python Developer
8 26 (5.95%) C# Developer
9 25 (5.72%) .NET Developer
10 22 (5.03%) Tester
11 17 (3.89%) Automation Tester
12 16 (3.66%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.66%) C++ Developer
13 15 (3.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 15 (3.43%) Ruby Developer
14 14 (3.20%) Web Developer
15 13 (2.97%) Qt Developer
16 11 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
16 11 (2.52%) JavaScript Developer
17 10 (2.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (34.55%) HTML
2 109 (24.94%) CSS
3 96 (21.97%) XML
4 93 (21.28%) Web Services
5 91 (20.82%) Spring
6 80 (18.31%) JSON
7 78 (17.85%) .NET
8 63 (14.42%) RESTful
8 63 (14.42%) HTML5
9 53 (12.13%) CSS3
10 48 (10.98%) SOAP
11 44 (10.07%) ASP.NET
12 43 (9.84%) Hibernate
13 40 (9.15%) jQuery
14 36 (8.24%) REST
15 34 (7.78%) AngularJS
16 31 (7.09%) Grails
17 27 (6.18%) Ruby on Rails
17 27 (6.18%) XSLT
18 25 (5.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.91%) Open Source
2 32 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.95%) Derivative
4 22 (5.03%) Equity Derivative
5 20 (4.58%) Equities
6 12 (2.75%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.83%) Blog
9 7 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.37%) Video on Demand
10 6 (1.37%) Xbox
11 5 (1.14%) iPhone
11 5 (1.14%) iPad
12 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.69%) DTV
13 3 (0.69%) IPTV
13 3 (0.69%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (17.16%) Linux
2 14 (3.20%) UNIX
3 11 (2.52%) Android
4 9 (2.06%) Windows
5 8 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.37%) AIX
6 6 (1.37%) Solaris
6 6 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (91.08%) TDD
2 288 (65.90%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (53.78%) Scrum
4 190 (43.48%) BDD
5 173 (39.59%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (24.49%) OO
7 88 (20.14%) MVC
8 71 (16.25%) Kanban
9 69 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 64 (14.65%) Test Automation
11 44 (10.07%) User Stories
12 43 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (9.61%) Unit Testing
14 40 (9.15%) Release Management
15 37 (8.47%) Web Development
16 34 (7.78%) SOA
17 33 (7.55%) ATDD
18 32 (7.32%) E-Commerce
19 24 (5.49%) Configuration Management
20 23 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 271 (62.01%) Java
2 189 (43.25%) JavaScript
3 97 (22.20%) SQL
4 82 (18.76%) C#
5 75 (17.16%) Python
6 74 (16.93%) Scala
7 69 (15.79%) Ruby
8 53 (12.13%) Groovy
9 23 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.58%) C++
10 20 (4.58%) PHP
11 18 (4.12%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.60%) XQuery
12 7 (1.60%) Clojure
13 6 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.14%) Perl
15 4 (0.92%) C
16 3 (0.69%) sed
16 3 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (13.50%) Degree
2 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (17.62%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.06%) Capistrano
2 7 (1.60%) Puppet
2 7 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.37%) Oozie
4 3 (0.69%) Nagios
5 2 (0.46%) Graylog2
6 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (9.15%) Oracle
2 26 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.97%) JBoss
4 11 (2.52%) Akamai
5 9 (2.06%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.83%) Twitter
7 7 (1.60%) Zend
8 4 (0.92%) VMware
8 4 (0.92%) SAP
8 4 (0.92%) Adobe
9 3 (0.69%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.69%) Sybase
9 3 (0.69%) New Relic
10 2 (0.46%) Vignette
10 2 (0.46%) Vertica
10 2 (0.46%) Splunk
11 1 (0.23%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.23%) Intalio
11 1 (0.23%) Typemock
11 1 (0.23%) ATG
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