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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
UK / England
Rank 238 236 386
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +150
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 399 471 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 1.01% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.23% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 412 165
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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
33619 38152 36402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.04% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22424 25073 23863
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 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1113 967
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -43 271 £508 -3.33% 41
South East +27 46 £425 - 6
East of England +28 28 £375 -34.78% 4
North West +31 26 £450 - 11
South West - 15 £338 - 8
Yorkshire +7 5 £425 -5.55% 10
West Midlands +2 5 £525 -4.54% 1
North East -25 2 £375 -16.66% 2
Pair Programming
UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 862 (90.64%) Agile Software Development
2 765 (80.44%) TDD
3 624 (65.62%) Java
4 373 (39.22%) Scrum
5 371 (39.01%) BDD
6 354 (37.22%) Continuous Integration
7 322 (33.86%) JavaScript
8 269 (28.29%) Spring
9 257 (27.02%) HTML
10 231 (24.29%) RESTful
11 230 (24.19%) Scala
12 220 (23.13%) CSS
13 215 (22.61%) Kanban
14 210 (22.08%) Git (software)
15 199 (20.93%) Jenkins
16 181 (19.03%) Node.js
16 181 (19.03%) SQL
17 177 (18.61%) Microservices
18 170 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
19 167 (17.56%) Software Engineering
20 164 (17.25%) Web Services
21 155 (16.30%) DevOps
22 150 (15.77%) REST
22 150 (15.77%) JSON
23 149 (15.67%) HTML5
23 149 (15.67%) AngularJS
24 138 (14.51%) Open Source
25 137 (14.41%) OO
26 133 (13.99%) MVC
27 130 (13.67%) Python

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 77 (8.10%) Apache Spark
2 49 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (3.26%) Confluence
4 29 (3.05%) WebSphere
5 27 (2.84%) Apache
6 26 (2.73%) CMS
7 23 (2.42%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.79%) JBoss
8 17 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
9 16 (1.68%) Alfresco
10 15 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (1.47%) NServiceBus
12 10 (1.05%) Jetty
13 7 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
13 7 (0.74%) nginx
14 6 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.63%) IIS
15 5 (0.53%) Documentum
15 5 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.53%) PaintShop Pro
2 5 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.16%) Magento
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 170 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (9.04%) GitHub
3 57 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (1.47%) PaaS
6 12 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
8 10 (1.05%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.42%) Heroku
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.21%) Force.com
12 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.21%) IaaS
12 2 (0.21%) Office 365
12 2 (0.21%) Yammer
13 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.11%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 68 (7.15%) HTTP
2 45 (4.73%) RTSP
3 40 (4.21%) MQTT
4 32 (3.36%) Internet
5 8 (0.84%) RTP
6 5 (0.53%) DVB
7 3 (0.32%) Network Security
8 2 (0.21%) LDAP
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (12.20%) NoSQL
2 110 (11.57%) MongoDB
3 68 (7.15%) SQL Server
4 60 (6.31%) Hadoop
5 53 (5.57%) MySQL
6 46 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (4.52%) Big Data
8 40 (4.21%) Relational Database
9 39 (4.10%) Redis
10 25 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.89%) Apache Hive
12 17 (1.79%) HBase
13 15 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.63%) Mixpanel
15 6 (0.63%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.53%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.42%) Riak
17 4 (0.42%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 210 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 199 (20.93%) Jenkins
3 108 (11.36%) Cucumber
4 74 (7.78%) JIRA
5 68 (7.15%) Maven
5 68 (7.15%) Selenium
6 67 (7.05%) Mockito
7 65 (6.83%) JUnit
8 59 (6.20%) Gradle
9 52 (5.47%) WebDriver
10 43 (4.52%) Subversion
11 29 (3.05%) IntelliJ
12 25 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 22 (2.31%) Vagrant
14 21 (2.21%) gulp
15 18 (1.89%) Mercurial
15 18 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (1.68%) NUnit
17 15 (1.58%) Eclipse
17 15 (1.58%) Jasmine
General
1 84 (8.83%) Banking
2 80 (8.41%) Finance
3 68 (7.15%) Investment Banking
4 45 (4.73%) Retail
5 33 (3.47%) Publishing
6 25 (2.63%) Front Office
7 12 (1.26%) Games
8 9 (0.95%) Back Office
9 6 (0.63%) Advertising
9 6 (0.63%) Marketing
9 6 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.21%) Automotive
10 2 (0.21%) Electronics
10 2 (0.21%) Legal
10 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.21%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 822 (86.44%) Developer
2 396 (41.64%) Java Developer
3 225 (23.66%) Senior Developer
4 205 (21.56%) Agile Developer
5 157 (16.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 150 (15.77%) Agile Java Developer
7 120 (12.62%) Scala Developer
8 97 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
9 90 (9.46%) Senior Agile Developer
10 84 (8.83%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 57 (5.99%) C# Developer
12 56 (5.89%) Java Scala Developer
13 54 (5.68%) .NET Developer
14 53 (5.57%) iOS Developer
15 52 (5.47%) Senior Scala Developer
16 51 (5.36%) Software Developer
17 47 (4.94%) Node.js Developer
18 40 (4.21%) Software Engineer
19 37 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
19 37 (3.89%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (28.29%) Spring
2 257 (27.02%) HTML
3 231 (24.29%) RESTful
4 220 (23.13%) CSS
5 181 (19.03%) Node.js
6 164 (17.25%) Web Services
7 150 (15.77%) JSON
7 150 (15.77%) REST
8 149 (15.67%) AngularJS
8 149 (15.67%) HTML5
9 102 (10.73%) Hibernate
10 94 (9.88%) CSS3
11 87 (9.15%) .NET
12 86 (9.04%) Kafka
13 78 (8.20%) Dropwizard
14 76 (7.99%) XML
15 72 (7.57%) jQuery
16 69 (7.26%) Akka
17 67 (7.05%) Sass
18 65 (6.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.15%) User Experience
2 47 (4.94%) Video on Demand
3 36 (3.79%) Mobile App
4 34 (3.58%) Economics
5 33 (3.47%) Public Cloud
6 26 (2.73%) iPhone
7 25 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.52%) iPad
9 23 (2.42%) Streaming Video
10 20 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (1.68%) Derivative
12 12 (1.26%) MPEG
13 11 (1.16%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.05%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.84%) Animation
15 8 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.84%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 74 (7.78%) Linux
2 69 (7.26%) Apple iOS
3 47 (4.94%) Android
4 40 (4.21%) Unix
5 34 (3.58%) Windows
6 6 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (90.64%) Agile Software Development
2 765 (80.44%) TDD
3 373 (39.22%) Scrum
4 371 (39.01%) BDD
5 354 (37.22%) Continuous Integration
6 215 (22.61%) Kanban
7 177 (18.61%) Microservices
8 167 (17.56%) Software Engineering
9 155 (16.30%) DevOps
10 138 (14.51%) Open Source
11 137 (14.41%) OO
12 133 (13.99%) MVC
13 129 (13.56%) Automated Testing
14 122 (12.83%) E-Commerce
15 119 (12.51%) Unit Testing
16 116 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
17 93 (9.78%) Web Development
18 91 (9.57%) High Availability
19 82 (8.62%) SDLC
20 70 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 624 (65.62%) Java
2 322 (33.86%) JavaScript
3 230 (24.19%) Scala
4 181 (19.03%) SQL
5 130 (13.67%) Python
6 103 (10.83%) C#
7 74 (7.78%) Ruby
8 51 (5.36%) C
9 45 (4.73%) Apple Swift
10 43 (4.52%) Groovy
11 42 (4.42%) Objective-C
12 39 (4.10%) Clojure
12 39 (4.10%) PHP
13 35 (3.68%) C++
14 20 (2.10%) ES6
15 12 (1.26%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.84%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.63%) F#
18 5 (0.53%) ActionScript
18 5 (0.53%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 71 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 56 (5.89%) SC Cleared
3 41 (4.31%) Degree
4 3 (0.32%) ISEB
4 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.21%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.11%) PMP
6 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (10.20%) QA
2 18 (1.89%) SDET
3 11 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.32%) EMIR
6 3 (0.32%) MiFID
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 73 (7.68%) Docker
2 16 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (1.37%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.53%) HDFS
5 3 (0.32%) vSphere
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (4.52%) Puppet
2 19 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 12 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.05%) Kibana
4 10 (1.05%) logstash
5 9 (0.95%) Grafana
5 9 (0.95%) rkt
6 8 (0.84%) Mesos
7 5 (0.53%) Terraform
8 2 (0.21%) Ansible
8 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.11%) MOM
9 1 (0.11%) Nagios
9 1 (0.11%) Packer
9 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (2.42%) ATG
2 19 (2.00%) hybris
3 18 (1.89%) Apple
4 17 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 17 (1.79%) New Relic
5 16 (1.68%) Oracle
6 13 (1.37%) VMware
7 11 (1.16%) IBM
8 10 (1.05%) Splunk
9 9 (0.95%) AppDynamics
10 8 (0.84%) Brightcove
11 6 (0.63%) Adobe
11 6 (0.63%) Coremetrics
12 5 (0.53%) Apigee
12 5 (0.53%) GigaSpaces
12 5 (0.53%) Google
12 5 (0.53%) OpenTV
13 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.42%) SAP
14 3 (0.32%) MuleSoft
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