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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 347 385 374
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -11
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 259 177 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 120 119
Average daily rate
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£495 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £22.50
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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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +79 197 £500 +5.26% 36
East of England -12 21 £450 - 1
North West -8 15 £325 -13.26% 6
South East -34 12 £425 +70.00% 11
West Midlands -10 6 £419 +52.27% 1
South West -23 3 £425 +28.30% 9
Yorkshire -8 2 £400 - 1
East Midlands -12 2 £400 - 1
North East - - - -
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 487 (94.02%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (83.01%) TDD
3 301 (58.11%) Java
4 225 (43.44%) Scrum
5 220 (42.47%) JavaScript
6 185 (35.71%) BDD
7 179 (34.56%) Continuous Integration
8 154 (29.73%) HTML
9 124 (23.94%) Linux
10 109 (21.04%) OO
11 107 (20.66%) CSS
12 104 (20.08%) Open Source
13 102 (19.69%) HTML5
14 97 (18.73%) MVC
15 96 (18.53%) User Stories
16 95 (18.34%) Degree
17 92 (17.76%) Spring
18 87 (16.80%) Web Services
18 87 (16.80%) Python
19 84 (16.22%) RESTful
20 81 (15.64%) Scala
21 80 (15.44%) Git (software)
21 80 (15.44%) SQL
22 77 (14.86%) QA
23 75 (14.48%) Software Engineering
23 75 (14.48%) AngularJS
24 74 (14.29%) Cucumber
24 74 (14.29%) .NET
25 73 (14.09%) NoSQL
25 73 (14.09%) Jenkins

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (8.49%) Node.js
2 37 (7.14%) Apache
3 23 (4.44%) Confluence
4 20 (3.86%) JBoss
5 16 (3.09%) CMS
6 14 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.97%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.58%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.58%) Liferay
9 3 (0.58%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.39%) Kentico
10 2 (0.39%) Jetty
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.39%) nginx
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (0.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (0.77%) Mingle
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.35%) GitHub
3 7 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.58%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Route 53
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.67%) HTTP
2 7 (1.35%) LDAP
3 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.39%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) AMQP
4 1 (0.19%) DHCP
4 1 (0.19%) DNS
4 1 (0.19%) GPRS
4 1 (0.19%) VoIP
4 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.09%) NoSQL
2 41 (7.92%) Relational Database
3 33 (6.37%) SQL Server
4 31 (5.98%) MongoDB
4 31 (5.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 29 (5.60%) Hadoop
6 28 (5.41%) Big Data
7 27 (5.21%) RDBMS
8 16 (3.09%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.90%) HBase
10 14 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.32%) Couchbase
12 11 (2.12%) MySQL
13 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.54%) CouchDB
14 6 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.16%) Redis
15 5 (0.97%) RavenDB
16 3 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (15.44%) Git (software)
2 74 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 73 (14.09%) Jenkins
4 48 (9.27%) JUnit
5 39 (7.53%) JIRA
6 37 (7.14%) Maven
7 34 (6.56%) Selenium
8 31 (5.98%) Jasmine
9 28 (5.41%) jMock
10 25 (4.83%) Hudson
11 21 (4.05%) Subversion
12 20 (3.86%) TeamCity
13 18 (3.47%) Visual Studio
14 17 (3.28%) Mocha
15 16 (3.09%) Mockito
16 15 (2.90%) WebDriver
17 13 (2.51%) NUnit
18 12 (2.32%) Eclipse
19 11 (2.12%) RSpec
19 11 (2.12%) Capybara
General
1 50 (9.65%) Banking
2 39 (7.53%) Finance
3 38 (7.34%) Investment Banking
4 26 (5.02%) Front Office
5 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.77%) Games
6 3 (0.58%) Publishing
7 2 (0.39%) Marketing
7 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.39%) Electronics
7 2 (0.39%) Back Office
7 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Retail
8 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 433 (83.59%) Developer
2 162 (31.27%) Java Developer
3 50 (9.65%) Senior Developer
4 43 (8.30%) Agile Java Developer
5 39 (7.53%) Scala Developer
6 35 (6.76%) .NET Developer
6 35 (6.76%) C++ Developer
7 32 (6.18%) C# Developer
8 31 (5.98%) Qt Developer
9 25 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 19 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (3.67%) Front-End Developer
11 18 (3.47%) Software Engineer
12 15 (2.90%) Middleware Developer
12 15 (2.90%) Architect
13 14 (2.70%) Software Developer
13 14 (2.70%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.32%) ScrumMaster
15 11 (2.12%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (29.73%) HTML
2 107 (20.66%) CSS
3 102 (19.69%) HTML5
4 92 (17.76%) Spring
5 87 (16.80%) Web Services
6 84 (16.22%) RESTful
7 75 (14.48%) AngularJS
8 74 (14.29%) .NET
9 61 (11.78%) CSS3
10 56 (10.81%) REST
11 52 (10.04%) XML
12 51 (9.85%) JSON
13 45 (8.69%) Hibernate
13 45 (8.69%) Backbone.js
14 37 (7.14%) Qt
15 31 (5.98%) SOAP
16 30 (5.79%) Grails
17 29 (5.60%) ASP.NET
18 28 (5.41%) OpenGL
19 26 (5.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 104 (20.08%) Open Source
2 29 (5.60%) User Experience
3 23 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 18 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.90%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.54%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (0.97%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.97%) Video on Demand
9 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.97%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.77%) Kindle
11 3 (0.58%) Xbox
11 3 (0.58%) iPhone
11 3 (0.58%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.58%) iPad
11 3 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 124 (23.94%) Linux
2 20 (3.86%) Apple iOS
3 19 (3.67%) Android
4 10 (1.93%) Windows
5 8 (1.54%) UNIX
6 3 (0.58%) Solaris
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (94.02%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (83.01%) TDD
3 225 (43.44%) Scrum
4 185 (35.71%) BDD
5 179 (34.56%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (21.04%) OO
7 97 (18.73%) MVC
8 96 (18.53%) User Stories
9 75 (14.48%) Software Engineering
10 68 (13.13%) Kanban
11 58 (11.20%) SOA
11 58 (11.20%) DevOps
12 56 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 56 (10.81%) E-Commerce
13 49 (9.46%) OOD
14 45 (8.69%) Test Automation
14 45 (8.69%) Mentoring
15 44 (8.49%) Release Management
16 40 (7.72%) Domain-Driven Design
17 39 (7.53%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 301 (58.11%) Java
2 220 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 87 (16.80%) Python
4 81 (15.64%) Scala
5 80 (15.44%) SQL
6 67 (12.93%) C#
7 59 (11.39%) Ruby
8 49 (9.46%) Groovy
9 42 (8.11%) C++
10 35 (6.76%) PHP
11 19 (3.67%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.51%) sed
12 13 (2.51%) AWK
13 9 (1.74%) Clojure
13 9 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.74%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.35%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.97%) Perl
17 4 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 95 (18.34%) Degree
2 6 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (14.86%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.39%) Varnish
2 2 (0.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) RHEV
3 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (3.67%) Puppet
2 17 (3.28%) Oozie
3 5 (0.97%) Graylog2
4 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.39%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) Salt
6 1 (0.19%) logstash
6 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 44 (8.49%) Oracle
2 32 (6.18%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.47%) Atlassian
4 16 (3.09%) Zend
5 7 (1.35%) New Relic
6 5 (0.97%) Akamai
6 5 (0.97%) VMware
7 3 (0.58%) Splunk
7 3 (0.58%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.39%) Vignette
8 2 (0.39%) SAP
8 2 (0.39%) ATG
8 2 (0.39%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.39%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.19%) CODA
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec
9 1 (0.19%) Endeca
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