The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 -
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
532 530 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.88% 69.74% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 267 260
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 20
Average hourly rate £21.75 £31.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.40% +76.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pair Programming across the Hertfordshire region.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) Couchbase
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Confluence
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Scala
5 3 (33.33%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) StyleCop
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (55.56%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Couchbase
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) StyleCop
3 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
3 2 (22.22%) UI Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk
1 2 (22.22%) ATG
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle