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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 65 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.16% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
Pair Programming
East of England

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
600 451 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.81% 74.18% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 214 255
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.30 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
St Albans - 1 £450 -
Pair Programming
East of England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) StyleCop
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) ATG

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) StyleCop
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) ATG
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk