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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.17% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.23% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
455 444 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.25% 73.63% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 231 250
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 25
Median hourly rate £46.73 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.60% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £14.50 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Watford - 1 £525 -
Pair Programming
East of England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (72.73%) Java
5 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
6 6 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (54.55%) Scrum
6 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (54.55%) Apache Spark
7 5 (45.45%) Finance
8 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
8 4 (36.36%) Ruby
8 4 (36.36%) Kanban
9 3 (27.27%) SDLC
9 3 (27.27%) Line Management
9 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 3 (27.27%) Haskell
9 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (27.27%) HTML
9 3 (27.27%) Workflow
9 3 (27.27%) MySQL
9 3 (27.27%) CSS
10 2 (18.18%) DevOps
11 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (9.09%) Scala
11 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
11 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (9.09%) NoSQL

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (54.55%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Senior Agile Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Architect
7 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
7 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (9.09%) Dropwizard
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) Line Management
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) DevOps
8 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (9.09%) Microservices
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Open Source
8 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Haskell
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Packer
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle