The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
Pair Programming
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
344 169 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.19% 69.55% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 81 88
Average daily rate £375 £340 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+750.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tonbridge - 2 £625 -
Pair Programming
South East

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Go
3 4 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Redis
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Heroku
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (16.67%) Kafka
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (16.67%) SaaS

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Heroku
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (50.00%) Redis
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Go
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Foundry