The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
North West / Lancashire
Rank 35 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.56% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 343 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.60% 76.22% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 225 208
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Blackpool - 2 £450 -
Fleetwood - 1 £400 -
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) CouchDB
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (60.00%) SAX
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Servlets
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Riak
3 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) CouchDB
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) Riak
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) DOM
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) SAX
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Guerrilla Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle