The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 236 265 265
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 171 142 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.63% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.80% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 124 98
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£483 £464 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.20% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 -
Pair Programming
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16967 17800 15845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.63% 78.58% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 12426 11170
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 240 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in London

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in London

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in London

Pair Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the London region.

Pair Programming Hourly Rate Trend in London

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
City of London +43 39 £413 -26.17% 17
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
Chiswick - - - -
Ealing - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 341 (97.15%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (82.05%) TDD
3 212 (60.40%) Java
4 158 (45.01%) JavaScript
5 144 (41.03%) Scrum
6 141 (40.17%) BDD
7 120 (34.19%) Continuous Integration
8 109 (31.05%) HTML
9 92 (26.21%) OO
10 86 (24.50%) CSS
10 86 (24.50%) HTML5
11 78 (22.22%) Web Services
12 76 (21.65%) Linux
13 73 (20.80%) RESTful
14 69 (19.66%) AngularJS
15 67 (19.09%) User Stories
16 66 (18.80%) SQL
17 65 (18.52%) Python
18 63 (17.95%) Git (software)
19 60 (17.09%) CSS3
20 57 (16.24%) Technical Analysis
21 55 (15.67%) MVC
22 54 (15.38%) Banking
23 53 (15.10%) Node.js
24 52 (14.81%) Spring
24 52 (14.81%) Oracle
25 51 (14.53%) Ruby
26 50 (14.25%) Kanban
26 50 (14.25%) REST
27 49 (13.96%) Continuous Improvement

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 53 (15.10%) Node.js
2 18 (5.13%) CMS
3 14 (3.99%) Umbraco
3 14 (3.99%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (3.99%) Apache
3 14 (3.99%) Kentico
4 10 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.71%) Confluence
7 5 (1.42%) JBoss
8 3 (0.85%) Jetty
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.42%) GitHub
6 2 (0.57%) SaaS
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.57%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.71%) LDAP
2 5 (1.42%) HTTP
3 3 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) UPnP
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.54%) Relational Database
2 39 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 31 (8.83%) RDBMS
4 26 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 22 (6.27%) SQL Server
6 20 (5.70%) Hadoop
6 20 (5.70%) Big Data
7 14 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.99%) MySQL
10 6 (1.71%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.42%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.14%) HBase
12 4 (1.14%) Redis
13 3 (0.85%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.57%) BigTable
14 2 (0.57%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 63 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 47 (13.39%) Cucumber
3 40 (11.40%) jMock
4 36 (10.26%) Jasmine
5 33 (9.40%) JUnit
6 30 (8.55%) Jenkins
7 29 (8.26%) Selenium
8 27 (7.69%) Mocha
9 22 (6.27%) QUnit
9 22 (6.27%) Maven
10 16 (4.56%) Subversion
11 15 (4.27%) Grunt
12 14 (3.99%) Bower
12 14 (3.99%) webpack
13 12 (3.42%) RSpec
13 12 (3.42%) WebDriver
14 11 (3.13%) JIRA
14 11 (3.13%) TeamCity
15 10 (2.85%) NUnit
16 9 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 54 (15.38%) Banking
2 47 (13.39%) Investment Banking
3 29 (8.26%) Finance
4 14 (3.99%) Front Office
5 5 (1.42%) Games
6 3 (0.85%) Electronics
6 3 (0.85%) Publishing
7 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.57%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (84.33%) Developer
2 130 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 32 (9.12%) Senior Developer
4 29 (8.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 26 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 19 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 18 (5.13%) Scala Developer
8 16 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (3.99%) Front-End Developer
9 14 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.42%) C++ Developer
11 12 (3.42%) Lead Developer
11 12 (3.42%) Qt Developer
12 11 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (2.85%) C# Developer
14 9 (2.56%) PHP Developer
14 9 (2.56%) Ruby Developer
14 9 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
15 8 (2.28%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (31.05%) HTML
2 86 (24.50%) CSS
2 86 (24.50%) HTML5
3 78 (22.22%) Web Services
4 73 (20.80%) RESTful
5 69 (19.66%) AngularJS
6 60 (17.09%) CSS3
7 52 (14.81%) Spring
8 50 (14.25%) REST
9 48 (13.68%) JSON
10 44 (12.54%) .NET
10 44 (12.54%) Hibernate
11 39 (11.11%) XML
12 38 (10.83%) Backbone.js
13 31 (8.83%) J2SE
14 23 (6.55%) ASP.NET
15 22 (6.27%) jQuery
16 21 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (5.70%) WCF
17 20 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.82%) Open Source
2 34 (9.69%) User Experience
3 22 (6.27%) Fixed Income
4 12 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.42%) Social Media
5 11 (3.13%) Digital Media
6 10 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.99%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.14%) Animation
11 3 (0.85%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.85%) Blog
11 3 (0.85%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.85%) DTV
11 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.57%) Kindle
12 2 (0.57%) STB
12 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.57%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.65%) Linux
2 14 (3.99%) Android
3 11 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.85%) UNIX
5 2 (0.57%) Windows
6 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (97.15%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (82.05%) TDD
3 144 (41.03%) Scrum
4 141 (40.17%) BDD
5 120 (34.19%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (26.21%) OO
7 67 (19.09%) User Stories
8 57 (16.24%) Technical Analysis
9 55 (15.67%) MVC
10 50 (14.25%) Kanban
11 49 (13.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 47 (13.39%) OOD
13 41 (11.68%) Software Engineering
13 41 (11.68%) Web Development
14 39 (11.11%) DevOps
15 31 (8.83%) Mentoring
16 28 (7.98%) Unit Testing
17 27 (7.69%) E-Commerce
18 26 (7.41%) Extreme Programming
19 25 (7.12%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 212 (60.40%) Java
2 158 (45.01%) JavaScript
3 66 (18.80%) SQL
4 65 (18.52%) Python
5 51 (14.53%) Ruby
6 46 (13.11%) Scala
7 33 (9.40%) C#
8 26 (7.41%) Groovy
9 18 (5.13%) PHP
10 14 (3.99%) C++
11 9 (2.56%) XAML
12 7 (1.99%) Perl
13 5 (1.42%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.42%) Clojure
14 4 (1.14%) AWK
14 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.14%) sed
15 2 (0.57%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 46 (13.11%) Degree
2 8 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.57%) Varnish
2 2 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (1.71%) Graylog
2 5 (1.42%) Oozie
3 4 (1.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (14.81%) Oracle
2 27 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.99%) EPiServer
3 14 (3.99%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.71%) Akamai
4 6 (1.71%) New Relic
4 6 (1.71%) VMware
4 6 (1.71%) Zend
5 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.57%) Apple
6 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.28%) Symantec
7 1 (0.28%) IBM
7 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.28%) Splunk
7 1 (0.28%) hybris
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