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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 254 272 268
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 146 124 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.74% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 97 69
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 January 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 +13 24 £456 -17.04% 15
Canary Wharf - 3 £725 -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 366 (98.12%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (82.31%) TDD
3 229 (61.39%) Java
4 165 (44.24%) Scrum
5 160 (42.90%) JavaScript
6 132 (35.39%) BDD
7 127 (34.05%) Continuous Integration
8 112 (30.03%) HTML
9 95 (25.47%) Linux
10 88 (23.59%) HTML5
11 82 (21.98%) OO
12 81 (21.72%) Degree
13 78 (20.91%) CSS
14 73 (19.57%) User Stories
15 71 (19.03%) Open Source
16 70 (18.77%) Git (software)
17 65 (17.43%) Python
18 61 (16.35%) Web Services
19 60 (16.09%) RESTful
20 59 (15.82%) QA
20 59 (15.82%) Cucumber
21 55 (14.75%) Ruby
22 54 (14.48%) MVC
23 53 (14.21%) SQL
23 53 (14.21%) Scala
24 52 (13.94%) Kanban
25 51 (13.67%) Spring
25 51 (13.67%) CSS3
26 50 (13.40%) Jenkins
26 50 (13.40%) AngularJS

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (8.04%) Node.js
2 28 (7.51%) Apache
3 20 (5.36%) JBoss
4 18 (4.83%) Confluence
5 13 (3.49%) CMS
6 11 (2.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (2.14%) Kentico
7 8 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (2.14%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.80%) Jetty
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) nginx
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.27%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.54%) GitHub
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.41%) LDAP
2 8 (2.14%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.26%) NoSQL
2 33 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.97%) RDBMS
4 22 (5.90%) Big Data
5 21 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (5.63%) Hadoop
6 19 (5.09%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.29%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.95%) HBase
8 11 (2.95%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.34%) Redis
11 4 (1.07%) MySQL
12 3 (0.80%) SQLite
12 3 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.54%) BigTable
13 2 (0.54%) Triplestore
13 2 (0.54%) Riak
13 2 (0.54%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 70 (18.77%) Git (software)
2 59 (15.82%) Cucumber
3 50 (13.40%) Jenkins
4 38 (10.19%) JUnit
5 33 (8.85%) Maven
6 30 (8.04%) Selenium
7 29 (7.77%) jMock
8 25 (6.70%) Jasmine
9 23 (6.17%) JIRA
10 20 (5.36%) TeamCity
11 16 (4.29%) Mocha
12 14 (3.75%) RSpec
13 13 (3.49%) WebDriver
13 13 (3.49%) Hudson
14 12 (3.22%) Mockito
14 12 (3.22%) Capybara
15 11 (2.95%) Subversion
16 10 (2.68%) IntelliJ
17 9 (2.41%) QUnit
18 8 (2.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 41 (10.99%) Banking
2 33 (8.85%) Investment Banking
3 30 (8.04%) Finance
4 23 (6.17%) Front Office
5 4 (1.07%) Games
6 3 (0.80%) Publishing
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 306 (82.04%) Developer
2 113 (30.29%) Java Developer
3 36 (9.65%) Agile Java Developer
4 34 (9.12%) Scala Developer
5 30 (8.04%) C++ Developer
6 26 (6.97%) Qt Developer
7 25 (6.70%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.29%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
9 15 (4.02%) Middleware Developer
10 14 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (3.49%) Ruby Developer
11 13 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (3.22%) Software Engineer
13 11 (2.95%) ScrumMaster
13 11 (2.95%) Web Developer
14 10 (2.68%) Architect
15 7 (1.88%) Software Developer
15 7 (1.88%) Tester
15 7 (1.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (30.03%) HTML
2 88 (23.59%) HTML5
3 78 (20.91%) CSS
4 61 (16.35%) Web Services
5 60 (16.09%) RESTful
6 51 (13.67%) Spring
6 51 (13.67%) CSS3
7 50 (13.40%) AngularJS
8 43 (11.53%) REST
9 40 (10.72%) JSON
10 37 (9.92%) .NET
11 36 (9.65%) Hibernate
12 35 (9.38%) Backbone.js
13 32 (8.58%) XML
13 32 (8.58%) Qt
14 26 (6.97%) OpenGL
15 24 (6.43%) J2SE
16 21 (5.63%) SOAP
17 20 (5.36%) ASP.NET
17 20 (5.36%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 71 (19.03%) Open Source
2 19 (5.09%) Fixed Income
3 16 (4.29%) User Experience
4 14 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.22%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.22%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.14%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.07%) Kindle
9 4 (1.07%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.80%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.80%) Blog
10 3 (0.80%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.54%) VUI
11 2 (0.54%) Xbox
11 2 (0.54%) Kinect
11 2 (0.54%) Equities
11 2 (0.54%) Ontologies
11 2 (0.54%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 95 (25.47%) Linux
2 16 (4.29%) Android
3 14 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.34%) Windows
5 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (98.12%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (82.31%) TDD
3 165 (44.24%) Scrum
4 132 (35.39%) BDD
5 127 (34.05%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (21.98%) OO
7 73 (19.57%) User Stories
8 54 (14.48%) MVC
9 52 (13.94%) Kanban
10 45 (12.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 45 (12.06%) DevOps
10 45 (12.06%) Software Engineering
11 44 (11.80%) OOD
12 40 (10.72%) Technical Analysis
13 33 (8.85%) Domain-Driven Design
13 33 (8.85%) Release Management
14 32 (8.58%) SOA
15 31 (8.31%) Mentoring
16 29 (7.77%) Unit Testing
17 27 (7.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 229 (61.39%) Java
2 160 (42.90%) JavaScript
3 65 (17.43%) Python
4 55 (14.75%) Ruby
5 53 (14.21%) SQL
5 53 (14.21%) Scala
6 33 (8.85%) C++
7 28 (7.51%) C#
8 26 (6.97%) Groovy
9 23 (6.17%) PHP
10 13 (3.49%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.68%) sed
11 10 (2.68%) AWK
12 8 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.34%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.34%) Clojure
14 4 (1.07%) XAML
14 4 (1.07%) Perl
15 2 (0.54%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (21.72%) Degree
2 6 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (15.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.54%) Varnish
3 1 (0.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (4.56%) Puppet
2 11 (2.95%) Oozie
3 9 (2.41%) Graylog2
4 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (9.92%) Oracle
2 20 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.83%) Atlassian
4 10 (2.68%) New Relic
5 9 (2.41%) Zend
5 9 (2.41%) VMware
5 9 (2.41%) Akamai
6 8 (2.14%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.14%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.27%) Endeca
8 1 (0.27%) Symantec
8 1 (0.27%) ATG
8 1 (0.27%) Splunk
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