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 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
England / London
Rank 185 123 269
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +146
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 233 426 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.99% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.34% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 380 128
Median daily rate £500 £525 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16220 18227 17535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.93% 84.99% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11750 13050 12485
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 218 207
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £53.00 £54.55
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the London 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
City of London -39 54 £500 -4.76% 21
Croydon +7 6 £450 +20.00%
Westminster +7 6 £475 +18.75%
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Osterley +2 2 - -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 548 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (80.20%) TDD
3 363 (60.40%) Java
4 237 (39.43%) BDD
5 194 (32.28%) Scrum
6 185 (30.78%) JavaScript
7 180 (29.95%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (23.79%) HTML
9 137 (22.80%) Spring
10 136 (22.63%) RESTful
11 129 (21.46%) Scala
12 126 (20.97%) Jenkins
12 126 (20.97%) CSS
13 122 (20.30%) Amazon AWS
13 122 (20.30%) Git (software)
14 118 (19.63%) Kanban
15 113 (18.80%) Microservices
16 108 (17.97%) DevOps
16 108 (17.97%) SQL
16 108 (17.97%) Python
17 106 (17.64%) Software Engineering
18 103 (17.14%) Web Services
19 100 (16.64%) AngularJS
20 97 (16.14%) HTML5
21 90 (14.98%) REST
22 85 (14.14%) JSON
23 84 (13.98%) Node.js
24 81 (13.48%) Automated Testing
25 80 (13.31%) C#
26 77 (12.81%) OO

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 63 (10.48%) Apache Spark
2 44 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.00%) Apache
4 9 (1.50%) Jetty
5 7 (1.16%) CMS
5 7 (1.16%) Confluence
6 5 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.50%) Drupal
8 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.33%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (0.33%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.17%) Mule
10 1 (0.17%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 23 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.33%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 122 (20.30%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.49%) GitHub
4 13 (2.16%) PaaS
5 10 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.50%) Heroku
9 2 (0.33%) Google Play
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.17%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.65%) HTTP
2 40 (6.66%) RTSP
3 36 (5.99%) MQTT
4 19 (3.16%) Internet
5 8 (1.33%) RTP
6 3 (0.50%) Network Security
7 2 (0.33%) DVB
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.65%) NoSQL
2 55 (9.15%) MongoDB
3 45 (7.49%) MySQL
4 44 (7.32%) Hadoop
5 35 (5.82%) SQL Server
6 34 (5.66%) Big Data
7 32 (5.32%) Redis
8 30 (4.99%) Relational Database
9 26 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (2.66%) HBase
12 10 (1.66%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.00%) Mixpanel
14 4 (0.67%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.67%) Riak
15 3 (0.50%) DB2
15 3 (0.50%) MarkLogic
15 3 (0.50%) Parquet
16 2 (0.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 126 (20.97%) Jenkins
2 122 (20.30%) Git (software)
3 51 (8.49%) Cucumber
4 49 (8.15%) WebDriver
5 41 (6.82%) Mockito
5 41 (6.82%) Selenium
6 30 (4.99%) Gradle
7 27 (4.49%) Maven
8 26 (4.33%) JIRA
8 26 (4.33%) TeamCity
9 24 (3.99%) gulp
10 20 (3.33%) Jasmine
11 18 (3.00%) JUnit
12 17 (2.83%) Grunt
12 17 (2.83%) Subversion
13 14 (2.33%) NUnit
14 13 (2.16%) IntelliJ
14 13 (2.16%) Moq
15 11 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
16 10 (1.66%) Mocha
General
1 75 (12.48%) Banking
2 64 (10.65%) Finance
3 63 (10.48%) Investment Banking
4 36 (5.99%) Retail
5 25 (4.16%) Front Office
6 20 (3.33%) Publishing
7 7 (1.16%) Games
8 6 (1.00%) Electronics
9 4 (0.67%) Back Office
9 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.50%) Advertising
10 3 (0.50%) Marketing
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 514 (85.52%) Developer
2 236 (39.27%) Java Developer
3 165 (27.45%) Senior Developer
4 140 (23.29%) Agile Developer
5 102 (16.97%) Senior Java Developer
6 91 (15.14%) Agile Java Developer
7 68 (11.31%) Scala Developer
8 65 (10.82%) Senior Agile Developer
9 64 (10.65%) JavaScript Developer
10 55 (9.15%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 54 (8.99%) C# Developer
12 38 (6.32%) iOS Developer
13 37 (6.16%) .NET Developer
14 33 (5.49%) Agile C# Developer
15 32 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
15 32 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
16 30 (4.99%) Software Developer
17 27 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 26 (4.33%) Angular Developer
19 24 (3.99%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (23.79%) HTML
2 137 (22.80%) Spring
3 136 (22.63%) RESTful
4 126 (20.97%) CSS
5 103 (17.14%) Web Services
6 100 (16.64%) AngularJS
7 97 (16.14%) HTML5
8 90 (14.98%) REST
9 85 (14.14%) JSON
10 84 (13.98%) Node.js
11 69 (11.48%) Kafka
12 65 (10.82%) .NET
13 64 (10.65%) React
14 61 (10.15%) Hibernate
15 57 (9.48%) Dropwizard
16 55 (9.15%) Akka
17 52 (8.65%) Play Framework
18 48 (7.99%) CSS3
19 43 (7.15%) RabbitMQ
20 42 (6.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.65%) User Experience
2 41 (6.82%) Video on Demand
3 32 (5.32%) Public Cloud
4 26 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.83%) Streaming Video
6 17 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.33%) Derivative
8 11 (1.83%) iPad
8 11 (1.83%) iPhone
9 10 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.50%) MPEG
11 8 (1.33%) Fintech
11 8 (1.33%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (0.50%) Apple TV
14 3 (0.50%) CCTV
14 3 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.65%) Apple iOS
2 39 (6.49%) Linux
3 34 (5.66%) Android
4 11 (1.83%) Windows
5 9 (1.50%) Unix
6 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (80.20%) TDD
3 237 (39.43%) BDD
4 194 (32.28%) Scrum
5 180 (29.95%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (19.63%) Kanban
7 113 (18.80%) Microservices
8 108 (17.97%) DevOps
9 106 (17.64%) Software Engineering
10 81 (13.48%) Automated Testing
11 77 (12.81%) OO
12 74 (12.31%) E-Commerce
13 72 (11.98%) High Availability
13 72 (11.98%) MVC
14 57 (9.48%) Open Source
15 55 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 55 (9.15%) Web Development
16 53 (8.82%) Mentoring
17 48 (7.99%) Domain-Driven Design
18 47 (7.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 363 (60.40%) Java
2 185 (30.78%) JavaScript
3 129 (21.46%) Scala
4 108 (17.97%) Python
4 108 (17.97%) SQL
5 80 (13.31%) C#
6 42 (6.99%) C
7 34 (5.66%) Ruby
8 32 (5.32%) Apple Swift
9 27 (4.49%) Objective-C
10 20 (3.33%) C++
10 20 (3.33%) ES6
11 13 (2.16%) PHP
12 11 (1.83%) Groovy
13 10 (1.66%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.67%) Clojure
15 4 (0.67%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 31 (5.16%) Degree
1 31 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.17%) PMP
4 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (11.81%) QA
2 12 (2.00%) SDET
3 6 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.50%) EMIR
5 3 (0.50%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (7.15%) Docker
2 12 (2.00%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.83%) Puppet
2 14 (2.33%) Kibana
3 10 (1.66%) Grafana
4 9 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.33%) logstash
5 8 (1.33%) Mesos
5 8 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.33%) rkt
6 6 (1.00%) HockeyApp
7 2 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.17%) Ansible
8 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.17%) MOM
8 1 (0.17%) Nagios
8 1 (0.17%) Salt
8 1 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 15 (2.50%) New Relic
2 11 (1.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (1.83%) Splunk
3 10 (1.66%) Apple
4 9 (1.50%) AppDynamics
5 8 (1.33%) Brightcove
6 6 (1.00%) Coremetrics
6 6 (1.00%) VMware
7 5 (0.83%) IBM
7 5 (0.83%) Oracle
8 4 (0.67%) ATG
8 4 (0.67%) Google
9 3 (0.50%) Adobe
9 3 (0.50%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.33%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.33%) OpenTV
11 1 (0.17%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.17%) hybris
11 1 (0.17%) SendGrid
11 1 (0.17%) Xamarin
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