The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 222 291 281
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -10
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 190 128 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 100 89
Average daily rate
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£490 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £361 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18040 18538 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.72% 76.41% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12586 12861 12944
Average daily rate £442 £450 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 381
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Pair Programming
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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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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
City of London +37 26 £550 +22.90% 13
Hounslow +2 1 £500 +11.11%
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
Chiswick - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 326 (93.14%) TDD
2 256 (73.14%) Java
3 232 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (54.86%) Scrum
5 170 (48.57%) BDD
6 158 (45.14%) JavaScript
7 144 (41.14%) Continuous Integration
8 115 (32.86%) HTML
9 92 (26.29%) OO
10 91 (26.00%) Cucumber
11 86 (24.57%) XML
12 84 (24.00%) Spring
13 82 (23.43%) Web Services
14 79 (22.57%) Python
15 77 (22.00%) CSS
16 75 (21.43%) SQL
17 74 (21.14%) Open Source
18 73 (20.86%) QA
19 71 (20.29%) JSON
20 69 (19.71%) Ruby
21 67 (19.14%) Linux
21 67 (19.14%) NoSQL
21 67 (19.14%) Jenkins
22 62 (17.71%) Scala
23 61 (17.43%) MongoDB
24 59 (16.86%) Git (software)
25 58 (16.57%) Kanban
25 58 (16.57%) Software Engineering
26 57 (16.29%) Degree
27 56 (16.00%) Test Automation

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (4.00%) Node.js
2 13 (3.71%) CMS
3 12 (3.43%) Confluence
4 11 (3.14%) Apache
5 7 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.00%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.29%) Jetty
8 1 (0.29%) Mule
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.14%) SaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.57%) Heroku
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.57%) GitHub
4 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.57%) HTTP
2 2 (0.57%) LDAP
2 2 (0.57%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) AMQP
3 1 (0.29%) VoIP
3 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.14%) NoSQL
2 61 (17.43%) MongoDB
3 31 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 29 (8.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (6.86%) SQL Server
6 19 (5.43%) MySQL
7 15 (4.29%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.86%) Big Data
8 10 (2.86%) Apache Hive
9 9 (2.57%) CouchDB
9 9 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.00%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.43%) HBase
11 5 (1.43%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.43%) Impala
12 3 (0.86%) BigTable
12 3 (0.86%) Riak
12 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 91 (26.00%) Cucumber
2 67 (19.14%) Jenkins
3 59 (16.86%) Git (software)
4 43 (12.29%) Selenium
5 37 (10.57%) JUnit
6 36 (10.29%) Maven
7 32 (9.14%) WebDriver
8 27 (7.71%) TeamCity
9 25 (7.14%) Subversion
10 24 (6.86%) JIRA
11 23 (6.57%) CruiseControl
11 23 (6.57%) Hudson
12 17 (4.86%) Mockito
13 16 (4.57%) WATIR
14 15 (4.29%) Eclipse
15 13 (3.71%) FitNesse
15 13 (3.71%) JBehave
15 13 (3.71%) Jasmine
16 12 (3.43%) Capybara
16 12 (3.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 48 (13.71%) Banking
2 42 (12.00%) Finance
3 38 (10.86%) Front Office
4 35 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.29%) Back Office
6 5 (1.43%) Games
7 3 (0.86%) Publishing
7 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Retail
8 2 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 298 (85.14%) Developer
2 143 (40.86%) Java Developer
3 54 (15.43%) Senior Developer
4 47 (13.43%) Agile Java Developer
5 44 (12.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 34 (9.71%) Scala Developer
7 29 (8.29%) Python Developer
8 20 (5.71%) Tester
9 17 (4.86%) Automation Tester
10 16 (4.57%) Ruby Developer
11 15 (4.29%) C++ Developer
12 13 (3.71%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 13 (3.71%) Qt Developer
13 9 (2.57%) Analyst
14 8 (2.29%) JavaScript Developer
15 7 (2.00%) Test Analyst
15 7 (2.00%) Software Developer
15 7 (2.00%) Programmer
16 6 (1.71%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (32.86%) HTML
2 86 (24.57%) XML
3 84 (24.00%) Spring
4 82 (23.43%) Web Services
5 77 (22.00%) CSS
6 71 (20.29%) JSON
7 51 (14.57%) RESTful
8 46 (13.14%) Hibernate
9 41 (11.71%) HTML5
10 38 (10.86%) REST
11 35 (10.00%) CSS3
12 33 (9.43%) Grails
13 29 (8.29%) AngularJS
14 28 (8.00%) SOAP
15 27 (7.71%) .NET
16 26 (7.43%) Backbone.js
17 25 (7.14%) jQuery
17 25 (7.14%) JMS
17 25 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
18 23 (6.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.14%) Open Source
2 30 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.86%) Derivative
4 22 (6.29%) Equity Derivative
5 20 (5.71%) Equities
6 13 (3.71%) Fixed Income
7 12 (3.43%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.71%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.14%) iPad
9 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.14%) iPhone
10 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.86%) IPTV
10 3 (0.86%) Blog
10 3 (0.86%) Online Games
10 3 (0.86%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.86%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.57%) DTV
11 2 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (19.14%) Linux
2 9 (2.57%) UNIX
3 6 (1.71%) AIX
3 6 (1.71%) Solaris
3 6 (1.71%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.43%) Windows
5 4 (1.14%) Android
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (93.14%) TDD
2 232 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (54.86%) Scrum
4 170 (48.57%) BDD
5 144 (41.14%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (26.29%) OO
7 58 (16.57%) Kanban
7 58 (16.57%) Software Engineering
8 56 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 51 (14.57%) MVC
10 43 (12.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 38 (10.86%) Release Management
12 36 (10.29%) User Stories
13 32 (9.14%) Unit Testing
14 31 (8.86%) ATDD
15 22 (6.29%) Configuration Management
15 22 (6.29%) DevOps
16 21 (6.00%) E-Commerce
16 21 (6.00%) Content Management
17 20 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 256 (73.14%) Java
2 158 (45.14%) JavaScript
3 79 (22.57%) Python
4 75 (21.43%) SQL
5 69 (19.71%) Ruby
6 62 (17.71%) Scala
7 45 (12.86%) Groovy
8 34 (9.71%) C#
9 22 (6.29%) Shell Script
10 21 (6.00%) PHP
11 17 (4.86%) C++
12 8 (2.29%) Clojure
13 7 (2.00%) XQuery
14 6 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.71%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.43%) Perl
16 3 (0.86%) AWK
16 3 (0.86%) PHP5
16 3 (0.86%) sed
16 3 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (16.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (20.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) RHEV
2 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.57%) Capistrano
1 9 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.29%) Puppet
3 6 (1.71%) Oozie
4 3 (0.86%) Nagios
5 2 (0.57%) Graylog2
6 1 (0.29%) Ansible
6 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (10.86%) Oracle
2 14 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.14%) Akamai
4 9 (2.57%) Atlassian
4 9 (2.57%) JBoss
5 7 (2.00%) Zend
6 4 (1.14%) VMware
6 4 (1.14%) Adobe
7 3 (0.86%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.86%) SAP
7 3 (0.86%) Sybase
7 3 (0.86%) New Relic
8 2 (0.57%) Splunk
8 2 (0.57%) Vignette
9 1 (0.29%) ATG
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter
9 1 (0.29%) Rackspace
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