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 26 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 156 164 231
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +67
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 373 340 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.63% 1.47% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.77% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 284 190
Median daily rate £525 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.95%
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
19732 19199 19904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.03% 83.22% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14121 13782 14102
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 218 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +49 106 £525 +5.00% 16
Westminster - 10 £425 -
Croydon - 7 £475 -
Bromley - 3 £550 - 1
Hounslow +6 1 - -
Osterley -3 1 £515 -6.36%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 617 (91.00%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (79.79%) TDD
3 408 (60.18%) Java
4 337 (49.71%) BDD
5 279 (41.15%) Scrum
6 242 (35.69%) Continuous Integration
7 195 (28.76%) JavaScript
8 194 (28.61%) Scala
9 159 (23.45%) HTML
10 152 (22.42%) Git (software)
11 147 (21.68%) Spring
12 138 (20.35%) CSS
13 132 (19.47%) Kanban
14 131 (19.32%) Jenkins
15 124 (18.29%) REST
16 113 (16.67%) HTML5
17 112 (16.52%) DevOps
18 110 (16.22%) Python
19 102 (15.04%) OO
20 100 (14.75%) NoSQL
20 100 (14.75%) RESTful
21 97 (14.31%) SQL
22 96 (14.16%) Automated Testing
22 96 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
22 96 (14.16%) Node.js
23 95 (14.01%) High Availability
24 94 (13.86%) MVC
25 93 (13.72%) Web Services
26 91 (13.42%) Maven
26 91 (13.42%) Microservices

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 50 (7.37%) Apache Spark
2 33 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (3.39%) Apache
4 9 (1.33%) Mule
5 8 (1.18%) Confluence
6 6 (0.88%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.74%) Jetty
8 4 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.59%) Drupal
9 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.44%) CMS
10 2 (0.29%) IIS
10 2 (0.29%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.18%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 96 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (7.23%) GitHub
3 30 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.62%) Google Play
7 8 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.88%) PaaS
9 5 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.44%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.44%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.29%) Heroku
11 2 (0.29%) IaaS
11 2 (0.29%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.15%) Force.com
12 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (12.24%) HTTP
2 32 (4.72%) MQTT
3 30 (4.42%) RTSP
4 21 (3.10%) Internet
5 9 (1.33%) DVB
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (14.75%) NoSQL
2 84 (12.39%) MongoDB
3 69 (10.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 56 (8.26%) Big Data
5 43 (6.34%) Hadoop
6 38 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (5.01%) SQL Server
8 30 (4.42%) MySQL
9 23 (3.39%) Redis
10 21 (3.10%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.95%) Apache Hive
12 12 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.62%) Data Mining
13 11 (1.62%) Neo4j
14 9 (1.33%) HBase
15 8 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.18%) Hazelcast
16 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.88%) MariaDB
17 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 152 (22.42%) Git (software)
2 131 (19.32%) Jenkins
3 91 (13.42%) Maven
4 85 (12.54%) Cucumber
5 75 (11.06%) Gradle
6 50 (7.37%) IntelliJ
7 36 (5.31%) Subversion
8 35 (5.16%) JIRA
9 34 (5.01%) Hudson
9 34 (5.01%) Selenium
10 33 (4.87%) JUnit
10 33 (4.87%) WebDriver
11 31 (4.57%) Mockito
12 27 (3.98%) Eclipse
13 22 (3.24%) Appium
14 21 (3.10%) Vagrant
15 18 (2.65%) TeamCity
16 16 (2.36%) Robotium
17 14 (2.06%) Jasmine
18 13 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 72 (10.62%) Banking
2 67 (9.88%) Finance
3 29 (4.28%) Investment Banking
3 29 (4.28%) Retail
4 12 (1.77%) Front Office
5 10 (1.47%) Games
6 8 (1.18%) Marketing
7 6 (0.88%) Back Office
8 5 (0.74%) Publishing
9 4 (0.59%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 581 (85.69%) Developer
2 246 (36.28%) Java Developer
3 188 (27.73%) Senior Developer
4 167 (24.63%) Agile Developer
5 119 (17.55%) Agile Java Developer
6 116 (17.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 111 (16.37%) Scala Developer
8 77 (11.36%) Senior Agile Developer
9 73 (10.77%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 51 (7.52%) Python Developer
11 42 (6.19%) Java Scala Developer
11 42 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 41 (6.05%) .NET Developer
13 39 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
14 35 (5.16%) Senior Scala Developer
15 33 (4.87%) C# Developer
16 27 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 26 (3.83%) Agile C# Developer
18 25 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
18 25 (3.69%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (23.45%) HTML
2 147 (21.68%) Spring
3 138 (20.35%) CSS
4 124 (18.29%) REST
5 113 (16.67%) HTML5
6 100 (14.75%) RESTful
7 96 (14.16%) Node.js
8 93 (13.72%) Web Services
9 88 (12.98%) AngularJS
10 87 (12.83%) JSON
11 78 (11.50%) Kafka
12 75 (11.06%) Play Framework
13 74 (10.91%) Akka
14 58 (8.55%) Hibernate
14 58 (8.55%) React
15 56 (8.26%) CSS3
16 55 (8.11%) spray
17 51 (7.52%) .NET
18 41 (6.05%) Dropwizard
19 39 (5.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.11%) User Experience
2 39 (5.75%) Video on Demand
3 28 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.13%) Derivative
4 26 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.54%) iPad
6 23 (3.39%) Public Cloud
7 22 (3.24%) iPhone
8 15 (2.21%) Streaming Video
9 13 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.77%) Economics
11 9 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.33%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.33%) Interactive TV
11 9 (1.33%) MPEG
11 9 (1.33%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (0.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.59%) Linux
2 47 (6.93%) Apple iOS
3 40 (5.90%) Android
4 28 (4.13%) Unix
5 13 (1.92%) Windows
6 10 (1.47%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (91.00%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (79.79%) TDD
3 337 (49.71%) BDD
4 279 (41.15%) Scrum
5 242 (35.69%) Continuous Integration
6 132 (19.47%) Kanban
7 112 (16.52%) DevOps
8 102 (15.04%) OO
9 96 (14.16%) Automated Testing
10 95 (14.01%) High Availability
11 94 (13.86%) MVC
12 91 (13.42%) Microservices
13 90 (13.27%) Open Source
13 90 (13.27%) Software Engineering
14 84 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
15 68 (10.03%) E-Commerce
16 66 (9.73%) Mentoring
17 53 (7.82%) Web Development
18 51 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
18 51 (7.52%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 408 (60.18%) Java
2 195 (28.76%) JavaScript
3 194 (28.61%) Scala
4 110 (16.22%) Python
5 97 (14.31%) SQL
6 48 (7.08%) C#
7 46 (6.78%) C
8 41 (6.05%) Ruby
9 35 (5.16%) PHP
10 33 (4.87%) C++
11 22 (3.24%) Objective-C
12 21 (3.10%) Apple Swift
13 17 (2.51%) Clojure
13 17 (2.51%) ES6
14 14 (2.06%) Groovy
15 9 (1.33%) ActionScript
15 9 (1.33%) ANSI C
16 7 (1.03%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.88%) Apex Code
17 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (6.78%) Degree
2 38 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (12.24%) QA
2 11 (1.62%) SDET
3 8 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 73 (10.77%) Docker
2 12 (1.77%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.03%) HDFS
4 5 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (3.98%) Puppet
2 25 (3.69%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.74%) Kibana
4 4 (0.59%) Terraform
5 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.29%) Oozie
7 1 (0.15%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.15%) logstash
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (3.24%) Google
2 20 (2.95%) New Relic
3 15 (2.21%) VMware
4 12 (1.77%) Oracle
5 11 (1.62%) Facebook
6 9 (1.33%) Apple
6 9 (1.33%) OpenTV
7 8 (1.18%) Optimizely
7 8 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.03%) Adobe
8 7 (1.03%) Microsoft
9 6 (0.88%) Apigee
10 5 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.44%) hybris
11 3 (0.44%) IBM
11 3 (0.44%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.44%) SAP
12 2 (0.29%) ATG
12 2 (0.29%) Cognos
13 1 (0.15%) HP
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