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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 168 234 248
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +14
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 306 221 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.43% 0.95% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.17% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 175 148
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
18004 18969 19001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.32% 81.18% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13453 13480
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 246 239
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 June 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 25 June 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 +54 65 £525 -2.32% 13
Croydon - 5 £463 -
Osterley -4 4 £515 +5.10%
Westminster - 2 £381 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 740 (93.43%) Agile Software Development
2 686 (86.62%) TDD
3 542 (68.43%) Java
4 414 (52.27%) Scrum
5 350 (44.19%) BDD
6 306 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
7 244 (30.81%) JavaScript
8 229 (28.91%) Spring
9 226 (28.54%) NoSQL
10 200 (25.25%) REST
10 200 (25.25%) HTML
11 185 (23.36%) Scala
12 182 (22.98%) Kanban
13 177 (22.35%) Web Services
14 164 (20.71%) CSS
15 163 (20.58%) Apache Cassandra
15 163 (20.58%) Git (software)
16 145 (18.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 133 (16.79%) MongoDB
18 126 (15.91%) AngularJS
19 123 (15.53%) Jenkins
20 120 (15.15%) Cucumber
20 120 (15.15%) HTML5
21 115 (14.52%) RESTful
21 115 (14.52%) Software Engineering
22 113 (14.27%) Linux
22 113 (14.27%) Finance
23 111 (14.02%) High Availability
23 111 (14.02%) Node.js
24 107 (13.51%) Gradle

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 58 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 51 (6.44%) Apache Spark
3 39 (4.92%) Apache
4 31 (3.91%) Jetty
5 25 (3.16%) Oracle Coherence
6 14 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (1.64%) Apache TomEE
8 8 (1.01%) Mule
9 7 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.51%) Confluence
10 4 (0.51%) JBoss
11 3 (0.38%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.25%) IIS
12 2 (0.25%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.13%) Liferay
13 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 78 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.92%) GitHub
3 21 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (2.15%) Google Analytics
5 14 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.01%) Google Play
7 8 (1.01%) Heroku
8 5 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.51%) Force.com
10 3 (0.38%) PaaS
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.25%) SaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 83 (10.48%) HTTP
2 28 (3.54%) Internet
3 21 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.51%) DVB
5 1 (0.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (28.54%) NoSQL
2 163 (20.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 133 (16.79%) MongoDB
4 68 (8.59%) Big Data
5 47 (5.93%) MySQL
6 43 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (5.30%) Hadoop
8 39 (4.92%) SQL Server
9 27 (3.41%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.89%) Hazelcast
11 14 (1.77%) MariaDB
12 12 (1.52%) HBase
13 9 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.01%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.01%) Neo4j
14 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.01%) Redis
15 7 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 163 (20.58%) Git (software)
2 123 (15.53%) Jenkins
3 120 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 107 (13.51%) Gradle
5 102 (12.88%) Maven
6 60 (7.58%) JUnit
7 56 (7.07%) Subversion
8 54 (6.82%) Mockito
9 41 (5.18%) IntelliJ
10 40 (5.05%) Hudson
11 37 (4.67%) Jasmine
12 32 (4.04%) Selenium
13 28 (3.54%) JIRA
14 27 (3.41%) Protractor
15 26 (3.28%) WebDriver
16 25 (3.16%) Mocha
17 24 (3.03%) Eclipse
18 20 (2.53%) Sinon.JS
19 19 (2.40%) TeamCity
20 18 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 113 (14.27%) Finance
2 88 (11.11%) Banking
3 27 (3.41%) Front Office
4 19 (2.40%) Marketing
5 16 (2.02%) Retail
6 15 (1.89%) Publishing
7 14 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.26%) Games
10 6 (0.76%) Electronics
11 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 699 (88.26%) Developer
2 376 (47.47%) Java Developer
3 244 (30.81%) Agile Developer
4 180 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 175 (22.10%) Agile Java Developer
6 137 (17.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 106 (13.38%) Scala Developer
8 85 (10.73%) JavaScript Developer
9 74 (9.34%) Senior Agile Developer
10 69 (8.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 49 (6.19%) Python Developer
12 44 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
13 43 (5.43%) Java Scala Developer
14 41 (5.18%) .NET Developer
15 38 (4.80%) Big Data Developer
15 38 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 35 (4.42%) C# Developer
17 34 (4.29%) Angular Developer
18 33 (4.17%) NoSQL Developer
19 31 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (28.91%) Spring
2 200 (25.25%) HTML
2 200 (25.25%) REST
3 177 (22.35%) Web Services
4 164 (20.71%) CSS
5 126 (15.91%) AngularJS
6 120 (15.15%) HTML5
7 115 (14.52%) RESTful
8 111 (14.02%) Node.js
9 84 (10.61%) CSS3
10 82 (10.35%) Hibernate
11 67 (8.46%) Akka
12 63 (7.95%) Play Framework
13 62 (7.83%) spray
14 60 (7.58%) J2EE
15 53 (6.69%) Sass
16 52 (6.57%) Dropwizard
17 50 (6.31%) .NET
18 44 (5.56%) JSON
18 44 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.45%) User Experience
2 42 (5.30%) Derivative
3 38 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (2.65%) Grid Computing
6 15 (1.89%) iPad
7 13 (1.64%) Social Media
8 11 (1.39%) Interactive TV
9 8 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.01%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.01%) Video on Demand
10 6 (0.76%) STB
11 5 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.63%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (0.51%) MPEG
12 4 (0.51%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 113 (14.27%) Linux
2 63 (7.95%) Unix
3 24 (3.03%) Android
4 17 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.77%) Windows
6 10 (1.26%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.51%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (93.43%) Agile Software Development
2 686 (86.62%) TDD
3 414 (52.27%) Scrum
4 350 (44.19%) BDD
5 306 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
6 182 (22.98%) Kanban
7 145 (18.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 115 (14.52%) Software Engineering
9 111 (14.02%) High Availability
10 105 (13.26%) MVC
11 102 (12.88%) Open Source
12 91 (11.49%) Mentoring
13 86 (10.86%) Automated Testing
14 85 (10.73%) OO
15 84 (10.61%) Microservices
16 83 (10.48%) DevOps
17 80 (10.10%) E-Commerce
18 77 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
19 72 (9.09%) Multithreading
20 66 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 542 (68.43%) Java
2 244 (30.81%) JavaScript
3 185 (23.36%) Scala
4 103 (13.01%) Python
5 98 (12.37%) SQL
6 74 (9.34%) Ruby
7 45 (5.68%) C#
8 44 (5.56%) Groovy
9 38 (4.80%) ES6
10 37 (4.67%) C++
11 21 (2.65%) PHP
12 18 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.02%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.89%) ECMAScript
15 12 (1.52%) C
16 10 (1.26%) Clojure
17 8 (1.01%) Apex Code
17 8 (1.01%) SOQL
18 7 (0.88%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 53 (6.69%) Degree
2 32 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (10.61%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 82 (10.35%) Docker
2 8 (1.01%) HDFS
2 8 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (1.14%) Graphite
2 8 (1.01%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.51%) Kibana
4 4 (0.51%) Oozie
5 2 (0.25%) Mesos
5 2 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (6.69%) Oracle
2 29 (3.66%) Google
3 19 (2.40%) DataSynapse
4 13 (1.64%) CyberSource
4 13 (1.64%) New Relic
5 12 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.52%) SOASTA, Inc
6 10 (1.26%) VMware
7 9 (1.14%) Facebook
8 8 (1.01%) Adobe
9 7 (0.88%) Microsoft
10 6 (0.76%) OpenTV
10 6 (0.76%) SAP
10 6 (0.76%) Siebel
11 5 (0.63%) IBM
11 5 (0.63%) Optimizely
11 5 (0.63%) Sybase
12 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.51%) Zend
13 3 (0.38%) Akamai
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