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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 194 243 290
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +47
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 270 191 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 0.81% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.03% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 161 102
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£500 £490 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 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 31 July 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 +20 55 £550 - 19
Osterley 0 1 - -
Hounslow -1 1 £470 -6.00%
Isleworth -2 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £550 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 439 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (86.11%) TDD
3 301 (63.37%) Java
4 218 (45.89%) Scrum
5 184 (38.74%) BDD
6 183 (38.53%) Continuous Integration
7 162 (34.11%) JavaScript
8 135 (28.42%) Spring
9 110 (23.16%) HTML
10 108 (22.74%) Web Services
11 106 (22.32%) Scala
12 104 (21.89%) Git (software)
13 102 (21.47%) RESTful
14 98 (20.63%) Kanban
15 93 (19.58%) OO
16 91 (19.16%) CSS
17 90 (18.95%) SQL
17 90 (18.95%) NoSQL
18 86 (18.11%) Amazon AWS
18 86 (18.11%) AngularJS
19 80 (16.84%) Hibernate
20 79 (16.63%) Ruby
21 78 (16.42%) HTML5
22 76 (16.00%) REST
23 75 (15.79%) Software Engineering
24 74 (15.58%) XML
24 74 (15.58%) MongoDB
25 73 (15.37%) JSON
26 71 (14.95%) Python
26 71 (14.95%) Jenkins

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 66 (13.89%) Node.js
2 48 (10.11%) Tomcat
3 35 (7.37%) Apache
4 31 (6.53%) Jetty
5 18 (3.79%) MQSeries
6 17 (3.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (2.53%) CMS
7 12 (2.53%) Confluence
8 11 (2.32%) Kentico
8 11 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (2.32%) Umbraco
9 10 (2.11%) JBoss
10 6 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.05%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.84%) IIS
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.63%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.21%) nginx
14 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.21%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 12 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.42%) MS Office
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Endur
1 1 (0.21%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 86 (18.11%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.11%) GitHub
5 5 (1.05%) Heroku
6 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.42%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.42%) PaaS
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.74%) HTTP
2 23 (4.84%) Internet
3 21 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.42%) UPnP
5 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (18.95%) NoSQL
2 74 (15.58%) MongoDB
3 61 (12.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 47 (9.89%) Relational Database
5 31 (6.53%) SQL Server
6 30 (6.32%) MySQL
7 28 (5.89%) Hadoop
8 27 (5.68%) RDBMS
9 22 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (4.42%) Big Data
11 9 (1.89%) HBase
12 6 (1.26%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.05%) Redis
13 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
14 4 (0.84%) OLAP
14 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 104 (21.89%) Git (software)
2 71 (14.95%) Jenkins
3 60 (12.63%) Cucumber
4 52 (10.95%) Subversion
5 46 (9.68%) Maven
6 41 (8.63%) JUnit
7 32 (6.74%) jMock
8 27 (5.68%) Gradle
9 26 (5.47%) Selenium
10 21 (4.42%) TeamCity
11 20 (4.21%) Mockito
12 17 (3.58%) Jasmine
12 17 (3.58%) JIRA
13 16 (3.37%) IntelliJ
13 16 (3.37%) JMeter
14 15 (3.16%) QUnit
14 15 (3.16%) Mocha
14 15 (3.16%) RSpec
15 14 (2.95%) Grunt
15 14 (2.95%) Bower
General
1 61 (12.84%) Banking
2 46 (9.68%) Investment Banking
3 30 (6.32%) Finance
4 16 (3.37%) Front Office
5 11 (2.32%) Publishing
6 10 (2.11%) Games
6 10 (2.11%) Retail
7 5 (1.05%) Electronics
8 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 410 (86.32%) Developer
2 226 (47.58%) Java Developer
3 46 (9.68%) Agile Java Developer
4 43 (9.05%) Senior Developer
5 40 (8.42%) Scala Developer
6 30 (6.32%) Software Engineer
7 26 (5.47%) Web Developer
8 25 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 21 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (4.21%) Front-End Developer
11 17 (3.58%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (3.37%) Lead Developer
13 15 (3.16%) C# Developer
13 15 (3.16%) Core Java Developer
14 13 (2.74%) PHP Developer
15 12 (2.53%) Java Web Developer
15 12 (2.53%) iOS Developer
16 11 (2.32%) JavaScript Developer
16 11 (2.32%) Lead Java Developer
17 10 (2.11%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (28.42%) Spring
2 110 (23.16%) HTML
3 108 (22.74%) Web Services
4 102 (21.47%) RESTful
5 91 (19.16%) CSS
6 86 (18.11%) AngularJS
7 80 (16.84%) Hibernate
8 78 (16.42%) HTML5
9 76 (16.00%) REST
10 74 (15.58%) XML
11 73 (15.37%) JSON
12 53 (11.16%) .NET
13 46 (9.68%) CSS3
14 43 (9.05%) Backbone.js
15 42 (8.84%) jQuery
16 33 (6.95%) J2EE
17 29 (6.11%) Ember.js
18 28 (5.89%) React
19 25 (5.26%) J2SE
20 24 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.05%) User Experience
2 14 (2.95%) Digital Media
3 13 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (2.74%) STB
4 12 (2.53%) Social Media
4 12 (2.53%) Animation
4 12 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.32%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.47%) iPhone
9 6 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.05%) iPad
10 5 (1.05%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.84%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.63%) Replication
12 3 (0.63%) Social Network
12 3 (0.63%) Equities
12 3 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.89%) Linux
2 50 (10.53%) UNIX
3 12 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.89%) Android
5 4 (0.84%) Windows
6 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (86.11%) TDD
3 218 (45.89%) Scrum
4 184 (38.74%) BDD
5 183 (38.53%) Continuous Integration
6 98 (20.63%) Kanban
7 93 (19.58%) OO
8 75 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 67 (14.11%) MVC
10 65 (13.68%) Web Development
11 59 (12.42%) Multithreading
11 59 (12.42%) User Stories
12 58 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 58 (12.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 57 (12.00%) E-Commerce
14 49 (10.32%) Open Source
15 46 (9.68%) Unit Testing
16 45 (9.47%) SOA
16 45 (9.47%) Technical Analysis
17 43 (9.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 301 (63.37%) Java
2 162 (34.11%) JavaScript
3 106 (22.32%) Scala
4 90 (18.95%) SQL
5 79 (16.63%) Ruby
6 71 (14.95%) Python
7 59 (12.42%) C#
8 53 (11.16%) Groovy
9 28 (5.89%) PHP
10 23 (4.84%) C++
11 12 (2.53%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.32%) XAML
13 8 (1.68%) Perl
13 8 (1.68%) Clojure
14 7 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
14 7 (1.47%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.26%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.05%) Go
16 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (7.16%) Degree
2 31 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (14.11%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (5.26%) Docker
2 6 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.63%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (3.79%) Puppet
2 11 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.89%) Graphite
4 4 (0.84%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.63%) Oozie
5 3 (0.63%) Ansible
6 2 (0.42%) Salt
6 2 (0.42%) Graylog
6 2 (0.42%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 55 (11.58%) Oracle
2 26 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.95%) New Relic
4 13 (2.74%) SOASTA, Inc
5 12 (2.53%) EPiServer
6 11 (2.32%) Sitecore
7 10 (2.11%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.47%) Zend
9 6 (1.26%) VMware
9 6 (1.26%) Apple
10 5 (1.05%) Google
11 4 (0.84%) Perforce
11 4 (0.84%) Red Gate
12 3 (0.63%) Twitter
12 3 (0.63%) IBM
12 3 (0.63%) hybris
13 2 (0.42%) Akamai
13 2 (0.42%) Serena
13 2 (0.42%) Cloudera
13 2 (0.42%) SaltStack
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