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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 232 244 286
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +42
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 183 181 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.77% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.99% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 146 106
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
17786 18261 17285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.64% 78.17% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12539 13110 11901
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 235 269
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +19 35 £488 -7.14% 7
Osterley +1 3 £490 -
Isleworth - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Paddington - 1 £550 -
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 315 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (84.24%) TDD
3 196 (59.39%) Java
4 142 (43.03%) Scrum
5 138 (41.82%) BDD
6 137 (41.52%) JavaScript
7 120 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 89 (26.97%) OO
9 87 (26.36%) HTML
10 84 (25.45%) RESTful
11 81 (24.55%) Web Services
12 69 (20.91%) CSS
13 66 (20.00%) SQL
14 65 (19.70%) HTML5
15 58 (17.58%) Git (software)
15 58 (17.58%) Ruby
16 57 (17.27%) Spring
16 57 (17.27%) Kanban
16 57 (17.27%) Python
17 56 (16.97%) Linux
17 56 (16.97%) Scala
17 56 (16.97%) Banking
18 55 (16.67%) AngularJS
19 53 (16.06%) Node.js
20 52 (15.76%) JSON
21 51 (15.45%) User Stories
22 50 (15.15%) Oracle
23 49 (14.85%) Hibernate
23 49 (14.85%) Web Development
23 49 (14.85%) Relational Database

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 53 (16.06%) Node.js
2 19 (5.76%) CMS
3 17 (5.15%) Kentico
3 17 (5.15%) Sitecore CMS
3 17 (5.15%) Umbraco
3 17 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.94%) Apache
5 8 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.82%) Jetty
7 5 (1.52%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.21%) Confluence
8 4 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.91%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.61%) JBoss
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.30%) IIS
11 1 (0.30%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 7 (2.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.42%) GitHub
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.91%) Heroku
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.64%) HTTP
2 10 (3.03%) Internet
3 6 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.52%) LDAP
5 2 (0.61%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.85%) Relational Database
2 36 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 36 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 30 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 27 (8.18%) SQL Server
5 25 (7.58%) Hadoop
6 21 (6.36%) MySQL
7 20 (6.06%) Big Data
8 15 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.12%) HBase
11 6 (1.82%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.52%) Redis
13 4 (1.21%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.91%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.61%) Riak
15 2 (0.61%) MarkLogic
15 2 (0.61%) BigTable
15 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (17.58%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.73%) Cucumber
3 36 (10.91%) jMock
4 29 (8.79%) Selenium
5 28 (8.48%) Jenkins
6 27 (8.18%) JUnit
6 27 (8.18%) Subversion
7 20 (6.06%) Jasmine
8 19 (5.76%) Maven
9 18 (5.45%) RSpec
9 18 (5.45%) Mocha
10 15 (4.55%) QUnit
10 15 (4.55%) Grunt
11 14 (4.24%) webpack
11 14 (4.24%) Bower
12 11 (3.33%) TeamCity
12 11 (3.33%) IntelliJ
13 9 (2.73%) WebDriver
13 9 (2.73%) JIRA
13 9 (2.73%) Xcode
General
1 56 (16.97%) Banking
2 46 (13.94%) Investment Banking
3 24 (7.27%) Finance
4 9 (2.73%) Front Office
5 7 (2.12%) Games
6 6 (1.82%) Publishing
7 5 (1.52%) Retail
7 5 (1.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 274 (83.03%) Developer
2 131 (39.70%) Java Developer
3 30 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 26 (7.88%) .NET Developer
5 23 (6.97%) Agile Java Developer
6 18 (5.45%) Lead Developer
6 18 (5.45%) Web Developer
7 16 (4.85%) Scala Developer
8 13 (3.94%) PHP Developer
9 12 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (3.64%) Software Engineer
9 12 (3.64%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (3.33%) iOS Developer
11 10 (3.03%) Ruby Developer
12 9 (2.73%) ScrumMaster
12 9 (2.73%) Agile .NET Developer
12 9 (2.73%) Architect
12 9 (2.73%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (2.42%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (26.36%) HTML
2 84 (25.45%) RESTful
3 81 (24.55%) Web Services
4 69 (20.91%) CSS
5 65 (19.70%) HTML5
6 57 (17.27%) Spring
7 55 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 52 (15.76%) JSON
9 49 (14.85%) Hibernate
10 48 (14.55%) REST
11 45 (13.64%) XML
12 41 (12.42%) CSS3
12 41 (12.42%) .NET
13 31 (9.39%) jQuery
14 30 (9.09%) Backbone.js
15 28 (8.48%) J2SE
16 24 (7.27%) React
17 22 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
18 21 (6.36%) ASP.NET
19 20 (6.06%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.61%) User Experience
2 16 (4.85%) Digital Media
3 13 (3.94%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.94%) Fixed Income
4 12 (3.64%) Social Media
5 9 (2.73%) Animation
5 9 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.82%) iPhone
7 5 (1.52%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.21%) iPad
8 4 (1.21%) Equities
9 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.91%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.61%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.61%) DTV
10 2 (0.61%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.61%) RIA
11 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 56 (16.97%) Linux
2 12 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 12 (3.64%) UNIX
3 11 (3.33%) Android
4 3 (0.91%) Windows
5 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (84.24%) TDD
3 142 (43.03%) Scrum
4 138 (41.82%) BDD
5 120 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (26.97%) OO
7 57 (17.27%) Kanban
8 51 (15.45%) User Stories
9 49 (14.85%) Web Development
10 48 (14.55%) Technical Analysis
11 43 (13.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 41 (12.42%) MVC
13 40 (12.12%) OOD
14 39 (11.82%) Software Engineering
15 38 (11.52%) Open Source
16 36 (10.91%) E-Commerce
17 33 (10.00%) Refactoring
17 33 (10.00%) DevOps
18 32 (9.70%) Mentoring
19 31 (9.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 196 (59.39%) Java
2 137 (41.52%) JavaScript
3 66 (20.00%) SQL
4 58 (17.58%) Ruby
5 57 (17.27%) Python
6 56 (16.97%) Scala
7 34 (10.30%) C#
8 24 (7.27%) PHP
9 20 (6.06%) Groovy
10 9 (2.73%) Perl
10 9 (2.73%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.12%) XAML
11 7 (2.12%) Clojure
12 5 (1.52%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.21%) C++
14 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.61%) Go
16 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (8.18%) Degree
2 13 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.52%) Docker
2 3 (0.91%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.61%) Varnish
4 1 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.52%) Graylog
2 4 (1.21%) Puppet
3 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.91%) Oozie
4 2 (0.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.30%) Graphite
5 1 (0.30%) Mesos
5 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 50 (15.15%) Oracle
2 28 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.45%) EPiServer
4 17 (5.15%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.12%) New Relic
6 5 (1.52%) VMware
6 5 (1.52%) Apple
6 5 (1.52%) Akamai
7 3 (0.91%) Zend
7 3 (0.91%) Perforce
7 3 (0.91%) hybris
7 3 (0.91%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.61%) IBM
9 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.30%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.30%) Actian
9 1 (0.30%) SaltStack
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