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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 115 271 286
Rank change year-on-year
+156 +15
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 426 147 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.01% 0.69% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.86% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 130 95
Average daily rate £525 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £54.25
% change year-on-year
- +30.87%
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
17711 17014 17700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.46% 80.30% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12656 12172 12163
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average 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 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 200 242
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.59 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £50.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +109 108 £525 +18.64% 19
Canary Wharf +2 4 £420 -42.06%
Croydon - 3 £375 -
Osterley 0 2 £488 -2.50%
Westminster - 1 £413 - 1
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 708 (92.07%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (86.74%) TDD
3 497 (64.63%) Java
4 372 (48.37%) Scrum
5 306 (39.79%) Continuous Integration
6 291 (37.84%) BDD
7 282 (36.67%) JavaScript
8 257 (33.42%) Spring
9 242 (31.47%) NoSQL
10 230 (29.91%) Git (software)
11 218 (28.35%) HTML
12 214 (27.83%) Web Services
13 202 (26.27%) AngularJS
14 189 (24.58%) REST
15 186 (24.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 172 (22.37%) CSS
17 167 (21.72%) Node.js
18 149 (19.38%) Kanban
19 147 (19.12%) RESTful
20 131 (17.04%) Scala
20 131 (17.04%) Software Engineering
20 131 (17.04%) Continuous Delivery
21 130 (16.91%) Multithreading
22 128 (16.64%) Amazon AWS
22 128 (16.64%) HTML5
23 123 (15.99%) Jenkins
24 115 (14.95%) Linux
24 115 (14.95%) Python
25 114 (14.82%) MVC
26 113 (14.69%) Ruby

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 167 (21.72%) Node.js
2 99 (12.87%) Tomcat
3 80 (10.40%) Jetty
4 71 (9.23%) Apache
5 42 (5.46%) Apache Spark
6 20 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
7 12 (1.56%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.04%) Confluence
9 7 (0.91%) JBoss
10 4 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.39%) CMS
11 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.39%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.39%) Mule
12 2 (0.26%) Apache TomEE
12 2 (0.26%) Documentum
13 1 (0.13%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.26%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 128 (16.64%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.90%) GitHub
3 11 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.04%) Heroku
5 7 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.91%) Force.com
6 4 (0.52%) SaaS
7 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (8.32%) HTTP
2 43 (5.59%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.99%) Internet
4 6 (0.78%) DVB
5 2 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (31.47%) NoSQL
2 186 (24.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 109 (14.17%) MongoDB
4 61 (7.93%) Hadoop
5 51 (6.63%) Big Data
5 51 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (6.37%) SQL Server
7 36 (4.68%) MySQL
8 33 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.60%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.21%) Redis
12 14 (1.82%) HBase
13 11 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (1.43%) Riak
14 10 (1.30%) DB2
15 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.91%) SQLite
17 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 230 (29.91%) Git (software)
2 123 (15.99%) Jenkins
3 105 (13.65%) Maven
4 103 (13.39%) Cucumber
5 95 (12.35%) Gradle
6 89 (11.57%) Subversion
7 88 (11.44%) JUnit
8 86 (11.18%) Mockito
9 70 (9.10%) Jasmine
10 49 (6.37%) Protractor
11 42 (5.46%) Mocha
12 40 (5.20%) JMeter
13 33 (4.29%) gulp
14 32 (4.16%) TeamCity
15 31 (4.03%) JIRA
15 31 (4.03%) Selenium
16 30 (3.90%) Sinon.JS
17 24 (3.12%) Karma Test Runner
18 23 (2.99%) QUnit
19 19 (2.47%) Hudson
General
1 106 (13.78%) Finance
2 98 (12.74%) Banking
3 40 (5.20%) Front Office
4 26 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.82%) Publishing
6 13 (1.69%) Marketing
7 11 (1.43%) Games
8 9 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.04%) Retail
10 3 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 698 (90.77%) Developer
2 374 (48.63%) Java Developer
3 235 (30.56%) Agile Developer
4 186 (24.19%) Agile Java Developer
5 127 (16.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 125 (16.25%) Senior Developer
7 82 (10.66%) Senior Java Developer
8 75 (9.75%) Scala Developer
9 67 (8.71%) Angular Developer
10 50 (6.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 50 (6.50%) Senior Agile Developer
11 47 (6.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 40 (5.20%) Node.js Developer
13 37 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
14 34 (4.42%) .NET Developer
14 34 (4.42%) HTML Developer
15 33 (4.29%) C++ Developer
16 31 (4.03%) HTML CSS Developer
17 30 (3.90%) Hadoop Developer
18 29 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (33.42%) Spring
2 218 (28.35%) HTML
3 214 (27.83%) Web Services
4 202 (26.27%) AngularJS
5 189 (24.58%) REST
6 172 (22.37%) CSS
7 147 (19.12%) RESTful
8 128 (16.64%) HTML5
9 98 (12.74%) CSS3
10 91 (11.83%) Hibernate
11 64 (8.32%) Sass
12 53 (6.89%) .NET
12 53 (6.89%) React
12 53 (6.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 53 (6.89%) XML
13 51 (6.63%) Guice
14 49 (6.37%) jQuery
15 47 (6.11%) JSON
15 47 (6.11%) Spring MVC
16 45 (5.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
1 61 (7.93%) User Experience
2 35 (4.55%) Derivative
2 35 (4.55%) STB
3 26 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (3.25%) Grid Computing
5 24 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (1.30%) iPad
8 8 (1.04%) Equities
8 8 (1.04%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.04%) Interactive TV
8 8 (1.04%) MPEG
9 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.91%) Linked Data
9 7 (0.91%) Semantic Web
10 6 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.78%) iPhone
10 6 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 115 (14.95%) Linux
2 97 (12.61%) Unix
3 13 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 13 (1.69%) Windows
4 9 (1.17%) Android
5 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (92.07%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (86.74%) TDD
3 372 (48.37%) Scrum
4 306 (39.79%) Continuous Integration
5 291 (37.84%) BDD
6 149 (19.38%) Kanban
7 131 (17.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 131 (17.04%) Software Engineering
8 130 (16.91%) Multithreading
9 114 (14.82%) MVC
10 104 (13.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 103 (13.39%) Open Source
12 99 (12.87%) Unit Testing
13 88 (11.44%) SDLC
14 84 (10.92%) User Stories
15 83 (10.79%) High Availability
16 75 (9.75%) OO
17 70 (9.10%) DevOps
18 68 (8.84%) Mentoring
19 67 (8.71%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 497 (64.63%) Java
2 282 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 131 (17.04%) Scala
4 115 (14.95%) Python
5 113 (14.69%) Ruby
6 104 (13.52%) SQL
7 69 (8.97%) Groovy
8 52 (6.76%) C++
9 49 (6.37%) C#
10 44 (5.72%) ES6
11 25 (3.25%) CoffeeScript
12 24 (3.12%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.86%) ECMAScript
13 22 (2.86%) PHP
14 21 (2.73%) Bash Shell
14 21 (2.73%) Clojure
15 17 (2.21%) Perl
16 16 (2.08%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.56%) AWK
17 12 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (10.14%) Degree
2 42 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.65%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.65%) PMP
5 3 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.84%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (12.61%) Docker
2 10 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.78%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.26%) HDFS
4 2 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 33 (4.29%) Graphite
2 19 (2.47%) Oozie
3 16 (2.08%) Mesos
4 14 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.30%) Puppet
6 4 (0.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 50 (6.50%) Oracle
2 38 (4.94%) SOASTA, Inc
3 21 (2.73%) DataSynapse
4 12 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.43%) VMware
6 10 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.30%) Teradata
7 9 (1.17%) New Relic
8 8 (1.04%) OpenTV
9 7 (0.91%) Google
10 6 (0.78%) Red Gate
10 6 (0.78%) Sybase
11 5 (0.65%) Perforce
12 4 (0.52%) Zend
13 3 (0.39%) Apple
13 3 (0.39%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.39%) Cloudera
14 2 (0.26%) Akamai
14 2 (0.26%) Facebook
14 2 (0.26%) Twitter
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