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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 176 164 245
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +81
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 316 320 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.37% 1.38% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.67% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 264 185
Median daily rate £520 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £411 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +15.00%
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
19782 19164 19773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.77% 82.40% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14190 13656 13744
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 £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 216 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +28 72 £500 -4.76% 18
Westminster - 9 £425 -
Croydon - 8 £469 -
Osterley -4 2 £515 -6.36%
Bromley - 2 £550 -
Hounslow +2 1 - -
Pair Programming
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 658 (92.81%) Agile Software Development
2 571 (80.54%) TDD
3 438 (61.78%) Java
4 335 (47.25%) Scrum
5 330 (46.54%) BDD
6 266 (37.52%) Continuous Integration
7 219 (30.89%) JavaScript
8 216 (30.47%) Scala
9 182 (25.67%) HTML
10 163 (22.99%) Spring
11 155 (21.86%) CSS
12 154 (21.72%) Git (software)
13 148 (20.87%) Kanban
14 133 (18.76%) REST
15 131 (18.48%) HTML5
16 126 (17.77%) NoSQL
17 116 (16.36%) Web Services
18 113 (15.94%) Jenkins
19 110 (15.51%) Node.js
20 109 (15.37%) Automated Testing
21 107 (15.09%) Continuous Delivery
22 103 (14.53%) MVC
23 100 (14.10%) AngularJS
23 100 (14.10%) RESTful
24 99 (13.96%) MongoDB
25 97 (13.68%) Cucumber
26 96 (13.54%) Python
27 95 (13.40%) SQL
28 94 (13.26%) OO
29 90 (12.69%) Software Engineering

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 56 (7.90%) Apache Spark
2 33 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (2.82%) Apache
4 14 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.13%) Jetty
5 8 (1.13%) Mule
5 8 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.71%) Apache TomEE
8 4 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.56%) Confluence
9 3 (0.42%) CMS
10 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.28%) Drupal
10 2 (0.28%) IIS
10 2 (0.28%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.99%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (11.14%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.49%) GitHub
3 28 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.55%) Google Play
6 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.27%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.56%) PaaS
11 3 (0.42%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.42%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.28%) Heroku
12 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.28%) SaaS
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.14%) Force.com
13 1 (0.14%) IaaS
13 1 (0.14%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.45%) HTTP
2 26 (3.67%) Internet
3 8 (1.13%) DVB
4 7 (0.99%) RTSP
5 6 (0.85%) MQTT
6 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (17.77%) NoSQL
2 99 (13.96%) MongoDB
3 84 (11.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 70 (9.87%) Big Data
5 51 (7.19%) Hadoop
6 43 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (4.94%) MySQL
7 35 (4.94%) SQL Server
8 23 (3.24%) Redis
9 22 (3.10%) Apache Hive
10 20 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 16 (2.26%) Hazelcast
11 16 (2.26%) HBase
12 12 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.69%) MariaDB
13 11 (1.55%) Neo4j
14 9 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.71%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 154 (21.72%) Git (software)
2 113 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 97 (13.68%) Cucumber
4 84 (11.85%) Maven
5 81 (11.42%) Gradle
6 52 (7.33%) IntelliJ
7 37 (5.22%) JUnit
8 34 (4.80%) Hudson
8 34 (4.80%) Mockito
9 32 (4.51%) Selenium
9 32 (4.51%) Subversion
9 32 (4.51%) WebDriver
10 27 (3.81%) Eclipse
10 27 (3.81%) JIRA
11 24 (3.39%) Jasmine
12 22 (3.10%) Appium
13 20 (2.82%) Vagrant
14 16 (2.26%) Protractor
14 16 (2.26%) Robotium
15 14 (1.97%) Xcode
General
1 73 (10.30%) Finance
2 67 (9.45%) Banking
3 22 (3.10%) Investment Banking
3 22 (3.10%) Retail
4 12 (1.69%) Front Office
5 11 (1.55%) Marketing
6 10 (1.41%) Games
6 10 (1.41%) Publishing
7 6 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.71%) Electronics
9 4 (0.56%) Advertising
9 4 (0.56%) Back Office
10 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 622 (87.73%) Developer
2 272 (38.36%) Java Developer
3 183 (25.81%) Agile Developer
4 179 (25.25%) Senior Developer
5 123 (17.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 118 (16.64%) Scala Developer
7 114 (16.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 71 (10.01%) Senior Agile Developer
9 66 (9.31%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 57 (8.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 55 (7.76%) Python Developer
12 54 (7.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 50 (7.05%) Java Scala Developer
14 46 (6.49%) .NET Developer
15 33 (4.65%) Big Data Developer
15 33 (4.65%) C# Developer
15 33 (4.65%) Senior Scala Developer
16 29 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 27 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 26 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (25.67%) HTML
2 163 (22.99%) Spring
3 155 (21.86%) CSS
4 133 (18.76%) REST
5 131 (18.48%) HTML5
6 116 (16.36%) Web Services
7 110 (15.51%) Node.js
8 100 (14.10%) AngularJS
8 100 (14.10%) RESTful
9 81 (11.42%) Play Framework
10 73 (10.30%) Akka
11 69 (9.73%) CSS3
12 66 (9.31%) Kafka
13 62 (8.74%) Hibernate
14 59 (8.32%) React
14 59 (8.32%) spray
15 55 (7.76%) .NET
15 55 (7.76%) JSON
16 46 (6.49%) Dropwizard
17 43 (6.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.04%) User Experience
2 32 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.67%) Derivative
4 22 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.10%) iPad
5 15 (2.12%) iPhone
6 14 (1.97%) Video on Demand
7 10 (1.41%) Interactive TV
8 9 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.13%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.13%) MPEG
9 8 (1.13%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.13%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.85%) Economics
12 5 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (10.30%) Linux
2 38 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 32 (4.51%) Android
3 32 (4.51%) Unix
4 14 (1.97%) Windows
5 10 (1.41%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (92.81%) Agile Software Development
2 571 (80.54%) TDD
3 335 (47.25%) Scrum
4 330 (46.54%) BDD
5 266 (37.52%) Continuous Integration
6 148 (20.87%) Kanban
7 109 (15.37%) Automated Testing
8 107 (15.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 103 (14.53%) MVC
10 94 (13.26%) OO
11 90 (12.69%) Software Engineering
12 88 (12.41%) High Availability
13 85 (11.99%) Open Source
14 84 (11.85%) DevOps
15 78 (11.00%) Microservices
16 74 (10.44%) E-Commerce
17 72 (10.16%) Mentoring
18 65 (9.17%) Web Development
19 61 (8.60%) Front End Development
20 53 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 438 (61.78%) Java
2 219 (30.89%) JavaScript
3 216 (30.47%) Scala
4 96 (13.54%) Python
5 95 (13.40%) SQL
6 47 (6.63%) C#
7 43 (6.06%) Ruby
8 35 (4.94%) PHP
9 29 (4.09%) ES6
10 28 (3.95%) C++
11 20 (2.82%) C
12 16 (2.26%) Clojure
12 16 (2.26%) Groovy
13 15 (2.12%) Apple Swift
13 15 (2.12%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.83%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.27%) ECMAScript
17 8 (1.13%) ActionScript
17 8 (1.13%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 40 (5.64%) Degree
1 40 (5.64%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.44%) QA
2 7 (0.99%) SDET
3 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 78 (11.00%) Docker
2 14 (1.97%) Apache Flume
3 13 (1.83%) HDFS
4 5 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (3.24%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.96%) Puppet
3 5 (0.71%) Kibana
4 4 (0.56%) Terraform
5 3 (0.42%) Oozie
5 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Ansible
6 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.14%) Graphite
6 1 (0.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (3.81%) Google
2 21 (2.96%) New Relic
3 20 (2.82%) Oracle
4 14 (1.97%) VMware
5 11 (1.55%) Adobe
5 11 (1.55%) Facebook
6 8 (1.13%) Apple
6 8 (1.13%) OpenTV
6 8 (1.13%) Optimizely
6 8 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.99%) Microsoft
8 5 (0.71%) Apigee
8 5 (0.71%) CyberSource
8 5 (0.71%) SAP
9 4 (0.56%) IBM
9 4 (0.56%) Zend
10 3 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.42%) hybris
11 2 (0.28%) Cognos
11 2 (0.28%) SOASTA, Inc
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