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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 134 222 270
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +48
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 436 205 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.90% 0.90% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.11% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 172 139
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
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 £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
19232 18390 19103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.79% 80.79% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13996 12858 13566
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
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 median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 264 237
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.69 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +87 111 £525 +16.66% 15
Osterley -6 1 £515 +5.10%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £438 -
Westminster - 1 £388 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 800 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 741 (87.38%) TDD
3 596 (70.28%) Java
4 460 (54.25%) Scrum
5 353 (41.63%) BDD
6 315 (37.15%) Continuous Integration
7 280 (33.02%) Spring
7 280 (33.02%) JavaScript
8 275 (32.43%) NoSQL
9 220 (25.94%) HTML
10 217 (25.59%) REST
11 213 (25.12%) Web Services
12 212 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 196 (23.11%) Git (software)
14 192 (22.64%) Kanban
15 173 (20.40%) Scala
15 173 (20.40%) CSS
16 164 (19.34%) AngularJS
17 150 (17.69%) Continuous Delivery
18 141 (16.63%) Cucumber
19 139 (16.39%) Node.js
19 139 (16.39%) Software Engineering
20 135 (15.92%) Finance
20 135 (15.92%) MongoDB
21 129 (15.21%) HTML5
22 128 (15.09%) Jenkins
22 128 (15.09%) RESTful
23 117 (13.80%) MVC
24 116 (13.68%) Banking
25 115 (13.56%) Open Source

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
1 139 (16.39%) Node.js
2 92 (10.85%) Tomcat
3 62 (7.31%) Jetty
4 52 (6.13%) Apache
5 48 (5.66%) Apache Spark
6 27 (3.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 13 (1.53%) Apache TomEE
8 7 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.59%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.59%) Confluence
9 5 (0.59%) JBoss
10 4 (0.47%) Mule
11 3 (0.35%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.24%) Documentum
12 2 (0.24%) IIS
12 2 (0.24%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.35%) PaintShop Pro
2 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 107 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (4.25%) GitHub
3 17 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (1.65%) Google Analytics
5 13 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.06%) Heroku
7 7 (0.83%) Force.com
8 3 (0.35%) SaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.24%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.20%) HTTP
2 37 (4.36%) TCP/IP
3 34 (4.01%) Internet
4 8 (0.94%) DVB
5 1 (0.12%) Broadband
5 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (32.43%) NoSQL
2 212 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 135 (15.92%) MongoDB
4 65 (7.67%) Big Data
5 54 (6.37%) MySQL
6 53 (6.25%) Hadoop
7 48 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (5.19%) SQL Server
9 33 (3.89%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.89%) Hazelcast
11 14 (1.65%) HBase
11 14 (1.65%) MariaDB
12 11 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.18%) Redis
14 9 (1.06%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.94%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.83%) CouchDB
17 6 (0.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 196 (23.11%) Git (software)
2 141 (16.63%) Cucumber
3 128 (15.09%) Jenkins
4 112 (13.21%) Maven
5 106 (12.50%) Gradle
6 82 (9.67%) Subversion
7 79 (9.32%) JUnit
7 79 (9.32%) Mockito
8 65 (7.67%) Jasmine
9 45 (5.31%) Protractor
10 37 (4.36%) Selenium
11 36 (4.25%) Mocha
12 35 (4.13%) Hudson
12 35 (4.13%) JMeter
13 30 (3.54%) JIRA
14 29 (3.42%) gulp
15 28 (3.30%) IntelliJ
15 28 (3.30%) Karma Test Runner
16 26 (3.07%) Sinon.JS
17 25 (2.95%) WebDriver
General
1 135 (15.92%) Finance
2 116 (13.68%) Banking
3 31 (3.66%) Front Office
4 22 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.48%) Marketing
6 16 (1.89%) Publishing
7 13 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.42%) Games
9 11 (1.30%) Retail
10 5 (0.59%) Electronics
11 4 (0.47%) Back Office
11 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 763 (89.98%) Developer
2 426 (50.24%) Java Developer
3 282 (33.25%) Agile Developer
4 213 (25.12%) Agile Java Developer
5 173 (20.40%) Senior Developer
6 134 (15.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 107 (12.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 102 (12.03%) Scala Developer
9 74 (8.73%) Senior Agile Developer
10 71 (8.37%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 52 (6.13%) Angular Developer
12 46 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
13 42 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 39 (4.60%) .NET Developer
15 38 (4.48%) Big Data Developer
16 36 (4.25%) Java Scala Developer
17 35 (4.13%) HTML Developer
17 35 (4.13%) Python Developer
18 34 (4.01%) C++ Developer
18 34 (4.01%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (33.02%) Spring
2 220 (25.94%) HTML
3 217 (25.59%) REST
4 213 (25.12%) Web Services
5 173 (20.40%) CSS
6 164 (19.34%) AngularJS
7 129 (15.21%) HTML5
8 128 (15.09%) RESTful
9 101 (11.91%) Hibernate
10 95 (11.20%) CSS3
11 72 (8.49%) J2EE
12 62 (7.31%) Sass
13 53 (6.25%) .NET
14 50 (5.90%) jQuery
14 50 (5.90%) Spring MVC
15 49 (5.78%) Guice
15 49 (5.78%) spray
16 48 (5.66%) Akka
17 45 (5.31%) Play Framework
18 39 (4.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.78%) User Experience
2 45 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.95%) Derivative
4 28 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (2.95%) Grid Computing
6 23 (2.71%) STB
7 15 (1.77%) Interactive TV
8 14 (1.65%) iPad
9 13 (1.53%) Social Media
10 11 (1.30%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.30%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.18%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.06%) MPEG
13 8 (0.94%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.94%) Thin Client
13 8 (0.94%) Video on Demand
14 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (0.71%) IPTV
15 6 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 114 (13.44%) Linux
2 84 (9.91%) Unix
3 13 (1.53%) Windows
4 11 (1.30%) Android
5 10 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.47%) Solaris
7 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (94.34%) Agile Software Development
2 741 (87.38%) TDD
3 460 (54.25%) Scrum
4 353 (41.63%) BDD
5 315 (37.15%) Continuous Integration
6 192 (22.64%) Kanban
7 150 (17.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 139 (16.39%) Software Engineering
9 117 (13.80%) MVC
10 115 (13.56%) Open Source
11 107 (12.62%) Multithreading
12 103 (12.15%) High Availability
13 98 (11.56%) SDLC
14 96 (11.32%) Mentoring
15 95 (11.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 84 (9.91%) Automated Testing
17 83 (9.79%) Microservices
18 78 (9.20%) OO
19 72 (8.49%) DevOps
19 72 (8.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 596 (70.28%) Java
2 280 (33.02%) JavaScript
3 173 (20.40%) Scala
4 110 (12.97%) Python
5 93 (10.97%) SQL
6 89 (10.50%) Ruby
7 57 (6.72%) Groovy
8 55 (6.49%) C++
9 47 (5.54%) C#
10 39 (4.60%) ES6
11 21 (2.48%) PHP
12 19 (2.24%) ECMAScript
12 19 (2.24%) Shell Script
13 17 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.53%) C
15 12 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.30%) Clojure
17 9 (1.06%) ANSI C
17 9 (1.06%) Apex Code
17 9 (1.06%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 60 (7.08%) Degree
2 41 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.73%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.12%) SDET
2 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (12.38%) Docker
2 11 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.94%) HDFS
4 4 (0.47%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 27 (3.18%) Graphite
2 9 (1.06%) Mesos
3 8 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.83%) Oozie
5 2 (0.24%) Kibana
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (7.43%) Oracle
2 35 (4.13%) SOASTA, Inc
3 21 (2.48%) DataSynapse
4 17 (2.00%) Google
5 13 (1.53%) CyberSource
6 11 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.30%) VMware
7 10 (1.18%) OpenTV
8 9 (1.06%) New Relic
9 6 (0.71%) Adobe
9 6 (0.71%) Siebel
9 6 (0.71%) Sybase
9 6 (0.71%) Zend
10 4 (0.47%) IBM
10 4 (0.47%) Microsoft
10 4 (0.47%) SAP
11 3 (0.35%) Akamai
11 3 (0.35%) Teradata
12 2 (0.24%) Facebook
12 2 (0.24%) Twitter
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