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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 165 156 240
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +84
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 337 353 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.56% 1.56% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.86% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 313 184
Median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -42.95%
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
18291 18950 19002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.82% 83.60% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 13512 14020
Median daily rate £477 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 249
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +12 83 £550 +4.76% 14
Westminster - 8 £425 -
Bromley - 7 £550 -
Croydon - 3 £463 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 601 (89.57%) Agile Software Development
2 526 (78.39%) TDD
3 417 (62.15%) Java
4 294 (43.82%) BDD
5 229 (34.13%) Scrum
6 225 (33.53%) Continuous Integration
7 196 (29.21%) JavaScript
8 185 (27.57%) Scala
9 163 (24.29%) Spring
10 156 (23.25%) Git (software)
11 145 (21.61%) HTML
12 140 (20.86%) Jenkins
13 133 (19.82%) Amazon AWS
14 129 (19.23%) Kanban
15 128 (19.08%) Python
16 127 (18.93%) REST
17 126 (18.78%) CSS
18 122 (18.18%) RESTful
19 117 (17.44%) SQL
20 110 (16.39%) Node.js
21 107 (15.95%) Automated Testing
21 107 (15.95%) Web Services
22 106 (15.80%) DevOps
22 106 (15.80%) Microservices
23 105 (15.65%) JSON
23 105 (15.65%) AngularJS
24 102 (15.20%) HTML5
25 99 (14.75%) Software Engineering
26 88 (13.11%) Banking
27 87 (12.97%) Kafka

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 63 (9.39%) Apache Spark
2 38 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.83%) Apache
4 10 (1.49%) CMS
4 10 (1.49%) Jetty
5 8 (1.19%) Confluence
6 6 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.60%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.60%) Drupal
9 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.30%) CoreMedia CMS
10 2 (0.30%) Mule
11 1 (0.15%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.04%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 133 (19.82%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.81%) GitHub
4 21 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (1.94%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.79%) PaaS
7 10 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (1.19%) Google Play
9 7 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.45%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.45%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.45%) Heroku
12 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.30%) IaaS
12 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.15%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.24%) HTTP
2 41 (6.11%) RTSP
3 40 (5.96%) MQTT
4 19 (2.83%) Internet
5 7 (1.04%) DVB
6 4 (0.60%) RTP
7 1 (0.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.88%) NoSQL
2 58 (8.64%) Hadoop
2 58 (8.64%) MongoDB
3 46 (6.86%) Big Data
4 45 (6.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 37 (5.51%) SQL Server
6 36 (5.37%) Redis
7 32 (4.77%) MySQL
8 27 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (3.87%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.83%) Apache Hive
11 10 (1.49%) HBase
12 8 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (0.89%) Mixpanel
13 6 (0.89%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.75%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.60%) Riak
15 4 (0.60%) SimpleDB
16 3 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 156 (23.25%) Git (software)
2 140 (20.86%) Jenkins
3 64 (9.54%) Cucumber
4 54 (8.05%) Maven
5 48 (7.15%) Gradle
6 46 (6.86%) Mockito
7 39 (5.81%) JUnit
7 39 (5.81%) Selenium
8 38 (5.66%) WebDriver
9 35 (5.22%) JIRA
10 29 (4.32%) Subversion
11 22 (3.28%) TeamCity
12 20 (2.98%) IntelliJ
12 20 (2.98%) Vagrant
13 18 (2.68%) git-flow
14 16 (2.38%) Appium
14 16 (2.38%) Hudson
15 10 (1.49%) Calabash
15 10 (1.49%) Jasmine
15 10 (1.49%) Robotium
General
1 88 (13.11%) Banking
2 70 (10.43%) Finance
3 65 (9.69%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.92%) Retail
5 25 (3.73%) Front Office
6 15 (2.24%) Publishing
7 12 (1.79%) Games
8 7 (1.04%) Back Office
9 6 (0.89%) Advertising
10 3 (0.45%) Marketing
10 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.30%) Automotive
11 2 (0.30%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 569 (84.80%) Developer
2 246 (36.66%) Java Developer
3 181 (26.97%) Senior Developer
4 165 (24.59%) Agile Developer
5 119 (17.73%) Agile Java Developer
6 109 (16.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 98 (14.61%) Scala Developer
8 75 (11.18%) Senior Agile Developer
9 70 (10.43%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 55 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
11 38 (5.66%) .NET Developer
12 37 (5.51%) C# Developer
12 37 (5.51%) Python Developer
13 35 (5.22%) iOS Developer
14 32 (4.77%) Java Scala Developer
15 31 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
16 29 (4.32%) Agile C# Developer
16 29 (4.32%) Senior Scala Developer
17 26 (3.87%) Angular Developer
18 25 (3.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (24.29%) Spring
2 145 (21.61%) HTML
3 127 (18.93%) REST
4 126 (18.78%) CSS
5 122 (18.18%) RESTful
6 110 (16.39%) Node.js
7 107 (15.95%) Web Services
8 105 (15.65%) AngularJS
8 105 (15.65%) JSON
9 102 (15.20%) HTML5
10 87 (12.97%) Kafka
11 69 (10.28%) Akka
12 66 (9.84%) Hibernate
13 62 (9.24%) Play Framework
13 62 (9.24%) React
14 52 (7.75%) .NET
14 52 (7.75%) Dropwizard
15 46 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
16 44 (6.56%) CSS3
17 40 (5.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.45%) User Experience
2 47 (7.00%) Video on Demand
3 33 (4.92%) Economics
3 33 (4.92%) Public Cloud
4 25 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.43%) iPad
6 22 (3.28%) iPhone
7 19 (2.83%) Streaming Video
8 17 (2.53%) Derivative
8 17 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.49%) MPEG
10 9 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
10 9 (1.34%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.34%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.04%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.04%) Interactive TV
12 7 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.64%) Apple iOS
2 44 (6.56%) Android
3 40 (5.96%) Linux
4 13 (1.94%) Unix
5 10 (1.49%) Windows
6 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (89.57%) Agile Software Development
2 526 (78.39%) TDD
3 294 (43.82%) BDD
4 229 (34.13%) Scrum
5 225 (33.53%) Continuous Integration
6 129 (19.23%) Kanban
7 107 (15.95%) Automated Testing
8 106 (15.80%) DevOps
8 106 (15.80%) Microservices
9 99 (14.75%) Software Engineering
10 84 (12.52%) High Availability
10 84 (12.52%) Open Source
11 79 (11.77%) OO
12 73 (10.88%) MVC
13 63 (9.39%) E-Commerce
14 60 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 60 (8.94%) Web Development
15 54 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
16 51 (7.60%) Unit Testing
17 49 (7.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 417 (62.15%) Java
2 196 (29.21%) JavaScript
3 185 (27.57%) Scala
4 128 (19.08%) Python
5 117 (17.44%) SQL
6 56 (8.35%) C#
7 54 (8.05%) C
8 47 (7.00%) Ruby
9 34 (5.07%) PHP
10 31 (4.62%) C++
11 30 (4.47%) Apple Swift
11 30 (4.47%) Objective-C
12 17 (2.53%) Clojure
13 16 (2.38%) ES6
14 9 (1.34%) Groovy
15 8 (1.19%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.04%) ActionScript
16 7 (1.04%) ANSI C
17 5 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
18 4 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 40 (5.96%) Degree
2 38 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.15%) PMP
4 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.73%) QA
2 16 (2.38%) SDET
3 9 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.45%) EMIR
6 3 (0.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 65 (9.69%) Docker
2 13 (1.94%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.75%) HDFS
4 4 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (5.81%) Puppet
2 22 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.19%) Kibana
3 8 (1.19%) logstash
3 8 (1.19%) Mesos
3 8 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.04%) Grafana
4 7 (1.04%) rkt
5 4 (0.60%) Terraform
6 2 (0.30%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (2.68%) Apple
2 17 (2.53%) Google
2 17 (2.53%) New Relic
2 17 (2.53%) VMware
3 12 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.19%) Facebook
5 7 (1.04%) Adobe
5 7 (1.04%) AppDynamics
5 7 (1.04%) OpenTV
5 7 (1.04%) Optimizely
5 7 (1.04%) Splunk
6 6 (0.89%) Apigee
6 6 (0.89%) Coremetrics
6 6 (0.89%) IBM
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle
7 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.60%) Brightcove
7 4 (0.60%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.45%) hybris
8 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
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