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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 224 254 265
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +11
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 195 160 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.69% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.88% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 138 108
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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 £399 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
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 £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
17519 18237 16983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.29% 78.19% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12272 12958 11811
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 229 237
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 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 1 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 +27 45 £450 -20.70% 8
Osterley +3 3 £490 +5.37%
Isleworth - 2 - - 1
Hounslow -4 1 £490 -3.92%
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 329 (95.64%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (82.56%) TDD
3 210 (61.05%) Java
4 146 (42.44%) BDD
5 145 (42.15%) JavaScript
6 140 (40.70%) Scrum
7 124 (36.05%) Continuous Integration
8 100 (29.07%) OO
9 92 (26.74%) HTML
10 80 (23.26%) RESTful
11 79 (22.97%) Web Services
12 74 (21.51%) SQL
12 74 (21.51%) CSS
13 72 (20.93%) HTML5
14 70 (20.35%) Linux
15 65 (18.90%) AngularJS
16 64 (18.60%) Python
17 62 (18.02%) Git (software)
17 62 (18.02%) User Stories
18 59 (17.15%) Technical Analysis
18 59 (17.15%) Oracle
19 58 (16.86%) Spring
20 56 (16.28%) Banking
21 55 (15.99%) Node.js
22 54 (15.70%) CSS3
23 53 (15.41%) Ruby
24 52 (15.12%) Relational Database
25 51 (14.83%) Kanban
25 51 (14.83%) Scala
25 51 (14.83%) Hibernate

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 55 (15.99%) Node.js
2 23 (6.69%) CMS
3 19 (5.52%) Kentico
3 19 (5.52%) Umbraco
3 19 (5.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (4.36%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.07%) Apache
6 5 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.45%) Jetty
7 4 (1.16%) Confluence
7 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.58%) JBoss
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.29%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 45 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.03%) GitHub
5 5 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.87%) Heroku
7 2 (0.58%) SaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.62%) HTTP
1 9 (2.62%) Internet
2 7 (2.03%) LDAP
3 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.58%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.12%) Relational Database
2 38 (11.05%) NoSQL
3 36 (10.47%) RDBMS
4 34 (9.88%) MongoDB
5 27 (7.85%) SQL Server
6 24 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 21 (6.10%) Big Data
8 19 (5.52%) MySQL
9 14 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.03%) HBase
12 6 (1.74%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.74%) Redis
13 4 (1.16%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.87%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.58%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
15 2 (0.58%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 62 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 44 (12.79%) jMock
3 42 (12.21%) Cucumber
4 32 (9.30%) JUnit
5 30 (8.72%) Jasmine
6 29 (8.43%) Jenkins
6 29 (8.43%) Selenium
7 25 (7.27%) Mocha
8 22 (6.40%) Maven
9 20 (5.81%) Subversion
9 20 (5.81%) QUnit
10 17 (4.94%) RSpec
11 15 (4.36%) Grunt
12 14 (4.07%) webpack
12 14 (4.07%) Bower
13 10 (2.91%) IntelliJ
13 10 (2.91%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.91%) WebDriver
14 9 (2.62%) NUnit
14 9 (2.62%) JIRA
General
1 56 (16.28%) Banking
2 48 (13.95%) Investment Banking
3 24 (6.98%) Finance
4 10 (2.91%) Front Office
5 7 (2.03%) Games
6 6 (1.74%) Publishing
7 5 (1.45%) Electronics
8 3 (0.87%) Retail
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 286 (83.14%) Developer
2 141 (40.99%) Java Developer
3 32 (9.30%) Senior Developer
4 28 (8.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 27 (7.85%) .NET Developer
6 18 (5.23%) Lead Developer
7 17 (4.94%) Web Developer
8 15 (4.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (4.07%) Scala Developer
10 13 (3.78%) PHP Developer
11 12 (3.49%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
11 12 (3.49%) Lead Java Developer
12 10 (2.91%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.62%) iOS Developer
13 9 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (2.62%) Ruby Developer
13 9 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (2.62%) Technical Leader
14 8 (2.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.74%) HTML
2 80 (23.26%) RESTful
3 79 (22.97%) Web Services
4 74 (21.51%) CSS
5 72 (20.93%) HTML5
6 65 (18.90%) AngularJS
7 58 (16.86%) Spring
8 54 (15.70%) CSS3
9 51 (14.83%) Hibernate
10 50 (14.53%) JSON
11 49 (14.24%) REST
12 43 (12.50%) .NET
13 41 (11.92%) XML
14 34 (9.88%) Backbone.js
14 34 (9.88%) J2SE
15 27 (7.85%) jQuery
16 22 (6.40%) ASP.NET
16 22 (6.40%) React
17 21 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (5.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.76%) Open Source
2 36 (10.47%) User Experience
3 21 (6.10%) Fixed Income
4 15 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.07%) Digital Media
6 12 (3.49%) Social Media
7 9 (2.62%) Reference Data
8 8 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.03%) Animation
10 5 (1.45%) iPhone
11 4 (1.16%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.87%) iPad
12 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.87%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.87%) Blog
12 3 (0.87%) DTV
13 2 (0.58%) STB
13 2 (0.58%) RIA
13 2 (0.58%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.35%) Linux
2 11 (3.20%) Android
3 10 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.33%) UNIX
5 3 (0.87%) Windows
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (95.64%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (82.56%) TDD
3 146 (42.44%) BDD
4 140 (40.70%) Scrum
5 124 (36.05%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (29.07%) OO
7 62 (18.02%) User Stories
8 59 (17.15%) Technical Analysis
9 51 (14.83%) Kanban
10 48 (13.95%) Web Development
11 47 (13.66%) OOD
12 46 (13.37%) MVC
12 46 (13.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (11.34%) Software Engineering
14 36 (10.47%) DevOps
15 34 (9.88%) Mentoring
15 34 (9.88%) E-Commerce
16 32 (9.30%) Refactoring
17 30 (8.72%) Unit Testing
18 28 (8.14%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 210 (61.05%) Java
2 145 (42.15%) JavaScript
3 74 (21.51%) SQL
4 64 (18.60%) Python
5 53 (15.41%) Ruby
6 51 (14.83%) Scala
7 32 (9.30%) C#
8 25 (7.27%) Groovy
9 23 (6.69%) PHP
10 10 (2.91%) Perl
11 8 (2.33%) XAML
12 7 (2.03%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.74%) Clojure
14 4 (1.16%) C++
14 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.16%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.58%) AWK
16 2 (0.58%) sed
17 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (9.30%) Degree
2 9 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.87%) Docker
3 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) Graylog
2 4 (1.16%) Oozie
3 3 (0.87%) Puppet
4 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.29%) Salt
5 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 59 (17.15%) Oracle
2 31 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.52%) EPiServer
3 19 (5.52%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.45%) Akamai
4 5 (1.45%) New Relic
4 5 (1.45%) VMware
5 4 (1.16%) Apple
6 3 (0.87%) Zend
7 2 (0.58%) hybris
8 1 (0.29%) Splunk
8 1 (0.29%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.29%) IBM
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