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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
England / London
Rank 162 126 255
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +129
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 270 376 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.79% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.13% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 332 143
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £71.00

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
16411 17649 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.54% 84.24% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11855 12494 12494
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 208 194
Median hourly rate £32.00 £24.23 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.06% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -29 60 £500 -4.76% 9
Westminster -3 6 £425 +3.03%
Bromley - 5 £550 -
Croydon -6 4 £456 +21.66% 1
Osterley +4 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 600 (90.36%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (79.97%) TDD
3 425 (64.01%) Java
4 275 (41.42%) BDD
5 228 (34.34%) Scrum
6 205 (30.87%) Continuous Integration
7 194 (29.22%) JavaScript
8 174 (26.20%) Scala
9 165 (24.85%) Spring
10 149 (22.44%) HTML
10 149 (22.44%) Git (software)
11 144 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
12 138 (20.78%) RESTful
13 137 (20.63%) Jenkins
14 134 (20.18%) Kanban
15 130 (19.58%) CSS
16 120 (18.07%) SQL
16 120 (18.07%) Microservices
17 119 (17.92%) Web Services
18 116 (17.47%) Python
19 115 (17.32%) DevOps
20 111 (16.72%) REST
21 103 (15.51%) Software Engineering
22 102 (15.36%) Node.js
23 101 (15.21%) Automated Testing
24 98 (14.76%) HTML5
25 95 (14.31%) AngularJS
26 92 (13.86%) JSON
27 85 (12.80%) Kafka
28 84 (12.65%) Banking

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 64 (9.64%) Apache Spark
2 45 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.71%) Apache
4 10 (1.51%) CMS
4 10 (1.51%) Jetty
5 8 (1.20%) Confluence
6 6 (0.90%) 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
9 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.30%) ATG Dynamo
10 2 (0.30%) CoreMedia CMS
10 2 (0.30%) Mule
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.15%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 26 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.75%) PaintShop Pro
2 5 (0.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 144 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.12%) GitHub
4 18 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (1.96%) PaaS
6 11 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.66%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.45%) Heroku
10 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.30%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.30%) IaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.15%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 65 (9.79%) HTTP
2 45 (6.78%) RTSP
3 40 (6.02%) MQTT
4 20 (3.01%) Internet
5 8 (1.20%) RTP
6 5 (0.75%) DVB
7 3 (0.45%) Network Security
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.24%) NoSQL
2 56 (8.43%) Hadoop
3 53 (7.98%) MongoDB
4 47 (7.08%) MySQL
5 41 (6.17%) Big Data
6 39 (5.87%) SQL Server
7 38 (5.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (5.72%) Redis
8 25 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 21 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (2.71%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.56%) HBase
12 6 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.90%) Mixpanel
13 5 (0.75%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.60%) Hazelcast
14 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.60%) Riak
14 4 (0.60%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 149 (22.44%) Git (software)
2 137 (20.63%) Jenkins
3 55 (8.28%) Cucumber
4 47 (7.08%) WebDriver
5 45 (6.78%) Mockito
6 41 (6.17%) Selenium
7 39 (5.87%) Maven
8 35 (5.27%) JIRA
9 33 (4.97%) Gradle
10 26 (3.92%) JUnit
11 25 (3.77%) Subversion
12 23 (3.46%) TeamCity
13 19 (2.86%) Vagrant
14 18 (2.71%) gulp
15 17 (2.56%) IntelliJ
16 14 (2.11%) Jasmine
17 13 (1.96%) Grunt
18 12 (1.81%) Moq
19 11 (1.66%) Hudson
19 11 (1.66%) NUnit
General
1 84 (12.65%) Banking
2 66 (9.94%) Investment Banking
3 65 (9.79%) Finance
4 37 (5.57%) Retail
5 24 (3.61%) Front Office
6 15 (2.26%) Publishing
7 11 (1.66%) Games
8 6 (0.90%) Advertising
8 6 (0.90%) Back Office
9 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.30%) Automotive
10 2 (0.30%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 575 (86.60%) Developer
2 264 (39.76%) Java Developer
3 183 (27.56%) Senior Developer
4 156 (23.49%) Agile Developer
5 119 (17.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 112 (16.87%) Agile Java Developer
7 94 (14.16%) Scala Developer
8 73 (10.99%) Senior Agile Developer
9 68 (10.24%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 61 (9.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 43 (6.48%) iOS Developer
12 41 (6.17%) C# Developer
13 35 (5.27%) Full Stack Developer
14 32 (4.82%) Java Scala Developer
14 32 (4.82%) Senior Scala Developer
14 32 (4.82%) Software Developer
15 31 (4.67%) .NET Developer
16 30 (4.52%) Agile C# Developer
16 30 (4.52%) Python Developer
17 23 (3.46%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (24.85%) Spring
2 149 (22.44%) HTML
3 138 (20.78%) RESTful
4 130 (19.58%) CSS
5 119 (17.92%) Web Services
6 111 (16.72%) REST
7 102 (15.36%) Node.js
8 98 (14.76%) HTML5
9 95 (14.31%) AngularJS
10 92 (13.86%) JSON
11 85 (12.80%) Kafka
12 69 (10.39%) Akka
13 68 (10.24%) Hibernate
14 64 (9.64%) Play Framework
15 60 (9.04%) Dropwizard
16 57 (8.58%) React
17 51 (7.68%) .NET
18 49 (7.38%) RabbitMQ
19 41 (6.17%) jQuery
20 40 (6.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.64%) User Experience
2 47 (7.08%) Video on Demand
3 34 (5.12%) Economics
4 33 (4.97%) Public Cloud
5 26 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 23 (3.46%) Streaming Video
7 21 (3.16%) iPad
7 21 (3.16%) iPhone
8 19 (2.86%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.56%) Derivative
10 12 (1.81%) MPEG
11 11 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.20%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (0.75%) Fintech
15 5 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.73%) Apple iOS
2 40 (6.02%) Linux
3 36 (5.42%) Android
4 13 (1.96%) Unix
5 8 (1.20%) Windows
6 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (90.36%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (79.97%) TDD
3 275 (41.42%) BDD
4 228 (34.34%) Scrum
5 205 (30.87%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (20.18%) Kanban
7 120 (18.07%) Microservices
8 115 (17.32%) DevOps
9 103 (15.51%) Software Engineering
10 101 (15.21%) Automated Testing
11 84 (12.65%) OO
12 80 (12.05%) High Availability
13 72 (10.84%) Open Source
14 71 (10.69%) MVC
15 65 (9.79%) E-Commerce
16 54 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
17 53 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (7.98%) Web Development
18 51 (7.68%) Domain-Driven Design
18 51 (7.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 425 (64.01%) Java
2 194 (29.22%) JavaScript
3 174 (26.20%) Scala
4 120 (18.07%) SQL
5 116 (17.47%) Python
6 65 (9.79%) C#
7 50 (7.53%) C
8 37 (5.57%) Apple Swift
9 34 (5.12%) Ruby
10 33 (4.97%) Objective-C
11 29 (4.37%) C++
12 26 (3.92%) PHP
13 18 (2.71%) ES6
14 15 (2.26%) Clojure
15 10 (1.51%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.20%) Groovy
17 5 (0.75%) ActionScript
17 5 (0.75%) ANSI C
17 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (5.72%) Security Cleared
2 34 (5.12%) Degree
2 34 (5.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.30%) ISEB
4 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.15%) PMP
4 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (10.99%) QA
2 14 (2.11%) SDET
3 9 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.45%) EMIR
5 3 (0.45%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 62 (9.34%) Docker
2 13 (1.96%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.75%) HDFS
4 3 (0.45%) vSphere
5 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (5.72%) Puppet
2 20 (3.01%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.36%) Kibana
3 9 (1.36%) logstash
3 9 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.20%) Grafana
4 8 (1.20%) Mesos
4 8 (1.20%) rkt
5 4 (0.60%) Terraform
6 2 (0.30%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.15%) MOM
7 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (2.71%) New Relic
2 16 (2.41%) Apple
3 14 (2.11%) VMware
4 11 (1.66%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.20%) AppDynamics
5 8 (1.20%) Brightcove
5 8 (1.20%) Splunk
6 6 (0.90%) Adobe
6 6 (0.90%) Coremetrics
7 5 (0.75%) Apigee
7 5 (0.75%) Google
7 5 (0.75%) OpenTV
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle
8 4 (0.60%) ATG
8 4 (0.60%) IBM
9 3 (0.45%) hybris
9 3 (0.45%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.30%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.15%) Cognos
11 1 (0.15%) HP
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