The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 261 265 293
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +28
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 161 115 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 103 96
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18963 16710 20563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.62% 76.02% 73.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13371 11639 13426
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 231 328
Average hourly rate £23.50 £33.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Pair Programming
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -20 19 £568 +22.70% 13
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 255 (91.73%) TDD
2 182 (65.47%) Java
3 171 (61.51%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (54.68%) Scrum
5 136 (48.92%) BDD
6 135 (48.56%) JavaScript
7 125 (44.96%) HTML
8 112 (40.29%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (32.37%) CSS
10 83 (29.86%) XML
11 75 (26.98%) Web Services
12 70 (25.18%) Spring
13 67 (24.10%) OO
14 63 (22.66%) Ruby
15 62 (22.30%) Git (software)
16 61 (21.94%) Open Source
17 60 (21.58%) Cucumber
17 60 (21.58%) JSON
18 58 (20.86%) Kanban
19 57 (20.50%) Linux
19 57 (20.50%) MVC
20 51 (18.35%) Python
20 51 (18.35%) QA
20 51 (18.35%) RESTful
21 50 (17.99%) Test Automation
21 50 (17.99%) HTML5
21 50 (17.99%) Jenkins
21 50 (17.99%) SQL
22 49 (17.63%) MongoDB
23 47 (16.91%) Degree

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 12 (4.32%) Node.js
2 7 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.16%) Apache
4 5 (1.80%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.80%) CMS
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.44%) Confluence
6 3 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.72%) SAS
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.72%) IIS
7 2 (0.72%) Jetty
8 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) Liferay
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.36%) Documentum
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.80%) Heroku
4 3 (1.08%) GitHub
5 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.75%) HTTP
2 4 (1.44%) LDAP
3 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.63%) MongoDB
2 46 (16.55%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.68%) MySQL
5 12 (4.32%) SQL Server
5 12 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.44%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.44%) Big Data
9 3 (1.08%) BigTable
9 3 (1.08%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.08%) Riak
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.36%) HBase
Development Applications
1 62 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 60 (21.58%) Cucumber
3 50 (17.99%) Jenkins
4 45 (16.19%) JUnit
5 40 (14.39%) Subversion
6 34 (12.23%) Selenium
7 26 (9.35%) Maven
8 24 (8.63%) Hudson
8 24 (8.63%) WebDriver
9 22 (7.91%) CruiseControl
10 21 (7.55%) TeamCity
11 18 (6.47%) JIRA
12 16 (5.76%) WATIR
13 12 (4.32%) Mockito
14 11 (3.96%) Mocha
15 10 (3.60%) Jasmine
16 9 (3.24%) QUnit
16 9 (3.24%) Trac
16 9 (3.24%) IntelliJ
17 8 (2.88%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (8.63%) Finance
2 22 (7.91%) Banking
3 17 (6.12%) Front Office
3 17 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.16%) Billing
4 6 (2.16%) Games
5 5 (1.80%) Back Office
6 4 (1.44%) Publishing
7 3 (1.08%) Retail
8 2 (0.72%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 228 (82.01%) Developer
2 76 (27.34%) Java Developer
3 42 (15.11%) Senior Developer
4 25 (8.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (7.91%) Scala Developer
6 21 (7.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 17 (6.12%) Tester
8 16 (5.76%) Python Developer
9 13 (4.68%) C++ Developer
9 13 (4.68%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.60%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.60%) Automation Tester
10 10 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.24%) ScrumMaster
11 9 (3.24%) Ruby Developer
11 9 (3.24%) Analyst
11 9 (3.24%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.88%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.88%) Front-End Developer
13 7 (2.52%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (44.96%) HTML
2 90 (32.37%) CSS
3 83 (29.86%) XML
4 75 (26.98%) Web Services
5 70 (25.18%) Spring
6 60 (21.58%) JSON
7 51 (18.35%) RESTful
8 50 (17.99%) HTML5
9 46 (16.55%) CSS3
10 32 (11.51%) Grails
10 32 (11.51%) Hibernate
11 29 (10.43%) REST
12 28 (10.07%) SOAP
12 28 (10.07%) .NET
12 28 (10.07%) jQuery
13 24 (8.63%) Spring MVC
14 20 (7.19%) XSLT
15 18 (6.47%) Ruby on Rails
15 18 (6.47%) AngularJS
16 17 (6.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.94%) Open Source
2 18 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.12%) Derivative
4 11 (3.96%) Equity Derivative
5 10 (3.60%) Equities
6 7 (2.52%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.52%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (2.52%) Video on Demand
7 6 (2.16%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (1.80%) Online Games
8 5 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.44%) iPhone
9 4 (1.44%) iPad
9 4 (1.44%) Kinect
9 4 (1.44%) Xbox
9 4 (1.44%) IPTV
9 4 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.08%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.08%) STB
10 3 (1.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.50%) Linux
2 12 (4.32%) UNIX
3 8 (2.88%) Windows
4 6 (2.16%) Windows Phone
5 5 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.80%) Android
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (91.73%) TDD
2 171 (61.51%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (54.68%) Scrum
4 136 (48.92%) BDD
5 112 (40.29%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (24.10%) OO
7 58 (20.86%) Kanban
8 57 (20.50%) MVC
9 50 (17.99%) Test Automation
10 38 (13.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (13.31%) Software Engineering
12 27 (9.71%) Release Management
13 24 (8.63%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.12%) ATDD
15 16 (5.76%) Web Development
16 14 (5.04%) Content Management
17 13 (4.68%) Responsive Web Design
18 12 (4.32%) Extreme Programming
19 11 (3.96%) Refactoring
19 11 (3.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 182 (65.47%) Java
2 135 (48.56%) JavaScript
3 63 (22.66%) Ruby
4 51 (18.35%) Python
5 50 (17.99%) SQL
6 44 (15.83%) Scala
7 38 (13.67%) C#
8 34 (12.23%) Groovy
9 24 (8.63%) PHP
10 21 (7.55%) Shell Script
11 19 (6.83%) C++
12 8 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.52%) XQuery
14 6 (2.16%) Perl
14 6 (2.16%) Clojure
15 5 (1.80%) C
15 5 (1.80%) PHP5
16 4 (1.44%) XAML
17 3 (1.08%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.72%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 47 (16.91%) Degree
2 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (18.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.24%) Puppet
2 8 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.08%) Nagios
3 3 (1.08%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.08%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (11.51%) Oracle
2 10 (3.60%) Akamai
3 8 (2.88%) Zend
3 8 (2.88%) JBoss
3 8 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.52%) Twitter
5 4 (1.44%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.44%) VMware
6 3 (1.08%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.08%) Foundry
6 3 (1.08%) Typemock
7 2 (0.72%) Splunk
7 2 (0.72%) Facebook
7 2 (0.72%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.72%) New Relic
7 2 (0.72%) Murex
7 2 (0.72%) Calypso
7 2 (0.72%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.72%) Sybase
8 1 (0.36%) Vignette
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