The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 73 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 36 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.96% 0.86% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 3
Median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
Pair Programming
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1479 1244 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.34% 76.65% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 760 527
Median daily rate £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pair Programming across the Manchester region.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Salford - 3 £428 -
Wigan - 1 £500 -
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 53 (100.00%) TDD
2 52 (98.11%) Java
3 51 (96.23%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (62.26%) Scala
5 31 (58.49%) Scrum
6 28 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (50.94%) BDD
8 25 (47.17%) Spring
9 23 (43.40%) Git (software)
10 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
10 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
11 20 (37.74%) HTML
11 20 (37.74%) HTML5
12 19 (35.85%) OOP
13 18 (33.96%) OO
14 17 (32.08%) Open Source
14 17 (32.08%) RESTful
14 17 (32.08%) CSS3
14 17 (32.08%) GitHub
14 17 (32.08%) CSS
14 17 (32.08%) SOA
15 16 (30.19%) Kanban
15 16 (30.19%) Groovy
15 16 (30.19%) Clojure
15 16 (30.19%) Mercurial
15 16 (30.19%) Microservices
15 16 (30.19%) Software Delivery
15 16 (30.19%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (30.19%) Virtual Machines
16 15 (28.30%) Ruby

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Git (software)
2 16 (30.19%) Mercurial
3 5 (9.43%) JUnit
4 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.66%) Calabash
5 3 (5.66%) Hudson
5 3 (5.66%) Robotium
5 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.89%) Gradle
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
7 1 (1.89%) Mockito
7 1 (1.89%) Selenium
7 1 (1.89%) Spock
General
1 2 (3.77%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 49 (92.45%) Developer
2 45 (84.91%) Java Developer
3 25 (47.17%) Senior Developer
3 25 (47.17%) Senior Java Developer
4 18 (33.96%) Java Scala Developer
4 18 (33.96%) Scala Developer
5 17 (32.08%) Agile Developer
5 17 (32.08%) Agile Java Developer
5 17 (32.08%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 17 (32.08%) Senior Scala Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Senior Agile Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Android Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Android Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) iOS Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) Spring
2 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
3 20 (37.74%) HTML
3 20 (37.74%) HTML5
4 17 (32.08%) CSS
4 17 (32.08%) CSS3
4 17 (32.08%) RESTful
5 7 (13.21%) REST
6 4 (7.55%) JSON
6 4 (7.55%) Web Services
6 4 (7.55%) XML
7 3 (5.66%) J2EE
8 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.89%) Dropwizard
9 1 (1.89%) JAX-RS
9 1 (1.89%) JPA
9 1 (1.89%) Node.js
9 1 (1.89%) RequireJS
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) Streaming Media
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Android
1 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) TDD
2 51 (96.23%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (58.49%) Scrum
4 28 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (50.94%) BDD
6 19 (35.85%) OOP
7 18 (33.96%) OO
8 17 (32.08%) Open Source
8 17 (32.08%) SOA
9 16 (30.19%) Kanban
9 16 (30.19%) Microservices
9 16 (30.19%) Software Delivery
10 11 (20.75%) Concurrent Programming
10 11 (20.75%) Low Latency
10 11 (20.75%) Multithreading
10 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.43%) DevOps
13 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (5.66%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) Java
2 33 (62.26%) Scala
3 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
4 16 (30.19%) Clojure
4 16 (30.19%) Groovy
5 15 (28.30%) Ruby
6 4 (7.55%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.77%) Go
8 2 (3.77%) SQL
9 1 (1.89%) C#
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) Lua
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Virtual Machines