The first table below looks at the demand for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 Manchester 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 - 66 78
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.80% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.14% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Average daily rate - £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.46%
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1031 700 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.70% 69.93% 65.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 344 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 49
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £13.30 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.36 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester 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
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Hudson
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Lucene
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Mingle
4 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (25.00%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) Orchard CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mingle
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Lucene
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) SAML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft