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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 79 66 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 3 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 1.35% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.82% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
882 823 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.61% 73.81% 66.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 443 466
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 44
Average hourly rate £15.79 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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
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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
Salford -2 2 £350 +8.52% 1
Rochdale - - - - 2
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Calabash
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) iPad

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Calabash
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
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