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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 9 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 0.77% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.91% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £413 £450 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +48.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £435 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £526 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1091 1535 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.46% 84.85% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 897 704
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 February 2017.

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 February 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
Oldham - 1 £400 -
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 24 (92.31%) Java
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (92.31%) TDD
2 18 (69.23%) Scala
3 17 (65.38%) BDD
4 14 (53.85%) Ruby
5 11 (42.31%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (42.31%) Microservices
6 10 (38.46%) Software Delivery
6 10 (38.46%) Groovy
6 10 (38.46%) Python
7 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
8 8 (30.77%) RESTful
8 8 (30.77%) Clojure
8 8 (30.77%) Node.js
8 8 (30.77%) SOA
8 8 (30.77%) OO
9 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (26.92%) REST
9 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
10 6 (23.08%) Concurrent Programming
10 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
10 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
11 5 (19.23%) F#
11 5 (19.23%) DevOps
11 5 (19.23%) HTML
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) CSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) GitHub
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.54%) HDInsight
2 3 (11.54%) Spark SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 2 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) Java Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Senior Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Java Scala Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Scala Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Scala Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Developer in Test
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Big Data Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Hadoop Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Node.js
1 8 (30.77%) RESTful
2 7 (26.92%) REST
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) Spring
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (7.69%) DOM
6 2 (7.69%) SAX
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) XML Schema
7 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.85%) spray
7 1 (3.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (92.31%) TDD
2 17 (65.38%) BDD
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (42.31%) Microservices
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) Software Delivery
5 8 (30.77%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) SOA
6 6 (23.08%) Concurrent Programming
6 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
6 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
8 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.54%) ATDD
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.54%) ETL
9 3 (11.54%) OOP
9 3 (11.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) Scala
3 14 (53.85%) Ruby
4 10 (38.46%) Groovy
4 10 (38.46%) Python
5 8 (30.77%) Clojure
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) F#
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 2 (7.69%) PHP
9 1 (3.85%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Google
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) VMware