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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 14 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 0.91% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.51%
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 £36.50 - £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
1130 1545 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.84% 82.66% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 894 658
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 34 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (97.06%) Java
3 26 (76.47%) Scala
4 22 (64.71%) BDD
5 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (52.94%) Scrum
6 16 (47.06%) Ruby
7 15 (44.12%) Groovy
7 15 (44.12%) Microservices
7 15 (44.12%) Software Delivery
8 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
8 13 (38.24%) RESTful
8 13 (38.24%) Clojure
8 13 (38.24%) SOA
8 13 (38.24%) OO
9 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
10 10 (29.41%) HTML
10 10 (29.41%) CSS
10 10 (29.41%) Python
11 9 (26.47%) OOP
11 9 (26.47%) Spring
11 9 (26.47%) Low Latency
11 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
11 9 (26.47%) Concurrent Programming
12 8 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (23.53%) Mercurial
12 8 (23.53%) Open Source
12 8 (23.53%) GitHub

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 (8.82%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) GitHub
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.82%) HDInsight
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) Spark SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Mercurial
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.94%) Calabash
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) Hudson
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Robotium
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 27 (79.41%) Java Developer
3 17 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 16 (47.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (38.24%) Java Scala Developer
5 13 (38.24%) Scala Developer
6 12 (35.29%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 12 (35.29%) Senior Scala Developer
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Developer
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (17.65%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (17.65%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Developer in Test
9 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Big Data Developer
10 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Hadoop Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Java Consultant
10 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
10 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) RESTful
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 9 (26.47%) Spring
4 8 (23.53%) CSS3
4 8 (23.53%) HTML5
4 8 (23.53%) Node.js
5 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
6 6 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (8.82%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) XML
8 2 (5.88%) Ajax
8 2 (5.88%) DOM
8 2 (5.88%) SAX
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
8 2 (5.88%) XML Schema
9 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.94%) J2EE
9 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) BDD
4 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (52.94%) Scrum
5 15 (44.12%) Microservices
5 15 (44.12%) Software Delivery
6 13 (38.24%) OO
6 13 (38.24%) SOA
7 9 (26.47%) Concurrent Programming
7 9 (26.47%) Low Latency
7 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
7 9 (26.47%) OOP
7 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (23.53%) Open Source
9 6 (17.65%) DevOps
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.82%) ATDD
11 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) Java
2 26 (76.47%) Scala
3 16 (47.06%) Ruby
4 15 (44.12%) Groovy
5 13 (38.24%) Clojure
6 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 10 (29.41%) Python
8 5 (14.71%) F#
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
9 1 (2.94%) C#
9 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.94%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Google
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.88%) SAP