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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 92 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.25% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.33% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
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£303 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £363 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £54.25 -
% change year-on-year
+30.87% -
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
1144 903 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.05% 73.83% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 477 354
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.28 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Mingle
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) RavenDB
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Django
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) RavenDB
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Django
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
8 1 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Kony