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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 87 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 0
Average daily rate £500 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
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
1483 1293 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.66% 76.55% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 697 538
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 42
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 33 (97.06%) TDD
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (88.24%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) BDD
5 13 (38.24%) Scrum
6 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (35.29%) Web Development
7 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (32.35%) OpenUP
7 11 (32.35%) HTML
7 11 (32.35%) Scala
8 10 (29.41%) HTML5
8 10 (29.41%) Spring
9 9 (26.47%) Kanban
10 8 (23.53%) CSS
11 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
11 7 (20.59%) CSS3
11 7 (20.59%) GitHub
12 6 (17.65%) Microservices
12 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
12 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (17.65%) Groovy
12 6 (17.65%) Open Source
12 6 (17.65%) Clojure
12 6 (17.65%) RESTful
12 6 (17.65%) Mercurial
12 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
12 6 (17.65%) OOP
12 6 (17.65%) OO
12 6 (17.65%) SOA

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (2.94%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Mockito
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Spock
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (88.24%) Java Developer
3 20 (58.82%) Agile Developer
3 20 (58.82%) Agile Java Developer
4 13 (38.24%) Senior Developer
5 12 (35.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (20.59%) Java Scala Developer
6 7 (20.59%) Scala Developer
6 7 (20.59%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 7 (20.59%) Senior Scala Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Agile Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Android Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) HTML5
2 10 (29.41%) Spring
3 8 (23.53%) CSS
4 7 (20.59%) CSS3
5 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 6 (17.65%) RESTful
6 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.82%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) React
7 1 (2.94%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) BBC
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) TDD
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) BDD
4 13 (38.24%) Scrum
5 12 (35.29%) Web Development
6 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (32.35%) OpenUP
7 9 (26.47%) Kanban
8 6 (17.65%) Microservices
8 6 (17.65%) OO
8 6 (17.65%) OOP
8 6 (17.65%) Open Source
8 6 (17.65%) SOA
8 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
9 3 (8.82%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (8.82%) DevOps
9 3 (8.82%) Low Latency
9 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.94%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) Scala
4 6 (17.65%) Clojure
4 6 (17.65%) Groovy
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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