The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 137 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 30 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.60% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 7
Median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
Pair Programming
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3202 2819 2276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.83% 77.42% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1623 1198
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 133 112
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pair Programming across the North West region.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +4 24 £500 +17.64% 17
Cheshire -9 3 £393 -1.87%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 48 (97.96%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (93.88%) TDD
3 43 (87.76%) Java
4 23 (46.94%) Scrum
5 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
5 20 (40.82%) Scala
6 19 (38.78%) HTML5
6 19 (38.78%) HTML
6 19 (38.78%) Spring
7 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (32.65%) CSS
9 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
9 15 (30.61%) BDD
10 14 (28.57%) RESTful
11 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
11 13 (26.53%) CSS3
11 13 (26.53%) Microservices
12 12 (24.49%) GitHub
12 12 (24.49%) Kanban
13 11 (22.45%) Groovy
13 11 (22.45%) Mercurial
13 11 (22.45%) OOP
13 11 (22.45%) OO
13 11 (22.45%) SOA
13 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (22.45%) Clojure
13 11 (22.45%) Open Source
13 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
14 8 (16.33%) Ruby
14 8 (16.33%) Web Development

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (4.08%) Jetty
1 2 (4.08%) Mule
1 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) Mercurial
3 4 (8.16%) JUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) Mockito
4 3 (6.12%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) Gradle
5 2 (4.08%) JMeter
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) Hudson
6 1 (2.04%) Spock
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (93.88%) Developer
2 39 (79.59%) Java Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Agile Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Senior Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (34.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Java Scala Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Scala Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Senior Scala Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Senior Agile Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) HTML
1 19 (38.78%) HTML5
1 19 (38.78%) Spring
2 16 (32.65%) CSS
3 14 (28.57%) RESTful
4 13 (26.53%) CSS3
4 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.20%) REST
6 4 (8.16%) .NET
7 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.12%) XHTML
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE
9 1 (2.04%) Dropwizard
9 1 (2.04%) jQuery
9 1 (2.04%) JSON
9 1 (2.04%) RequireJS
9 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
9 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) iPad
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (97.96%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (93.88%) TDD
3 23 (46.94%) Scrum
4 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (30.61%) BDD
6 13 (26.53%) Microservices
7 12 (24.49%) Kanban
8 11 (22.45%) OO
8 11 (22.45%) OOP
8 11 (22.45%) Open Source
8 11 (22.45%) SOA
8 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
9 8 (16.33%) Web Development
10 7 (14.29%) Low Latency
10 7 (14.29%) OpenUP
11 5 (10.20%) Concurrent Programming
11 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
11 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.16%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 20 (40.82%) Scala
3 11 (22.45%) Clojure
3 11 (22.45%) Groovy
4 8 (16.33%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) C#
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.08%) Go
7 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.04%) QA
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