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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 138 137 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -36
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 20 4 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.12% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.16% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 11
Average daily rate £450 £402 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% +14.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.29%
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
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
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -2 15 £450 +48.51% 7
Cheshire - 4 £363 - 4
Lancashire 0 1 £338 -32.50% 1
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (85.71%) TDD
3 39 (79.59%) Java
4 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (38.78%) Scrum
5 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
6 16 (32.65%) Subversion
7 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 14 (28.57%) OpenUP
7 14 (28.57%) RESTful
8 13 (26.53%) Scala
8 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
9 12 (24.49%) OOP
9 12 (24.49%) OO
10 11 (22.45%) CSS
10 11 (22.45%) SOAP
10 11 (22.45%) SOA
10 11 (22.45%) HTML
10 11 (22.45%) Groovy
10 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
10 11 (22.45%) Mercurial
10 11 (22.45%) Open Source
11 10 (20.41%) HTML5
12 8 (16.33%) Extreme Programming
13 7 (14.29%) Spring
13 7 (14.29%) XHTML
13 7 (14.29%) BDD
14 6 (12.24%) MVC
15 5 (10.20%) Android
15 5 (10.20%) Kanban

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (4.08%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Big Data
1 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.12%) Redis
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
2 16 (32.65%) Subversion
3 11 (22.45%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) Appium
5 2 (4.08%) Calabash
5 2 (4.08%) Mocha
5 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Gradle
6 1 (2.04%) Hudson
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 35 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Agile Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Senior Developer
4 17 (34.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 15 (30.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Hadoop Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Hadoop Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Digital Developer
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Scala Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Scala Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) RESTful
2 11 (22.45%) CSS
2 11 (22.45%) HTML
2 11 (22.45%) SOAP
3 10 (20.41%) HTML5
4 7 (14.29%) Spring
4 7 (14.29%) XHTML
5 4 (8.16%) .NET
5 4 (8.16%) CSS3
6 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.12%) jQuery
6 3 (6.12%) JSON
6 3 (6.12%) REST
7 2 (4.08%) Modernizr
7 2 (4.08%) Spring MVC
7 2 (4.08%) Web Services
8 1 (2.04%) Sass
8 1 (2.04%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) BBC
2 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Android
1 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (85.71%) TDD
3 19 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (38.78%) Scrum
4 14 (28.57%) OpenUP
5 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
6 12 (24.49%) OO
6 12 (24.49%) OOP
7 11 (22.45%) Open Source
7 11 (22.45%) SOA
7 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
8 8 (16.33%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (14.29%) BDD
10 6 (12.24%) MVC
11 5 (10.20%) Kanban
12 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.16%) iOS Development
13 3 (6.12%) Android Development
13 3 (6.12%) DevOps
14 2 (4.08%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) Scala
4 11 (22.45%) Groovy
5 4 (8.16%) C#
6 3 (6.12%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) Clojure
7 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Apigee
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago