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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 133 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 21 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 11
Average daily rate
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£400 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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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
2840 2245 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.43% 73.25% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1193 864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 97 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
Manchester - 12 £400 - 2
Cheshire - 7 £400 - 9
Merseyside - 1 - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) TDD
3 19 (70.37%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
4 17 (62.96%) Scrum
5 14 (51.85%) HTML
5 14 (51.85%) CSS
6 13 (48.15%) JSON
6 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (48.15%) BDD
7 11 (40.74%) Kanban
7 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
8 10 (37.04%) REST
9 9 (33.33%) Spring
9 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 8 (29.63%) SDLC
10 8 (29.63%) CSS3
10 8 (29.63%) HTML5
11 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
12 6 (22.22%) XML
12 6 (22.22%) J2EE
12 6 (22.22%) Ajax
12 6 (22.22%) RESTful
12 6 (22.22%) Node.js
13 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
13 5 (18.52%) Android
13 5 (18.52%) DevOps
13 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (18.52%) Refactoring

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 6 (22.22%) Node.js
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Redis
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Mocha
1 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Calabash
2 2 (7.41%) Appium
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.70%) Gradle
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) CSS
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) JSON
3 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
4 10 (37.04%) REST
5 9 (33.33%) Spring
6 8 (29.63%) CSS3
6 8 (29.63%) HTML5
7 6 (22.22%) Ajax
7 6 (22.22%) RESTful
7 6 (22.22%) J2EE
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
9 3 (11.11%) XHTML
9 3 (11.11%) Ember.js
9 3 (11.11%) React
10 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
10 2 (7.41%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) TDD
3 17 (62.96%) Scrum
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (48.15%) BDD
5 11 (40.74%) Kanban
6 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 8 (29.63%) SDLC
8 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
9 5 (18.52%) DevOps
9 5 (18.52%) Refactoring
9 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (14.81%) Coaching
10 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (11.11%) Web Development
11 3 (11.11%) MVC
11 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (11.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Scala
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) hybris
3 1 (3.70%) Kony
3 1 (3.70%) Apigee
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