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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 146 144 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 21 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.36% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.46% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 10
Average daily rate £500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
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
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
3276 3033 2335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.47% 78.13% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1668 1228
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 147 131
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
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 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +4 18 £500 +17.64% 7
Cheshire -7 3 £393 -1.87%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (90.48%) TDD
3 34 (80.95%) Java
4 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 15 (35.71%) HTML
5 15 (35.71%) BDD
6 14 (33.33%) HTML5
6 14 (33.33%) Scrum
7 13 (30.95%) Web Development
8 12 (28.57%) CSS
9 11 (26.19%) Spring
9 11 (26.19%) Scala
9 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (26.19%) OpenUP
10 10 (23.81%) Kanban
11 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 8 (19.05%) CSS3
12 7 (16.67%) GitHub
12 7 (16.67%) RESTful
13 6 (14.29%) Mercurial
13 6 (14.29%) Groovy
13 6 (14.29%) Open Source
13 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
13 6 (14.29%) OOP
13 6 (14.29%) OO
13 6 (14.29%) SOA
13 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (14.29%) Microservices
13 6 (14.29%) Software Delivery
13 6 (14.29%) Clojure

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Mockito
5 1 (2.38%) Spock
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 31 (73.81%) Java Developer
3 22 (52.38%) Agile Developer
4 20 (47.62%) Agile Java Developer
5 13 (30.95%) Senior Developer
6 12 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (16.67%) Scala Developer
7 7 (16.67%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 7 (16.67%) Senior Scala Developer
8 6 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Architect
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) HTML
2 14 (33.33%) HTML5
3 12 (28.57%) CSS
4 11 (26.19%) Spring
5 8 (19.05%) CSS3
6 7 (16.67%) RESTful
7 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.52%) .NET
8 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.14%) REST
9 3 (7.14%) XHTML
10 1 (2.38%) J2EE
10 1 (2.38%) jQuery
10 1 (2.38%) JSON
10 1 (2.38%) React
10 1 (2.38%) RequireJS
10 1 (2.38%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) BBC
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Android
1 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (90.48%) TDD
3 15 (35.71%) BDD
4 14 (33.33%) Scrum
5 13 (30.95%) Web Development
6 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.19%) OpenUP
7 10 (23.81%) Kanban
8 6 (14.29%) Microservices
8 6 (14.29%) OO
8 6 (14.29%) OOP
8 6 (14.29%) Open Source
8 6 (14.29%) SOA
8 6 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 5 (11.90%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.52%) MVC
11 3 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
11 3 (7.14%) DevOps
11 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) Scala
4 6 (14.29%) Clojure
4 6 (14.29%) Groovy
5 4 (9.52%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
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