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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 112 130 128
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 44 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 0.78% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.95% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 8
Median daily rate £450 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.95%
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
2947 3676 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.13% 81.94% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 2296 1401
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 145 112
Median hourly rate £26.25 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.89 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +3 27 £500 +5.26% 7
Cheshire +17 12 £425 +10.74% 2
Lancashire +16 2 £395 -18.21%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 80 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (96.34%) Java
3 77 (93.90%) TDD
4 49 (59.76%) Scrum
5 47 (57.32%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (51.22%) Scala
6 42 (51.22%) RESTful
6 42 (51.22%) Spring
7 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
7 37 (45.12%) Git (software)
7 37 (45.12%) BDD
8 32 (39.02%) HTML5
8 32 (39.02%) CSS
8 32 (39.02%) HTML
9 31 (37.80%) Microservices
10 29 (35.37%) CSS3
11 25 (30.49%) Hibernate
12 24 (29.27%) OO
12 24 (29.27%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (28.05%) Ruby
14 22 (26.83%) OOP
14 22 (26.83%) SOA
14 22 (26.83%) Kanban
15 21 (25.61%) Software Delivery
15 21 (25.61%) Groovy
15 21 (25.61%) Clojure
16 20 (24.39%) GitHub
16 20 (24.39%) Open Source
17 19 (23.17%) Mercurial
17 19 (23.17%) Virtual Machines

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 9 (10.98%) CMS
2 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) Jetty
3 3 (3.66%) Mule
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.54%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (45.12%) Git (software)
2 19 (23.17%) Mercurial
3 11 (13.41%) Cucumber
3 11 (13.41%) Selenium
4 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.32%) JUnit
5 6 (7.32%) Subversion
6 5 (6.10%) Gradle
6 5 (6.10%) Maven
7 3 (3.66%) Calabash
7 3 (3.66%) Hudson
7 3 (3.66%) JMeter
7 3 (3.66%) Mockito
7 3 (3.66%) Robotium
7 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.44%) Ant
9 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.22%) Banking
1 1 (1.22%) Games
1 1 (1.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 73 (89.02%) Developer
2 66 (80.49%) Java Developer
3 29 (35.37%) Senior Developer
3 29 (35.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 24 (29.27%) Java Scala Developer
4 24 (29.27%) Scala Developer
5 22 (26.83%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 22 (26.83%) Senior Scala Developer
6 16 (19.51%) Agile Developer
6 16 (19.51%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Senior Agile Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Java Technical Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.22%) RESTful
1 42 (51.22%) Spring
2 32 (39.02%) CSS
2 32 (39.02%) HTML
2 32 (39.02%) HTML5
3 29 (35.37%) CSS3
4 25 (30.49%) Hibernate
5 14 (17.07%) JSON
6 12 (14.63%) jQuery
7 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
8 10 (12.20%) Dropwizard
9 9 (10.98%) REST
10 6 (7.32%) J2EE
10 6 (7.32%) Web Services
11 5 (6.10%) XML
12 3 (3.66%) Node.js
12 3 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (3.66%) XHTML
13 1 (1.22%) JPA
13 1 (1.22%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.66%) Streaming Media
2 3 (3.66%) User Experience
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.22%) Fintech
4 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Android
1 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
1 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (93.90%) TDD
3 49 (59.76%) Scrum
4 47 (57.32%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (45.12%) BDD
6 31 (37.80%) Microservices
7 24 (29.27%) OO
8 22 (26.83%) Kanban
8 22 (26.83%) OOP
8 22 (26.83%) SOA
9 21 (25.61%) Software Delivery
10 20 (24.39%) Open Source
11 17 (20.73%) Low Latency
12 14 (17.07%) Concurrent Programming
12 14 (17.07%) Dependency Injection
12 14 (17.07%) Multithreading
12 14 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (17.07%) SDLC
13 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
13 12 (14.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (96.34%) Java
2 42 (51.22%) Scala
3 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
4 23 (28.05%) Ruby
5 21 (25.61%) Clojure
5 21 (25.61%) Groovy
6 6 (7.32%) Python
6 6 (7.32%) SQL
7 3 (3.66%) Go
7 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.44%) F#
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) C#
9 1 (1.22%) C++
9 1 (1.22%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) SDET
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) hybris
2 9 (10.98%) ATG
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