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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 131 128 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 34 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.23% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.31% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 12
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£475 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £380 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +57.77%
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
3460 2292 2048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.82% 74.27% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 1268 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 0 22 £475 +35.71% 6
Cheshire -4 5 £380 - 4
Lancashire - 4 £483 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (84.31%) Java
3 41 (80.39%) TDD
4 35 (68.63%) Scrum
5 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
6 29 (56.86%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (50.98%) RESTful
8 23 (45.10%) Mentoring
9 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
10 19 (37.25%) Subversion
10 19 (37.25%) HTML
10 19 (37.25%) CSS
11 17 (33.33%) Scala
11 17 (33.33%) JSON
12 15 (29.41%) Open Source
12 15 (29.41%) HTML5
13 14 (27.45%) Groovy
13 14 (27.45%) OO
14 13 (25.49%) OOP
14 13 (25.49%) SOA
14 13 (25.49%) SOAP
14 13 (25.49%) Mercurial
14 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
14 13 (25.49%) Software Delivery
14 13 (25.49%) SDLC
15 11 (21.57%) BDD
15 11 (21.57%) Node.js
15 11 (21.57%) Spring
16 10 (19.61%) Kanban
17 9 (17.65%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (21.57%) Node.js
2 4 (7.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 6 (11.76%) Big Data
3 4 (7.84%) Redis
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
2 19 (37.25%) Subversion
3 13 (25.49%) Mercurial
4 5 (9.80%) Mocha
4 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.84%) Calabash
5 4 (7.84%) Appium
6 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Selenium
7 1 (1.96%) Hudson
7 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.96%) Gradle
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 26 (50.98%) Java Developer
3 22 (43.14%) Senior Developer
4 15 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Java Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Android Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) RESTful
2 19 (37.25%) CSS
2 19 (37.25%) HTML
3 17 (33.33%) JSON
4 15 (29.41%) HTML5
5 13 (25.49%) SOAP
5 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
6 11 (21.57%) Spring
7 9 (17.65%) XHTML
7 9 (17.65%) CSS3
8 8 (15.69%) REST
8 8 (15.69%) Web Services
9 7 (13.73%) XML
9 7 (13.73%) Ajax
10 5 (9.80%) jQuery
11 4 (7.84%) Ember.js
11 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
11 4 (7.84%) J2EE
12 3 (5.88%) XSL
12 3 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Android
2 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (80.39%) TDD
3 35 (68.63%) Scrum
4 29 (56.86%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (45.10%) Mentoring
6 15 (29.41%) Open Source
7 14 (27.45%) OO
8 13 (25.49%) SOA
8 13 (25.49%) OOP
8 13 (25.49%) Software Delivery
8 13 (25.49%) SDLC
9 11 (21.57%) BDD
10 10 (19.61%) Kanban
11 8 (15.69%) Refactoring
12 7 (13.73%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
12 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
12 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
12 7 (13.73%) Coaching
13 6 (11.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) Java
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) Scala
4 14 (27.45%) Groovy
5 3 (5.88%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Adobe
2 3 (5.88%) Apigee
3 2 (3.92%) hybris
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