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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 126 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 11 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.58% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.80% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £353 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £475 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+57.77% +100.00%
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
2331 2129 2240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.98% 72.02% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1080 1185
Average daily rate £375 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 113 111
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -15 9 £350 -6.66% 4
Cheshire +5 2 - - 3
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Refactoring
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) OOP
5 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Android
5 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
5 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) Calabash
5 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
5 4 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) CouchDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Couchbase
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
1 4 (30.77%) Calabash
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
2 2 (15.38%) LINQ
2 2 (15.38%) Django
2 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) NHibernate
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Refactoring
5 4 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) OOP
5 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) ATDD
8 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (7.69%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Python
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago