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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 132 122 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 17 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.70% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
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£425 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +8.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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%
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
2847 2302 1738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.34% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1636 1212 855
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
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 140 116 89
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.37 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Cheshire -15 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Manchester - 7 £425 - 7
Lancashire - 1 £500 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) TDD
3 16 (69.57%) Java
4 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 15 (65.22%) Scrum
5 14 (60.87%) BDD
6 11 (47.83%) HTML
6 11 (47.83%) CSS
7 10 (43.48%) JSON
7 10 (43.48%) Kanban
8 9 (39.13%) Spring
8 9 (39.13%) REST
8 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
10 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
11 6 (26.09%) SDLC
11 6 (26.09%) RESTful
11 6 (26.09%) J2EE
12 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
12 5 (21.74%) Web Services
12 5 (21.74%) Finance
12 5 (21.74%) HTML5
12 5 (21.74%) CSS3
12 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
12 5 (21.74%) Node.js
13 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (17.39%) MVC
13 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
14 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 3 (13.04%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Redis
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) RavenDB
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Mocha
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Calabash
2 2 (8.70%) Appium
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) JSON
3 9 (39.13%) Spring
3 9 (39.13%) REST
4 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 6 (26.09%) RESTful
5 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) Ajax
7 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) JAX-RS
8 2 (8.70%) React
8 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.70%) XHTML
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Blog
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) TDD
3 15 (65.22%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) BDD
5 10 (43.48%) Kanban
6 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
8 6 (26.09%) SDLC
9 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (17.39%) MVC
10 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
11 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
11 3 (13.04%) DevOps
11 3 (13.04%) Coaching
11 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (8.70%) Open Source
12 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (8.70%) Android Development
12 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) hybris
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Apigee
2 1 (4.35%) Kony
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 22 days ago