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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 119 132 136
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 39 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.56% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.73% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 0
Median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
3038 2895 2308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.86% 77.84% 75.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 1725 1228
Median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 123 99
Median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £51.76 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +16 30 £500 +25.00% 7
Cheshire -3 3 £393 -1.87%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (95.08%) TDD
3 53 (86.89%) Java
4 30 (49.18%) Scrum
5 29 (47.54%) Scala
6 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
7 25 (40.98%) Spring
8 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (37.70%) HTML
8 23 (37.70%) HTML5
9 22 (36.07%) BDD
10 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
11 20 (32.79%) CSS
12 19 (31.15%) RESTful
13 18 (29.51%) Microservices
13 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
14 17 (27.87%) CSS3
15 16 (26.23%) GitHub
16 15 (24.59%) Open Source
16 15 (24.59%) Clojure
16 15 (24.59%) Mercurial
16 15 (24.59%) Software Delivery
16 15 (24.59%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (24.59%) Virtual Machines
16 15 (24.59%) SOA
16 15 (24.59%) OOP
16 15 (24.59%) OO
16 15 (24.59%) Groovy
16 15 (24.59%) Ruby
17 14 (22.95%) Kanban

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 3 (4.92%) Jetty
1 3 (4.92%) Mule
1 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.92%) MySQL
1 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.59%) Mercurial
3 5 (8.20%) JUnit
4 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.56%) Mockito
5 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.92%) Gradle
5 3 (4.92%) JMeter
5 3 (4.92%) Maven
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) Selenium
7 1 (1.64%) Hudson
7 1 (1.64%) Spock
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
1 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (95.08%) Developer
2 48 (78.69%) Java Developer
3 23 (37.70%) Senior Developer
3 23 (37.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (31.15%) Agile Developer
5 17 (27.87%) Agile Java Developer
6 15 (24.59%) Java Scala Developer
6 15 (24.59%) Scala Developer
6 15 (24.59%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 15 (24.59%) Senior Scala Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Senior Agile Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) Spring
2 23 (37.70%) HTML
2 23 (37.70%) HTML5
3 20 (32.79%) CSS
4 19 (31.15%) RESTful
5 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
6 17 (27.87%) CSS3
7 6 (9.84%) REST
8 4 (6.56%) .NET
9 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.92%) J2EE
9 3 (4.92%) XHTML
10 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.64%) jQuery
11 1 (1.64%) JSON
11 1 (1.64%) RequireJS
11 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
11 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) iPad
2 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (95.08%) TDD
3 30 (49.18%) Scrum
4 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (36.07%) BDD
6 18 (29.51%) Microservices
7 15 (24.59%) OO
7 15 (24.59%) OOP
7 15 (24.59%) Open Source
7 15 (24.59%) SOA
7 15 (24.59%) Software Delivery
8 14 (22.95%) Kanban
9 12 (19.67%) Low Latency
10 9 (14.75%) Concurrent Programming
10 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
10 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Web Development
12 5 (8.20%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) Java
2 29 (47.54%) Scala
3 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.59%) Clojure
4 15 (24.59%) Groovy
4 15 (24.59%) Ruby
5 4 (6.56%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) SQL
6 3 (4.92%) Go
6 3 (4.92%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Virtual Machines
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