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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 141 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 15 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.71% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.97% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
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£425 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 -
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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
2945 2257 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.84% 72.62% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1179 850
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 120 88
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £61.00
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 4 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 4 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
Manchester - 8 £438 - 8
Cheshire -23 4 £400 +14.28% 4
Lancashire - 1 £500 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 14 (70.00%) BDD
4 13 (65.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (40.00%) Kanban
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) REST
8 6 (30.00%) Spring
9 5 (25.00%) JSON
9 5 (25.00%) J2EE
9 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (25.00%) Scala
10 4 (20.00%) DevOps
10 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
10 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (15.00%) RESTful
11 3 (15.00%) MVC
11 3 (15.00%) Finance
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (15.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (15.00%) Open Source
11 3 (15.00%) Coaching
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Redis
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Appium
1 2 (10.00%) Calabash
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Mocha
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Gradle
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
1 7 (35.00%) REST
2 6 (30.00%) Spring
3 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) JAX-RS
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) Django
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) OSGi
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Blog
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) TDD
2 14 (70.00%) BDD
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (40.00%) Kanban
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Microservices
8 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (10.00%) Android Development
8 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Clojure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe
1 1 (5.00%) Kony
1 1 (5.00%) Apigee
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