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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 110 136 133
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 44 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 0.50% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.64% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 3
Median daily rate £500 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +10.34%
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
2964 2948 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.01% 78.05% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1736 1227
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 94
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 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 26 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 +17 36 £500 +17.64% 7
Cheshire 0 1 £475 +23.37%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 63 (96.92%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (95.38%) TDD
3 60 (92.31%) Java
4 36 (55.38%) Scrum
5 33 (50.77%) Scala
6 32 (49.23%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (47.69%) BDD
8 29 (44.62%) Git (software)
8 29 (44.62%) Spring
9 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
10 24 (36.92%) HTML
10 24 (36.92%) HTML5
11 22 (33.85%) RESTful
12 21 (32.31%) CSS
12 21 (32.31%) Hibernate
13 20 (30.77%) Microservices
14 19 (29.23%) OOP
14 19 (29.23%) OO
15 18 (27.69%) Ruby
15 18 (27.69%) CSS3
15 18 (27.69%) Kanban
16 17 (26.15%) Open Source
16 17 (26.15%) GitHub
16 17 (26.15%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (26.15%) SOA
17 16 (24.62%) Mercurial
17 16 (24.62%) Clojure
17 16 (24.62%) Groovy
17 16 (24.62%) Software Delivery
17 16 (24.62%) Virtual Machines

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 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) Jetty
2 3 (4.62%) Mule
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (44.62%) Git (software)
2 16 (24.62%) Mercurial
3 8 (12.31%) JUnit
4 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.23%) Subversion
6 5 (7.69%) Gradle
6 5 (7.69%) Maven
7 4 (6.15%) Mockito
8 3 (4.62%) Calabash
8 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.62%) Hudson
8 3 (4.62%) JMeter
8 3 (4.62%) Robotium
8 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.08%) Ant
9 2 (3.08%) Selenium
10 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.54%) Spock
General
1 2 (3.08%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 57 (87.69%) Developer
2 49 (75.38%) Java Developer
3 25 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 25 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
4 18 (27.69%) Java Scala Developer
4 18 (27.69%) Scala Developer
5 17 (26.15%) Agile Developer
5 17 (26.15%) Agile Java Developer
5 17 (26.15%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 17 (26.15%) Senior Scala Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Senior Agile Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Android Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) Spring
2 24 (36.92%) HTML
2 24 (36.92%) HTML5
3 22 (33.85%) RESTful
4 21 (32.31%) CSS
4 21 (32.31%) Hibernate
5 18 (27.69%) CSS3
6 10 (15.38%) REST
7 5 (7.69%) JSON
7 5 (7.69%) XML
8 4 (6.15%) Web Services
9 3 (4.62%) J2EE
9 3 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (4.62%) XHTML
10 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.54%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.54%) JAX-RS
11 1 (1.54%) jQuery
11 1 (1.54%) Node.js
11 1 (1.54%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.62%) Streaming Media
2 3 (4.62%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Android
1 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (96.92%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (95.38%) TDD
3 36 (55.38%) Scrum
4 32 (49.23%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (47.69%) BDD
6 20 (30.77%) Microservices
7 19 (29.23%) OO
7 19 (29.23%) OOP
8 18 (27.69%) Kanban
9 17 (26.15%) Open Source
9 17 (26.15%) SOA
10 16 (24.62%) Software Delivery
11 14 (21.54%) Low Latency
12 11 (16.92%) Concurrent Programming
12 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
12 11 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
14 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
15 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
15 5 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 60 (92.31%) Java
2 33 (50.77%) Scala
3 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
4 18 (27.69%) Ruby
5 16 (24.62%) Clojure
5 16 (24.62%) Groovy
6 4 (6.15%) Python
6 4 (6.15%) SQL
7 3 (4.62%) Go
7 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.08%) C#
8 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Virtual Machines
North West
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