The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 40 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 22 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.57% 1.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 0
Median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £71.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
506 433 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.14% 81.09% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 346 355
Median daily rate £475 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 23
Median hourly rate £21.29 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.41% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £110.25 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pair Programming across the Oxfordshire region.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Oxford +11 13 £513 +20.58% 2
Kidlington - 2 £513 -
Pair Programming
South East

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (97.44%) TDD
3 34 (87.18%) Scrum
4 29 (74.36%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (71.79%) Java
6 27 (69.23%) Cucumber
6 27 (69.23%) Jenkins
7 26 (66.67%) DevOps
7 26 (66.67%) Spring
7 26 (66.67%) Maven
8 25 (64.10%) Java EE
8 25 (64.10%) Unit Testing
8 25 (64.10%) JUnit
8 25 (64.10%) SQL
8 25 (64.10%) JBoss
8 25 (64.10%) GitHub
8 25 (64.10%) Mockito
9 24 (61.54%) WebSphere
10 23 (58.97%) BPEL
10 23 (58.97%) BPMN
11 22 (56.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (46.15%) Migration
12 18 (46.15%) WebSphere Process Server
13 15 (38.46%) Publishing
14 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
15 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (28.21%) Alfresco
17 10 (25.64%) Web Services
18 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
18 9 (23.08%) RESTful

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 25 (64.10%) JBoss
2 24 (61.54%) WebSphere
3 22 (56.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (46.15%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (28.21%) Alfresco
6 6 (15.38%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (64.10%) GitHub
2 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.82%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) Cucumber
1 27 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 26 (66.67%) Maven
3 25 (64.10%) JUnit
3 25 (64.10%) Mockito
4 8 (20.51%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.56%) Protractor
General
1 15 (38.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Java Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 12 (30.77%) Software Developer
5 11 (28.21%) Java Engineer
6 10 (25.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (25.64%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (25.64%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Data Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Magento Developer
8 2 (5.13%) MongoDB Developer
8 2 (5.13%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Scala Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) Spring
2 25 (64.10%) Java EE
3 10 (25.64%) Web Services
4 9 (23.08%) RESTful
5 7 (17.95%) SOAP
6 6 (15.38%) Apache Camel
6 6 (15.38%) EJB
6 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 6 (15.38%) JMS
7 5 (12.82%) Node.js
8 4 (10.26%) Ajax
9 3 (7.69%) JSON
10 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.56%) CSS
10 1 (2.56%) CSS3
10 1 (2.56%) HTML
10 1 (2.56%) HTML5
10 1 (2.56%) J2EE
10 1 (2.56%) jQuery
10 1 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (97.44%) TDD
3 34 (87.18%) Scrum
4 29 (74.36%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (66.67%) DevOps
6 25 (64.10%) Unit Testing
7 23 (58.97%) BPEL
7 23 (58.97%) BPMN
8 18 (46.15%) Migration
9 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
10 8 (20.51%) Kanban
11 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 2 (5.13%) API Testing
13 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
13 2 (5.13%) BDD
13 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
13 2 (5.13%) Web Development
14 1 (2.56%) Open Source
14 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Java
2 25 (64.10%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) Scala
5 4 (10.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Mesos
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Alias
1 1 (2.56%) Sophos