The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
South West / Somerset
Rank 30 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.48% 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £295 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -
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 £37.00 - £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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 239 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.57% 81.85% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 127 150
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 14
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +5.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 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
Taunton - 4 £280 -
Pair Programming
South West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) WPF
3 10 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 9 (60.00%) Kanban
4 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (53.33%) Line Management
5 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (46.67%) QA
6 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (33.33%) NServiceBus
8 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 4 (26.67%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle
10 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (20.00%) EJB
10 3 (20.00%) CSS
10 3 (20.00%) JSP
10 3 (20.00%) SOAP

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Ant
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Buildr
3 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (20.00%) jMock
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (13.33%) Gradle
4 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) NUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) WATIR
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) WPF
3 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) EJB
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) JSF
5 3 (20.00%) JSP
5 3 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) Struts
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) RIA
1 2 (13.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 10 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Kanban
4 9 (60.00%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) Line Management
5 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (20.00%) XML Parsing
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (6.67%) ATDD
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
9 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) ATG
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) BEA