The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 253 226 193
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -33
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 10 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.18% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.25% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 35
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -2.33%
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7654 6861 5874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.25% 72.43% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4269 3762 3005
Average daily rate £395 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 278 294
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Pair Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the South East region.

Pair Programming Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 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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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
Berkshire -4 6 £231 -45.58% 1
Surrey 0 4 £425 +13.33% 3
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
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Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (73.91%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) RESTful
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
4 11 (47.83%) BDD
5 9 (39.13%) Groovy
5 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) SOA
6 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
6 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
6 8 (34.78%) Scala
7 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) JIRA
8 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
8 6 (26.09%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (26.09%) SEO
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (26.09%) HTTP
8 6 (26.09%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) Feature Driven Development
8 6 (26.09%) Web Analytics
8 6 (26.09%) Web 2.0
8 6 (26.09%) Analytics
8 6 (26.09%) User Stories
8 6 (26.09%) User Experience
9 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (21.74%) Node.js

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.35%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
1 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) JBehave
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) RESTful
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE
4 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 1 (4.35%) Struts
7 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
7 1 (4.35%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) Django
7 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Open Source
1 6 (26.09%) Web 2.0
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) BDD
4 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
5 8 (34.78%) SOA
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (26.09%) SEO
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) Feature Driven Development
6 6 (26.09%) Web Analytics
6 6 (26.09%) Analytics
6 6 (26.09%) User Stories
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 3 (13.04%) Kanban
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Groovy
3 8 (34.78%) Scala
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) GigaSpaces