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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 221 188 211
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 24 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.64% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.89% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 21
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £310 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £403 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 - 11 £330 - 1
Surrey +8 7 £375 - 4
East Sussex -5 2 £325 -7.14%
Hampshire -45 2 £375 +7.14% 7
West Sussex +2 1 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 27 (69.23%) TDD
2 19 (48.72%) SOA
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) Scrum
4 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (35.90%) RESTful
5 14 (35.90%) .NET
6 13 (33.33%) C#
6 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 12 (30.77%) Java
7 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 12 (30.77%) SOAP
7 12 (30.77%) MVC
8 11 (28.21%) OO
8 11 (28.21%) Open Source
8 11 (28.21%) BDD
9 10 (25.64%) Groovy
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 9 (23.08%) Scala
10 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 9 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
11 8 (20.51%) SQL
12 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.95%) Kanban
12 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
12 7 (17.95%) Spring
12 7 (17.95%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (17.95%) Node.js
2 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.13%) Liferay
3 2 (5.13%) Alfresco
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) GitHub
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.38%) Subversion
4 5 (12.82%) NUnit
4 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
5 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.26%) Mercurial
6 3 (7.69%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Gradle
7 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.56%) JBehave
8 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.13%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) RESTful
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) SOAP
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.95%) Spring
4 7 (17.95%) WCF
4 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (12.82%) XML
6 5 (12.82%) XSLT
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
7 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 4 (10.26%) J2EE
8 3 (7.69%) XHTML
8 3 (7.69%) Servlets
8 3 (7.69%) jQuery
8 3 (7.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Xbox
2 2 (5.13%) Blog
2 2 (5.13%) Animation
2 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) TDD
2 19 (48.72%) SOA
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) Scrum
4 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 12 (30.77%) MVC
7 11 (28.21%) OO
7 11 (28.21%) BDD
8 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 9 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (17.95%) Kanban
9 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
10 6 (15.38%) OOP
11 5 (12.82%) OOD
11 5 (12.82%) UML
11 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
11 5 (12.82%) AOP
11 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) Groovy
4 9 (23.08%) Scala
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Twitter
2 2 (5.13%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
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