The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 232 192 241
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +49
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 14 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.45% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.64% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 6
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Pair Programming
England

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -32 6 £388 +10.71% 4
Surrey -7 4 £375 -6.36% 4
Berkshire - 3 £425 - 3
Middlesex -2 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (65.96%) TDD
1 31 (65.96%) C#
2 30 (63.83%) Scrum
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (55.32%) .NET
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
4 20 (42.55%) MVC
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (40.43%) Spring
5 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (38.30%) Java
6 18 (38.30%) SQL
7 16 (34.04%) RESTful
8 15 (31.91%) Web Services
9 14 (29.79%) OO
10 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
10 13 (27.66%) XML
10 13 (27.66%) Kanban
10 13 (27.66%) BDD
11 12 (25.53%) SaaS
11 12 (25.53%) Talend
11 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (25.53%) Talend Open Studio
11 12 (25.53%) Apache CXF
11 12 (25.53%) Liferay
11 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
11 12 (25.53%) Java EE
11 12 (25.53%) JSON
11 12 (25.53%) jQuery
11 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (25.53%) Liferay
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) MTS
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) SaaS
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) MySQL
3 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.64%) Subversion
4 4 (8.51%) ReSharper
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
4 4 (8.51%) NCrunch
5 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.38%) NUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) JUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (97.87%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) C# Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Senior Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
6 8 (17.02%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
11 1 (2.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (2.13%) C++ Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (40.43%) Spring
4 16 (34.04%) RESTful
5 15 (31.91%) Web Services
6 13 (27.66%) XML
7 12 (25.53%) Hibernate
7 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
7 12 (25.53%) Java EE
7 12 (25.53%) JSON
7 12 (25.53%) jQuery
7 12 (25.53%) Apache CXF
7 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (12.77%) NHibernate
11 5 (10.64%) WCF
11 5 (10.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Blog
1 4 (8.51%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (8.51%) Xbox
2 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) TDD
2 30 (63.83%) Scrum
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) MVC
4 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (29.79%) OO
6 13 (27.66%) BDD
6 13 (27.66%) Kanban
7 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
8 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
8 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (23.40%) Refactoring
9 10 (21.28%) Multithreading
10 9 (19.15%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.77%) SOA
11 6 (12.77%) CQRS
12 4 (8.51%) Web Development
12 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (8.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) C++
5 4 (8.51%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Talend
3 8 (17.02%) Twitter
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