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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 245 203 220
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +17
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 13 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 16
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£463 £250 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -30.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £204 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £401 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £341
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
7191 6084 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.29% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3269 2871
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +6 10 £525 +150.00% 1
Surrey -5 2 £425 +13.33% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £363 -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 4
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) TDD
3 19 (52.78%) Java
4 18 (50.00%) Scrum
5 16 (44.44%) RESTful
6 14 (38.89%) Scala
6 14 (38.89%) BDD
7 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
7 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
8 12 (33.33%) SOA
8 12 (33.33%) Groovy
9 10 (27.78%) HTML
9 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
10 9 (25.00%) Open Source
10 9 (25.00%) Kanban
10 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (22.22%) JIRA
11 8 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (19.44%) MVC
12 7 (19.44%) Spring
12 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
12 7 (19.44%) Node.js
12 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
13 6 (16.67%) User Experience
14 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
14 5 (13.89%) User Stories
14 5 (13.89%) Analytics
14 5 (13.89%) Feature Driven Development
14 5 (13.89%) Web 2.0

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (19.44%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) Alfresco
2 3 (8.33%) Liferay
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) Subversion
3 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 3 (8.33%) Gradle
4 3 (8.33%) JBehave
4 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.78%) Electronics
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Scala Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Django Developer
8 1 (2.78%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) RESTful
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 7 (19.44%) Spring
3 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) J2EE
4 5 (13.89%) SOAP
4 5 (13.89%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) XSLT
5 3 (8.33%) XHTML
5 3 (8.33%) Struts
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.33%) Velocity
5 3 (8.33%) JSR 168
5 3 (8.33%) WCF
5 3 (8.33%) Servlets
6 2 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) Core Animation
6 2 (5.56%) WF
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Open Source
2 6 (16.67%) User Experience
3 5 (13.89%) Web 2.0
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.56%) Animation
6 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) TDD
3 18 (50.00%) Scrum
4 14 (38.89%) BDD
5 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
6 12 (33.33%) SOA
7 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.00%) Kanban
8 8 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (19.44%) MVC
10 5 (13.89%) SEO
10 5 (13.89%) Web Analytics
10 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.89%) Feature Driven Development
10 5 (13.89%) Analytics
10 5 (13.89%) User Stories
10 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.11%) DevOps
11 4 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) Scala
3 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (33.33%) Groovy
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.33%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (2.78%) SAP