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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 258 232 184
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -48
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 17 23 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.25% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.33% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 43
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£403 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £259 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +57.77%
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
7697 6928 6483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.77% 74.51% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4723 3915 3571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 273 262
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.44 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Oxfordshire -11 8 £403 - 7
East Sussex +2 3 £550 +69.23% 1
Hampshire +6 2 £380 +1.33% 7
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 - 2
Berkshire -10 1 - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) TDD
2 23 (82.14%) Scrum
3 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (60.71%) Kanban
4 14 (50.00%) HTML
5 13 (46.43%) CSS
5 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (39.29%) Automated Testing
6 11 (39.29%) Node.js
7 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
7 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
8 8 (28.57%) HTML5
8 8 (28.57%) BDD
9 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (25.00%) Blog
9 7 (25.00%) Web Development
9 7 (25.00%) JSON
9 7 (25.00%) Magento
9 7 (25.00%) PHP
9 7 (25.00%) Java
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
10 6 (21.43%) API Development
11 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
11 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
12 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (14.29%) RESTful
12 4 (14.29%) Scala
12 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (39.29%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Redis
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Magento Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Web Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Trainer
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.57%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) HTML5
4 7 (25.00%) JSON
4 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
6 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
7 4 (14.29%) RESTful
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) XML
7 4 (14.29%) XSLT
7 4 (14.29%) Ajax
8 3 (10.71%) WCF
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
9 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 2 (7.14%) REST
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Blog
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) PlayStation
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
3 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) TDD
2 23 (82.14%) Scrum
3 17 (60.71%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (60.71%) Kanban
4 11 (39.29%) Automated Testing
5 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 8 (28.57%) BDD
7 7 (25.00%) Web Development
8 6 (21.43%) API Development
9 4 (14.29%) Coaching
9 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 3 (10.71%) Web Design
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (7.14%) DevOps
11 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) PHP
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter
2 1 (3.57%) SAP