The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 61 53
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £71.00

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
380 442 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.34% 85.00% 73.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 337 257
Median daily rate £400 £329 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.58% -12.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 15
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.15 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.01% +109.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in South Wales