The first table below looks at the demand for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 23 July 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 West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 129 105 131
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.093% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.13% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
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£300 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2173 1521 2092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.02% 70.71% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 986 1276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 70 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Somerset -14 4 £300 -17.24%
Wiltshire - 4 £300 - 5
Bristol - 2 £375 -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Process Management
3 4 (44.44%) SVG
3 4 (44.44%) Batik
3 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (44.44%) Scala
3 4 (44.44%) CouchDB
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Akka
3 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
4 3 (33.33%) BPMN
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) BPEL
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
1 1 (11.11%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) CouchDB
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior
2 4 (44.44%) Scala Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) SVG
2 4 (44.44%) Batik
2 4 (44.44%) Akka
2 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) Dojo
4 1 (11.11%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Process Management
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) BPMN
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) BPEL
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Intalio
2 1 (11.11%) Zend