The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 112 153 139
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -14
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 28 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.060% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.078% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 2
Median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.95%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2208 2549 2558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.74% 76.62% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1700 1698
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 140 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 24 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +29 9 £350 -
Bristol +5 8 £350 -6.66% 3
Wiltshire - 2 £339 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (73.17%) TDD
3 25 (60.98%) Scrum
4 22 (53.66%) C#
5 19 (46.34%) .NET
5 19 (46.34%) Java
6 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
7 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
7 16 (39.02%) Unit Testing
8 15 (36.59%) Spring
8 15 (36.59%) Kanban
9 14 (34.15%) MVC
9 14 (34.15%) BDD
10 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
10 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
11 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
11 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
11 12 (29.27%) HTML
11 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
12 11 (26.83%) CSS
12 11 (26.83%) jQuery
13 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
13 10 (24.39%) SQL
13 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
13 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (21.95%) Line Management
14 9 (21.95%) NServiceBus
14 9 (21.95%) RESTful
14 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.95%) NServiceBus
2 5 (12.20%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) CMS
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
4 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.76%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 2 (4.88%) Biml
5 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Power BI
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
2 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.63%) JUnit
3 6 (14.63%) Maven
3 6 (14.63%) Mockito
3 6 (14.63%) Selenium
4 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
4 3 (7.32%) Xcode
5 2 (4.88%) Appium
5 2 (4.88%) Protractor
5 2 (4.88%) Robotium
5 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) NUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.88%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) .NET Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Integration Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Application Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) Spring
3 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
3 12 (29.27%) HTML
4 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 11 (26.83%) jQuery
5 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
6 9 (21.95%) JSON
6 9 (21.95%) RESTful
7 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
8 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
8 6 (14.63%) JDBC
8 6 (14.63%) REST
8 6 (14.63%) Sass
8 6 (14.63%) SOAP
8 6 (14.63%) Spring MVC
9 5 (12.20%) WF
9 5 (12.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) W3C
2 4 (9.76%) Semantic Web
3 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (73.17%) TDD
3 25 (60.98%) Scrum
4 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
4 16 (39.02%) Unit Testing
5 15 (36.59%) Kanban
6 14 (34.15%) BDD
6 14 (34.15%) MVC
7 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
8 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
9 9 (21.95%) Line Management
10 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.20%) Microservices
11 5 (12.20%) Web Development
11 5 (12.20%) Workflow
12 4 (9.76%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (9.76%) Open Source
12 4 (9.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) C#
2 19 (46.34%) Java
3 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) ECMAScript
6 1 (2.44%) ES6
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.88%) OpenSSO
2 2 (4.88%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.44%) Mesos
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) ATG
1 4 (9.76%) hybris
2 3 (7.32%) ForgeRock
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) VMware