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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 135 108 127
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
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£300 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £37.50
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2220 1579 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.38% 70.74% 68.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1039 1299
Average daily rate £380 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 156
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.48% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -8 4 £300 -17.24% 2
Wiltshire - 4 £300 -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 4 (57.14%) CouchDB
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Akka
3 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Process Management
3 4 (57.14%) Batik
3 4 (57.14%) SVG
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Symfony
5 2 (28.57%) Zend
5 2 (28.57%) PHP5
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (14.29%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) CouchDB
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Junior
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Junior Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Junior Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Scala Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) SVG
1 4 (57.14%) Batik
1 4 (57.14%) Akka
1 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) Symfony
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Process Management
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) PHP5
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft