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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
England / South West
Rank 119 144 146
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 17 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.033% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.041% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £310 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -27.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2237 2460 2470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.79% 82.16% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1679 1619
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 123 90
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +7 8 £295 -4.83%
Bristol - 5 £450 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (70.00%) Scrum
2 28 (70.00%) TDD
3 25 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 22 (55.00%) C#
4 22 (55.00%) .NET
5 21 (52.50%) MVC
6 18 (45.00%) Automated Testing
6 18 (45.00%) Kanban
7 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
7 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
8 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 15 (37.50%) Java
9 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (35.00%) HTML
9 14 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (32.50%) Spring
10 13 (32.50%) WPF
10 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
10 13 (32.50%) SQL
11 12 (30.00%) CSS
11 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
13 10 (25.00%) Line Management
13 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (22.50%) BDD
14 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
14 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
14 9 (22.50%) QA
15 8 (20.00%) ATG

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 8 (20.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) GitHub
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (15.00%) JUnit
4 6 (15.00%) Maven
4 6 (15.00%) Selenium
5 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 4 (10.00%) Mockito
5 4 (10.00%) Subversion
6 3 (7.50%) Ant
6 3 (7.50%) Apache Buildr
6 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.50%) jMock
7 2 (5.00%) Gradle
7 2 (5.00%) IntelliJ
7 2 (5.00%) JIRA
7 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) WPF Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Angular Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Polyglot Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) .NET
2 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.00%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
4 13 (32.50%) Spring
4 13 (32.50%) WPF
5 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (30.00%) CSS
6 8 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (20.00%) RESTful
7 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.50%) Dropwizard
7 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
7 7 (17.50%) jQuery
7 7 (17.50%) JSON
8 6 (15.00%) REST
8 6 (15.00%) SOAP
8 6 (15.00%) XML
9 5 (12.50%) CSS3
10 4 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) W3C
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) RIA
3 2 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (70.00%) Scrum
2 28 (70.00%) TDD
3 25 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 21 (52.50%) MVC
5 18 (45.00%) Automated Testing
5 18 (45.00%) Kanban
6 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
7 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (25.00%) Line Management
8 9 (22.50%) BDD
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (15.00%) DevOps
10 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (10.00%) Refactoring
12 4 (10.00%) SDLC
12 4 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (32.50%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) Scala
6 2 (5.00%) Clojure
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Groovy
7 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) ATG
2 4 (10.00%) hybris
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) BEA