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 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
England / South West
Rank 113 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 17 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% - 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Median daily rate £331 - £425
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
2071 2375 2280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.15% 82.15% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1666 1531
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 120 104
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
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 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 January 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 24 January 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 - 10 £356 - 1
Bristol - 3 £338 - 5
Dorset - 1 £400 - 2
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (75.00%) Scrum
3 32 (72.73%) TDD
4 28 (63.64%) Unit Testing
5 26 (59.09%) C#
6 25 (56.82%) .NET
7 23 (52.27%) Kanban
8 22 (50.00%) Automated Testing
9 21 (47.73%) MVC
10 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
11 18 (40.91%) .NET Framework
12 17 (38.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (36.36%) SQL
13 16 (36.36%) Java
14 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
14 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
14 15 (34.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (31.82%) Line Management
15 14 (31.82%) Spring
15 14 (31.82%) QA
15 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
16 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
16 13 (29.55%) CSS
16 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
16 13 (29.55%) HTML
17 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
17 12 (27.27%) WPF
17 12 (27.27%) NServiceBus
18 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 10 (22.73%) BDD

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 12 (27.27%) NServiceBus
2 6 (13.64%) K2 blackpearl
3 5 (11.36%) IIS
4 4 (9.09%) CMS
5 3 (6.82%) Apache
6 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.27%) ATG Dynamo
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
4 8 (18.18%) JUnit
4 8 (18.18%) Maven
5 6 (13.64%) Selenium
6 5 (11.36%) Mockito
7 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
7 4 (9.09%) Subversion
8 3 (6.82%) Ant
8 3 (6.82%) Apache Buildr
8 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.82%) jMock
9 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
9 2 (4.55%) Gradle
9 2 (4.55%) IntelliJ
9 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (4.55%) Back Office
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (90.91%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (22.73%) C# Developer
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Agile Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (6.82%) WPF Developer
10 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Architect
10 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Polyglot Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
11 1 (2.27%) C# Software Developer
11 1 (2.27%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) .NET
2 18 (40.91%) .NET Framework
3 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
4 14 (31.82%) Spring
5 13 (29.55%) CSS
5 13 (29.55%) HTML
6 12 (27.27%) WPF
7 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.45%) jQuery
9 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
9 8 (18.18%) REST
9 8 (18.18%) RESTful
9 8 (18.18%) SOAP
10 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (15.91%) Dropwizard
10 7 (15.91%) JSON
11 6 (13.64%) Sass
11 6 (13.64%) WF
12 5 (11.36%) CSS3
12 5 (11.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) W3C
2 2 (4.55%) RIA
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (75.00%) Scrum
3 32 (72.73%) TDD
4 28 (63.64%) Unit Testing
5 23 (52.27%) Kanban
6 22 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 21 (47.73%) MVC
8 15 (34.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
9 14 (31.82%) Line Management
10 10 (22.73%) BDD
11 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
12 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 6 (13.64%) Workflow
13 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (9.09%) SDLC
14 4 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Clojure
4 2 (4.55%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) ATG
2 4 (9.09%) hybris
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) BEA