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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 134 - 143
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% - 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
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
2269 2392 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.32% 77.89% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1541 1577
Median daily rate £388 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 97 112
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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
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 4 May 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £475 -
Somerset - 2 £400 - 1
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) LINQ
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Power BI
4 2 (40.00%) Biml
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Biml
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WATIR
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Application Integration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) LINQ
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP