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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank - 141 124
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
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- £123 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -73.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £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 £71.00 -
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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
2402 2487 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.45% 77.07% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1539 1023
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 110 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (33.33%) Java Concurrency
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Doctrine
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) Java Concurrency
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Doctrine
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle