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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 134 137 140
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 13 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Median daily rate £375 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £358 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £505 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
2386 2469 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.16% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1656 1578
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 112 105
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.42 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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
Somerset +19 6 £375 - 1
Bristol +4 3 £500 +29.03%
Devon - 1 £315 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £338 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 11 (64.71%) Java
4 10 (58.82%) BDD
5 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) Spring
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) C#
7 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
8 5 (29.41%) JSON
8 5 (29.41%) RESTful
8 5 (29.41%) Microservices
9 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
9 4 (23.53%) JSON-LD
9 4 (23.53%) Open Source Development
9 4 (23.53%) Open Source
9 4 (23.53%) Semantic Web
9 4 (23.53%) Neo4j
9 4 (23.53%) OAuth2
9 4 (23.53%) HTML
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) Linux
10 3 (17.65%) CSS
10 3 (17.65%) .NET
10 3 (17.65%) SOA
10 3 (17.65%) Apache
10 3 (17.65%) SAML

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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) Neo4j
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) Biml
3 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Power BI
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 3 (17.65%) Xcode
3 2 (11.76%) Appium
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) Mockito
3 2 (11.76%) Protractor
3 2 (11.76%) Robotium
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Integration Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Application Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) JSON-LD
3 4 (23.53%) OAuth2
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) SAML
5 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.76%) JDBC
5 2 (11.76%) LINQ
5 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Semantic Web
2 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Microservices
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source Development
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (11.76%) High Availability
8 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) ECMAScript
5 1 (5.88%) ES6
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Shibboleth
3 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) OpenAM
2 2 (11.76%) OpenSSO
2 2 (11.76%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) Mesos
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) ForgeRock
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) VMware