The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 340 369 385
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +16
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 304 253 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.62% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 196 143
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £71.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43377 40891 36780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.51% 75.98% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27946 25555 22092
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1209 1083
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pair Programming within the UK.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Pair Programming
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming within the UK.

Pair Programming Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 288 £488 +2.63% 105
London +14 216 £500 - 65
City of London +14 46 £550 +2.32% 22
North West +1 21 £400 - 12
South East -16 18 £403 +7.33% 13
Scotland +3 13 £388 -5.19% 3
Yorkshire -2 13 £425 - 3
Manchester - 12 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire -9 11 £450 - 1
Oxford - 11 £403 - 3
Oxfordshire - 11 £403 - 3
Edinburgh +5 9 £388 +3.33% 2
Cheshire -8 7 £400 - 9
North East - 7 £425 -
Chester - 6 £400 - 9
East Midlands -9 5 £325 - 1
Leeds -15 5 £350 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £425 -
Bristol -1 3 £400 -15.78% 1
West Midlands -2 3 £338 - 5
East of England -3 3 £450 +22.03% 1
South West -3 3 £400 +33.33% 4
West Sussex - 3 £475 -
Worthing - 3 £475 -
East Sussex - 2 £438 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
Isleworth - 2 - -
Livingston - 2 £385 -
West Lothian - 2 £385 -

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 518 (94.53%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (85.58%) TDD
3 344 (62.77%) Java
4 224 (40.88%) Scrum
5 220 (40.15%) JavaScript
6 216 (39.42%) Continuous Integration
7 203 (37.04%) BDD
8 160 (29.20%) HTML
9 139 (25.36%) Spring
10 129 (23.54%) CSS
11 113 (20.62%) RESTful
12 112 (20.44%) Web Services
13 107 (19.53%) Kanban
14 106 (19.34%) Git (software)
15 105 (19.16%) Scala
16 100 (18.25%) OO
17 99 (18.07%) HTML5
18 91 (16.61%) Ruby
19 89 (16.24%) NoSQL
20 88 (16.06%) AngularJS
20 88 (16.06%) Hibernate
21 86 (15.69%) XML
21 86 (15.69%) SQL
22 85 (15.51%) REST
23 84 (15.33%) Cucumber
24 81 (14.78%) Node.js
25 79 (14.42%) JSON
26 77 (14.05%) Linux
27 75 (13.69%) Python
27 75 (13.69%) CSS3

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 81 (14.78%) Node.js
2 43 (7.85%) Tomcat
3 28 (5.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 21 (3.83%) Apache
5 17 (3.10%) CMS
6 16 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (2.92%) Kentico
6 16 (2.92%) Jetty
6 16 (2.92%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.82%) MQSeries
8 7 (1.28%) Confluence
9 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.73%) JBoss
11 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
12 1 (0.18%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.18%) IIS
12 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 67 (12.23%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.64%) GitHub
5 5 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.55%) Heroku
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.36%) SaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.84%) HTTP
2 18 (3.28%) Internet
3 13 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.73%) LDAP
5 2 (0.36%) UPnP
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (16.24%) NoSQL
2 69 (12.59%) Relational Database
3 64 (11.68%) MongoDB
4 37 (6.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 35 (6.39%) MySQL
6 33 (6.02%) SQL Server
7 29 (5.29%) RDBMS
8 26 (4.74%) Hadoop
9 21 (3.83%) Big Data
10 20 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.64%) HBase
12 7 (1.28%) Redis
13 6 (1.09%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.91%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.55%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.36%) CouchDB
16 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 106 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 84 (15.33%) Cucumber
3 62 (11.31%) Jenkins
4 50 (9.12%) JUnit
5 41 (7.48%) jMock
6 39 (7.12%) Subversion
7 34 (6.20%) IntelliJ
8 32 (5.84%) Selenium
9 31 (5.66%) TeamCity
10 30 (5.47%) Maven
11 23 (4.20%) Capybara
12 21 (3.83%) Hudson
13 19 (3.47%) Mocha
13 19 (3.47%) Mockito
14 18 (3.28%) RSpec
14 18 (3.28%) Jasmine
14 18 (3.28%) JIRA
15 17 (3.10%) Gradle
15 17 (3.10%) Grunt
16 16 (2.92%) QUnit
General
1 65 (11.86%) Banking
2 50 (9.12%) Investment Banking
3 38 (6.93%) Finance
4 16 (2.92%) Front Office
5 11 (2.01%) Games
6 8 (1.46%) Retail
7 7 (1.28%) Publishing
7 7 (1.28%) Electronics
8 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 476 (86.86%) Developer
2 229 (41.79%) Java Developer
3 51 (9.31%) Senior Developer
4 35 (6.39%) Scala Developer
5 32 (5.84%) Agile Java Developer
6 31 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 27 (4.93%) Ruby Developer
8 26 (4.74%) Web Developer
9 24 (4.38%) Front-End Developer
10 22 (4.01%) PHP Developer
11 21 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (3.65%) Software Engineer
13 19 (3.47%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.10%) C# Developer
15 15 (2.74%) Architect
16 13 (2.37%) Python Developer
16 13 (2.37%) iOS Developer
17 12 (2.19%) ScrumMaster
17 12 (2.19%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (29.20%) HTML
2 139 (25.36%) Spring
3 129 (23.54%) CSS
4 113 (20.62%) RESTful
5 112 (20.44%) Web Services
6 99 (18.07%) HTML5
7 88 (16.06%) Hibernate
7 88 (16.06%) AngularJS
8 86 (15.69%) XML
9 85 (15.51%) REST
10 79 (14.42%) JSON
11 75 (13.69%) CSS3
12 53 (9.67%) .NET
13 49 (8.94%) J2EE
14 46 (8.39%) Backbone.js
15 45 (8.21%) jQuery
16 37 (6.75%) Ember.js
16 37 (6.75%) Sass
17 31 (5.66%) React
18 27 (4.93%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.85%) User Experience
2 22 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.55%) Digital Media
4 13 (2.37%) Social Media
4 13 (2.37%) Fixed Income
5 12 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.01%) Blog
6 11 (2.01%) Animation
7 9 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.28%) STB
8 7 (1.28%) iPhone
9 6 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.91%) iPad
10 5 (0.91%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.73%) DTV
11 4 (0.73%) Replication
11 4 (0.73%) Web 2.0
11 4 (0.73%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.05%) Linux
2 30 (5.47%) UNIX
3 18 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.92%) Android
5 7 (1.28%) Windows
6 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (94.53%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (85.58%) TDD
3 224 (40.88%) Scrum
4 216 (39.42%) Continuous Integration
5 203 (37.04%) BDD
6 107 (19.53%) Kanban
7 100 (18.25%) OO
8 72 (13.14%) Software Engineering
9 70 (12.77%) Open Source
10 69 (12.59%) E-Commerce
10 69 (12.59%) MVC
10 69 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 65 (11.86%) User Stories
11 65 (11.86%) Mentoring
12 62 (11.31%) Web Development
13 54 (9.85%) DevOps
13 54 (9.85%) SDLC
14 53 (9.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 47 (8.58%) Technical Analysis
16 45 (8.21%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 344 (62.77%) Java
2 220 (40.15%) JavaScript
3 105 (19.16%) Scala
4 91 (16.61%) Ruby
5 86 (15.69%) SQL
6 75 (13.69%) Python
7 52 (9.49%) C#
8 43 (7.85%) Groovy
9 42 (7.66%) PHP
10 13 (2.37%) C++
10 13 (2.37%) Objective-C
11 10 (1.82%) Perl
12 9 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.28%) XAML
13 7 (1.28%) Clojure
13 7 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (1.09%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 54 (9.85%) Degree
2 24 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (12.41%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.10%) Docker
3 3 (0.55%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (4.01%) Graylog
2 11 (2.01%) Puppet
3 10 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.73%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.73%) Graphite
5 3 (0.55%) Oozie
5 3 (0.55%) Ansible
6 2 (0.36%) Salt
7 1 (0.18%) Mesos
7 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (10.40%) Oracle
2 28 (5.11%) New Relic
3 26 (4.74%) Microsoft
4 23 (4.20%) VMware
5 22 (4.01%) Akamai
6 17 (3.10%) EPiServer
7 16 (2.92%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.64%) Zend
9 6 (1.09%) Apple
10 5 (0.91%) hybris
10 5 (0.91%) SOASTA, Inc
11 4 (0.73%) Perforce
11 4 (0.73%) Adobe
11 4 (0.73%) IBM
11 4 (0.73%) Red Gate
12 3 (0.55%) SAP
13 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.36%) Cloudera
13 2 (0.36%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.36%) Actian
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