The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 269 360 390
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +30
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 477 307 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.69% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 244 190
Median daily rate £500 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £584 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +94 468 £500 +4.16% 90
London +60 305 £525 +5.00% 51
City of London +62 65 £525 -2.32% 13
Yorkshire +35 53 £433 +1.76% 8
West Yorkshire +42 48 £450 - 6
Leeds +37 48 £450 +28.57% 6
South East +30 40 £525 +30.43% 16
North West +3 36 £500 +21.21% 15
Manchester +5 28 £500 +17.64% 12
East of England +30 17 £488 +34.48%
South West +10 13 £394 -1.56%
East Sussex +20 10 £538 +65.38% 2
Oxfordshire +10 10 £375 -6.83% 7
Brighton - 10 £538 - 1
Cambridgeshire +26 8 - -
Oxford 0 8 £375 -6.83% 1
Hertfordshire +26 7 £488 +8.33%
Berkshire -2 7 £513 +28.12% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £475 -
Bath - 7 £375 -
Bracknell - 7 £513 - 1
Somerset - 7 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £475 -
Croydon - 5 £463 -
Osterley -4 4 £515 +5.10%
West Sussex -16 4 £525 +10.52% 1
Scotland -19 4 £243 -37.41% 2
Dundee - 4 £243 -
South Yorkshire -1 3 £413 +6.45% 2
Warrington -8 3 £393 -7.64%

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 998 (94.06%) Agile Software Development
2 922 (86.90%) TDD
3 741 (69.84%) Java
4 564 (53.16%) Scrum
5 450 (42.41%) BDD
6 438 (41.28%) Continuous Integration
7 358 (33.74%) JavaScript
8 318 (29.97%) Spring
9 300 (28.28%) HTML
10 266 (25.07%) NoSQL
11 264 (24.88%) Kanban
12 259 (24.41%) CSS
13 256 (24.13%) Scala
14 231 (21.77%) Git (software)
15 227 (21.39%) REST
16 209 (19.70%) Web Services
17 193 (18.19%) HTML5
18 181 (17.06%) AngularJS
19 172 (16.21%) Apache Cassandra
20 165 (15.55%) RESTful
21 164 (15.46%) Open Source
22 163 (15.36%) Software Engineering
23 162 (15.27%) Node.js
24 159 (14.99%) Continuous Delivery
25 157 (14.80%) MongoDB
26 151 (14.23%) Jenkins
27 142 (13.38%) CSS3
28 139 (13.10%) Microservices
29 138 (13.01%) Cucumber
30 137 (12.91%) Linux

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills 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 65 (6.13%) Tomcat
2 51 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 49 (4.62%) Apache
4 35 (3.30%) Jetty
5 30 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (2.36%) Oracle Coherence
7 13 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 13 (1.23%) Apache TomEE
8 11 (1.04%) Mule
9 10 (0.94%) Confluence
10 9 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.38%) JBoss
14 3 (0.28%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.19%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.19%) IIS
15 2 (0.19%) Liferay
15 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
16 1 (0.094%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 16 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (1.41%) Magento
3 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 103 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (7.26%) GitHub
3 22 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 22 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.60%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.04%) Heroku
6 9 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.75%) Google Play
7 8 (0.75%) PaaS
8 6 (0.57%) SaaS
9 5 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.38%) Force.com
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.094%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.094%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.094%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 91 (8.58%) HTTP
2 32 (3.02%) Internet
3 21 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.38%) DVB
5 1 (0.094%) AMQP
5 1 (0.094%) Broadband
5 1 (0.094%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (25.07%) NoSQL
2 172 (16.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 157 (14.80%) MongoDB
4 73 (6.88%) Big Data
5 62 (5.84%) MySQL
6 53 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 48 (4.52%) Hadoop
8 43 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (3.49%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.51%) Hazelcast
11 15 (1.41%) Redis
12 14 (1.32%) MariaDB
13 12 (1.13%) HBase
13 12 (1.13%) Neo4j
14 9 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.85%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.75%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.66%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 231 (21.77%) Git (software)
2 151 (14.23%) Jenkins
3 138 (13.01%) Cucumber
4 115 (10.84%) Maven
5 114 (10.74%) Gradle
6 78 (7.35%) JUnit
7 71 (6.69%) Subversion
8 62 (5.84%) Mockito
9 50 (4.71%) Jasmine
9 50 (4.71%) Selenium
10 43 (4.05%) IntelliJ
11 42 (3.96%) Hudson
12 40 (3.77%) JIRA
13 38 (3.58%) Mocha
14 32 (3.02%) Mercurial
14 32 (3.02%) Protractor
15 31 (2.92%) WebDriver
16 24 (2.26%) Eclipse
17 23 (2.17%) TeamCity
18 22 (2.07%) QUnit
General
1 129 (12.16%) Finance
2 89 (8.39%) Banking
3 32 (3.02%) Publishing
4 30 (2.83%) Front Office
5 22 (2.07%) Retail
6 20 (1.89%) Marketing
7 17 (1.60%) Games
8 14 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.66%) Electronics
11 5 (0.47%) Back Office
11 5 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.094%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.094%) French Language
13 1 (0.094%) Legal
Job Titles
1 931 (87.75%) Developer
2 529 (49.86%) Java Developer
3 321 (30.25%) Agile Developer
4 253 (23.85%) Senior Developer
5 230 (21.68%) Agile Java Developer
6 206 (19.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 143 (13.48%) Scala Developer
8 113 (10.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 106 (9.99%) Senior Agile Developer
10 100 (9.43%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 76 (7.16%) Java Scala Developer
12 57 (5.37%) HTML Developer
13 54 (5.09%) .NET Developer
14 50 (4.71%) Python Developer
15 48 (4.52%) C# Developer
15 48 (4.52%) Senior Scala Developer
16 47 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 45 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
18 44 (4.15%) HTML CSS Developer
19 43 (4.05%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (29.97%) Spring
2 300 (28.28%) HTML
3 259 (24.41%) CSS
4 227 (21.39%) REST
5 209 (19.70%) Web Services
6 193 (18.19%) HTML5
7 181 (17.06%) AngularJS
8 165 (15.55%) RESTful
9 162 (15.27%) Node.js
10 142 (13.38%) CSS3
11 134 (12.63%) Hibernate
12 85 (8.01%) .NET
13 80 (7.54%) JSON
14 77 (7.26%) Sass
15 76 (7.16%) J2EE
16 71 (6.69%) Akka
17 68 (6.41%) Play Framework
18 63 (5.94%) spray
19 57 (5.37%) Dropwizard
20 54 (5.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.13%) User Experience
2 44 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.96%) Derivative
4 33 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (1.98%) Grid Computing
7 17 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.60%) iPad
8 13 (1.23%) Social Media
9 11 (1.04%) Interactive TV
9 11 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 9 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.75%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.75%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (0.57%) STB
13 5 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 137 (12.91%) Linux
2 76 (7.16%) Unix
3 31 (2.92%) Android
4 26 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.17%) Windows
6 10 (0.94%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.094%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.094%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (94.06%) Agile Software Development
2 922 (86.90%) TDD
3 564 (53.16%) Scrum
4 450 (42.41%) BDD
5 438 (41.28%) Continuous Integration
6 264 (24.88%) Kanban
7 164 (15.46%) Open Source
8 163 (15.36%) Software Engineering
9 159 (14.99%) Continuous Delivery
10 139 (13.10%) Microservices
11 135 (12.72%) OO
12 132 (12.44%) MVC
13 130 (12.25%) E-Commerce
14 121 (11.40%) High Availability
15 112 (10.56%) DevOps
16 101 (9.52%) Mentoring
17 97 (9.14%) Automated Testing
18 95 (8.95%) Web Development
19 82 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 82 (7.73%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 741 (69.84%) Java
2 358 (33.74%) JavaScript
3 256 (24.13%) Scala
4 121 (11.40%) SQL
5 117 (11.03%) Python
6 114 (10.74%) Ruby
7 82 (7.73%) Groovy
8 76 (7.16%) C#
9 44 (4.15%) Clojure
10 42 (3.96%) C++
11 39 (3.68%) ES6
12 37 (3.49%) PHP
13 24 (2.26%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.51%) ECMAScript
16 15 (1.41%) Go
17 12 (1.13%) C
18 8 (0.75%) Apex Code
18 8 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
18 8 (0.75%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 61 (5.75%) Degree
2 40 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.86%) QA
2 4 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.094%) SDET
System Software
1 88 (8.29%) Docker
2 32 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.75%) HDFS
5 4 (0.38%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.19%) vCloud
6 2 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.094%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.094%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (1.04%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.85%) Graphite
3 8 (0.75%) Kibana
4 7 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.57%) Ansible
6 5 (0.47%) Puppet
7 4 (0.38%) Oozie
8 3 (0.28%) Mesos
9 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.094%) Grafana
10 1 (0.094%) logstash
10 1 (0.094%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.094%) Packer
10 1 (0.094%) Sun Identity Manager
10 1 (0.094%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (5.84%) Oracle
2 30 (2.83%) Google
3 19 (1.79%) DataSynapse
4 14 (1.32%) New Relic
5 13 (1.23%) CyberSource
6 12 (1.13%) Microsoft
6 12 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.13%) SOASTA, Inc
6 12 (1.13%) VMware
7 11 (1.04%) IBM
8 10 (0.94%) Facebook
9 8 (0.75%) Adobe
10 7 (0.66%) SAP
11 6 (0.57%) OpenTV
11 6 (0.57%) Siebel
12 5 (0.47%) Optimizely
12 5 (0.47%) Sybase
13 4 (0.38%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.38%) Zend
14 3 (0.28%) Twitter
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Manchester, Lancashire
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London
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Brighton, East Sussex
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West London
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Berkshire
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