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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
UK
Rank 256 245 369
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +124
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 407 466 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.92% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.12% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 409 196
Median daily rate £500 £523 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% +6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +4 401 £500 -4.76% 88
London -36 270 £500 -4.76% 46
City of London -29 60 £500 -4.76% 10
South East +38 49 £463 +8.82% 6
East of England +34 28 £375 -34.78% 3
North West +28 26 £450 - 11
Oxfordshire +18 23 £600 +37.14%
Essex +18 20 £260 -54.78%
Oxford +19 16 £600 +41.17%
South West - 15 £338 - 9
Manchester +8 14 £450 - 7
Surrey +6 14 £425 - 3
Egham +3 13 £425 - 1
Somerset - 9 £356 - 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £525 -
Yorkshire +5 6 £425 -5.55% 8
Westminster -3 6 £425 +3.03%
West Sussex +7 5 £494 -14.13%
Leeds +5 5 £425 -5.55% 6
West Yorkshire +4 5 £425 -5.55% 6
Liverpool - 5 £600 - 1
Bromley - 5 £550 -
Taunton - 5 £350 -
Merseyside - 5 £600 - 1
Cheshire +30 4 £423 +30.00% 1
Telford +16 4 £513 -6.81%
Shropshire +15 4 £513 -6.81%
West Midlands -6 4 £513 -6.81% 2
Croydon -6 4 £456 +21.66% 1
Berkshire +16 3 £410 -

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 893 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 798 (80.93%) TDD
3 650 (65.92%) Java
4 401 (40.67%) Scrum
5 394 (39.96%) BDD
6 377 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
7 332 (33.67%) JavaScript
8 279 (28.30%) Spring
9 267 (27.08%) HTML
10 243 (24.65%) Scala
11 233 (23.63%) RESTful
12 231 (23.43%) CSS
13 228 (23.12%) Kanban
14 226 (22.92%) Git (software)
15 208 (21.10%) Jenkins
16 185 (18.76%) Node.js
17 182 (18.46%) SQL
17 182 (18.46%) Microservices
18 176 (17.85%) Amazon AWS
19 170 (17.24%) Web Services
19 170 (17.24%) Software Engineering
20 166 (16.84%) DevOps
21 159 (16.13%) REST
22 157 (15.92%) AngularJS
23 154 (15.62%) HTML5
24 151 (15.31%) JSON
25 146 (14.81%) Open Source
26 145 (14.71%) OO
27 136 (13.79%) MVC
28 133 (13.49%) Automated Testing

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 75 (7.61%) Apache Spark
2 50 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (3.35%) Confluence
4 29 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 27 (2.74%) Apache
6 26 (2.64%) CMS
7 24 (2.43%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.93%) JBoss
9 17 (1.72%) WebSphere Process Server
10 16 (1.62%) Alfresco
11 15 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (1.32%) NServiceBus
13 10 (1.01%) Jetty
14 7 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.71%) K2 blackpearl
14 7 (0.71%) nginx
15 6 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.61%) IIS
16 5 (0.51%) Liferay
16 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.51%) PaintShop Pro
2 5 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 176 (17.85%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (9.03%) GitHub
3 57 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (1.52%) PaaS
6 14 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.51%) Heroku
12 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.20%) Force.com
13 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.20%) IaaS
13 2 (0.20%) Office 365
13 2 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.00%) HTTP
2 45 (4.56%) RTSP
3 40 (4.06%) MQTT
4 32 (3.25%) Internet
5 8 (0.81%) RTP
6 5 (0.51%) DVB
7 3 (0.30%) Network Security
8 2 (0.20%) LDAP
9 1 (0.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (12.37%) NoSQL
2 116 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 68 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 61 (6.19%) Hadoop
5 54 (5.48%) MySQL
6 51 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 45 (4.56%) Big Data
8 39 (3.96%) Redis
8 39 (3.96%) Relational Database
9 24 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (1.93%) Apache Hive
11 18 (1.83%) HBase
12 15 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.61%) Mixpanel
14 6 (0.61%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.51%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.41%) Riak
16 4 (0.41%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 226 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 208 (21.10%) Jenkins
3 111 (11.26%) Cucumber
4 77 (7.81%) JIRA
5 71 (7.20%) Maven
6 70 (7.10%) JUnit
6 70 (7.10%) Mockito
6 70 (7.10%) Selenium
7 59 (5.98%) Gradle
8 53 (5.38%) WebDriver
9 43 (4.36%) Subversion
10 31 (3.14%) IntelliJ
11 25 (2.54%) TeamCity
12 23 (2.33%) Vagrant
13 20 (2.03%) gulp
13 20 (2.03%) Mercurial
14 18 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.62%) Eclipse
15 16 (1.62%) Jasmine
16 15 (1.52%) Gatling
General
1 85 (8.62%) Banking
2 82 (8.32%) Finance
3 66 (6.69%) Investment Banking
4 45 (4.56%) Retail
5 35 (3.55%) Publishing
6 24 (2.43%) Front Office
7 15 (1.52%) Games
8 9 (0.91%) Back Office
9 6 (0.61%) Advertising
9 6 (0.61%) Marketing
9 6 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.30%) Local Government
11 2 (0.20%) Automotive
11 2 (0.20%) Electronics
11 2 (0.20%) Legal
11 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.20%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 849 (86.11%) Developer
2 412 (41.78%) Java Developer
3 230 (23.33%) Senior Developer
4 215 (21.81%) Agile Developer
5 161 (16.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 158 (16.02%) Agile Java Developer
7 126 (12.78%) Scala Developer
8 96 (9.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 92 (9.33%) Senior Agile Developer
10 87 (8.82%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 60 (6.09%) Java Scala Developer
12 56 (5.68%) C# Developer
12 56 (5.68%) Senior Scala Developer
13 55 (5.58%) .NET Developer
14 52 (5.27%) iOS Developer
14 52 (5.27%) Software Developer
15 47 (4.77%) Node.js Developer
16 41 (4.16%) Software Engineer
17 39 (3.96%) Senior Java Scala Developer
18 38 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (28.30%) Spring
2 267 (27.08%) HTML
3 233 (23.63%) RESTful
4 231 (23.43%) CSS
5 185 (18.76%) Node.js
6 170 (17.24%) Web Services
7 159 (16.13%) REST
8 157 (15.92%) AngularJS
9 154 (15.62%) HTML5
10 151 (15.31%) JSON
11 107 (10.85%) Hibernate
12 100 (10.14%) CSS3
13 88 (8.92%) .NET
14 87 (8.82%) Kafka
15 80 (8.11%) Dropwizard
16 76 (7.71%) XML
17 74 (7.51%) jQuery
18 70 (7.10%) Akka
19 68 (6.90%) React
19 68 (6.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.62%) User Experience
2 47 (4.77%) Video on Demand
3 38 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 34 (3.45%) Economics
5 33 (3.35%) Public Cloud
6 26 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.64%) iPhone
7 24 (2.43%) iPad
8 23 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.33%) Streaming Video
9 17 (1.72%) Derivative
10 16 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (1.32%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.22%) MPEG
13 11 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.91%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.81%) Animation
15 8 (0.81%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 75 (7.61%) Linux
2 72 (7.30%) Apple iOS
3 50 (5.07%) Android
4 42 (4.26%) Unix
5 33 (3.35%) Windows
6 6 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.51%) Solaris
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 798 (80.93%) TDD
3 401 (40.67%) Scrum
4 394 (39.96%) BDD
5 377 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
6 228 (23.12%) Kanban
7 182 (18.46%) Microservices
8 170 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 166 (16.84%) DevOps
10 146 (14.81%) Open Source
11 145 (14.71%) OO
12 136 (13.79%) MVC
13 133 (13.49%) Automated Testing
14 130 (13.18%) E-Commerce
15 123 (12.47%) Continuous Delivery
16 121 (12.27%) Unit Testing
17 99 (10.04%) Web Development
18 92 (9.33%) High Availability
19 84 (8.52%) SDLC
20 74 (7.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 650 (65.92%) Java
2 332 (33.67%) JavaScript
3 243 (24.65%) Scala
4 182 (18.46%) SQL
5 133 (13.49%) Python
6 105 (10.65%) C#
7 79 (8.01%) Ruby
8 51 (5.17%) C
9 45 (4.56%) Groovy
10 44 (4.46%) Apple Swift
11 43 (4.36%) Clojure
12 42 (4.26%) PHP
13 41 (4.16%) Objective-C
14 37 (3.75%) C++
15 19 (1.93%) ES6
16 12 (1.22%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.81%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.61%) F#
19 5 (0.51%) ActionScript
19 5 (0.51%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 69 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 44 (4.46%) Degree
4 3 (0.30%) ISEB
4 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.10%) PMP
6 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (10.04%) QA
2 18 (1.83%) SDET
3 11 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.30%) EMIR
5 3 (0.30%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 73 (7.40%) Docker
2 18 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (1.32%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.51%) HDFS
5 4 (0.41%) vSphere
6 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (4.67%) Puppet
2 20 (2.03%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.01%) Kibana
4 10 (1.01%) logstash
5 9 (0.91%) Grafana
5 9 (0.91%) rkt
6 8 (0.81%) Mesos
7 5 (0.51%) Terraform
8 2 (0.20%) Ansible
8 2 (0.20%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.20%) Nagios
9 1 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.10%) MOM
9 1 (0.10%) Packer
9 1 (0.10%) Salt
9 1 (0.10%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 23 (2.33%) ATG
2 22 (2.23%) hybris
3 18 (1.83%) Apple
3 18 (1.83%) New Relic
4 16 (1.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.62%) Oracle
5 14 (1.42%) VMware
6 11 (1.12%) IBM
7 10 (1.01%) Splunk
8 9 (0.91%) AppDynamics
9 8 (0.81%) Brightcove
9 8 (0.81%) Google
10 6 (0.61%) Adobe
10 6 (0.61%) Coremetrics
11 5 (0.51%) Apigee
11 5 (0.51%) GigaSpaces
11 5 (0.51%) OpenTV
12 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.41%) SAP
13 3 (0.30%) MuleSoft
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 7.5hr working day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 12 months
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City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £550 - £613 per day
Posted: 6 days ago