The first table below looks at the demand for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank - 96 104
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.11% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1697 1243 1424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.04% 68.26% 63.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 592 673
Average daily rate £375 £341 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 89 66
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +64.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pair Programming across the West Midlands region.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
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Vacancies
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SCADA
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++