The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank - 114 115
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.13% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2461 1776 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.90% 76.32% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1102 945
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 72 130
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £41.10 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Planning Poker
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (28.57%) Grunt
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
1 2 (28.57%) gulp
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Angular Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) XBRL
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Planning Poker
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat