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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 139 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.039% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.050% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.95%
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
2604 2007 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.73% 78.58% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1166 1017
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 101 109
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Shropshire - 3 £500 -
Birmingham -6 1 £350 -22.22%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Travis CI
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source Development
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Documentum
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management

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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Documentum
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Protractor
3 1 (25.00%) Xcode
3 1 (25.00%) Yeoman
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (50.00%) RAML
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source Development
3 2 (50.00%) API Design
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple