Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Pair Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pair Programming over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pair Programming
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 101 95
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.71% 0.12% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.15% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Birmingham median daily rate £550 - £350
10th Percentile £513 - £325
90th Percentile £563 - £375
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +11.70% -6.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Pair Programming is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,177 1,339 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.59% 82.96% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 985 741
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £532 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £27.61
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.06
% change year-on-year -36.90% +47.25% -14.70%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Birmingham

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pair Programming in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) J2EE
3 8 (80.00%) Ajax
3 8 (80.00%) Spring MVC
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 8 (80.00%) Co-Creation
3 8 (80.00%) Java 8
3 8 (80.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Struts
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (10.00%) React
6 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (10.00%) Serverless
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Web Design

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (10.00%) React Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 8 (80.00%) Ajax
2 8 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (80.00%) J2EE
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) Spring MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Co-Creation
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) Java 8
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes