Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 January 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 89 101
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 +2
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 10 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.53% 0.71% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.86% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Bristol median daily rate £330 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% - -
South West median daily rate £330 £340 -
% change year-on-year -2.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,498 1,286 1,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.13% 82.81% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 888 1,030
Bristol median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 55 47
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £28.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.83% +12.60% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £48.75 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -14.48% -7.05% +36.84%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Bristol

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Bristol

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) JSON
3 8 (80.00%) Ajax
3 8 (80.00%) REST
3 8 (80.00%) TeamCity
3 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (70.00%) Maven
4 7 (70.00%) IntelliJ
5 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 6 (60.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (40.00%) SOAP
6 4 (40.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (20.00%) .NET
8 2 (20.00%) MVC
9 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
9 1 (10.00%) JIRA
9 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
9 1 (10.00%) QA
9 1 (10.00%) Wiki

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (80.00%) TeamCity
3 7 (70.00%) IntelliJ
3 7 (70.00%) Maven
4 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (10.00%) Gatling
6 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) JMeter
6 1 (10.00%) The Grinder
6 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Ajax
1 8 (80.00%) JSON
1 8 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA