Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 102 103
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 10 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.51% 0.69% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.83% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Bristol median daily rate £330 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £294 £341 £336
90th Percentile £442 £533 £523
South West median daily rate £378 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +7.86% -9.68% +29.17%
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 1575 1450 1405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.79% 83.05% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 1050 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%

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 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) Ajax
4 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (70.00%) BDD
5 6 (60.00%) Selenium
5 6 (60.00%) Java
6 5 (50.00%) .NET
6 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (50.00%) JSON
6 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (50.00%) REST
7 4 (40.00%) Maven
7 4 (40.00%) SOAP
7 4 (40.00%) IntelliJ
7 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (30.00%) User Stories
8 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
8 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (30.00%) Internet
8 3 (30.00%) HTML
8 3 (30.00%) Local Government
8 3 (30.00%) Banking
8 3 (30.00%) XML
8 3 (30.00%) XSL
8 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (30.00%) JavaScript

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 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
3 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (10.00%) Gatling
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) JMeter
5 1 (10.00%) The Grinder
5 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UI Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) XSL
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
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%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft