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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
South West / Bristol
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.49% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £71.00

Pair Programming is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 650 742 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.66% 81.99% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 533 473
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in Bristol

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) React
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) Dropwizard
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) DHTML
5 2 (28.57%) CSS

Pair Programming
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Grunt
3 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) Protractor
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Angular Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Polyglot Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) React
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) DHTML
3 2 (28.57%) Dropwizard
3 2 (28.57%) JAX-RS
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Java SE
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Clojure
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google