Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 103 96
Rank change year-on-year -19 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 5 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Bristol median daily rate £400 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -17.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £375 £284 £345
90th Percentile £425 £366 £535
South West median daily rate £425 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +15.25% +5.36% -9.68%
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 1,748 1,567 1,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.24% 82.65% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 1,061 1,048
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £253
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 43 69
Bristol median hourly rate £41.75 £28.00 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.11% -0.53% +48.86%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.88 £49.50 £45.40
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Google
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Django
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Scala
3 3 (60.00%) Guice
3 3 (60.00%) OWASP
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Hudson
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Django
2 3 (60.00%) Guice
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) OWASP
3 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Domain Models
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google