The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 24 June 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 48 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 +26  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 20 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.46% 1.35% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 1.70% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 464 471 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.28% 79.70% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 272 364
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 31 54
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +59.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (85.00%) KnockoutJS
3 16 (80.00%) Node.js
4 12 (60.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) CSS3
6 7 (35.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) React
7 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 5 (25.00%) Ember.js
7 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Docker
8 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Node.js Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Digital Developer
3 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
1 17 (85.00%) KnockoutJS
2 16 (80.00%) Node.js
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) CSS3
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 5 (25.00%) Ember.js
5 5 (25.00%) React
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
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