Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 73 105
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 1.31% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.54% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 7
Cheshire median daily rate - £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £470
% change year-on-year -11.11% -4.26% +36.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North 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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,041 1,107 1,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.08% 85.29% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 804 1,132
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 56
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.25 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.17% +10.64% -5.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £30.52
% change year-on-year -6.86% -23.66% +64.97%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Cheshire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Cheshire