The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 13 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.85% - 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £525 - £325
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1299 1277 1261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 84.63% 82.28% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 786 784
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.37% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.50 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in the East Midlands

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 11 £525 -
Lincolnshire - 9 - -
Northamptonshire - 9 - -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £525 -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) E-Commerce
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (84.62%) Node.js
4 10 (76.92%) C#
5 9 (69.23%) CSS
5 9 (69.23%) Windows
6 8 (61.54%) HTML
7 5 (38.46%) HTML5
7 5 (38.46%) CSS3
8 4 (30.77%) Docker
9 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
10 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (15.38%) React
10 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
10 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
10 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
11 1 (7.69%) Akka
11 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
11 1 (7.69%) REST
11 1 (7.69%) spray
11 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
11 1 (7.69%) Microservices
11 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
11 1 (7.69%) Service Design
11 1 (7.69%) PHP
11 1 (7.69%) SQL

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (69.23%) Node.js Developer
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
5 5 (38.46%) Digital Developer
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (30.77%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (30.77%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Developer
6 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (84.62%) Node.js
3 9 (69.23%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) CSS3
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
6 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
6 2 (15.38%) React
7 1 (7.69%) Akka
7 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) spray
7 1 (7.69%) Spring
7 1 (7.69%) Symfony
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) E-Commerce
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) VMware