Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 May 2019 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 of England
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 146 121
Rank change year-on-year -14 -25 +48
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 19 42 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.94% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.10% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 37
East of England median daily rate £505 £494 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.28% +31.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £446 £425 £255
90th Percentile £518 £544 £530
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 14
East of England median hourly rate - £70.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.19% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +89.19% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,415 3,832 3,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.66% 85.73% 85.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,988 2,156 2,193
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +1.82%
10th Percentile £275 £240 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 221 249
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -46.97% +16.81%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.18 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £49.00
England median hourly rate £24.70 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.25% -12.00% +8.70%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in the East of England

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in the East of England

Pair Programming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pair Programming in the East of England

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -18 19 £505 +6.32%
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) Microservices
3 16 (84.21%) Spring Boot
3 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
3 16 (84.21%) Spring
3 16 (84.21%) Git (software)
4 15 (78.95%) J2EE
5 14 (73.68%) Oracle
5 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (73.68%) BDD
5 14 (73.68%) Docker
5 14 (73.68%) Java 8
6 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
6 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (47.37%) Scrum
8 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
8 8 (42.11%) REST
9 6 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (31.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 6 (31.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (31.58%) JIRA
9 6 (31.58%) Checkstyle
9 6 (31.58%) Maven
9 6 (31.58%) Confluence
9 6 (31.58%) Kanban
9 6 (31.58%) Unix
9 6 (31.58%) MySQL
9 6 (31.58%) OO
10 4 (21.05%) WebLogic

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (31.58%) Confluence
2 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.53%) Neo4j
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Git (software)
1 16 (84.21%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Checkstyle
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 6 (31.58%) Maven
3 3 (15.79%) CA Gen
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Java Team Leader
3 9 (47.37%) Lead Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Lead Java Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Spring
1 16 (84.21%) Spring Boot
2 15 (78.95%) J2EE
3 8 (42.11%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) RESTful
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) Node.js
7 1 (5.26%) EJB
7 1 (5.26%) JMS
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) CentOS
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) Microservices
3 14 (73.68%) BDD
4 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
7 6 (31.58%) Kanban
7 6 (31.58%) OO
7 6 (31.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.79%) Open Source
8 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) RUP
8 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) Java 8
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Clojure
4 3 (15.79%) Erlang
4 3 (15.79%) F#
4 3 (15.79%) Groovy
4 3 (15.79%) Haskell
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) OCPJP
2 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) BEA
2 3 (15.79%) Informatica
2 3 (15.79%) Pega
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) webMethods
3 2 (10.53%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (5.26%) Sun