Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 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
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 142 186
Rank change year-on-year -2 +44 -3
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 61 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 0.88% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.08% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 6
East of England median daily rate £475 £519 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.43% +22.06% -10.53%
10th Percentile £388 £260 £400
90th Percentile £538 £538 £569
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% -11.11% -32.50%
10th Percentile £61.25 £36.00 £40.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.82 £40.75
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% -11.11% -32.50%

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 4,017 3,688 4,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.81% 81.07% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,318 2,117 2,316
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £260 £216 £238
90th Percentile £588 £545 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 393
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.60 £11.55
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £49.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 January 2018. 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
Hertfordshire 0 23 £513 -2.38% 4
Cambridgeshire - 20 £475 - 3
Essex -8 18 £450 +73.08% 4
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 56 (91.80%) TDD
2 49 (80.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
4 27 (44.26%) Java
5 26 (42.62%) MVC
6 24 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (31.15%) .NET
8 18 (29.51%) HTML
8 18 (29.51%) React
9 17 (27.87%) Microservices
9 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
10 16 (26.23%) Node.js
10 16 (26.23%) RESTful
10 16 (26.23%) Spring
11 15 (24.59%) C#
11 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
12 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
12 14 (22.95%) Docker
13 13 (21.31%) BDD
14 12 (19.67%) GitHub
14 12 (19.67%) Core Animation
14 12 (19.67%) OOD
14 12 (19.67%) XML
14 12 (19.67%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (19.67%) JUnit
14 12 (19.67%) Animation
14 12 (19.67%) JSON
14 12 (19.67%) Spring Boot
14 12 (19.67%) Core Data
14 12 (19.67%) Push Notifications

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 (9.84%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) GitHub
2 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Redis
2 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.67%) JUnit
3 11 (18.03%) Gradle
4 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
5 8 (13.11%) Calabash
6 7 (11.48%) Android Studio
7 6 (9.84%) Grunt
7 6 (9.84%) gulp
7 6 (9.84%) IntelliJ
8 4 (6.56%) Xcode
9 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.92%) Maven
10 1 (1.64%) GitLab
10 1 (1.64%) Mocha
10 1 (1.64%) Moq
10 1 (1.64%) NUnit
10 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 10 (16.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Automotive
2 1 (1.64%) Back Office
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Front Office
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (98.36%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) Java Developer
3 15 (24.59%) C# Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Agile Developer
5 12 (19.67%) .NET Developer
6 11 (18.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (16.39%) Ruby Developer
8 9 (14.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (13.11%) Android Developer
10 7 (11.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
11 6 (9.84%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (9.84%) Node.js Developer
12 5 (8.20%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (8.20%) Senior Ruby Developer
13 4 (6.56%) Agile .NET Developer
13 4 (6.56%) Angular Developer
13 4 (6.56%) iOS Developer
14 3 (4.92%) Integration Developer
14 3 (4.92%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) .NET
2 18 (29.51%) HTML
2 18 (29.51%) React
3 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
4 16 (26.23%) Node.js
4 16 (26.23%) RESTful
4 16 (26.23%) Spring
5 12 (19.67%) Core Animation
5 12 (19.67%) Core Data
5 12 (19.67%) JSON
5 12 (19.67%) Spring Boot
5 12 (19.67%) XML
6 10 (16.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (14.75%) CSS
8 8 (13.11%) Android SDK
8 8 (13.11%) Web Services
9 7 (11.48%) J2EE
10 6 (9.84%) Dropwizard
10 6 (9.84%) HTML5
10 6 (9.84%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Animation
2 8 (13.11%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Android
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (91.80%) TDD
2 49 (80.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) MVC
4 24 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (27.87%) Microservices
6 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
7 13 (21.31%) BDD
8 12 (19.67%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (19.67%) OOD
8 12 (19.67%) Push Notifications
9 11 (18.03%) Scrum
10 10 (16.39%) Kanban
11 9 (14.75%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (13.11%) Android Development
12 8 (13.11%) Web Development
13 7 (11.48%) Front End Development
14 6 (9.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 6 (9.84%) SOA
14 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
14 6 (9.84%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
2 27 (44.26%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) C#
4 11 (18.03%) Ruby
5 7 (11.48%) Groovy
6 6 (9.84%) SQL
7 4 (6.56%) Apple Swift
7 4 (6.56%) C++
7 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.92%) Python
9 2 (3.28%) Perl
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.28%) Scala
10 1 (1.64%) Clojure
10 1 (1.64%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) New Relic
2 3 (4.92%) IBM
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft