Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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 of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 169 206
Rank change year-on-year +35 +37 -3
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 68 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.45% 0.50% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.63% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 3
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £263 £382 £275
90th Percentile £525 £494 £575
England median daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 - -
England 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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3909 4124 4683
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.58% 80.09% 79.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2328 2423 2738
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £239 £240 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 286 346
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.19 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.55% +12.65% -15.45%
10th Percentile £12.08 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.53 £47.50 £44.13
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.41%

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 2017. 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 +2 37 £275 -31.25%
Cambridgeshire +19 24 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire -10 5 £525 +7.69%
Norfolk +4 4 £450 +15.38%
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 of England region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 68 (100.00%) TDD
2 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.94%) HTML
3 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 35 (51.47%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (45.59%) XML
5 31 (45.59%) Jenkins
5 31 (45.59%) Mobile App
6 29 (42.65%) RESTful
7 28 (41.18%) Java
7 28 (41.18%) JSON
8 25 (36.76%) Android
8 25 (36.76%) JUnit
8 25 (36.76%) MVC
9 24 (35.29%) Core Data
10 23 (33.82%) Push Notifications
10 23 (33.82%) OOD
10 23 (33.82%) OOA/OOD
10 23 (33.82%) Animation
10 23 (33.82%) Core Animation
10 23 (33.82%) GitHub
11 22 (32.35%) E-Commerce
12 21 (30.88%) Android Development
12 21 (30.88%) Calabash
13 19 (27.94%) Node.js
13 19 (27.94%) .NET
14 18 (26.47%) C#
14 18 (26.47%) KnockoutJS
14 18 (26.47%) Gradle
15 17 (25.00%) Android SDK

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 4 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.82%) GitHub
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (45.59%) Jenkins
2 25 (36.76%) JUnit
3 21 (30.88%) Calabash
4 18 (26.47%) Gradle
5 8 (11.76%) Android Studio
5 8 (11.76%) Xcode
6 4 (5.88%) Appium
6 4 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.94%) Ant
7 2 (2.94%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.47%) Grunt
8 1 (1.47%) gulp
8 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (20.59%) Automotive
2 13 (19.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (91.18%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Android Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Full Stack Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Node.js Developer
4 10 (14.71%) iOS Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Digital Developer
5 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce Developer
5 6 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Integration Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Java Android Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.94%) HTML
2 31 (45.59%) XML
3 29 (42.65%) RESTful
4 28 (41.18%) JSON
5 24 (35.29%) Core Data
6 23 (33.82%) Core Animation
7 19 (27.94%) .NET
7 19 (27.94%) Node.js
8 18 (26.47%) KnockoutJS
9 17 (25.00%) Android SDK
10 11 (16.18%) CSS
11 10 (14.71%) HTML5
11 10 (14.71%) React
12 8 (11.76%) Cocoa
12 8 (11.76%) iOS SDK
13 7 (10.29%) CSS3
13 7 (10.29%) iPhone SDK
13 7 (10.29%) Web Services
14 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
15 5 (7.35%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (45.59%) Mobile App
2 23 (33.82%) Animation
3 8 (11.76%) iPhone
4 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Android
2 13 (19.12%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) TDD
2 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (51.47%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (36.76%) MVC
5 23 (33.82%) OOA/OOD
5 23 (33.82%) OOD
5 23 (33.82%) Push Notifications
6 22 (32.35%) E-Commerce
7 21 (30.88%) Android Development
8 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
9 7 (10.29%) BDD
9 7 (10.29%) OO
9 7 (10.29%) Scrum
10 6 (8.82%) Microservices
11 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.88%) Functional Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.88%) Regression Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 28 (41.18%) Java
3 18 (26.47%) C#
4 9 (13.24%) Apple Swift
5 8 (11.76%) C++
5 8 (11.76%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) Clojure
7 1 (1.47%) Go
7 1 (1.47%) Groovy
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (1.47%) New Relic