Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 139 156
Rank change year-on-year -48 +17 +43
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 22 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 1.23% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.45% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 31
East of England median daily rate £505 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -12.20% +13.89%
10th Percentile £446 £388 £260
90th Percentile £556 £538 £538
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 3
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.20% +73.61% -11.11%
England median hourly rate £34.00 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -45.60% +73.61% -11.11%

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 4,227 4,289 4,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.36% 84.83% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,501 2,480 2,307
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 257 320
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £33.33 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.86% +5.81% +31.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.94 £12.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.04 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.67
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.90% +3.03%

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 9 December 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
Essex -22 16 £475 +11.76% 2
Hertfordshire -22 4 £538 +2.38% 3
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 21 (95.45%) TDD
2 17 (77.27%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Microservices
3 16 (72.73%) Spring
4 15 (68.18%) Java 8
5 14 (63.64%) Spring Boot
5 14 (63.64%) BDD
5 14 (63.64%) Jenkins
6 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (54.55%) Kanban
7 12 (54.55%) Scrum
7 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (45.45%) Docker
8 10 (45.45%) J2EE
9 8 (36.36%) MySQL
9 8 (36.36%) Oracle
9 8 (36.36%) Maven
10 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
10 7 (31.82%) SQL
11 6 (27.27%) MVC
11 6 (27.27%) BEA
11 6 (27.27%) Informatica
11 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
11 6 (27.27%) webMethods
11 6 (27.27%) Unix
11 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 6 (27.27%) Perl
11 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
11 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
11 6 (27.27%) JIRA

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 (27.27%) Confluence
1 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Functions
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (36.36%) Maven
3 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
4 6 (27.27%) CA Gen
4 6 (27.27%) Checkstyle
4 6 (27.27%) JIRA
5 4 (18.18%) Grunt
5 4 (18.18%) gulp
5 4 (18.18%) IntelliJ
6 2 (9.09%) Xcode
7 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
7 1 (4.55%) Calabash
7 1 (4.55%) Gradle
7 1 (4.55%) JUnit
7 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Spring
2 14 (63.64%) Spring Boot
3 10 (45.45%) J2EE
4 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Dropwizard
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 4 (18.18%) Hystrix
6 4 (18.18%) React
6 4 (18.18%) REST
6 4 (18.18%) Scalatra
7 3 (13.64%) Play Framework
8 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) RxSwift
8 2 (9.09%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) .NET
9 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) TDD
2 17 (77.27%) Microservices
3 14 (63.64%) BDD
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) Kanban
5 12 (54.55%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
6 6 (27.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
7 5 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
7 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
7 5 (22.73%) RUP
7 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Java 8
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) Apple Swift
5 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
6 3 (13.64%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) Kotlin
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) BEA
2 6 (27.27%) Informatica
2 6 (27.27%) Pega
2 6 (27.27%) webMethods
3 4 (18.18%) New Relic
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) IBM