Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 144 164
Rank change year-on-year -32 +20 +36
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 28 71 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 1.39% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.64% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 17
East of England median daily rate £500 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £425 £388 £439
90th Percentile £556 £538 £538
England median daily rate £525 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 0
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.20% - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year -47.20% - -

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 4,374 4,342 3,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.21% 84.94% 83.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,569 2,498 2,287
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 264 326
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.15% +12.04% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.26 £46.88
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

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 23 October 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 -10 19 £475 +11.76% 1
Hertfordshire -9 7 £538 +2.38% 8
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 25 (89.29%) TDD
2 23 (82.14%) Java
3 19 (67.86%) Spring
4 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
5 16 (57.14%) Microservices
6 15 (53.57%) BDD
6 15 (53.57%) Kanban
6 15 (53.57%) Scrum
6 15 (53.57%) Java 8
7 14 (50.00%) Spring Boot
8 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
9 11 (39.29%) J2EE
10 10 (35.71%) Maven
10 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (32.14%) MVC
11 9 (32.14%) SQL
11 9 (32.14%) Docker
12 8 (28.57%) HTML
12 8 (28.57%) MySQL
13 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 6 (21.43%) Pega
14 6 (21.43%) Confluence
14 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
14 6 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (21.43%) Gradle
14 6 (21.43%) CA Gen
14 6 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud

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 (21.43%) Confluence
1 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) GitHub
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Functions
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MySQL
2 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (35.71%) Maven
3 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) CA Gen
4 6 (21.43%) Checkstyle
4 6 (21.43%) Gradle
4 6 (21.43%) JIRA
5 4 (14.29%) Android Studio
5 4 (14.29%) Calabash
5 4 (14.29%) Grunt
5 4 (14.29%) gulp
5 4 (14.29%) IntelliJ
5 4 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (7.14%) Xcode
7 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Spring
2 14 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 11 (39.29%) J2EE
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
7 5 (17.86%) RESTful
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) XML
8 4 (14.29%) Android SDK
8 4 (14.29%) Dropwizard
8 4 (14.29%) HTML5
8 4 (14.29%) Hystrix
8 4 (14.29%) JSON
8 4 (14.29%) React
8 4 (14.29%) Scalatra
9 3 (10.71%) Core Animation
9 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
9 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) Animation
2 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Android
2 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) TDD
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Microservices
4 15 (53.57%) BDD
4 15 (53.57%) Kanban
4 15 (53.57%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (32.14%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
8 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
8 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Java 8
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Perl
5 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 4 (14.29%) Apple Swift
6 4 (14.29%) Objective-C
7 3 (10.71%) Groovy
7 3 (10.71%) Scala
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) Kotlin
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) BEA
1 6 (21.43%) Informatica
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
1 6 (21.43%) Pega
1 6 (21.43%) webMethods
2 4 (14.29%) New Relic
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe