The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 24 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 250 354
Rank change year-on-year +57 +104  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 556 478 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.31% 0.97% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.16% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 430 229
Median daily rate £500 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 964 1142
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in England

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in England

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in England

Pair Programming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pair Programming in England

Pair Programming
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Pair Programming in England

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 373 £500 -4.76% 69
South East +56 65 £545 +3.80% 20
East of England +18 42 £450 +5.88% 9
South West +21 29 £423 +7.30% 2
Yorkshire -5 28 £420 -2.89% 7
East Midlands - 13 £525 -
North West -5 11 £388 -22.50% 4
West Midlands +27 2 £563 - 2
Pair Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 833 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (80.24%) TDD
3 509 (54.67%) Java
4 360 (38.67%) Scrum
5 358 (38.45%) JavaScript
6 321 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
7 275 (29.54%) BDD
8 268 (28.79%) HTML
9 240 (25.78%) Test Automation
10 216 (23.20%) Jenkins
11 215 (23.09%) SQL
12 213 (22.88%) Git (software)
13 211 (22.66%) Software Engineering
14 206 (22.13%) CSS
15 205 (22.02%) RESTful
16 202 (21.70%) AngularJS
17 194 (20.84%) Spring
18 189 (20.30%) MVC
19 179 (19.23%) Kanban
20 169 (18.15%) C#
21 166 (17.83%) Web Services
21 166 (17.83%) Amazon AWS
22 164 (17.62%) .NET
23 160 (17.19%) NoSQL
23 160 (17.19%) DevOps
24 159 (17.08%) React
24 159 (17.08%) Node.js
25 151 (16.22%) Scala
26 150 (16.11%) E-Commerce
27 148 (15.90%) Microservices

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 63 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (6.12%) Apache Spark
3 45 (4.83%) WebSphere
4 38 (4.08%) JBoss
5 35 (3.76%) Apache
5 35 (3.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 27 (2.90%) WebSphere Process Server
7 26 (2.79%) Confluence
8 16 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 14 (1.50%) NServiceBus
10 12 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (1.07%) CMS
12 6 (0.64%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.32%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.32%) ATG Dynamo
16 2 (0.21%) CoreMedia CMS
16 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.07%) Magento
2 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 166 (17.83%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (7.63%) GitHub
3 29 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (1.29%) PaaS
5 11 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (0.97%) Google Play
7 8 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (0.64%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.54%) IaaS
10 4 (0.43%) SaaS
11 3 (0.32%) Heroku
12 2 (0.21%) Bluemix
12 2 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.87%) HTTP
2 26 (2.79%) Internet
3 13 (1.40%) SSL
4 6 (0.64%) DNS
4 6 (0.64%) Firewall
5 3 (0.32%) FTP
5 3 (0.32%) Network Security
5 3 (0.32%) SMS
5 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.11%) RTP
6 1 (0.11%) RTSP
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) VLAN
6 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (17.19%) NoSQL
2 126 (13.53%) MongoDB
3 58 (6.23%) MySQL
4 42 (4.51%) Hadoop
4 42 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 42 (4.51%) SQL Server
5 39 (4.19%) Big Data
6 38 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (3.54%) Redis
8 24 (2.58%) RavenDB
9 21 (2.26%) Apache Hive
10 19 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.40%) CouchDB
11 13 (1.40%) HBase
12 10 (1.07%) Neo4j
13 9 (0.97%) Couchbase
13 9 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 216 (23.20%) Jenkins
2 213 (22.88%) Git (software)
3 106 (11.39%) JUnit
4 92 (9.88%) Maven
5 84 (9.02%) Mockito
6 78 (8.38%) Cucumber
7 67 (7.20%) Gradle
8 62 (6.66%) JIRA
9 51 (5.48%) TeamCity
10 49 (5.26%) gulp
11 46 (4.94%) Selenium
12 45 (4.83%) IntelliJ
13 44 (4.73%) WebDriver
14 43 (4.62%) Grunt
15 35 (3.76%) SpecFlow
16 30 (3.22%) Octopus Deploy
17 27 (2.90%) Eclipse
18 24 (2.58%) Subversion
19 22 (2.36%) Jasmine
19 22 (2.36%) NUnit
General
1 108 (11.60%) Finance
2 64 (6.87%) Banking
3 41 (4.40%) Retail
4 40 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.58%) Front Office
5 24 (2.58%) Publishing
6 16 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.61%) Automotive
8 12 (1.29%) Games
9 11 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.07%) Marketing
11 8 (0.86%) Electronics
12 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.21%) Legal
12 2 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 811 (87.11%) Developer
2 325 (34.91%) Java Developer
3 150 (16.11%) Agile Developer
4 145 (15.57%) Senior Developer
5 114 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 110 (11.82%) .NET Developer
7 89 (9.56%) C# Developer
8 76 (8.16%) Agile Java Developer
9 68 (7.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 64 (6.87%) Node.js Developer
10 64 (6.87%) Scala Developer
11 62 (6.66%) Full Stack Developer
12 60 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
13 56 (6.02%) Angular Developer
14 46 (4.94%) iOS Developer
15 44 (4.73%) Python Developer
16 40 (4.30%) Software Developer
17 38 (4.08%) Senior Agile Developer
18 34 (3.65%) Android Developer
19 33 (3.54%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (28.79%) HTML
2 206 (22.13%) CSS
3 205 (22.02%) RESTful
4 202 (21.70%) AngularJS
5 194 (20.84%) Spring
6 166 (17.83%) Web Services
7 164 (17.62%) .NET
8 159 (17.08%) Node.js
8 159 (17.08%) React
9 139 (14.93%) HTML5
10 131 (14.07%) JSON
11 111 (11.92%) REST
12 80 (8.59%) Play Framework
12 80 (8.59%) XML
13 77 (8.27%) Hibernate
14 69 (7.41%) CSS3
15 58 (6.23%) Akka
16 49 (5.26%) Dropwizard
16 49 (5.26%) Sass
17 47 (5.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.02%) User Experience
2 51 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 35 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.58%) Animation
5 21 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 20 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 20 (2.15%) Fintech
7 19 (2.04%) Derivative
7 19 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (1.72%) iPhone
8 16 (1.72%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.07%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.86%) RIA
13 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.75%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.75%) PKI
13 7 (0.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 117 (12.57%) Linux
2 56 (6.02%) Unix
3 53 (5.69%) Apple iOS
4 47 (5.05%) Android
5 42 (4.51%) Windows
6 8 (0.86%) CentOS
6 8 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.75%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.32%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (80.24%) TDD
3 360 (38.67%) Scrum
4 321 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 275 (29.54%) BDD
6 240 (25.78%) Test Automation
7 211 (22.66%) Software Engineering
8 189 (20.30%) MVC
9 179 (19.23%) Kanban
10 160 (17.19%) DevOps
11 150 (16.11%) E-Commerce
12 148 (15.90%) Microservices
13 144 (15.47%) Unit Testing
14 119 (12.78%) Open Source
15 115 (12.35%) OO
16 97 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
17 81 (8.70%) SOLID
18 79 (8.49%) SOA
19 76 (8.16%) Domain-Driven Design
20 75 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 509 (54.67%) Java
2 358 (38.45%) JavaScript
3 215 (23.09%) SQL
4 169 (18.15%) C#
5 151 (16.22%) Scala
6 128 (13.75%) Python
7 68 (7.30%) Groovy
8 44 (4.73%) Apple Swift
9 37 (3.97%) C++
9 37 (3.97%) Objective-C
10 36 (3.87%) Ruby
11 30 (3.22%) Go
12 29 (3.11%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.15%) ES6
14 19 (2.04%) PHP
15 15 (1.61%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.18%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.07%) Perl
18 9 (0.97%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (6.23%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.59%) Degree
3 39 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.61%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.75%) RHCE
5 7 (0.75%) RHCSA
6 4 (0.43%) ISEB
7 3 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (14.82%) QA
2 3 (0.32%) MiFID
3 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (8.49%) Docker
2 16 (1.72%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.75%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.32%) HDFS
6 1 (0.11%) iptables
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (3.01%) Kibana
2 25 (2.69%) Ansible
3 23 (2.47%) Kubernetes
4 22 (2.36%) Terraform
5 18 (1.93%) Grafana
6 17 (1.83%) Puppet
7 15 (1.61%) logstash
8 12 (1.29%) Mesos
9 9 (0.97%) Oozie
10 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.43%) rkt
11 4 (0.43%) StatsD
12 3 (0.32%) Control-M
12 3 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.32%) HockeyApp
13 2 (0.21%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 35 (3.76%) New Relic
2 33 (3.54%) Oracle
3 30 (3.22%) Microsoft
4 25 (2.69%) Splunk
5 17 (1.83%) AppDynamics
6 16 (1.72%) IBM
7 12 (1.29%) ATG
8 11 (1.18%) Google
9 9 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.75%) IBM Sterling
11 6 (0.64%) VMware
12 5 (0.54%) Adobe
12 5 (0.54%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.43%) Infor
13 4 (0.43%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.32%) Apple
14 3 (0.32%) SAP
15 2 (0.21%) Calypso
15 2 (0.21%) Murex
15 2 (0.21%) Remedy
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