Period
to 17 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 2020 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
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 87 68
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 2.09% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.37% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 12
Essex median daily rate - £505 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.22% +73.08%
East of England median daily rate £575 £510 £475
% change year-on-year +12.75% +7.37% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Essex median hourly rate - - £62.50
East of England median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 420 886 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 81.55% 88.33% 88.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 525 424
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.56% +30.00%
10th Percentile £188 £325 £300
90th Percentile £589 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 51
Essex median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -45.90% -7.58%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.41 £15.75
90th Percentile £22.22 £47.63 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £31.03
% change year-on-year -6.49% -37.96% -4.52%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Essex

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Essex

Pair Programming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Pair Programming in Essex