Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 71 105
Rank change year-on-year -14 +34 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 19 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.23% 1.52% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.98% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +7.46%
10th Percentile £388 £481 £425
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% -11.11% -32.50%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1244 1058 1233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.21% 76.61% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 611 623
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £565
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 55 98
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +47.62% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.42 £8.93
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £41.80
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +25.90% +3.65%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Hertfordshire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Hertfordshire

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Watford +1 12 £438 -16.67%
Welwyn Garden City +4 3 £525 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 -
Pair Programming
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) TDD
3 14 (73.68%) React
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
5 9 (47.37%) Ruby
5 9 (47.37%) MVC
5 9 (47.37%) Java
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (42.11%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
6 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (36.84%) Kanban
7 7 (36.84%) Redis
7 7 (36.84%) Spring
7 7 (36.84%) Microservices
8 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
8 6 (31.58%) gulp
8 6 (31.58%) Front End Development
8 6 (31.58%) SOLID
8 6 (31.58%) Dropwizard
8 6 (31.58%) Hystrix
8 6 (31.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (31.58%) SOA
8 6 (31.58%) IntelliJ
8 6 (31.58%) HTML

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (21.05%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 7 (36.84%) Redis
3 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) Grunt
1 6 (31.58%) gulp
1 6 (31.58%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.26%) GitLab
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) React
2 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) Dropwizard
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) Hystrix
4 6 (31.58%) Play Framework
4 6 (31.58%) Scalatra
4 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
5 2 (10.53%) Catalyst
5 2 (10.53%) CGI
5 2 (10.53%) Node.js
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
4 9 (47.37%) MVC
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (42.11%) Scrum
6 7 (36.84%) Kanban
6 7 (36.84%) Microservices
7 6 (31.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (31.58%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (31.58%) Front End Development
7 6 (31.58%) Refactoring
7 6 (31.58%) SOA
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) SOLID
7 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (31.58%) Web Application Development
7 6 (31.58%) Web Development
8 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
1 9 (47.37%) Ruby
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Groovy
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Clojure
6 1 (5.26%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) New Relic
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle