Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 13 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - +65 +12
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.05% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Lancashire median daily rate £550 - £395
10th Percentile £513 - £373
90th Percentile £650 - £418
North West median daily rate £500 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 584 374 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.38% 83.30% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 242 365
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.28% -10.29%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £228
90th Percentile £575 £599 £556
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 57
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.38 £11.90
90th Percentile £51.86 £52.48 £62.29
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -18.52% +28.30% -32.98%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Lancashire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Lancashire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in Lancashire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in Lancashire

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Blackpool - 13 £553 -
Pair Programming
North West

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) BDD
3 11 (78.57%) Kanban
3 11 (78.57%) Java
4 10 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
4 10 (71.43%) Java 8
5 9 (64.29%) Spring Boot
5 9 (64.29%) Wiki
5 9 (64.29%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) QA
6 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (42.86%) Spring
7 6 (42.86%) Spring Security
7 6 (42.86%) SOA
7 6 (42.86%) User Experience
8 5 (35.71%) Web Operations
8 5 (35.71%) Linux
8 5 (35.71%) UX Design
9 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
10 3 (21.43%) SQL
11 2 (14.29%) .NET
11 2 (14.29%) Internet
11 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
11 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 2 (14.29%) MVC
11 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Gatling
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) gulp
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) The Grinder
3 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) QA Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Backend Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Backend Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Spring Boot
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) Spring Security
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Kafka
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (7.14%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Wiki
2 6 (42.86%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) BDD
3 11 (78.57%) Kanban
4 10 (71.43%) Refactoring
5 9 (64.29%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (42.86%) SOA
8 5 (35.71%) UX Design
8 5 (35.71%) Web Operations
9 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (14.29%) Data Management
10 2 (14.29%) Information Security
10 2 (14.29%) Open Source
10 2 (14.29%) OWASP
10 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
10 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Java 8
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Pega
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau