Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 48 62
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14 +13
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.45% 0.67% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.80% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Lancashire median daily rate £650 £369 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.27% -6.65% -18.22%
North West median daily rate £488 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +21.88% -11.11% -4.26%
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 572 375 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 86.14% 84.27% 88.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 234 349
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £230
90th Percentile £680 £609 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +2.61% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 43 48
Lancashire median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% -2.38% +13.51%
10th Percentile £14.60 £14.24 £12.55
90th Percentile £45.65 £53.00 £67.45
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.78 £21.52
% change year-on-year +8.59% +1.20% -28.62%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 - 3 £650 - 1
Pair Programming
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Availability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding

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 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
2 1 (33.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Availability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Java 8
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Pega
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow