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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 June 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 280 208 129
Rank change year-on-year -72 -79 +70
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 349 356 364
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.89% 1.33% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.46% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 265 275
10th Percentile £513 £463 £426
25th Percentile £572 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £690 £613 £638
90th Percentile £743 £650 £713
England median daily rate £625 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
10th Percentile £70.88 - -
25th Percentile £71.80 £64.00 £59.25
Median hourly rate £74.50 £66.29 £62.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% +6.92% -
75th Percentile £78.34 £68.36 £65.19
90th Percentile £79.69 £69.53 £69.50
England median hourly rate £75.75 £64.00 £62.00
% change year-on-year +18.36% +3.23% +359.26%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 35,678 24,433 15,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.47% 91.37% 89.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,117 17,473 11,225
10th Percentile £400 £358 £331
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £713 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 241 182
10th Percentile £17.14 £15.73 £14.04
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.75 £19.99
Median hourly rate £37.25 £33.50 £34.09
Median % change year-on-year +11.19% -1.72% +51.50%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £47.83
90th Percentile £69.31 £66.50 £61.25
England median hourly rate £27.73 £24.29 £22.61
% change year-on-year +14.19% +7.41% -1.70%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Pair Programming in London.

Daily rate trend for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Pair Programming in London over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Pair Programming in London.

Hourly rate trend for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -27 39 £555 -7.50% 20
West London -28 20 £650 +18.18% 10
South London -12 7 £625 +19.62%
East London -14 4 £580 +16.00% 20
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 271 (77.65%) Agile
2 268 (76.79%) TDD
3 170 (48.71%) Java
4 154 (44.13%) BDD
5 137 (39.26%) Microservices
6 124 (35.53%) CI/CD
7 113 (32.38%) JavaScript
8 110 (31.52%) Kubernetes
8 110 (31.52%) Jenkins
9 105 (30.09%) Scrum
10 97 (27.79%) Software Engineering
11 94 (26.93%) Docker
12 91 (26.07%) DevOps
13 78 (22.35%) AWS
14 75 (21.49%) Test Automation
15 69 (19.77%) Mentoring
16 66 (18.91%) React
17 65 (18.62%) Kafka
18 64 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
19 63 (18.05%) Full Stack Development
20 61 (17.48%) Maven
21 57 (16.33%) CSS
21 57 (16.33%) OO
21 57 (16.33%) REST
22 56 (16.05%) Analytics
22 56 (16.05%) Video\Live Streaming
22 56 (16.05%) Azure
23 55 (15.76%) Spring Boot
24 53 (15.19%) Finance
24 53 (15.19%) HTML

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 13 (3.72%) Confluence
2 12 (3.44%) Apache
2 12 (3.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (0.86%) SAS
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.29%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) Mule
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.29%) Maya
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 78 (22.35%) AWS
2 56 (16.05%) Azure
3 35 (10.03%) GCP
4 15 (4.30%) GitHub
5 12 (3.44%) Datadog
5 12 (3.44%) IaaS
6 11 (3.15%) Serverless
7 10 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (2.01%) Azure DevOps
8 7 (2.01%) Azure Pipelines
9 6 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.43%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.15%) AWS CodePipeline
11 4 (1.15%) CloudFront
11 4 (1.15%) npm
11 4 (1.15%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.15%) PaaS
11 4 (1.15%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
12 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.57%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.30%) MQTT
2 21 (6.02%) HTTP
3 6 (1.72%) RTMP
4 3 (0.86%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.57%) AMQP
5 2 (0.57%) DHCP
5 2 (0.57%) DNS
5 2 (0.57%) Firewall
5 2 (0.57%) FTP
5 2 (0.57%) Internet
5 2 (0.57%) IPsec
5 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.29%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.33%) MongoDB
2 42 (12.03%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.02%) SQL Server
4 20 (5.73%) Redis
5 15 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.72%) CockroachDB
7 6 (1.72%) Metadata
7 6 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.86%) Big Data
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.57%) DynamoDB
10 2 (0.57%) Flink
10 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.57%) Impala
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.57%) Power BI
10 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.57%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 110 (31.52%) Jenkins
2 61 (17.48%) Maven
3 52 (14.90%) Git (software)
4 46 (13.18%) Gradle
5 19 (5.44%) JIRA
6 17 (4.87%) Hudson
7 15 (4.30%) Mockito
7 15 (4.30%) TeamCity
8 14 (4.01%) webpack
9 10 (2.87%) JUnit
10 8 (2.29%) Bitbucket
10 8 (2.29%) Mocha
11 6 (1.72%) Cypress.io
12 5 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.43%) Subversion
13 4 (1.15%) Babel
13 4 (1.15%) GitLab
13 4 (1.15%) NUnit
14 3 (0.86%) Gatling
General
1 53 (15.19%) Finance
2 38 (10.89%) Social Skills
3 32 (9.17%) Banking
4 19 (5.44%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.58%) Front Office
6 14 (4.01%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.72%) Retail
8 10 (2.87%) Legal
9 8 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.72%) Automotive
11 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.86%) Publishing
13 2 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.29%) Advertising
14 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 263 (75.36%) Developer
2 123 (35.24%) Java Developer
3 86 (24.64%) Senior Developer
4 36 (10.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (7.45%) Scala Developer
6 23 (6.59%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 19 (5.44%) React Developer
8 17 (4.87%) Senior Scala Developer
8 17 (4.87%) Software Engineer
9 16 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (3.72%) PHP Developer
10 13 (3.72%) Scrum Master
11 12 (3.44%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.15%) Python Developer
12 11 (3.15%) Senior React Developer
12 11 (3.15%) UI Developer
13 10 (2.87%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.87%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.87%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.91%) React
2 65 (18.62%) Kafka
3 57 (16.33%) CSS
3 57 (16.33%) REST
4 55 (15.76%) Spring Boot
5 53 (15.19%) HTML
6 52 (14.90%) Spring
7 51 (14.61%) RESTful
8 42 (12.03%) .NET
9 36 (10.32%) Node.js
10 27 (7.74%) Web Services
11 24 (6.88%) Redux
12 23 (6.59%) HTML5
13 20 (5.73%) AngularJS
13 20 (5.73%) Lightning Web Components
13 20 (5.73%) Visualforce
14 18 (5.16%) Akka
15 16 (4.58%) Jest
16 14 (4.01%) GraphQL
17 12 (3.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.05%) Video\Live Streaming
2 44 (12.61%) Media Streaming
3 22 (6.30%) IoT
4 19 (5.44%) User Experience
5 13 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.29%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.01%) Derivative
8 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.72%) Legacy Systems
10 5 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.86%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.57%) Educational Technology
12 2 (0.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 1 (0.29%) Legacy Code
13 1 (0.29%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.87%) Linux
2 14 (4.01%) Unix
3 9 (2.58%) Mac OS X
4 8 (2.29%) Android
5 6 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.86%) Windows
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (77.65%) Agile
2 268 (76.79%) TDD
3 154 (44.13%) BDD
4 137 (39.26%) Microservices
5 124 (35.53%) CI/CD
6 105 (30.09%) Scrum
7 97 (27.79%) Software Engineering
8 91 (26.07%) DevOps
9 75 (21.49%) Test Automation
10 69 (19.77%) Mentoring
11 64 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (18.05%) Full Stack Development
13 57 (16.33%) OO
14 56 (16.05%) Analytics
15 47 (13.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (12.89%) Event-Driven
17 43 (12.32%) Kanban
18 39 (11.17%) Continuous Delivery
19 38 (10.89%) OOD
19 38 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 170 (48.71%) Java
2 113 (32.38%) JavaScript
3 47 (13.47%) C#
4 43 (12.32%) Python
4 43 (12.32%) SQL
5 41 (11.75%) TypeScript
6 23 (6.59%) Kotlin
7 20 (5.73%) Apex Code
8 16 (4.58%) Scala
9 14 (4.01%) PHP
10 13 (3.72%) ES6
11 12 (3.44%) R
12 8 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.72%) Clojure
14 5 (1.43%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.43%) Bash
15 4 (1.15%) XAML
16 3 (0.86%) C++
16 3 (0.86%) Groovy
17 2 (0.57%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 19 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.43%) APMP
3 5 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.86%) Degree
5 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.01%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) Accessibility
System Software
1 94 (26.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) HDFS
3 1 (0.29%) zsh
Systems Management
1 110 (31.52%) Kubernetes
2 31 (8.88%) Grafana
3 30 (8.60%) Prometheus
4 19 (5.44%) Ansible
5 11 (3.15%) Terraform
6 3 (0.86%) Puppet
7 2 (0.57%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.29%) Kibana
8 1 (0.29%) logstash
8 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (7.45%) Oracle
2 25 (7.16%) Salesforce.com
3 23 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.44%) Zend
5 11 (3.15%) Databricks
6 10 (2.87%) Google
7 9 (2.58%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.86%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.57%) Adobe
9 2 (0.57%) Black Duck
9 2 (0.57%) Dataiku
9 2 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.57%) Splunk
9 2 (0.57%) Veracode
10 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.29%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.29%) Netlify
10 1 (0.29%) NN4M
10 1 (0.29%) Pega
10 1 (0.29%) SAP