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 3 months to 27 June 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 173 232
Rank change year-on-year +30 +59  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 375 307 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.80% 1.41% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.65% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 286 174
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

Pair Programming is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18040 18590 18928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.66% 85.36% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 13593 13436
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 253
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 64 £550 +4.76% 7
Croydon -3 5 £400 -13.51%
Osterley +1 4 - -
Bromley - 4 £450 -
Westminster +6 3 £475 +24.59%
Hammersmith -4 2 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £471 -
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
Pair Programming
England

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

1 566 (92.03%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (78.21%) TDD
3 338 (54.96%) Java
4 217 (35.28%) JavaScript
5 205 (33.33%) BDD
6 204 (33.17%) Scrum
7 189 (30.73%) Continuous Integration
8 167 (27.15%) Test Automation
9 152 (24.72%) HTML
10 149 (24.23%) AngularJS
11 144 (23.41%) Software Engineering
12 130 (21.14%) CSS
13 129 (20.98%) React
14 128 (20.81%) RESTful
15 122 (19.84%) NoSQL
16 118 (19.19%) Git (software)
16 118 (19.19%) Kanban
17 113 (18.37%) C#
18 112 (18.21%) Scala
19 109 (17.72%) SQL
20 108 (17.56%) .NET
21 106 (17.24%) Spring
22 105 (17.07%) Microservices
23 104 (16.91%) HTML5
24 99 (16.10%) DevOps
25 98 (15.93%) Amazon AWS
26 97 (15.77%) QA
27 96 (15.61%) Node.js
27 96 (15.61%) Jenkins
28 94 (15.28%) E-Commerce

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 50 (8.13%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (7.48%) Apache Spark
3 23 (3.74%) Apache
4 12 (1.95%) Confluence
5 11 (1.79%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (1.46%) CMS
8 7 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.49%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.33%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.33%) ATG Dynamo
11 2 (0.33%) CoreMedia CMS
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.16%) Drupal
12 1 (0.16%) Jetty
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 98 (15.93%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.95%) PaaS
4 9 (1.46%) Google Play
5 8 (1.30%) GitHub
6 7 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.98%) IaaS
8 4 (0.65%) Bluemix
8 4 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.65%) SaaS
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.49%) Heroku
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.20%) HTTP
2 18 (2.93%) Internet
3 12 (1.95%) SSL
4 6 (0.98%) DNS
5 3 (0.49%) FTP
5 3 (0.49%) SMS
5 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.16%) RTP
6 1 (0.16%) RTSP
6 1 (0.16%) VLAN
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (19.84%) NoSQL
2 79 (12.85%) MongoDB
3 37 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (5.37%) MySQL
5 33 (5.37%) Redis
6 28 (4.55%) Big Data
6 28 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.90%) RavenDB
8 23 (3.74%) SQL Server
9 18 (2.93%) Apache Hive
10 17 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.14%) Neo4j
12 6 (0.98%) HBase
13 5 (0.81%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.49%) HPCC
14 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 118 (19.19%) Git (software)
2 96 (15.61%) Jenkins
3 49 (7.97%) TeamCity
4 44 (7.15%) Mockito
5 41 (6.67%) gulp
6 40 (6.50%) WebDriver
7 39 (6.34%) Cucumber
8 37 (6.02%) Selenium
9 36 (5.85%) Maven
10 35 (5.69%) Grunt
11 34 (5.53%) Gradle
12 28 (4.55%) JIRA
13 27 (4.39%) SpecFlow
14 24 (3.90%) JUnit
14 24 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (3.41%) IntelliJ
16 20 (3.25%) CruiseControl
17 18 (2.93%) Jasmine
18 17 (2.76%) NUnit
19 12 (1.95%) Android Studio
General
1 90 (14.63%) Finance
2 59 (9.59%) Banking
3 40 (6.50%) Investment Banking
4 32 (5.20%) Retail
5 24 (3.90%) Front Office
6 12 (1.95%) Games
7 9 (1.46%) Publishing
7 9 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.30%) Electronics
9 6 (0.98%) Marketing
10 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 537 (87.32%) Developer
2 219 (35.61%) Java Developer
3 112 (18.21%) Senior Developer
4 110 (17.89%) Agile Developer
5 74 (12.03%) JavaScript Developer
6 70 (11.38%) C# Developer
7 69 (11.22%) .NET Developer
8 57 (9.27%) Agile Java Developer
9 55 (8.94%) Scala Developer
10 51 (8.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 50 (8.13%) Angular Developer
12 45 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
13 43 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
14 38 (6.18%) Python Developer
15 34 (5.53%) Senior Agile Developer
16 31 (5.04%) Software Developer
17 27 (4.39%) iOS Developer
18 26 (4.23%) Node.js Developer
19 25 (4.07%) Tester
20 24 (3.90%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (24.72%) HTML
2 149 (24.23%) AngularJS
3 130 (21.14%) CSS
4 129 (20.98%) React
5 128 (20.81%) RESTful
6 108 (17.56%) .NET
7 106 (17.24%) Spring
8 104 (16.91%) HTML5
9 96 (15.61%) Node.js
10 93 (15.12%) Web Services
11 64 (10.41%) JSON
12 60 (9.76%) REST
13 59 (9.59%) Play Framework
14 52 (8.46%) Akka
15 49 (7.97%) Hibernate
16 42 (6.83%) CSS3
17 41 (6.67%) Kafka
18 34 (5.53%) Dropwizard
19 33 (5.37%) NHibernate
20 29 (4.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.88%) Computer Science
1 30 (4.88%) User Experience
2 20 (3.25%) Data Structures
2 20 (3.25%) Derivative
3 19 (3.09%) Fintech
4 17 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.60%) Equity Derivative
6 15 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.11%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.14%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.14%) PKI
10 7 (1.14%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (0.81%) Blog
11 5 (0.81%) Online Games
12 3 (0.49%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.17%) Linux
2 30 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 29 (4.72%) Unix
4 22 (3.58%) Android
4 22 (3.58%) Windows
5 8 (1.30%) CentOS
5 8 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.49%) CoreOS
6 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (92.03%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (78.21%) TDD
3 205 (33.33%) BDD
4 204 (33.17%) Scrum
5 189 (30.73%) Continuous Integration
6 167 (27.15%) Test Automation
7 144 (23.41%) Software Engineering
8 118 (19.19%) Kanban
9 105 (17.07%) Microservices
10 99 (16.10%) DevOps
11 94 (15.28%) E-Commerce
12 93 (15.12%) MVC
13 86 (13.98%) OO
14 77 (12.52%) Open Source
15 67 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 67 (10.89%) SOLID
16 65 (10.57%) Continuous Improvement
17 59 (9.59%) Domain-Driven Design
18 48 (7.80%) Unit Testing
19 45 (7.32%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 338 (54.96%) Java
2 217 (35.28%) JavaScript
3 113 (18.37%) C#
4 112 (18.21%) Scala
5 109 (17.72%) SQL
6 92 (14.96%) Python
7 42 (6.83%) Groovy
8 30 (4.88%) Go
9 26 (4.23%) Apple Swift
10 23 (3.74%) C++
10 23 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 20 (3.25%) Objective-C
12 19 (3.09%) ES6
13 17 (2.76%) Ruby
14 13 (2.11%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.63%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.30%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.14%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.81%) R
19 4 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (7.80%) Degree
2 43 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.44%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.14%) RHCE
5 7 (1.14%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.49%) ISEB
7 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (15.77%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) MiFID
3 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (6.34%) Docker
2 16 (2.60%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.49%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 25 (4.07%) Kibana
2 19 (3.09%) Ansible
3 16 (2.60%) Kubernetes
4 15 (2.44%) Grafana
5 13 (2.11%) Puppet
5 13 (2.11%) Terraform
6 12 (1.95%) logstash
7 7 (1.14%) Oozie
8 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.65%) StatsD
10 3 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.49%) HockeyApp
10 3 (0.49%) Mesos
11 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.33%) Control-M
12 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.16%) rkt
Vendors
1 28 (4.55%) New Relic
2 22 (3.58%) Splunk
3 17 (2.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.76%) Oracle
4 16 (2.60%) AppDynamics
5 13 (2.11%) IBM
6 9 (1.46%) Google
7 8 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.14%) IBM Sterling
9 5 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.49%) Apple
10 3 (0.49%) SAP
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe
11 2 (0.33%) ATG
11 2 (0.33%) Calypso
11 2 (0.33%) Coremetrics
11 2 (0.33%) Murex
11 2 (0.33%) Optimizely
11 2 (0.33%) Remedy
11 2 (0.33%) VMware
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