The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 March 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 90 96
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 5 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.95% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.14% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
Median daily rate £400 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £416 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £71.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1066 1496 1271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.70% 83.53% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 900 680
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Manchester

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Oldham - 1 £400 -
Salford - 1 £400 -
Pair Programming
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 19 (90.48%) TDD
2 18 (85.71%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) Scala
4 12 (57.14%) BDD
5 10 (47.62%) Ruby
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (33.33%) Node.js
7 7 (33.33%) REST
7 7 (33.33%) Groovy
7 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) Software Delivery
8 6 (28.57%) Microservices
9 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
9 5 (23.81%) RESTful
9 5 (23.81%) Clojure
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) SOA
9 5 (23.81%) OO
10 4 (19.05%) HTML
10 4 (19.05%) CSS
10 4 (19.05%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
10 4 (19.05%) Marketing
10 4 (19.05%) Low Latency

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) GitHub
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) HDInsight
2 3 (14.29%) Spark SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) Couchbase
3 2 (9.52%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Scala Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Scala Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Node.js
1 7 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) RESTful
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) DOM
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) SAX
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.76%) Akka
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) FFmpeg
6 1 (4.76%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) TDD
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) BDD
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 6 (28.57%) Microservices
7 5 (23.81%) OO
7 5 (23.81%) SOA
8 4 (19.05%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (19.05%) Low Latency
8 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (14.29%) ATDD
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (14.29%) DevOps
9 3 (14.29%) ETL
9 3 (14.29%) Refactoring
10 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Scala
3 10 (47.62%) Ruby
4 8 (38.10%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) Groovy
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) Clojure
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) F#
8 2 (9.52%) PHP
9 1 (4.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Google
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
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