Period
to 20 June 2018

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 6 months to 20 June 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 118 111
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +15
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 38 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.25% 0.56% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.69% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 38
Manchester median daily rate £438 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £328 £314 £405
90th Percentile £527 £438 £538
North West median daily rate £438 £408 £488
% change year-on-year +7.36% -16.41% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,633 2,180 3,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.38% 81.65% 83.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,713 1,316 1,818
Manchester median daily rate £400 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -4.06% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 54 51
Manchester median hourly rate £18.79 £20.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.21% +12.50% +24.14%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.40 £43.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.76% +4.62% +30.00%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 June 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
Rochdale - 2 £425 -
Pair Programming
North West

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 37 (97.37%) TDD
2 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (63.16%) Kanban
3 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 23 (60.53%) Java
5 22 (57.89%) Scrum
6 20 (52.63%) BDD
7 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
8 16 (42.11%) Refactoring
9 15 (39.47%) CSS
10 14 (36.84%) HTML
10 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (36.84%) Groovy
11 12 (31.58%) Ajax
12 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
13 10 (26.32%) JIRA
13 10 (26.32%) Selenium
13 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
13 10 (26.32%) REST
14 9 (23.68%) JMeter
14 9 (23.68%) SQL
14 9 (23.68%) GitHub
15 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
15 8 (21.05%) Gatling
15 8 (21.05%) Scala
15 8 (21.05%) Confluence
15 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
15 8 (21.05%) QA
16 7 (18.42%) RESTful
16 7 (18.42%) Node.js

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 8 (21.05%) Confluence
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) GitHub
2 3 (7.89%) BrowserStack
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.26%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
3 10 (26.32%) JIRA
3 10 (26.32%) Selenium
4 9 (23.68%) JMeter
5 8 (21.05%) Gatling
6 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.63%) RSpec
7 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Automation Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (7.89%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (5.26%) CRM Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Salesforce Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) CSS
2 14 (36.84%) HTML
3 12 (31.58%) Ajax
4 10 (26.32%) REST
5 7 (18.42%) Node.js
5 7 (18.42%) RESTful
5 7 (18.42%) Web Services
6 6 (15.79%) .NET
6 6 (15.79%) DOM
6 6 (15.79%) React
6 6 (15.79%) SAX
6 6 (15.79%) SOAP
6 6 (15.79%) XML
6 6 (15.79%) XML Schema
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Wiki
2 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) TDD
2 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (63.16%) Kanban
4 22 (57.89%) Scrum
5 20 (52.63%) BDD
6 16 (42.11%) Refactoring
7 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
9 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
10 7 (18.42%) Migration
11 6 (15.79%) Content Management
11 6 (15.79%) Microservices
11 6 (15.79%) MVC
11 6 (15.79%) OO
11 6 (15.79%) OOP
11 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
11 6 (15.79%) SOA
11 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
12 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 23 (60.53%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) Groovy
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
5 8 (21.05%) Scala
6 6 (15.79%) C#
6 6 (15.79%) Clojure
7 3 (7.89%) Ruby
8 2 (5.26%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) Java 9
9 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore