The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 56 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 -  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 0.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £400
% change year-on-year -4.25% +17.50%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 631 558 685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 85.16% 84.04% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 315 390
Median daily rate £400 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 10
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -71.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) Fintech
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SOA

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Coach
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree