Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 9 December 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
England > North East
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 96 146
Rank change year-on-year -9 +50 -39
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 2 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.15% 0.16% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 16
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £457
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.38% +7.41%
10th Percentile £366 £375 £350
90th Percentile £444 £425 £500
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -45.60% +73.61% -11.11%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,149 1,036 2,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 88.59% 85.41% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 691 1,541
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -14.63%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £230
90th Percentile £568 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 104
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.63% -18.04% +51.64%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.05 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.13 £49.78 £35.39
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.67
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.90% +3.03%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in the North East

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in the North East

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Tyne and Wear +2 1 £425 +6.25% 3
Durham - 1 £375 -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (50.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker