Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 21 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 74 90
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 -4
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 55 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.42% 2.85% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 3.28% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.80% +11.03%
10th Percentile £455 £338 £341
90th Percentile £578 £615 £495
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £403
% change year-on-year +11.11% +11.80% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1034 1098 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.12% 87.00% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 788 787
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £230
90th Percentile £590 £539 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +57.89%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.35 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Oxfordshire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Oxfordshire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in Oxfordshire

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Oxford +14 44 £525 +23.53% 6
Kidlington -5 1 £488 -11.36%
Pair Programming
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 55 (100.00%) TDD
2 54 (98.18%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (98.18%) Scrum
3 51 (92.73%) Kanban
4 46 (83.64%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (65.45%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (50.91%) HTML
6 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
6 28 (50.91%) CSS
7 27 (49.09%) Web Services
7 27 (49.09%) Test Automation
7 27 (49.09%) Web Development
7 27 (49.09%) Software Engineering
7 27 (49.09%) AngularJS
8 26 (47.27%) Java
9 21 (38.18%) Scala
9 21 (38.18%) BDD
10 18 (32.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (32.73%) Docker
10 18 (32.73%) Python
11 17 (30.91%) Hadoop
11 17 (30.91%) Big Data
11 17 (30.91%) Apache Spark
11 17 (30.91%) Mesos
12 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
12 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
12 15 (27.27%) Publishing
13 14 (25.45%) SOA
13 14 (25.45%) IntelliJ
13 14 (25.45%) Refactoring

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 17 (30.91%) Apache Spark
2 9 (16.36%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
Business Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 46 (83.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) Big Data
1 17 (30.91%) Hadoop
2 14 (25.45%) MongoDB
3 13 (23.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.45%) Grunt
2 14 (25.45%) gulp
2 14 (25.45%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) Mockito
General
1 15 (27.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) AWS Developer
3 19 (34.55%) Agile Developer
4 18 (32.73%) Java Developer
5 14 (25.45%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (21.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (21.82%) Node.js Developer
7 10 (18.18%) Big Data Developer
7 10 (18.18%) Scala Developer
8 8 (14.55%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (14.55%) Data Engineer
8 8 (14.55%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (12.73%) Angular Developer
9 7 (12.73%) Apache Spark Developer
10 5 (9.09%) AWS Software Engineer
10 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
10 5 (9.09%) Technical Leader
11 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce Developer
11 4 (7.27%) HTML CSS Developer
11 4 (7.27%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) CSS
1 28 (50.91%) HTML
2 27 (49.09%) AngularJS
2 27 (49.09%) Web Services
3 14 (25.45%) Dropwizard
3 14 (25.45%) HTML5
3 14 (25.45%) Hystrix
3 14 (25.45%) Node.js
3 14 (25.45%) Play Framework
3 14 (25.45%) React
3 14 (25.45%) Scalatra
4 13 (23.64%) JSON
4 13 (23.64%) LESS
4 13 (23.64%) Sass
5 12 (21.82%) CSS3
6 7 (12.73%) Kafka
6 7 (12.73%) Spring
7 3 (5.45%) J2EE
8 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) TDD
2 54 (98.18%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (98.18%) Scrum
3 51 (92.73%) Kanban
4 36 (65.45%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (49.09%) Software Engineering
5 27 (49.09%) Test Automation
5 27 (49.09%) Web Development
6 21 (38.18%) BDD
7 18 (32.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 14 (25.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 14 (25.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 14 (25.45%) Front End Development
9 14 (25.45%) Refactoring
9 14 (25.45%) SOA
9 14 (25.45%) SOLID
9 14 (25.45%) Web Application Development
10 13 (23.64%) API Development
10 13 (23.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
2 26 (47.27%) Java
3 21 (38.18%) Scala
4 18 (32.73%) Python
5 14 (25.45%) Groovy
6 13 (23.64%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) SQL
8 1 (1.82%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Mesos
2 13 (23.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) New Relic
2 4 (7.27%) Infor
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle