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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 41 41 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 20 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.55% 2.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 0
Median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 447 388 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.26% 78.07% 84.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 305 375
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 41
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 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
Oxford -8 9 £500 +17.64% 2
Kidlington - 2 £513 -
Pair Programming
South East

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (97.62%) TDD
3 37 (88.10%) Scrum
4 32 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 28 (66.67%) Java
6 27 (64.29%) Cucumber
6 27 (64.29%) Jenkins
7 26 (61.90%) DevOps
7 26 (61.90%) Spring
7 26 (61.90%) Maven
8 25 (59.52%) Java EE
8 25 (59.52%) JUnit
8 25 (59.52%) SQL
8 25 (59.52%) JBoss
8 25 (59.52%) GitHub
8 25 (59.52%) Mockito
9 24 (57.14%) WebSphere
10 23 (54.76%) BPEL
10 23 (54.76%) BPMN
11 22 (52.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (42.86%) Publishing
12 18 (42.86%) Migration
12 18 (42.86%) WebSphere Process Server
13 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
14 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (30.95%) Web Services
16 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
17 11 (26.19%) Alfresco
17 11 (26.19%) Kanban

Pair Programming
Top Related 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 25 (59.52%) JBoss
2 24 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 22 (52.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (42.86%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (26.19%) Alfresco
6 6 (14.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) GitHub
2 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (64.29%) Cucumber
1 27 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 26 (61.90%) Maven
3 25 (59.52%) JUnit
3 25 (59.52%) Mockito
4 8 (19.05%) Selenium
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.38%) Protractor
General
1 18 (42.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Software Engineer
4 12 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 11 (26.19%) Java Engineer
6 10 (23.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (23.81%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (23.81%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Developer
8 4 (9.52%) AWS Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Data Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
10 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) Spring
2 25 (59.52%) Java EE
3 13 (30.95%) Web Services
4 9 (21.43%) RESTful
5 8 (19.05%) Node.js
6 7 (16.67%) SOAP
7 6 (14.29%) Apache Camel
7 6 (14.29%) EJB
7 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 6 (14.29%) JMS
7 6 (14.29%) JSON
8 4 (9.52%) Ajax
8 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.52%) CSS
8 4 (9.52%) CSS3
8 4 (9.52%) HTML
8 4 (9.52%) Sass
9 3 (7.14%) LESS
10 1 (2.38%) HTML5
10 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (97.62%) TDD
3 37 (88.10%) Scrum
4 32 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (66.67%) Unit Testing
6 26 (61.90%) DevOps
7 23 (54.76%) BPEL
7 23 (54.76%) BPMN
8 18 (42.86%) Migration
9 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
10 11 (26.19%) Kanban
11 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 5 (11.90%) Web Development
13 4 (9.52%) Open Source
14 3 (7.14%) API Development
14 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
15 2 (4.76%) API Testing
15 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
15 2 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Java
2 25 (59.52%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) PHP
5 6 (14.29%) Python
5 6 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Mesos
2 3 (7.14%) Terraform
3 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Alias
1 1 (2.38%) Sophos