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 29 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
South East > Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 54 62
Rank change year-on-year +29 +8  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 48 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.74% 1.69% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 2.11% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% -6.83%  
10th Percentile £463 £338 £333
90th Percentile £584 £493 £500
South East median daily rate £525 £525 £403
% change year-on-year - +30.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 511 474 620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.42% 80.07% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2030 1417 1652
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.34%  
10th Percentile £305 £299 £268
90th Percentile £580 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 40
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -27.27%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.00 £8.48
90th Percentile £34.63 £40.75 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  

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
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 29 June 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 +24 31 £550 +46.66% 1
Pair Programming
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 66 (98.51%) Agile Software Development
1 66 (98.51%) TDD
2 64 (95.52%) Scrum
3 49 (73.13%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (65.67%) Java
5 41 (61.19%) Unit Testing
6 40 (59.70%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (50.75%) JBoss
8 33 (49.25%) Spring
9 32 (47.76%) Maven
9 32 (47.76%) WebSphere
9 32 (47.76%) Java EE
9 32 (47.76%) JUnit
9 32 (47.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 32 (47.76%) GitHub
9 32 (47.76%) Jenkins
9 32 (47.76%) DevOps
10 31 (46.27%) Mockito
10 31 (46.27%) Cucumber
10 31 (46.27%) SQL
11 30 (44.78%) BPEL
11 30 (44.78%) BPMN
12 29 (43.28%) Kanban
13 27 (40.30%) Migration
14 26 (38.81%) Web Services
14 26 (38.81%) WebSphere Process Server
15 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
16 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
17 19 (28.36%) CSS
17 19 (28.36%) HTML

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 34 (50.75%) JBoss
2 32 (47.76%) WebSphere
2 32 (47.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (38.81%) WebSphere Process Server
4 12 (17.91%) Apache Spark
5 5 (7.46%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) CMS
6 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (59.70%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (47.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Hadoop
2 11 (16.42%) Big Data
3 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (47.76%) Jenkins
1 32 (47.76%) JUnit
1 32 (47.76%) Maven
2 31 (46.27%) Cucumber
2 31 (46.27%) Mockito
3 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.45%) Grunt
4 7 (10.45%) gulp
4 7 (10.45%) IntelliJ
4 7 (10.45%) Selenium
General
1 11 (16.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Developer
2 29 (43.28%) Java Developer
3 17 (25.37%) Agile Developer
3 17 (25.37%) SQL Developer
4 15 (22.39%) AWS Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Node.js Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Cloud Developer
6 10 (14.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce Developer
7 7 (10.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (10.45%) HTML Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Core Java Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Apache Spark Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Big Data Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Scala Developer
10 4 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Data Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Hadoop Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (49.25%) Spring
2 32 (47.76%) Java EE
3 26 (38.81%) Web Services
4 19 (28.36%) CSS
4 19 (28.36%) HTML
5 18 (26.87%) AngularJS
6 12 (17.91%) Node.js
7 11 (16.42%) CSS3
7 11 (16.42%) JSON
7 11 (16.42%) Sass
8 10 (14.93%) LESS
9 9 (13.43%) RESTful
10 8 (11.94%) HTML5
11 7 (10.45%) Apache Camel
11 7 (10.45%) Dropwizard
11 7 (10.45%) JMS
11 7 (10.45%) Play Framework
11 7 (10.45%) React
11 7 (10.45%) Scalatra
11 7 (10.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (98.51%) Agile Software Development
1 66 (98.51%) TDD
2 64 (95.52%) Scrum
3 49 (73.13%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (61.19%) Unit Testing
5 32 (47.76%) DevOps
6 30 (44.78%) BPEL
6 30 (44.78%) BPMN
7 29 (43.28%) Kanban
8 27 (40.30%) Migration
9 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
10 18 (26.87%) Web Development
11 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
12 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
13 11 (16.42%) Open Source
14 10 (14.93%) API Development
15 9 (13.43%) BDD
16 7 (10.45%) Front End Development
16 7 (10.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) Java
2 31 (46.27%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.88%) Scala
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 10 (14.93%) PHP
7 7 (10.45%) Groovy
8 1 (1.49%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Mesos
2 10 (14.93%) Terraform
3 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) New Relic
2 4 (5.97%) Infor
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle