Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 59 71
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12 +26
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 5 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.45% 3.90% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 4.59% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 46 33
Oxfordshire median daily rate £413 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% +11.80%
10th Percentile £335 £472 £338
90th Percentile £446 £575 £615
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
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 973 1,002 1,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.34% 84.99% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 796 781
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £250
90th Percentile £575 £590 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 38
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +31.51% -18.89%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.67 £13.05
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £37.93
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

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 6 months to 10 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
Oxford -20 2 £413 -17.50%
Kidlington 0 1 - -
Pair Programming
South East

For the 6 months to 10 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (20.00%) SOLID
5 1 (20.00%) Terraform
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Native
5 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Publishing
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SOA

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 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) SOLID
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle