Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 46 86
Rank change year-on-year -35 +40 +13
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 10 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.81% 4.88% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 5.72% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 57 23
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +31.25% -0.62%
10th Percentile £380 £458 £338
90th Percentile £538 £580 £474
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +12.50%
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 1,082 1,031 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.97% 85.28% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 812 779
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £294 £291 £229
90th Percentile £600 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 19 38
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +28.57% -20.45%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.76 £13.71
90th Percentile £49.50 £77.50 £44.73
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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 -18 6 £425 -19.05%
Kidlington -1 2 £413 -15.38%
Pair Programming
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 7 (70.00%) Microservices
4 6 (60.00%) Ansible
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (50.00%) DevOps
6 4 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (40.00%) SOLID
6 4 (40.00%) Groovy
6 4 (40.00%) Puppet
6 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (40.00%) J2EE
6 4 (40.00%) Maven
6 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) Ant
7 3 (30.00%) JUnit
7 3 (30.00%) SOA
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) Node.js
7 3 (30.00%) Mockito
7 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 3 (30.00%) Mockito
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) Grunt
3 1 (10.00%) gulp
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Dropwizard
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Hystrix
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) JAX-RS
5 1 (10.00%) JSP
5 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Scalatra
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) BDD
2 7 (70.00%) Microservices
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) SOLID
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Kanban
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Groovy
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Java 8
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) New Relic