The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 693 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.27% 80.12% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 412 321
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 37
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Ehcache
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ehcache
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SAML
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat