Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 97 107
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.067% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.085% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median daily rate £425 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 -
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1050 1179 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.42% 79.50% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 621 925
Reading median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £229
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 83
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +81.02%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 17 November 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Ehcache
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (33.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Akka
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Ehcache
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) SQL