Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 21 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 32 77
Rank change year-on-year -17 +45 -10
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 7 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.37% 3.66% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 4.96% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 0
Somerset median daily rate £369 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% - -
South West median daily rate £378 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +7.86% -9.68% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 391 343 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.67% 73.76% 84.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 187 351
Somerset median daily rate £375 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -2.76% +10.86%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £513 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 54 66
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.48 £16.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.53 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Somerset

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Somerset

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in Somerset

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Taunton -6 3 £315 -18.18%
Bath -10 1 £388 +3.33% 1
Yeovil - 1 £475 -
Pair Programming
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) Spring
5 3 (42.86%) JSON
5 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) Gradle
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
6 2 (28.57%) Line Management
6 2 (28.57%) Microservices
6 2 (28.57%) Apache Buildr
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (28.57%) XML Parsing

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Gradle
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Buildr
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) jMock
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) EJB
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JSF
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Struts
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) JSON-LD
3 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) RIA
1 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 2 (28.57%) Line Management
6 2 (28.57%) Microservices
6 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) XML Parsing
7 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (14.29%) DevOps
7 1 (14.29%) High Availability
7 1 (14.29%) Open Source
7 1 (14.29%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) Mesos
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ATG
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware