Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 September 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 162 168
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 +40
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 21 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.89% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 35
South West median daily rate £425 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +9.64% -9.68%
10th Percentile £380 £320 £300
90th Percentile £463 £456 £488
England median daily rate £525 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,978 4,507 4,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.15% 83.28% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,084 2,852 3,142
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £245
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 183 268
South West median hourly rate £41.84 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.53 £12.79 £12.67
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in the South West

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in the South West

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Wiltshire -3 10 £425 +1.19%
Somerset -2 5 £420 +17.89% 2
Bristol -14 2 £400 +12.68% 1
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) REST
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (57.14%) C#
5 11 (52.38%) React
5 11 (52.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 10 (47.62%) CSS
6 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
7 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
8 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (38.10%) Scrum
9 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (33.33%) TDD
9 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (28.57%) jQuery
10 6 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (28.57%) Java
10 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 6 (28.57%) Kerberos
10 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (28.57%) Node.js
10 6 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
11 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
11 5 (23.81%) Docker
11 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Fireworks
1 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) Hudson
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 4 (19.05%) Selenium
3 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (19.05%) React Developer
3 4 (19.05%) UI Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
1 15 (71.43%) REST
2 11 (52.38%) React
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (28.57%) Node.js
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (19.05%) CSS3
6 4 (19.05%) Handlebars
6 4 (19.05%) HTML5
6 4 (19.05%) LESS
6 4 (19.05%) Mustache
6 4 (19.05%) Sass
6 4 (19.05%) WPF
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) Kanban
9 4 (19.05%) API Development
9 4 (19.05%) BDD
9 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (19.05%) SEO
9 4 (19.05%) Separation of Concerns
9 4 (19.05%) Web Design
10 3 (14.29%) MVC
11 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) ES6
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe
1 4 (19.05%) Google