Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 162 203
Rank change year-on-year -26 +41 +10
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 14 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.86% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.03% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 13
South West median daily rate £388 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +8.39% -3.13%
10th Percentile £309 £310 £309
90th Percentile £451 £475 £488
England median daily rate £525 £500 £518
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.38% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +89.19% - -

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 4,149 4,363 4,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 82.11% 82.99% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,481 2,823 3,126
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 203 252
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +20.52%
10th Percentile £11.49 £14.13 £13.79
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the South West over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 June 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
Somerset -3 5 £398 +13.57% 1
Bristol -3 4 £365 -16.57% 6
Wiltshire +5 1 £425 +1.19% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 - 2
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (50.00%) REST
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
7 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 5 (35.71%) MVC
7 5 (35.71%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (35.71%) BDD
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Core
8 4 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (28.57%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) WPF
9 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
9 2 (14.29%) JSON
9 2 (14.29%) Selenium
9 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 2 (14.29%) Banking
9 2 (14.29%) Maven
9 2 (14.29%) Ajax
9 2 (14.29%) Open Source
9 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
9 2 (14.29%) Cucumber

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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Azure Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (28.57%) WPF
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.14%) Node.js
7 1 (7.14%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared