Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 165 162
Rank change year-on-year -34 -3 +56
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 28 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.54% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.65% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 35
South West median daily rate £425 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -5.71% -9.68%
10th Percentile £368 £273 £289
90th Percentile £483 £454 £483
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -45.60% +73.61% -11.11%

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 5,522 4,625 4,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.93% 83.36% 82.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,528 2,905 3,122
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £253 £238
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 195 292
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%
10th Percentile £13.60 £11.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Bristol -7 12 £468 +41.67% 3
Wiltshire - 10 £425 - 2
Somerset -12 3 £363 +3.57%
Devon -1 1 £475 -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) REST
3 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 19 (67.86%) Scrum
5 17 (60.71%) TDD
6 16 (57.14%) Java
7 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
7 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
8 14 (50.00%) Hudson
8 14 (50.00%) Kanban
8 14 (50.00%) Google
9 13 (46.43%) JIRA
9 13 (46.43%) MVC
9 13 (46.43%) Web Design
9 13 (46.43%) BDD
9 13 (46.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (42.86%) Spring
10 12 (42.86%) .NET
11 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (39.29%) React
12 10 (35.71%) Functional Programming
12 10 (35.71%) Play Framework
12 10 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
12 10 (35.71%) RESTful
12 10 (35.71%) Scala
12 10 (35.71%) Guice
12 10 (35.71%) Ruby
12 10 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails

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 9 (32.14%) Confluence
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Fireworks
1 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) HTTP
2 6 (21.43%) Kerberos
3 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Hudson
3 13 (46.43%) JIRA
4 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 9 (32.14%) JUnit
5 9 (32.14%) Subversion
6 4 (14.29%) Maven
6 4 (14.29%) Selenium
6 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Scala Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Developer
4 6 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) React Developer
5 4 (14.29%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) REST
2 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) Spring
3 11 (39.29%) React
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) Django
4 10 (35.71%) Guice
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) Play Framework
4 10 (35.71%) RESTful
4 10 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (35.71%) Spring MVC
5 9 (32.14%) JSON
6 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
6 6 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (21.43%) Node.js
7 4 (14.29%) Handlebars
7 4 (14.29%) Mustache
7 4 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Scrum
3 17 (60.71%) TDD
4 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
5 14 (50.00%) Kanban
6 13 (46.43%) BDD
6 13 (46.43%) MVC
6 13 (46.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (46.43%) Web Design
7 10 (35.71%) Functional Programming
7 10 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
8 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
8 9 (32.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (32.14%) Open Source
8 9 (32.14%) OWASP
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (14.29%) API Development
10 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) Ruby
3 10 (35.71%) Scala
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) ES6
6 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Google
2 4 (14.29%) Adobe