The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 4.88% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -6.57% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £71.00

Pair Programming is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 29 29 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 70.73% 76.32% 87.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 109
Median daily rate £365 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.74% +10.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.56% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Taunton

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) Line Management
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) NServiceBus
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (28.57%) BDD
7 1 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (14.29%) WF

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 3 (42.86%) NServiceBus
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (14.29%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Line Management
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA