Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 25 July 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.61% 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Watford median daily rate £475 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 277 186 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 84.45% 72.09% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 97 105
Watford median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -6.45%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £225
90th Percentile £584 £560 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £411 £385
% change year-on-year +0.30% +6.82% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.38 £27.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -29.54% +31.36% -0.31%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Watford

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Scalatra
2 1 (50.00%) New Relic
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
1 1 (50.00%) gulp
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Hystrix
1 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) Scalatra
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Clojure
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) New Relic