The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 79 113
Rank change year-on-year +1 +34  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 22 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.54% 2.12% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.41% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 13
Median daily rate £420 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1236 1782 1822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.80% 87.83% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 1238 1287
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 34
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -25.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in West Yorkshire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in West Yorkshire

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -9 22 £420 -6.66% 7
Pair Programming
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) TDD
3 16 (59.26%) Java
4 14 (51.85%) Spring
5 12 (44.44%) JIRA
6 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
7 10 (37.04%) Perl
7 10 (37.04%) MySQL
7 10 (37.04%) Python
7 10 (37.04%) Grails
7 10 (37.04%) Groovy
7 10 (37.04%) CouchDB
7 10 (37.04%) MongoDB
7 10 (37.04%) React
8 9 (33.33%) High Availability
8 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 9 (33.33%) Open Source
8 9 (33.33%) BDD
9 8 (29.63%) HTML
9 8 (29.63%) Node.js
10 7 (25.93%) Couchbase
10 7 (25.93%) QA
10 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
11 6 (22.22%) RESTful
11 6 (22.22%) Firewall
11 6 (22.22%) Ember.js
12 5 (18.52%) Web Services
12 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) CouchDB
1 10 (37.04%) MongoDB
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 7 (25.93%) Couchbase
2 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (14.81%) MongoDB Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) CSS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Polyglot Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Spring
2 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
3 10 (37.04%) Grails
3 10 (37.04%) React
4 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) Node.js
6 6 (22.22%) Ember.js
6 6 (22.22%) RESTful
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
8 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
8 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (7.41%) Redux
8 2 (7.41%) Sass
9 1 (3.70%) CSS3
9 1 (3.70%) LESS
9 1 (3.70%) OOCSS
9 1 (3.70%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) BDD
3 9 (33.33%) High Availability
3 9 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Android Development
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
7 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Product Management
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) SOLID
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) Groovy
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) Perl
3 10 (37.04%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (7.41%) Apple Swift
5 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.70%) Clojure
6 1 (3.70%) Elixir
6 1 (3.70%) Erlang
6 1 (3.70%) Haskell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Splunk