Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 16 October 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 128 108
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20 +100
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 67 52 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.36% 1.23% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.44% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 93
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £323 £348 £350
90th Percentile £521 £508 £525
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year -47.20% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,280 3,602 4,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.82% 84.89% 85.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,888 2,396 3,148
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £541
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 86 123
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.06 £10.55
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.03 £41.40
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Yorkshire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Yorkshire

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in Yorkshire

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
West Yorkshire +5 64 £405 -3.57% 16
South Yorkshire +3 2 £394 -7.35%
North Yorkshire -4 1 £400 - 4
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 63 (94.03%) TDD
2 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
4 34 (50.75%) BDD
5 31 (46.27%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (41.79%) Java
7 27 (40.30%) Unit Testing
8 26 (38.81%) MySQL
8 26 (38.81%) Microservices
9 24 (35.82%) JIRA
10 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
10 22 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (31.34%) Scala
11 21 (31.34%) PHP
11 21 (31.34%) PHP 7
12 20 (29.85%) Doctrine
12 20 (29.85%) Selenium
12 20 (29.85%) Zend
12 20 (29.85%) Domain-Driven Design
13 19 (28.36%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (28.36%) Confluence
13 19 (28.36%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (26.87%) CQRS
14 18 (26.87%) Non-Functional Testing
15 17 (25.37%) PHPUnit
15 17 (25.37%) VMS
15 17 (25.37%) Vagrant
16 16 (23.88%) SQL
16 16 (23.88%) .NET
17 15 (22.39%) C#

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 19 (28.36%) Confluence
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (28.36%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.48%) GitHub
4 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.49%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (1.49%) DHCP
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) FTP
3 1 (1.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) IPsec
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) MySQL
2 19 (28.36%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.96%) Couchbase
5 5 (7.46%) CouchDB
5 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) Redis
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) JIRA
2 20 (29.85%) Selenium
3 17 (25.37%) PHPUnit
3 17 (25.37%) Vagrant
4 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.96%) JUnit
6 5 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.48%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.99%) Maven
8 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.49%) Mockito
9 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 63 (94.03%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Java Developer
3 21 (31.34%) PHP Developer
4 13 (19.40%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Scala Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Senior Developer
7 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (11.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Java Scala Developer
7 8 (11.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) React Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.49%) AWS DevOps
11 1 (1.49%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) Doctrine
2 16 (23.88%) .NET
3 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
3 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
3 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (19.40%) Entity Framework
4 12 (17.91%) RESTful
5 9 (13.43%) CSS
5 9 (13.43%) HTML
6 8 (11.94%) CSS3
6 8 (11.94%) HTML5
6 8 (11.94%) Spring
7 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (7.46%) Grails
9 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.97%) Node.js
9 4 (5.97%) React
10 3 (4.48%) jQuery
10 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) Equities
2 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) VMS
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (94.03%) TDD
2 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.75%) BDD
4 31 (46.27%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (40.30%) Unit Testing
6 26 (38.81%) Microservices
7 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
8 20 (29.85%) Domain-Driven Design
9 18 (26.87%) CQRS
9 18 (26.87%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (19.40%) High Availability
10 13 (19.40%) MVC
10 13 (19.40%) Scrum
11 12 (17.91%) Open Source
12 9 (13.43%) OO
13 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (8.96%) SOA
15 5 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
16 4 (5.97%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
2 28 (41.79%) Java
3 21 (31.34%) PHP
3 21 (31.34%) PHP 7
3 21 (31.34%) Scala
4 16 (23.88%) SQL
5 15 (22.39%) C#
6 12 (17.91%) Groovy
7 7 (10.45%) Clojure
8 4 (5.97%) Java 8
8 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.48%) ES7
10 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.49%) Python
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) Ansible
2 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView
3 1 (1.49%) Salt
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
3 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Zend
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Splunk
4 2 (2.99%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat