Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 152 129
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23 +46
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 65 36 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.29% 0.84% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.99% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 74
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £323 £360 £350
90th Percentile £525 £438 £525
England median daily rate £525 £500 £516
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.15% +8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year +68.67% - -

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 4,354 3,636 4,912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.66% 84.68% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,904 2,354 3,346
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £281
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 95 109
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -13.33% -2.88%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.88 £10.20
90th Percentile £42.45 £34.70 £41.55
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +13.50%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +15 56 £425 +1.19% 18
North Yorkshire +7 6 £350 -6.67% 2
South Yorkshire -5 3 £400 -5.88%
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 (96.92%) TDD
2 46 (70.77%) BDD
3 44 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (53.85%) Java
5 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
6 26 (40.00%) SQL
7 25 (38.46%) Scala
8 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
9 22 (33.85%) .NET
9 22 (33.85%) C#
9 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
10 21 (32.31%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
11 20 (30.77%) MVC
11 20 (30.77%) .NET Framework
11 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (30.77%) Entity Framework
12 18 (27.69%) Scrum
13 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (24.62%) RESTful
14 16 (24.62%) High Availability
15 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
15 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (21.54%) Microservices
17 13 (20.00%) Open Source
17 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
17 13 (20.00%) Unit Testing
18 11 (16.92%) JIRA
18 11 (16.92%) Spring
18 11 (16.92%) HTML

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 7 (10.77%) Confluence
2 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.54%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) MySQL
2 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (7.69%) Couchbase
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.15%) CouchDB
5 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 11 (16.92%) JIRA
4 8 (12.31%) Selenium
5 6 (9.23%) JUnit
6 5 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (7.69%) PHPUnit
6 5 (7.69%) Vagrant
7 3 (4.62%) AppVeyor
7 3 (4.62%) CircleCI
7 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.62%) Maven
7 3 (4.62%) Mockito
8 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.08%) Flyway
8 2 (3.08%) GitLab
8 2 (3.08%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (92.31%) Developer
2 24 (36.92%) Java Developer
3 20 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 12 (18.46%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Scala Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Java Scala Developer
6 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) PHP Developer
6 6 (9.23%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Agile Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.54%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 20 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (30.77%) Entity Framework
3 16 (24.62%) RESTful
4 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (16.92%) HTML
5 11 (16.92%) Spring
6 8 (12.31%) CSS
7 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
8 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.23%) CSS3
8 6 (9.23%) HTML5
8 6 (9.23%) Node.js
9 5 (7.69%) Doctrine
9 5 (7.69%) Spring Boot
9 5 (7.69%) XML
10 4 (6.15%) Grails
10 4 (6.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Equities
3 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) VMS
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (96.92%) TDD
2 46 (70.77%) BDD
3 44 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.77%) MVC
5 18 (27.69%) Scrum
6 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (24.62%) High Availability
8 14 (21.54%) Microservices
9 13 (20.00%) Open Source
9 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.85%) OO
12 8 (12.31%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (10.77%) SOA
14 6 (9.23%) CQRS
15 5 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
15 5 (7.69%) OOP
15 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
16 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Java
2 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
3 26 (40.00%) SQL
4 25 (38.46%) Scala
5 22 (33.85%) C#
6 9 (13.85%) PHP
7 8 (12.31%) Groovy
8 6 (9.23%) PHP 7
9 5 (7.69%) Java 8
10 4 (6.15%) Clojure
10 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.08%) Python
11 2 (3.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
2 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.54%) OpenView
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Splunk
3 5 (7.69%) Zend
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat