The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 80 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +57.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1329 937 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.01% 78.15% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 510 389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pair Programming.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) TDD
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (50.00%) Spring
4 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) JUnit
5 7 (38.89%) JDBC
5 7 (38.89%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) OO
5 7 (38.89%) XML Schema
5 7 (38.89%) iBATIS
5 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (33.33%) FitNesse
6 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
7 5 (27.78%) jMock
7 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 5 (27.78%) Mockito
7 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
7 5 (27.78%) Hudson
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
9 3 (16.67%) Rendezvous
9 3 (16.67%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (16.67%) Degree

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Pair Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JUnit
2 6 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 5 (27.78%) jMock
3 5 (27.78%) Mockito
3 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 5 (27.78%) Hudson
3 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) Gradle
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Python Developer
4 3 (16.67%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (50.00%) Spring
2 7 (38.89%) iBATIS
2 7 (38.89%) JDBC
2 7 (38.89%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) XML Schema
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Rendezvous
5 2 (11.11%) JMS
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) TDD
3 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) OO
4 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (5.56%) DevOps
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) TIBCO