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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 75 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £341
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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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
1088 860 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.57% 72.39% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 462 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £180.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Pair Programming Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Java
3 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (76.47%) Spring
5 11 (64.71%) JUnit
5 11 (64.71%) XML
5 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
6 10 (58.82%) XML Schema
6 10 (58.82%) JDBC
6 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
6 10 (58.82%) iBATIS
6 10 (58.82%) FitNesse
7 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
8 8 (47.06%) jMock
8 8 (47.06%) Mockito
9 4 (23.53%) BDD
9 4 (23.53%) JMS
9 4 (23.53%) Scrum
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) Kanban
10 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
11 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
11 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 2 (11.76%) RESTful
11 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
11 2 (11.76%) JBehave
11 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
11 2 (11.76%) Open Source
11 2 (11.76%) Selenium

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JUnit
2 10 (58.82%) FitNesse
3 8 (47.06%) jMock
3 8 (47.06%) Mockito
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
5 2 (11.76%) JBehave
5 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 1 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) Maven
6 1 (5.88%) Hudson
6 1 (5.88%) QUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Spring
2 11 (64.71%) XML
3 10 (58.82%) XML Schema
3 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
3 10 (58.82%) JDBC
3 10 (58.82%) iBATIS
4 4 (23.53%) JMS
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Java SE
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) AOP
7 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Android Development
7 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.88%) AspectJ
3 1 (5.88%) Groovy
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
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