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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank - 80 77
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.56% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.69% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
Pair Programming
Scotland

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
1174 1162 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.33% 81.32% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 647 554
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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