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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 74 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.35% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.43% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £525 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.95%
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
816 1401 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.79% 82.22% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 752 539
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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

Pair Programming
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Velocity
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Agile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java