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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank - 73 72
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.53% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.67% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate - £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £54.25
% change year-on-year
- +30.87%
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
1148 1040 881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.48% 79.27% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 577 449
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 3 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO Hawk
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Rendezvous
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO