The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 120 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
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£400 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £373 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 -
Pair Programming
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2308 1925 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.30% 72.83% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1031 896
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 25 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.09 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -32.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Pair Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming across the Scotland region.

Pair Programming Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 7 £400 -1.23% 1
Pair Programming
UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (95.45%) TDD
2 20 (90.91%) Java
3 18 (81.82%) XML
3 18 (81.82%) Spring
3 18 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (77.27%) JUnit
4 17 (77.27%) Hibernate
5 16 (72.73%) XML Schema
5 16 (72.73%) JDBC
5 16 (72.73%) iBATIS
5 16 (72.73%) Relational Database
6 13 (59.09%) FitNesse
7 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
8 10 (45.45%) jMock
8 10 (45.45%) Mockito
9 6 (27.27%) JMS
10 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (18.18%) HTML
12 3 (13.64%) OO
12 3 (13.64%) Android
12 3 (13.64%) Android Development
13 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
13 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
14 1 (4.55%) Feature Driven Development
14 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
14 1 (4.55%) Open Source
14 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
14 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
14 1 (4.55%) Banking

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) JUnit
2 13 (59.09%) FitNesse
3 10 (45.45%) jMock
3 10 (45.45%) Mockito
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.55%) Robolectric
5 1 (4.55%) CocoaPods
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) XML
1 18 (81.82%) Spring
2 17 (77.27%) Hibernate
3 16 (72.73%) XML Schema
3 16 (72.73%) JDBC
3 16 (72.73%) iBATIS
4 6 (27.27%) JMS
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Cocoa
6 1 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (95.45%) TDD
2 18 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Android Development
4 1 (4.55%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
4 1 (4.55%) BDD
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift