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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank - 115 105
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.60% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 5
Average daily rate - £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
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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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (60.00%) Rendezvous
2 3 (60.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) iBATIS
3 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) OLE
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (60.00%) TIBCO Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Rendezvous
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) iBATIS
2 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (20.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) TIBCO