The first table below looks at the demand for Pair Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Lothian region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 14 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.69% 4.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 5.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 76.27% 77.08% 67.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 23
Average daily rate £360 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Pair Programming
Scotland

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Pair Programming
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Pair Programming Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Pair Programming
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) JDBC
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (16.67%) jMock
4 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Mockito
4 1 (16.67%) OCPJP

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) jMock
3 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
3 1 (16.67%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) JDBC
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) iBATIS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
1 1 (16.67%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sun