The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank - 12 18
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 7.14% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.93% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate - £375 £375
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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 73.77% 80.00% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 33
Average daily rate £388 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 18 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) OLE

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (50.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java