The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Pair Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £71.00

Pair Programming is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 760 1256 1171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.73% 82.79% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 705 664
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Edinburgh

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in Edinburgh

Pair Programming
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
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%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Rendezvous
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) TIBCO