The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 24 June 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.

Pair Programming
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - - 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 29 30 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 93.55% 93.75% 87.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 34
Median daily rate £400 £378 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +14.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java