The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 55 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.46% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
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£400 £318 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 432 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.83% 70.47% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 315 405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Refactoring across the Bristol region.

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Refactoring 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 Refactoring.

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) PHP
3 15 (68.18%) Zend
3 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
4 13 (59.09%) Zend Framework
4 13 (59.09%) Finance
5 12 (54.55%) MySQL
6 11 (50.00%) Linux
6 11 (50.00%) HTML
6 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (50.00%) Apache
6 11 (50.00%) jQuery
6 11 (50.00%) CentOS
6 11 (50.00%) PHPUnit
6 11 (50.00%) HTML5
6 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Time Management
9 4 (18.18%) REST
9 4 (18.18%) Apache CXF
9 4 (18.18%) PHP5
9 4 (18.18%) Spring
9 4 (18.18%) OO
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) J2EE
9 4 (18.18%) SOAP
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Refactoring 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 Refactoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Behat
3 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) PHP Developer
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) PHP Zend Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Zend Framework
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) jQuery
2 11 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (18.18%) REST
3 4 (18.18%) Apache CXF
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) SOAP
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
1 11 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Time Management
6 4 (18.18%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) PHP
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) PHP5
3 4 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Zend
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