The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Bristol 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 59 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.13% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £263
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
605 396 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.91% 72.53% 72.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 268 383
Average daily rate £375 £358 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 34
Average hourly rate £21.50 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Refactoring
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Refactoring
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) Time Management
3 11 (73.33%) PHP
4 8 (53.33%) Zend
4 8 (53.33%) Zend Framework
4 8 (53.33%) PHP5
5 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (40.00%) CentOS
5 6 (40.00%) Apache
5 6 (40.00%) FitNesse
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) J2EE
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 4 (26.67%) Apache CXF
6 4 (26.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) OO
8 1 (6.67%) OOP
8 1 (6.67%) MySQL
8 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Zend Framework
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) Apache CXF
2 4 (26.67%) REST
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) Time Management
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) PHP5
3 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Zend