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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 48 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 26 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.87% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 0.56% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £325 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £313 £285
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.64%
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
679 537 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.86% 74.27% 64.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 373 284
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 21
Average hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (97.50%) Software Engineering
3 38 (95.00%) PHP
3 38 (95.00%) Linux
3 38 (95.00%) Automated Testing
3 38 (95.00%) Zend
3 38 (95.00%) Git (software)
3 38 (95.00%) Doctrine
4 37 (92.50%) HTML5
4 37 (92.50%) JavaScript
4 37 (92.50%) HTML
5 36 (90.00%) MySQL
5 36 (90.00%) Apache
5 36 (90.00%) jQuery
5 36 (90.00%) Zend Framework
5 36 (90.00%) CentOS
5 36 (90.00%) PHPUnit
6 35 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (85.00%) Mentoring
8 33 (82.50%) Finance
9 13 (32.50%) Java
10 11 (27.50%) SQL
11 4 (10.00%) OO
12 2 (5.00%) Middleware
12 2 (5.00%) DRM
12 2 (5.00%) DTV
12 2 (5.00%) DVB
12 2 (5.00%) Scrum
12 2 (5.00%) Perl
12 2 (5.00%) C

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (90.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.00%) DVB
1 2 (5.00%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (90.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (95.00%) Git (software)
2 36 (90.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Behat
3 1 (2.50%) PhpStorm
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 33 (82.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
1 24 (60.00%) PHP Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.50%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) Doctrine
2 37 (92.50%) HTML5
2 37 (92.50%) HTML
3 36 (90.00%) Zend Framework
3 36 (90.00%) jQuery
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.50%) JNI
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) MPEG
1 2 (5.00%) DTV
1 2 (5.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.50%) STB
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Linux
2 36 (90.00%) CentOS
3 2 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (97.50%) Software Engineering
3 38 (95.00%) Automated Testing
4 35 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (85.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) DRM
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) PHP
2 37 (92.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) Java
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) PHP5
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 38 (95.00%) Zend