The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 143 184 197
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +13
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 7 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 5
Average daily rate £503 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £622 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £311
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
Refactoring
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2646 4153 4649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.00% 80.83% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3235 3366
Average daily rate £486 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Refactoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) TDD
3 12 (60.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 10 (50.00%) REST
5 9 (45.00%) Pair Programming
6 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (40.00%) Scrum
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) SOLID
8 6 (30.00%) Redis
8 6 (30.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 5 (25.00%) SOA
9 5 (25.00%) HTTP
10 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
10 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
10 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (20.00%) OOD
10 4 (20.00%) OO
10 4 (20.00%) Neo4j
10 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (20.00%) ATDD
10 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
10 4 (20.00%) Kanban

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) CMS
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Lightstreamer
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Redis
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (20.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (15.00%) SQLite
5 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) Gradle
3 3 (15.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (15.00%) JMeter
3 3 (15.00%) VisualVM
3 3 (15.00%) Xcode
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) EasyMock
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) gulp
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.00%) jMock
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) Polyglot Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) REST
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (15.00%) JMX
5 3 (15.00%) Scalatra
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.00%) CherryPy
6 2 (10.00%) Django
6 2 (10.00%) Flask
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) React
6 2 (10.00%) Sass
6 2 (10.00%) ServiceStack
6 2 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Kindle
3 2 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) RIA
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 9 (45.00%) Pair Programming
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (35.00%) SOLID
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
8 4 (20.00%) ATDD
8 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 4 (20.00%) Kanban
8 4 (20.00%) Microservices
8 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) OOD
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Groovy
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) Rally
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £456.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago