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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 174 189 175
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 10 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 19
Average daily rate
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£419 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £353 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £485 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.42% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.12% +77.50%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) .NET
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) WCF
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) OO
7 6 (26.09%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
8 5 (21.74%) NUnit
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
9 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
9 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
9 4 (17.39%) Grunt
9 4 (17.39%) Ruby
9 4 (17.39%) Subversion
9 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
9 4 (17.39%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle 10gAS
1 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) NUnit
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Grunt
3 3 (13.04%) Hudson
3 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.35%) Spock
5 1 (4.35%) Geb
5 1 (4.35%) MSI
5 1 (4.35%) Xcode
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) MSTest
5 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Arabic Language
2 2 (8.70%) Hindi Language
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
2 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Coach
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Release Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Software Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) WCF
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) REST
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
7 2 (8.70%) D3.js
7 2 (8.70%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (8.70%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.35%) Kindle
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
2 1 (4.35%) Tandem
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
7 3 (13.04%) OOD
7 3 (13.04%) RDF
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) ATDD
8 2 (8.70%) Product Management
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 4 (17.39%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) R
7 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.70%) Perl
7 2 (8.70%) VBA
8 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.35%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.35%) Infragistics
2 1 (4.35%) DevExpress
2 1 (4.35%) Foundry
2 1 (4.35%) Red Gate
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) IBM