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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 148 193 191
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -2
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 9 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 15
Average daily rate £500 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £455 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) BDD
5 9 (56.25%) Redis
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
8 6 (37.50%) Degree
9 5 (31.25%) jQuery
9 5 (31.25%) Ruby
9 5 (31.25%) Scrum
9 5 (31.25%) Pair Programming
9 5 (31.25%) JMX
9 5 (31.25%) JMeter
9 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
9 5 (31.25%) Neo4j
9 5 (31.25%) VisualVM
9 5 (31.25%) Microservices
10 4 (25.00%) React
10 4 (25.00%) Docker
10 4 (25.00%) Flask
10 4 (25.00%) REST
10 4 (25.00%) Django
10 4 (25.00%) CMS
10 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (25.00%) Python
10 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (25.00%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Redis
2 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
3 5 (31.25%) Neo4j
3 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
4 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JMeter
1 5 (31.25%) VisualVM
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Gradle
2 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) Polyglot Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) JMX
1 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 4 (25.00%) CherryPy
2 4 (25.00%) Django
2 4 (25.00%) Flask
2 4 (25.00%) React
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) JMS
4 2 (12.50%) Grails
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
4 2 (12.50%) Scalatra
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceStack
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) BDD
4 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Microservices
5 5 (31.25%) Pair Programming
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) DSDM
7 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (12.50%) Kanban
8 2 (12.50%) MVC
8 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 2 (12.50%) SOLID
8 2 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (12.50%) Groovy
7 2 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) New Relic
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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