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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 151 180 197
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +17
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 24 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 8
Median daily rate £525 £463 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -10.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.25 - £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
3023 4364 4657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.25% 82.32% 80.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2428 3447 3451
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) TDD
3 27 (69.23%) Scrum
3 27 (69.23%) Java
4 25 (64.10%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
5 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
5 22 (56.41%) HTML
6 21 (53.85%) CSS
6 21 (53.85%) BDD
7 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
8 19 (48.72%) Web Services
8 19 (48.72%) MVC
8 19 (48.72%) SOA
8 19 (48.72%) HTML5
9 18 (46.15%) MongoDB
9 18 (46.15%) DevOps
9 18 (46.15%) Pair Programming
9 18 (46.15%) Kanban
10 17 (43.59%) Domain-Driven Design
10 17 (43.59%) Web Development
11 16 (41.03%) Node.js
11 16 (41.03%) SOLID
12 15 (38.46%) Dropwizard
12 15 (38.46%) Hystrix
12 15 (38.46%) Front End Development
12 15 (38.46%) Scalatra
12 15 (38.46%) New Relic
12 15 (38.46%) Web Application Development
12 15 (38.46%) Gradle

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 14 (35.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (35.90%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) KDB
4 2 (5.13%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Redis
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (38.46%) Gradle
2 15 (38.46%) IntelliJ
3 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.26%) Maven
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) JMeter
6 2 (5.13%) MSTest
6 2 (5.13%) ReSharper
6 2 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
6 2 (5.13%) VisualVM
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Mockito
7 1 (2.56%) Selenium
7 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.56%) Spock
7 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Front Office
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Digital Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Perl Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
3 19 (48.72%) HTML5
3 19 (48.72%) Web Services
4 16 (41.03%) Node.js
5 15 (38.46%) Dropwizard
5 15 (38.46%) Hystrix
5 15 (38.46%) Scalatra
6 14 (35.90%) Play Framework
7 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.95%) jQuery
8 7 (17.95%) React
9 6 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (15.38%) Spring
10 5 (12.82%) JMS
10 5 (12.82%) XML
11 4 (10.26%) Ajax
11 4 (10.26%) JSON
12 3 (7.69%) CPAN
12 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) Equities
2 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.13%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.13%) Statistics
2 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) TDD
3 27 (69.23%) Scrum
4 25 (64.10%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (53.85%) BDD
6 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
7 19 (48.72%) MVC
7 19 (48.72%) SOA
8 18 (46.15%) DevOps
8 18 (46.15%) Kanban
8 18 (46.15%) Pair Programming
9 17 (43.59%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (43.59%) Web Development
10 16 (41.03%) SOLID
11 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
11 15 (38.46%) Front End Development
11 15 (38.46%) Web Application Development
12 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
12 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
13 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) Scala
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 9 (23.08%) Ruby
6 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.26%) Python
6 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.69%) Perl
8 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) C#
8 2 (5.13%) C++
8 2 (5.13%) Groovy
9 1 (2.56%) Go
9 1 (2.56%) Korn
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) RubyMotion
9 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) New Relic
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Solace
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Black Duck
4 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft