The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 190 183 215
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 20 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 3
Average daily rate £425 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Refactoring
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 16 (61.54%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) OO
3 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 13 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) .NET
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) MVC
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Maven
6 8 (30.77%) WCF
7 7 (26.92%) Banking
7 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (26.92%) CRM
8 6 (23.08%) XML
8 6 (23.08%) XSD
8 6 (23.08%) XSL
8 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 6 (23.08%) Java
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) IIS
8 6 (23.08%) OOP
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) OOD
8 6 (23.08%) SOA
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (23.08%) IIS
2 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
1 5 (19.23%) PaaS
1 5 (19.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) KDB
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Maven
2 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (23.08%) NUnit
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 5 (19.23%) Bugzilla
4 5 (19.23%) Ant
4 5 (19.23%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.69%) JUnit
6 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.85%) Moq
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Front Office
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior BizTalk Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Coach
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) XSD
4 6 (23.08%) XSL
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 5 (19.23%) Java EE
5 5 (19.23%) Spring Web Flow
5 5 (19.23%) Spring
5 5 (19.23%) JPA
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
5 5 (19.23%) Struts
6 3 (11.54%) SciPy
6 3 (11.54%) NumPy
6 3 (11.54%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Hedge funds
1 3 (11.54%) Open Source
1 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) OO
2 13 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) MVC
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) CRM
6 6 (23.08%) OOP
6 6 (23.08%) OOD
6 6 (23.08%) SOA
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) EAI
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 5 (19.23%) UML
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (15.38%) Kanban
8 4 (15.38%) BDD
9 2 (7.69%) ATDD
9 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) R
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Telerik
3 1 (3.85%) Infragistics
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