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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 175 201 157
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -44
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 15 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.12% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.15% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £480 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £311 £303
% change year-on-year
+38.55% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 - -
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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
3980 4626 4339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.66% 77.34% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3102 3394 3315
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 75
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.10% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 January 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 January 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 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
8 5 (22.73%) Ruby
8 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) NUnit
9 4 (18.18%) WCF
9 4 (18.18%) Kanban
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) OO
9 4 (18.18%) C++
9 4 (18.18%) Python
9 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (18.18%) Grunt
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (13.64%) HTML5
10 3 (13.64%) R
10 3 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (13.64%) CSS3
10 3 (13.64%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) NUnit
1 4 (18.18%) Grunt
2 3 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) jMock
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.55%) Calabash
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) MSI
4 1 (4.55%) Xcode
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
4 1 (4.55%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Arabic Language
3 2 (9.09%) Hindi Language
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Coach
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
2 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) WCF
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 3 (13.64%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware
5 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
5 2 (9.09%) D3.js
5 2 (9.09%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Kindle
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (13.64%) OOD
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
7 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 2 (9.09%) Product Management
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) ATDD
8 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Ruby
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) R
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.64%) VBA
7 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.55%) C
8 1 (4.55%) VB
8 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) Foundry
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Infragistics
3 1 (4.55%) Perforce
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) DevExpress
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago