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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 188 196 207
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 11 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 11
Average daily rate
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£515 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £240 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 15 (53.57%) Web Services
2 14 (50.00%) OO
2 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (32.14%) WCF
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 8 (28.57%) JUnit
7 8 (28.57%) TDD
7 8 (28.57%) Banking
7 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) OOP
8 7 (25.00%) OOD
9 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
9 6 (21.43%) Front Office
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) NUnit
9 6 (21.43%) Maven
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
10 5 (17.86%) Spring
10 5 (17.86%) Bugzilla

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
1 5 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
1 5 (17.86%) PaaS
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Redis
4 2 (7.14%) KDB
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JUnit
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (21.43%) NUnit
2 6 (21.43%) Maven
3 5 (17.86%) Bugzilla
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 4 (14.29%) Ant
4 4 (14.29%) jMock
5 3 (10.71%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
6 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.14%) Subversion
7 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.57%) EasyMock
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.57%) Behat
7 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Front Office
4 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) German Language
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Python Developer
4 5 (17.86%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Coach
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Credit Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Web Services
2 9 (32.14%) WCF
3 6 (21.43%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
4 5 (17.86%) Spring
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 5 (17.86%) XSD
4 5 (17.86%) XSL
5 4 (14.29%) SOAP
5 4 (14.29%) J2EE
6 3 (10.71%) Java EE
6 3 (10.71%) Zend Framework
6 3 (10.71%) Spring Web Flow
6 3 (10.71%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) Struts
6 3 (10.71%) JMS
6 3 (10.71%) JPA
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Credit Risk
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (10.71%) Hedge funds
4 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
4 2 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Tandem
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) W3C
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Debian
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) OO
1 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) OOP
5 7 (25.00%) OOD
6 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
7 5 (17.86%) EAI
7 5 (17.86%) CRM
8 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 4 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.71%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (10.71%) ATDD
9 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) VBA
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PHP5
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) XAML
6 1 (3.57%) Golang
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Zend
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase
5 1 (3.57%) Perforce
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) Red Gate