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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 191 190 221
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 12 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.49% -26.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £240 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £230
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4421 5420 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.57% 76.21% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4052 4349
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 96 81
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £16.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 (50.00%) Web Services
1 15 (50.00%) OO
1 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) WCF
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (30.00%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Scrum
6 8 (26.67%) Banking
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) OOP
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (23.33%) OOD
7 7 (23.33%) CRM
7 7 (23.33%) Front Office
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) XML
7 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) Maven
7 7 (23.33%) NUnit
8 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.33%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (16.67%) SaaS
1 5 (16.67%) PaaS
1 5 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.00%) KDB
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.33%) Redis
6 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (23.33%) Maven
2 7 (23.33%) NUnit
3 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (20.00%) JUnit
4 5 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 4 (13.33%) Ant
5 4 (13.33%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.67%) jMock
6 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.33%) Behat
7 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.33%) DbUnit
7 1 (3.33%) MSTest
7 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.33%) Moq
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Front Office
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) German Language
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 5 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Coach
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Credit Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (33.33%) WCF
3 7 (23.33%) XML
4 6 (20.00%) XSD
4 6 (20.00%) XSL
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) J2EE
6 4 (13.33%) SOAP
6 4 (13.33%) Struts
6 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.33%) Spring
6 4 (13.33%) Java EE
6 4 (13.33%) JMS
6 4 (13.33%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (13.33%) JPA
7 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.00%) Esper
7 3 (10.00%) Zend Framework
7 3 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk
2 4 (13.33%) Hedge funds
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.33%) W3C
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Tandem
5 1 (3.33%) Derivative
5 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Debian
3 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) OO
1 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
3 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) OOP
5 7 (23.33%) CRM
5 7 (23.33%) OOD
5 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (20.00%) SOA
6 6 (20.00%) MVC
7 5 (16.67%) EAI
8 4 (13.33%) UML
8 4 (13.33%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (10.00%) Release Management
9 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.00%) ATDD
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) VBA
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) PHP5
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) Golang
7 1 (3.33%) XAML
7 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Capistrano
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Zend
4 1 (3.33%) Red Gate
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase
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