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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 150 198 184
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -14
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 20 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 7
Median daily rate £513 £403 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.32% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £338 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £545 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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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
2916 4778 4634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.34% 80.64% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 3783 3452
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 46
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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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 23 July 2016.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) Java
3 21 (70.00%) TDD
4 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (56.67%) Scrum
6 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
6 16 (53.33%) BDD
7 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
8 12 (40.00%) HTML
8 12 (40.00%) Web Services
8 12 (40.00%) MVC
8 12 (40.00%) Pair Programming
8 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
8 12 (40.00%) HTML5
9 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
9 11 (36.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 11 (36.67%) SOA
9 11 (36.67%) CSS
10 10 (33.33%) DevOps
10 10 (33.33%) SOLID
11 9 (30.00%) Front End Development
11 9 (30.00%) Scalatra
11 9 (30.00%) New Relic
11 9 (30.00%) Node.js
11 9 (30.00%) Web Application Development
11 9 (30.00%) Gradle
11 9 (30.00%) Dropwizard
11 9 (30.00%) Hystrix
11 9 (30.00%) Oracle
11 9 (30.00%) SQL

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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 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (26.67%) Big Data
3 4 (13.33%) Redis
4 2 (6.67%) KDB
4 2 (6.67%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Gradle
2 9 (30.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (13.33%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) JMeter
4 2 (6.67%) MSTest
4 2 (6.67%) ReSharper
4 2 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (6.67%) VisualVM
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Mockito
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.33%) Spock
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Front Office
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Python Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) C/C++ Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) HTML
1 12 (40.00%) HTML5
1 12 (40.00%) Web Services
2 11 (36.67%) CSS
3 9 (30.00%) Dropwizard
3 9 (30.00%) Hystrix
3 9 (30.00%) Node.js
3 9 (30.00%) Scalatra
4 8 (26.67%) Play Framework
5 6 (20.00%) Spring
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.33%) JMS
8 3 (10.00%) .NET
8 3 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (10.00%) React
8 3 (10.00%) REST
9 2 (6.67%) NumPy
9 2 (6.67%) RESTful
9 2 (6.67%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Equities
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
2 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) TDD
3 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (56.67%) Scrum
5 16 (53.33%) BDD
5 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
6 12 (40.00%) MVC
6 12 (40.00%) Pair Programming
7 11 (36.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (36.67%) SOA
8 10 (33.33%) DevOps
8 10 (33.33%) SOLID
9 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
9 9 (30.00%) Front End Development
9 9 (30.00%) Kanban
9 9 (30.00%) Web Application Development
9 9 (30.00%) Web Development
10 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (10.00%) OO
11 3 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Scala
5 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (13.33%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) C++
6 4 (13.33%) Python
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
6 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.67%) C
7 2 (6.67%) Groovy
8 1 (3.33%) Go
8 1 (3.33%) Korn
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) RubyMotion
8 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) New Relic
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Black Duck
3 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Solace