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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 147 156 189
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +33
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 15 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 12
Median daily rate £525 £436 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% +13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £522 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - £71.00
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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
2786 2911 4624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.06% 84.13% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2334 3614
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Refactoring
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (73.68%) TDD
2 28 (73.68%) Java
3 27 (71.05%) Scrum
4 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
5 25 (65.79%) HTML
5 25 (65.79%) BDD
6 24 (63.16%) CSS
7 23 (60.53%) MVC
8 21 (55.26%) Web Services
8 21 (55.26%) Kanban
8 21 (55.26%) HTML5
8 21 (55.26%) Node.js
9 20 (52.63%) SOA
10 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (50.00%) MongoDB
11 18 (47.37%) AngularJS
11 18 (47.37%) DevOps
11 18 (47.37%) Web Development
11 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
12 17 (44.74%) Automated Testing
12 17 (44.74%) Domain-Driven Design
12 17 (44.74%) SOLID
13 16 (42.11%) Dropwizard
13 16 (42.11%) Hystrix
13 16 (42.11%) Front End Development
13 16 (42.11%) Scalatra
13 16 (42.11%) New Relic
13 16 (42.11%) Web Application Development

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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 3 (7.89%) IPython
1 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
1 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (31.58%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) KDB
5 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (42.11%) Gradle
2 16 (42.11%) IntelliJ
3 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.16%) Maven
5 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.89%) JUnit
6 3 (7.89%) Mockito
6 3 (7.89%) Spock
7 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.63%) JMeter
8 1 (2.63%) MSTest
8 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (2.63%) Selenium
8 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.63%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (10.53%) Banking
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Perl Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Web Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) HTML
2 24 (63.16%) CSS
3 21 (55.26%) HTML5
3 21 (55.26%) Node.js
3 21 (55.26%) Web Services
4 18 (47.37%) AngularJS
5 16 (42.11%) Dropwizard
5 16 (42.11%) Hystrix
5 16 (42.11%) Scalatra
6 12 (31.58%) Play Framework
6 12 (31.58%) React
7 9 (23.68%) jQuery
8 8 (21.05%) Spring
9 7 (18.42%) XML
10 6 (15.79%) JSON
10 6 (15.79%) Spring Integration
10 6 (15.79%) Spring MVC
11 5 (13.16%) EJB
11 5 (13.16%) JSP
11 5 (13.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (73.68%) TDD
3 27 (71.05%) Scrum
4 25 (65.79%) BDD
5 23 (60.53%) MVC
6 21 (55.26%) Kanban
7 20 (52.63%) SOA
8 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (47.37%) DevOps
9 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
9 18 (47.37%) Web Development
10 17 (44.74%) Automated Testing
10 17 (44.74%) Domain-Driven Design
10 17 (44.74%) SOLID
11 16 (42.11%) Front End Development
11 16 (42.11%) Pair Programming
11 16 (42.11%) Web Application Development
12 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
13 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
14 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) Scala
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 7 (18.42%) Python
6 6 (15.79%) C++
6 6 (15.79%) Ruby
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
8 3 (7.89%) Korn
8 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.89%) XPath
9 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.26%) C
9 2 (5.26%) C#
9 2 (5.26%) Go
10 1 (2.63%) Groovy
10 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) New Relic
2 5 (13.16%) Solace
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Black Duck
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft