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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 190 189 204
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 18 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.22% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 20
Average daily rate
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£403 £533 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +45.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £438 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 13 (50.00%) TDD
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) .NET
4 8 (30.77%) XML
5 7 (26.92%) OO
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) jQuery
6 6 (23.08%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) SOA
6 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
7 5 (19.23%) Maven
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Groovy
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Maven
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Hudson
4 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.54%) NUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
4 3 (11.54%) Ant
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
5 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.69%) MSBuild
5 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.69%) Log4Net
5 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (7.69%) Moq
6 1 (3.85%) Spock
6 1 (3.85%) Geb
6 1 (3.85%) MSTest
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Front Office
2 2 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
1 8 (30.77%) XML
2 7 (26.92%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) jQuery
4 4 (15.38%) REST
4 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 3 (11.54%) WSDL
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
5 3 (11.54%) Ajax
5 3 (11.54%) XSD
5 3 (11.54%) Grails
5 3 (11.54%) RESTful
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Derivative
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) TDD
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) SOA
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) RDF
9 2 (7.69%) ETL
9 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) Groovy
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.85%) Scala
8 1 (3.85%) Clojure
8 1 (3.85%) VBA
8 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Software AG
3 2 (7.69%) Twitter
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) webMethods
4 1 (3.85%) Pega
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago