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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
London / City of London
Rank 132 142 180
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +38
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 21 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 10
Median daily rate £525 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +19.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.00

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
2494 2719 4248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.57% 86.62% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1981 2157 3315
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 £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 34 (82.93%) Java
1 34 (82.93%) TDD
2 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (80.49%) Scrum
3 32 (78.05%) BDD
4 29 (70.73%) Kanban
5 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
6 24 (58.54%) CSS
6 24 (58.54%) Git (software)
7 23 (56.10%) HTML
8 20 (48.78%) SOA
8 20 (48.78%) HTML5
8 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (46.34%) AngularJS
10 18 (43.90%) SOLID
10 18 (43.90%) MVC
10 18 (43.90%) Web Services
11 17 (41.46%) MongoDB
12 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
12 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
13 15 (36.59%) Scalatra
13 15 (36.59%) New Relic
13 15 (36.59%) Front End Development
13 15 (36.59%) Dropwizard
13 15 (36.59%) Hystrix
13 15 (36.59%) Pair Programming
13 15 (36.59%) Web Development
13 15 (36.59%) QA
13 15 (36.59%) Domain-Driven Design

Refactoring
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 (7.32%) IPython
2 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (12.20%) Big Data
2 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) Redis
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Git (software)
2 14 (34.15%) IntelliJ
3 8 (19.51%) Gradle
4 6 (14.63%) Grunt
4 6 (14.63%) gulp
5 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.32%) JIRA
6 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.88%) JUnit
7 2 (4.88%) Maven
7 2 (4.88%) Mockito
7 2 (4.88%) Spock
8 1 (2.44%) JMeter
8 1 (2.44%) Subversion
8 1 (2.44%) VisualVM
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 29 (70.73%) Java Developer
3 16 (39.02%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Agile Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Python Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Agile Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.88%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Perl Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Scala Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) CSS
2 23 (56.10%) HTML
3 20 (48.78%) HTML5
4 19 (46.34%) AngularJS
5 18 (43.90%) Web Services
6 15 (36.59%) Dropwizard
6 15 (36.59%) Hystrix
6 15 (36.59%) Scalatra
7 14 (34.15%) React
7 14 (34.15%) Spring
8 13 (31.71%) Node.js
9 11 (26.83%) Play Framework
10 5 (12.20%) CSS3
10 5 (12.20%) jQuery
10 5 (12.20%) XML
11 4 (9.76%) JSON
12 3 (7.32%) NumPy
12 3 (7.32%) REST
12 3 (7.32%) Spring Integration
12 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) TDD
2 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (80.49%) Scrum
3 32 (78.05%) BDD
4 29 (70.73%) Kanban
5 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (48.78%) SOA
6 18 (43.90%) MVC
6 18 (43.90%) SOLID
7 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
7 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
8 15 (36.59%) Domain-Driven Design
8 15 (36.59%) Front End Development
8 15 (36.59%) Pair Programming
8 15 (36.59%) Web Application Development
8 15 (36.59%) Web Development
9 10 (24.39%) DevOps
9 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.76%) Microservices
10 4 (9.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) Groovy
5 5 (12.20%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) Ruby
7 2 (4.88%) Go
7 2 (4.88%) Korn
7 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) XPath
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) C#
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) New Relic
2 3 (7.32%) Solace
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
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