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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 185 184 199
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 7 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 9
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £563 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 -
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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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) JSON
5 5 (26.32%) RESTful
5 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 4 (21.05%) Grunt
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (21.05%) Hudson
6 4 (21.05%) Subversion
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (10.53%) Node.js
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Grunt
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Hudson
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
4 2 (10.53%) MSTest
4 2 (10.53%) NUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.26%) Spock
5 1 (5.26%) Geb
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Arabic Language
2 2 (10.53%) Hindi Language
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
6 2 (10.53%) D3.js
6 2 (10.53%) Raphaël
6 2 (10.53%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (10.53%) Sass
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
1 2 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.26%) Tandem
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.79%) RDF
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) ATDD
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) OOD
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) PHP
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) R
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Groovy
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Clojure
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Gate
3 1 (5.26%) Foundry
3 1 (5.26%) Pega