The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 123 117 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.47% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.62% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Average daily rate £360 £625 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.40% +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £438 £319
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
Refactoring
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1875 1948 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.68% 76.12% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1189 980
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 140 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Refactoring across the East of England region.

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Refactoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the East of England region.

Refactoring Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 3 - -
Suffolk - 1 £360 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (50.00%) Yii
3 3 (50.00%) Laravel
3 3 (50.00%) Redis
3 3 (50.00%) Memcached
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) nginx
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Symfony
3 3 (50.00%) Zend
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Redis
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Impala
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (50.00%) Laravel
1 3 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (50.00%) Memcached
1 3 (50.00%) Symfony
1 3 (50.00%) Yii
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle