The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 90 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.35% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.43% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £370 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £71.00
Refactoring
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1161 1154 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.28% 81.21% 75.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 647 552
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 21
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Refactoring Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
4 10 (71.43%) Web Development
4 10 (71.43%) JSON
4 10 (71.43%) Waterfall
4 10 (71.43%) SOAP
4 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) XML
4 10 (71.43%) Mac OS X
4 10 (71.43%) Project Management
4 10 (71.43%) SDLC
5 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
5 9 (64.29%) HTTP
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 9 (64.29%) CSS
5 9 (64.29%) RESTful
5 9 (64.29%) jQuery
6 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (50.00%) System Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Open Source
6 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (50.00%) API Design

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) nginx
1 4 (28.57%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Bower
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Hudson
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) JSON
1 10 (71.43%) SOAP
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
1 10 (71.43%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) RequireJS
4 4 (28.57%) Sass
5 3 (21.43%) Flask
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
3 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
4 10 (71.43%) Project Management
4 10 (71.43%) SDLC
4 10 (71.43%) Waterfall
4 10 (71.43%) Web Development
5 7 (50.00%) API Design
5 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (50.00%) Open Source
5 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (50.00%) System Testing
5 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Web Filtering
6 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
7 5 (35.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) CoffeeScript
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) PHP 5
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware