The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 82 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1284 991 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.65% 77.42% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 581 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
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 Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) RESTful
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
5 5 (38.46%) Node.js
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) User Experience
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
7 3 (23.08%) Spring
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) HTTP
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) System Testing
7 3 (23.08%) JSP

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (38.46%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) WordPress
4 1 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Hudson
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) SonarQube
4 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
5 1 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Bower
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) J2SE
5 3 (23.08%) JSP
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Sass
7 1 (7.69%) Flask
7 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
7 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (23.08%) Dependency Management
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) System Testing
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) OOD
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) PHP5
5 1 (7.69%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware