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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 81 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 5 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 1.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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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
1124 895 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.46% 72.76% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 527 269
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) RESTful
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (50.00%) PHP
5 5 (50.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) SOAP
6 4 (40.00%) Apache
6 4 (40.00%) PHP5
6 4 (40.00%) WordPress
6 4 (40.00%) nginx
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
6 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (30.00%) Hudson
7 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
7 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) Test Automation

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) WordPress
1 4 (40.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (30.00%) Hudson
1 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) JSON
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) J2SE
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) JAX-RS
6 1 (10.00%) SAML
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blog
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
7 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (30.00%) OOD
8 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (20.00%) System Testing
8 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared