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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 72 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% - 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.43%
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
918 806 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.82% 71.90% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 386 326
Average daily rate £400 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +27.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) Web Services
3 14 (73.68%) XML
3 14 (73.68%) Mac OS X
3 14 (73.68%) JSON
3 14 (73.68%) RESTful
3 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
4 13 (68.42%) SOAP
4 13 (68.42%) HTTP
4 13 (68.42%) Linux
5 12 (63.16%) Java
5 12 (63.16%) Project Management
6 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
7 10 (52.63%) Open Source
7 10 (52.63%) Web Development
8 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
9 6 (31.58%) Subversion
9 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
9 6 (31.58%) Scrum
9 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
10 5 (26.32%) Dependency Management
10 5 (26.32%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) Retail
10 5 (26.32%) DSDM
10 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 5 (26.32%) CSS
10 5 (26.32%) HTML
10 5 (26.32%) FMCG
10 5 (26.32%) Web Accessibility

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (21.05%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
1 14 (73.68%) XML
1 14 (73.68%) JSON
1 14 (73.68%) RESTful
2 13 (68.42%) SOAP
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) Java EE
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) Cocoa
6 1 (5.26%) Velocity
6 1 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Open Source
2 5 (26.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Mac OS X
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
4 12 (63.16%) Project Management
5 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
6 10 (52.63%) Web Development
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) Dependency Management
8 5 (26.32%) DSDM
8 5 (26.32%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (15.79%) Analytics
10 3 (15.79%) User Stories
10 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cadence
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