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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 76 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.083% - 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.24%
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
898 794 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.77% 72.05% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 376 349
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £284 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (73.68%) JSON
2 14 (73.68%) RESTful
2 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 14 (73.68%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) Mac OS X
3 13 (68.42%) SOAP
3 13 (68.42%) HTTP
3 13 (68.42%) Linux
4 12 (63.16%) Java
4 12 (63.16%) Project Management
5 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
6 10 (52.63%) Open Source
6 10 (52.63%) Web Development
7 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 6 (31.58%) Subversion
8 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
8 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
9 5 (26.32%) User Experience
9 5 (26.32%) Dependency Management
9 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 5 (26.32%) Retail
9 5 (26.32%) DSDM
9 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 5 (26.32%) HTML

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
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%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (5.26%) Velocity
6 1 (5.26%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Open Source
2 5 (26.32%) User Experience
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%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Project Management
4 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
5 10 (52.63%) Web Development
6 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
7 5 (26.32%) Dependency Management
7 5 (26.32%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (26.32%) DSDM
8 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (15.79%) Analytics
9 3 (15.79%) User Stories
9 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cadence