The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 78 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% - 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
950 723 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.22% 70.54% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 351 331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Refactoring
Scotland

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 1 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 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Web Services
3 15 (68.18%) SOAP
3 15 (68.18%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) Project Management
3 15 (68.18%) RESTful
4 14 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Mac OS X
4 14 (63.64%) XML
4 14 (63.64%) JSON
5 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 13 (59.09%) HTTP
6 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 10 (45.45%) Open Source
7 10 (45.45%) Web Development
8 9 (40.91%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
10 6 (27.27%) Subversion
10 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
11 5 (22.73%) Dependency Management
11 5 (22.73%) CSS3
11 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (22.73%) Retail
11 5 (22.73%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (22.73%) FMCG
11 5 (22.73%) Java EE
11 5 (22.73%) DSDM
11 5 (22.73%) Finance

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (18.18%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Web Services
2 15 (68.18%) SOAP
2 15 (68.18%) RESTful
3 14 (63.64%) XML
3 14 (63.64%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) Java EE
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (4.55%) Velocity
7 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (4.55%) JPA
7 1 (4.55%) Cocoa
7 1 (4.55%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Open Source
2 5 (22.73%) FMCG
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Mac OS X
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) Project Management
4 14 (63.64%) Unit Testing
5 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 10 (45.45%) Web Development
7 9 (40.91%) Scrum
8 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 5 (22.73%) Dependency Management
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (22.73%) Web Accessibility
9 5 (22.73%) DSDM
10 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (13.64%) Analytics
11 3 (13.64%) User Stories
11 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (13.64%) System Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cadence