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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 88 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 6 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.34% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.43% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate £390 £450 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £370 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
Refactoring
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
1253 1168 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 80.05% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 673 542
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) Unit Testing
2 14 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (86.67%) Linux
4 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (73.33%) Mac OS X
5 11 (73.33%) Project Management
5 11 (73.33%) Web Services
5 11 (73.33%) XML
5 11 (73.33%) Web Development
5 11 (73.33%) JSON
5 11 (73.33%) Waterfall
5 11 (73.33%) SDLC
6 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 10 (66.67%) RESTful
6 10 (66.67%) jQuery
6 10 (66.67%) HTML
6 10 (66.67%) CSS
6 10 (66.67%) SOAP
7 9 (60.00%) HTTP
8 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (53.33%) System Testing
8 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
8 8 (53.33%) Open Source
8 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (53.33%) API Design
8 8 (53.33%) Kalman Filter

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) nginx
1 4 (26.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Bower
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Hudson
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) JSON
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
1 11 (73.33%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) jQuery
2 10 (66.67%) RESTful
2 10 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 6 (40.00%) RequireJS
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) Sass
6 3 (20.00%) Flask
7 1 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (93.33%) Unit Testing
3 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (73.33%) Project Management
4 11 (73.33%) SDLC
4 11 (73.33%) Waterfall
4 11 (73.33%) Web Development
5 8 (53.33%) API Design
5 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (53.33%) Open Source
5 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (53.33%) System Testing
5 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Web Filtering
6 7 (46.67%) Front End Development
7 6 (40.00%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) CoffeeScript
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) PHP 5
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware