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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 83 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£461 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.93%
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
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) nginx
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) PHP5
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) WordPress
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (40.00%) IaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
4 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) Android Development
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script