The first table below looks at the demand for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 14 July 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 England 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 460 398 507
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +109
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 89 141 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.42% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 112 39
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£425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £343
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35456 33499 37590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.34% 73.28% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22431 20681 21973
Average daily rate £403 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1084 1005 1343
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Refactoring
UK

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in England

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Refactoring across the England region.

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in England

Refactoring
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the England region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in England

Refactoring
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the England region.

Refactoring Hourly Rate Trend in England

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the England region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -52 58 £481 -12.50% 24
South West -17 15 £350 +34.61% 1
South East -4 6 £338 -20.58% 14
East of England -16 4 £400 +3.22% 5
West Midlands - 4 £250 - 4
North West - 1 - - 6
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
Refactoring
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 92 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (38.50%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (37.00%) Java
4 72 (36.00%) TDD
5 61 (30.50%) SQL
6 59 (29.50%) C#
7 57 (28.50%) Scrum
8 54 (27.00%) Unit Testing
9 53 (26.50%) JavaScript
10 50 (25.00%) OO
11 44 (22.00%) HTML
12 43 (21.50%) .NET
13 41 (20.50%) CSS
13 41 (20.50%) Software Engineering
14 40 (20.00%) Spring
15 39 (19.50%) Finance
15 39 (19.50%) Relational Database
16 37 (18.50%) Web Services
17 35 (17.50%) MVC
18 34 (17.00%) Ruby
19 33 (16.50%) Hibernate
19 33 (16.50%) RDBMS
19 33 (16.50%) UNIX
20 30 (15.00%) SQL Server
20 30 (15.00%) Test Automation
21 29 (14.50%) Oracle
22 28 (14.00%) JPA
23 25 (12.50%) JSON
24 24 (12.00%) PHP
24 24 (12.00%) Python

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (10.50%) Apache
2 6 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.00%) IIS
3 2 (1.00%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.00%) Drupal
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.50%) Node.js
4 1 (0.50%) GemFire
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.50%) SaaS
2 5 (2.50%) PaaS
2 5 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.50%) Responsys
3 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.50%) HTTP
2 5 (2.50%) Internet
3 4 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.50%) SSL
5 2 (1.00%) IPv4
5 2 (1.00%) IPv6
5 2 (1.00%) SAN
5 2 (1.00%) Intranet
5 2 (1.00%) LDAP
5 2 (1.00%) Firewall
5 2 (1.00%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.00%) NAS
5 2 (1.00%) SMTP
6 1 (0.50%) 3G
6 1 (0.50%) GPRS
6 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.50%) Relational Database
2 33 (16.50%) RDBMS
3 30 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.00%) MySQL
7 5 (2.50%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.50%) KDB
9 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.50%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.50%) Big Data
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (9.00%) Cucumber
2 17 (8.50%) Maven
3 13 (6.50%) Ant
3 13 (6.50%) JUnit
4 11 (5.50%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.50%) Apache Ivy
5 10 (5.00%) Subversion
6 9 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.50%) FitNesse
7 7 (3.50%) NUnit
8 6 (3.00%) JIRA
9 5 (2.50%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.00%) Selenium
11 3 (1.50%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.50%) QUnit
12 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.00%) RSpec
12 2 (1.00%) jMock
13 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 39 (19.50%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Banking
3 10 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 10 (5.00%) Front Office
4 5 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Retail
5 4 (2.00%) Back Office
6 3 (1.50%) Electronics
6 3 (1.50%) Games
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 140 (70.00%) Developer
2 39 (19.50%) Senior Developer
3 31 (15.50%) Java Developer
4 21 (10.50%) .NET Developer
5 18 (9.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (8.50%) C++ Developer
6 17 (8.50%) C# Developer
6 17 (8.50%) Agile Coach
6 17 (8.50%) Scala Developer
7 14 (7.00%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.50%) Architect
8 13 (6.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.00%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.00%) BizTalk Developer
12 5 (2.50%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 5 (2.50%) Python Developer
12 5 (2.50%) Perl Developer
12 5 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.00%) HTML
2 43 (21.50%) .NET
3 41 (20.50%) CSS
4 40 (20.00%) Spring
5 37 (18.50%) Web Services
6 33 (16.50%) Hibernate
7 28 (14.00%) JPA
8 25 (12.50%) JSON
9 22 (11.00%) SOAP
10 21 (10.50%) Ajax
10 21 (10.50%) HTML5
11 19 (9.50%) jQuery
11 19 (9.50%) XML
12 18 (9.00%) RESTful
13 17 (8.50%) CSS3
14 16 (8.00%) WCF
14 16 (8.00%) .NET Framework
15 14 (7.00%) Java EE
16 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET
16 13 (6.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Open Source
2 21 (10.50%) Derivative
3 8 (4.00%) Wiki
3 8 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.50%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.00%) Credit Risk
5 6 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.00%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.00%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.50%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.00%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.00%) DTV
9 2 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.50%) UNIX
2 21 (10.50%) Linux
3 17 (8.50%) Windows
4 7 (3.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (38.50%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (36.00%) TDD
4 57 (28.50%) Scrum
5 54 (27.00%) Unit Testing
6 50 (25.00%) OO
7 41 (20.50%) Software Engineering
8 35 (17.50%) MVC
9 30 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 24 (12.00%) User Stories
11 22 (11.00%) Pair Programming
12 21 (10.50%) ATDD
12 21 (10.50%) BDD
13 18 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (9.00%) Configuration Management
14 17 (8.50%) Automated Testing
15 16 (8.00%) Time Management
15 16 (8.00%) OOP
16 15 (7.50%) Regression Testing
16 15 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.00%) Java
2 61 (30.50%) SQL
3 59 (29.50%) C#
4 53 (26.50%) JavaScript
5 34 (17.00%) Ruby
6 24 (12.00%) PHP
6 24 (12.00%) Python
7 23 (11.50%) Perl
7 23 (11.50%) C++
8 20 (10.00%) Scala
9 15 (7.50%) T-SQL
10 13 (6.50%) PHP5
11 12 (6.00%) C
12 4 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.50%) VBA
13 3 (1.50%) Haskell
14 2 (1.00%) Erlang
14 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.00%) XAML
14 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (11.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.00%) MCITP
4 1 (0.50%) MCDST
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.50%) Varnish
Vendors
1 29 (14.50%) Oracle
2 18 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.50%) Zend
4 14 (7.00%) JBoss
4 14 (7.00%) GigaSpaces
5 4 (2.00%) Sybase
6 2 (1.00%) SAP
6 2 (1.00%) FatWire
6 2 (1.00%) VMware
6 2 (1.00%) Tableau
6 2 (1.00%) Vertica
6 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.50%) ExactTarget
7 1 (0.50%) Akamai
7 1 (0.50%) Sencha
7 1 (0.50%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.50%) Sony
7 1 (0.50%) Perforce
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