The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 519 510 483
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 94 95 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 78
Median daily rate £513 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.02% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -36.61%
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40423 39105 37846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.09% 79.40% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27171 25311 24283
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1103 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 71 £550 +22.22% 18
South East -23 9 £475 +26.66% 19
East of England - 5 £350 - 1
Yorkshire -11 3 £458 -23.75%
North West -19 3 £368 +0.68% 3
North East - 2 £309 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 117 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (44.92%) TDD
3 80 (42.78%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (38.50%) Java
5 71 (37.97%) SQL
6 67 (35.83%) JavaScript
7 63 (33.69%) Scrum
8 51 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 50 (26.74%) Pair Programming
9 50 (26.74%) HTML
9 50 (26.74%) CSS
10 46 (24.60%) C#
11 43 (22.99%) BDD
12 40 (21.39%) Unit Testing
13 39 (20.86%) .NET
13 39 (20.86%) OO
14 38 (20.32%) Jenkins
15 37 (19.79%) Kanban
15 37 (19.79%) Python
16 36 (19.25%) Finance
16 36 (19.25%) Software Engineering
17 35 (18.72%) Linux
18 32 (17.11%) HTML5
19 31 (16.58%) SQL Server
19 31 (16.58%) Web Development
20 29 (15.51%) Ruby
21 28 (14.97%) jQuery
22 27 (14.44%) Automated Testing
22 27 (14.44%) Web Services
22 27 (14.44%) MVC

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (12.30%) Node.js
2 8 (4.28%) CMS
2 8 (4.28%) Confluence
2 8 (4.28%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.74%) Apache
4 6 (3.21%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.21%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.67%) nginx
6 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.60%) Gunicorn
7 3 (1.60%) JBoss
7 3 (1.60%) uWSGI
8 2 (1.07%) IIS
8 2 (1.07%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.53%) Flash Media Server
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Sage CRM
2 5 (2.67%) Beauchamp
3 1 (0.53%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (3.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.07%) DHCP
2 2 (1.07%) DNS
2 2 (1.07%) FTP
2 2 (1.07%) HTTP
2 2 (1.07%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.07%) LDAP
2 2 (1.07%) SSH
3 1 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.90%) MongoDB
3 24 (12.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (10.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (10.16%) MySQL
6 19 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (9.09%) Redis
8 15 (8.02%) Relational Database
9 13 (6.95%) NoSQL
9 13 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (5.88%) Neo4j
11 10 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (4.81%) CouchDB
13 8 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (3.74%) Big Data
14 7 (3.74%) KDB
15 6 (3.21%) Datomic
16 5 (2.67%) Biml
16 5 (2.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 51 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 38 (20.32%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.30%) TeamCity
4 21 (11.23%) JIRA
5 19 (10.16%) Gradle
6 18 (9.63%) Maven
7 17 (9.09%) Subversion
8 14 (7.49%) Cucumber
9 12 (6.42%) IntelliJ
9 12 (6.42%) JUnit
10 11 (5.88%) SpecFlow
11 8 (4.28%) FitNesse
11 8 (4.28%) Hudson
11 8 (4.28%) Jasmine
11 8 (4.28%) Mockito
12 7 (3.74%) Moq
12 7 (3.74%) NUnit
12 7 (3.74%) TestNG
13 6 (3.21%) EasyMock
13 6 (3.21%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 36 (19.25%) Finance
2 17 (9.09%) Front Office
3 11 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (2.14%) Banking
4 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.60%) Back Office
5 3 (1.60%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.07%) Automotive
6 2 (1.07%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (77.01%) Developer
2 39 (20.86%) Java Developer
3 27 (14.44%) Senior Developer
4 22 (11.76%) Agile Developer
5 20 (10.70%) C# Developer
6 19 (10.16%) SQL Developer
7 18 (9.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 16 (8.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 16 (8.56%) Python Developer
9 15 (8.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (7.49%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (7.49%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (6.42%) HTML Developer
12 10 (5.35%) .NET Developer
12 10 (5.35%) Administrator
12 10 (5.35%) DBA
12 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Developer
12 10 (5.35%) PHP Developer
13 9 (4.81%) Senior SQL Developer
13 9 (4.81%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.74%) CSS
1 50 (26.74%) HTML
2 39 (20.86%) .NET
3 32 (17.11%) HTML5
4 28 (14.97%) jQuery
5 27 (14.44%) Web Services
6 24 (12.83%) AngularJS
7 19 (10.16%) Sass
7 19 (10.16%) Spring
8 17 (9.09%) CSS3
8 17 (9.09%) REST
9 13 (6.95%) Dropwizard
9 13 (6.95%) Hystrix
9 13 (6.95%) React
9 13 (6.95%) Scalatra
10 12 (6.42%) RESTful
11 11 (5.88%) Django
11 11 (5.88%) Symfony
11 11 (5.88%) WPF
11 11 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.42%) Algorithms
2 12 (6.42%) Hedge funds
3 10 (5.35%) Market Risk
3 10 (5.35%) Statistics
4 8 (4.28%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.74%) W3C
6 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.21%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (3.21%) Replication
7 5 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.14%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.14%) User Experience
9 3 (1.60%) Derivative
9 3 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.60%) Interactive TV
10 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.07%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.72%) Linux
2 7 (3.74%) CentOS
2 7 (3.74%) Ubuntu
2 7 (3.74%) Unix
3 5 (2.67%) Windows
4 4 (2.14%) Android
5 3 (1.60%) Debian
5 3 (1.60%) Solaris
6 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.07%) SUSE
7 1 (0.53%) VME
7 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (44.92%) TDD
3 80 (42.78%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (33.69%) Scrum
5 50 (26.74%) Pair Programming
6 43 (22.99%) BDD
7 40 (21.39%) Unit Testing
8 39 (20.86%) OO
9 37 (19.79%) Kanban
10 36 (19.25%) Software Engineering
11 31 (16.58%) Web Development
12 27 (14.44%) Automated Testing
12 27 (14.44%) MVC
13 26 (13.90%) Front End Development
14 20 (10.70%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (10.70%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (9.09%) Open Source
16 16 (8.56%) Mentoring
16 16 (8.56%) SOA
17 15 (8.02%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (38.50%) Java
2 71 (37.97%) SQL
3 67 (35.83%) JavaScript
4 46 (24.60%) C#
5 37 (19.79%) Python
6 29 (15.51%) Ruby
7 21 (11.23%) Scala
8 20 (10.70%) C++
9 16 (8.56%) PHP
9 16 (8.56%) T-SQL
10 13 (6.95%) Clojure
11 11 (5.88%) C
11 11 (5.88%) PowerShell
12 10 (5.35%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.74%) Go
13 7 (3.74%) Perl
14 6 (3.21%) Erlang
14 6 (3.21%) Groovy
14 6 (3.21%) PHP 5
14 6 (3.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (13.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.07%) PhD
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.30%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (6.42%) Docker
2 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (9.09%) Puppet
2 15 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.81%) Ansible
4 6 (3.21%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.53%) Control-M
5 1 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 25 (13.37%) Oracle
2 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.42%) New Relic
4 9 (4.81%) Zend
5 6 (3.21%) CommVault
5 6 (3.21%) IBM
5 6 (3.21%) IDERA
5 6 (3.21%) RedGate
5 6 (3.21%) Sage
5 6 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.60%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.60%) Facebook
6 3 (1.60%) Google
6 3 (1.60%) Twitter
7 2 (1.07%) Apple
7 2 (1.07%) hybris
7 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.07%) VMware
8 1 (0.53%) Akamai
8 1 (0.53%) PayPal
South East
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 5 days ago