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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 534 520 489
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 96 85 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 71
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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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
41597 40034 38672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.66% 79.09% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27827 25350 24580
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 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1172 1142
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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 +22 77 £500 +11.11% 21
South East -14 6 £335 +3.07% 19
South West -12 3 £375 - 3
East of England - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +1 2 £440 +46.66% 1
North West -11 2 £358 -2.05% 3
North East - 2 £309 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 112 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (44.32%) TDD
3 74 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 71 (38.38%) SQL
5 69 (37.30%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (35.14%) Scrum
7 64 (34.59%) Java
8 58 (31.35%) HTML
9 51 (27.57%) CSS
10 49 (26.49%) C#
10 49 (26.49%) Git (software)
11 47 (25.41%) BDD
11 47 (25.41%) Pair Programming
12 44 (23.78%) .NET
13 43 (23.24%) Jenkins
14 39 (21.08%) SQL Server
15 36 (19.46%) Linux
15 36 (19.46%) Unit Testing
16 34 (18.38%) OO
16 34 (18.38%) Web Development
17 33 (17.84%) Software Engineering
17 33 (17.84%) Kanban
18 32 (17.30%) Python
18 32 (17.30%) MVC
19 29 (15.68%) Ruby
19 29 (15.68%) Automated Testing
20 28 (15.14%) Finance
20 28 (15.14%) jQuery
20 28 (15.14%) HTML5
21 27 (14.59%) PostgreSQL

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 21 (11.35%) Node.js
2 10 (5.41%) Confluence
3 9 (4.86%) Apache
4 8 (4.32%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.78%) CMS
6 6 (3.24%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (3.24%) IIS
6 6 (3.24%) nginx
7 5 (2.70%) JBoss
8 4 (2.16%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.62%) Gunicorn
9 3 (1.62%) uWSGI
10 2 (1.08%) NServiceBus
10 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.54%) Flash Media Server
11 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.54%) TPMS
11 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Sage CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Beauchamp
3 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) GitHub
2 7 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) HTTP
1 7 (3.78%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) DHCP
2 2 (1.08%) DNS
2 2 (1.08%) FTP
2 2 (1.08%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.08%) LDAP
2 2 (1.08%) SSH
3 1 (0.54%) Broadband
3 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (12.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (11.89%) MySQL
5 20 (10.81%) MongoDB
5 20 (10.81%) Relational Database
6 19 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (9.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (9.73%) Redis
8 14 (7.57%) NoSQL
9 13 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (5.95%) Neo4j
11 10 (5.41%) CouchDB
12 9 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (3.24%) Datomic
15 5 (2.70%) Big Data
15 5 (2.70%) Biml
15 5 (2.70%) SSDT
16 3 (1.62%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 49 (26.49%) Git (software)
2 43 (23.24%) Jenkins
3 24 (12.97%) JIRA
4 23 (12.43%) TeamCity
5 19 (10.27%) Subversion
6 17 (9.19%) Cucumber
6 17 (9.19%) Gradle
7 15 (8.11%) Maven
8 14 (7.57%) JUnit
9 11 (5.95%) SpecFlow
10 10 (5.41%) IntelliJ
11 9 (4.86%) Mockito
12 8 (4.32%) FitNesse
12 8 (4.32%) Hudson
12 8 (4.32%) Jasmine
13 7 (3.78%) TestNG
14 6 (3.24%) CruiseControl
14 6 (3.24%) EasyMock
14 6 (3.24%) Mercurial
14 6 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (15.14%) Finance
2 11 (5.95%) Retail
3 10 (5.41%) Front Office
4 4 (2.16%) Banking
4 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.62%) Publishing
5 3 (1.62%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.08%) Automotive
6 2 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) French Language
7 1 (0.54%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (75.68%) Developer
2 37 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 26 (14.05%) Agile Developer
4 24 (12.97%) Senior Developer
5 20 (10.81%) Agile Java Developer
6 19 (10.27%) C# Developer
6 19 (10.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (9.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 16 (8.65%) .NET Developer
8 16 (8.65%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (8.65%) SQL Developer
9 15 (8.11%) Python Developer
10 12 (6.49%) HTML Developer
11 11 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (5.41%) Administrator
12 10 (5.41%) DBA
12 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
13 9 (4.86%) PHP Developer
14 8 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (4.32%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (31.35%) HTML
2 51 (27.57%) CSS
3 44 (23.78%) .NET
4 28 (15.14%) HTML5
4 28 (15.14%) jQuery
5 26 (14.05%) Web Services
6 20 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 20 (10.81%) REST
6 20 (10.81%) Spring
7 19 (10.27%) XML
8 18 (9.73%) Sass
9 15 (8.11%) CSS3
10 14 (7.57%) JSON
11 13 (7.03%) ASP.NET
11 13 (7.03%) RESTful
12 11 (5.95%) Django
12 11 (5.95%) React
12 11 (5.95%) Scalatra
12 11 (5.95%) Symfony
13 8 (4.32%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.86%) Market Risk
3 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.78%) W3C
4 6 (3.24%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (3.24%) Replication
5 5 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.16%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.16%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.16%) Statistics
6 4 (2.16%) User Experience
6 4 (2.16%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.62%) Derivative
7 3 (1.62%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.62%) Interactive TV
7 3 (1.62%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.46%) Linux
2 13 (7.03%) Unix
3 7 (3.78%) CentOS
3 7 (3.78%) Ubuntu
3 7 (3.78%) Windows
4 6 (3.24%) Android
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.62%) Debian
6 3 (1.62%) Solaris
7 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.08%) SUSE
8 1 (0.54%) VME
8 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (60.54%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (44.32%) TDD
3 69 (37.30%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (35.14%) Scrum
5 47 (25.41%) BDD
5 47 (25.41%) Pair Programming
6 36 (19.46%) Unit Testing
7 34 (18.38%) OO
7 34 (18.38%) Web Development
8 33 (17.84%) Kanban
8 33 (17.84%) Software Engineering
9 32 (17.30%) MVC
10 29 (15.68%) Automated Testing
11 24 (12.97%) Front End Development
12 22 (11.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (9.73%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (9.19%) High Availability
14 17 (9.19%) Mentoring
15 15 (8.11%) SOA
16 14 (7.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 71 (38.38%) SQL
3 64 (34.59%) Java
4 49 (26.49%) C#
5 32 (17.30%) Python
6 29 (15.68%) Ruby
7 21 (11.35%) C++
8 18 (9.73%) Scala
9 15 (8.11%) PHP
10 13 (7.03%) Clojure
10 13 (7.03%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.95%) PowerShell
12 10 (5.41%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.78%) Perl
13 7 (3.78%) PL/SQL
14 6 (3.24%) Erlang
14 6 (3.24%) Go
14 6 (3.24%) Groovy
14 6 (3.24%) PHP 5
14 6 (3.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.35%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (6.49%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (9.73%) Puppet
2 16 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.41%) Ansible
4 6 (3.24%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.54%) Control-M
5 1 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 22 (11.89%) Oracle
2 14 (7.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.41%) New Relic
3 10 (5.41%) Zend
4 6 (3.24%) CommVault
4 6 (3.24%) IBM
4 6 (3.24%) IDERA
4 6 (3.24%) RedGate
4 6 (3.24%) Sage
4 6 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.62%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.62%) Facebook
5 3 (1.62%) Google
5 3 (1.62%) hybris
5 3 (1.62%) Twitter
6 2 (1.08%) Adobe
6 2 (1.08%) Apple
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 1 (0.54%) Informatica
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