The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 494 462 483
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +21
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 86 111 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 71 39
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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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
38856 37385 32217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.37% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24681 23757 19706
Average daily rate £420 £404 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1104 1010
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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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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 -19 58 £438 -2.77% 21
South West +10 12 £375 +7.14% 3
South East -15 6 £325 - 6
North West -25 6 £365 -5.80% 10
Yorkshire -9 3 £300 +50.00%
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 191 (80.25%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (47.90%) Continuous Integration
3 99 (41.60%) TDD
4 94 (39.50%) Software Engineering
5 90 (37.82%) Java
6 85 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 82 (34.45%) OO
8 75 (31.51%) Finance
9 67 (28.15%) HTML
10 64 (26.89%) Linux
10 64 (26.89%) Scrum
11 60 (25.21%) jQuery
12 58 (24.37%) SQL
13 56 (23.53%) .NET
14 55 (23.11%) C#
15 48 (20.17%) PHP
15 48 (20.17%) HTML5
16 45 (18.91%) Unit Testing
17 43 (18.07%) CSS
18 42 (17.65%) Test Automation
19 41 (17.23%) Git (software)
19 41 (17.23%) Automated Testing
19 41 (17.23%) Ruby
20 39 (16.39%) Pair Programming
20 39 (16.39%) Apache
20 39 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
20 39 (16.39%) Mentoring
21 36 (15.13%) Node.js
21 36 (15.13%) Microsoft
21 36 (15.13%) NUnit

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 39 (16.39%) Apache
2 36 (15.13%) Node.js
3 15 (6.30%) Confluence
4 7 (2.94%) Oracle 10gAS
4 7 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.52%) CMS
6 5 (2.10%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.68%) nginx
8 3 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.84%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.84%) Jetty
9 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.84%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.84%) IIS
9 2 (0.84%) JBoss
10 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
2 2 (0.84%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.94%) LDAP
2 6 (2.52%) Internet
3 5 (2.10%) HTTP
4 4 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.84%) DLNA
5 2 (0.84%) DVB
5 2 (0.84%) Intranet
5 2 (0.84%) SSL
6 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.42%) DMZ
6 1 (0.42%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.87%) MySQL
1 33 (13.87%) SQL Server
1 33 (13.87%) Relational Database
2 12 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.36%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.10%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.26%) Redis
10 3 (1.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (17.23%) Git (software)
2 36 (15.13%) NUnit
3 25 (10.50%) Subversion
4 24 (10.08%) PHPUnit
4 24 (10.08%) Jenkins
5 19 (7.98%) Grunt
5 19 (7.98%) TeamCity
6 17 (7.14%) JIRA
7 16 (6.72%) JUnit
8 14 (5.88%) Selenium
9 13 (5.46%) Maven
9 13 (5.46%) MSI
10 12 (5.04%) RSpec
11 11 (4.62%) Rhino Mocks
12 10 (4.20%) CppUnit
12 10 (4.20%) GoogleTest
12 10 (4.20%) ClearCase
12 10 (4.20%) CruiseControl
13 9 (3.78%) Ant
13 9 (3.78%) Hudson
General
1 75 (31.51%) Finance
2 29 (12.18%) Banking
3 23 (9.66%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.78%) Games
5 8 (3.36%) Electronics
6 5 (2.10%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.84%) Hindi Language
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.84%) Front Office
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (63.03%) Developer
2 28 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 25 (10.50%) PHP Developer
4 23 (9.66%) Software Engineer
5 21 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 19 (7.98%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.98%) Python Developer
7 17 (7.14%) Technical Leader
8 16 (6.72%) Agile Coach
9 11 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (4.62%) ScrumMaster
10 10 (4.20%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.36%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (2.94%) Programmer
12 7 (2.94%) Architect
13 6 (2.52%) Software Developer
13 6 (2.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (28.15%) HTML
2 60 (25.21%) jQuery
3 56 (23.53%) .NET
4 48 (20.17%) HTML5
5 43 (18.07%) CSS
6 33 (13.87%) WCF
7 27 (11.34%) XML
8 26 (10.92%) RESTful
8 26 (10.92%) Doctrine
9 24 (10.08%) .NET Framework
9 24 (10.08%) Zend Framework
9 24 (10.08%) AngularJS
10 23 (9.66%) CSS3
11 21 (8.82%) Web Services
12 18 (7.56%) Backbone.js
12 18 (7.56%) ASP.NET
13 17 (7.14%) Spring
13 17 (7.14%) WPF
14 14 (5.88%) JSON
14 14 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.56%) Open Source
2 15 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.20%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.52%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.52%) Statistics
7 5 (2.10%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.68%) DTV
8 4 (1.68%) Derivative
9 3 (1.26%) GIS
10 2 (0.84%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.84%) EMV
10 2 (0.84%) MPEG
10 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.84%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.89%) Linux
2 29 (12.18%) UNIX
3 26 (10.92%) Windows
4 25 (10.50%) CentOS
5 4 (1.68%) Android
6 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (80.25%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (47.90%) Continuous Integration
3 99 (41.60%) TDD
4 94 (39.50%) Software Engineering
5 82 (34.45%) OO
6 64 (26.89%) Scrum
7 45 (18.91%) Unit Testing
8 42 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 41 (17.23%) Automated Testing
10 39 (16.39%) Pair Programming
10 39 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 39 (16.39%) Mentoring
11 33 (13.87%) BDD
12 32 (13.45%) Multithreading
13 22 (9.24%) MVC
13 22 (9.24%) User Stories
14 19 (7.98%) Kanban
15 17 (7.14%) Code Coverage
15 17 (7.14%) Product Management
16 15 (6.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (37.82%) Java
2 85 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 58 (24.37%) SQL
4 55 (23.11%) C#
5 48 (20.17%) PHP
6 41 (17.23%) Ruby
7 34 (14.29%) Python
8 32 (13.45%) C++
9 24 (10.08%) C
10 18 (7.56%) Perl
11 9 (3.78%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.78%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.94%) VBScript
12 7 (2.94%) Scala
13 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.52%) VBA
14 5 (2.10%) VB
15 4 (1.68%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.78%) Degree
3 8 (3.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.72%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Varnish
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) vCloud
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
1 4 (1.68%) Control-M
2 2 (0.84%) Puppet
2 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) Salt
3 1 (0.42%) Kibana
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) logstash
3 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.76%) Zend
3 22 (9.24%) Oracle
4 19 (7.98%) IBM
5 14 (5.88%) TIBCO
6 13 (5.46%) Infragistics
6 13 (5.46%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.10%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.68%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.26%) Cognos
9 3 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.26%) Pega
10 2 (0.84%) Cisco
10 2 (0.84%) SAP
11 1 (0.42%) VMware
11 1 (0.42%) Google
11 1 (0.42%) Informatica
11 1 (0.42%) Adobe
11 1 (0.42%) Apigee
11 1 (0.42%) Solace
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago