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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 452 484 439
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -45
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 138 93 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 72 114
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
- +29.03%
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +43 78 £438 -12.50% 23
South East -4 21 £380 +12.59% 10
South West -11 13 £363 -9.37% 3
East of England +9 7 £425 +21.42% 4
North East - 7 £450 - 1
North West -27 6 £375 - 8
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
West Midlands -3 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -41 1 £475 -17.39% 3
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 166 (71.24%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (50.64%) TDD
3 109 (46.78%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (37.77%) JavaScript
5 81 (34.76%) Java
6 79 (33.91%) Scrum
7 75 (32.19%) OO
8 72 (30.90%) Software Engineering
9 68 (29.18%) Pair Programming
9 68 (29.18%) C#
10 67 (28.76%) SQL
11 63 (27.04%) HTML
12 60 (25.75%) .NET
13 54 (23.18%) BDD
14 52 (22.32%) SQL Server
15 50 (21.46%) Git (software)
16 49 (21.03%) CSS
17 45 (19.31%) Linux
18 42 (18.03%) MVC
19 40 (17.17%) PHP
19 40 (17.17%) Unit Testing
20 38 (16.31%) Ruby
21 37 (15.88%) jQuery
22 35 (15.02%) MySQL
23 32 (13.73%) Finance
23 32 (13.73%) Automated Testing
23 32 (13.73%) Web Development
23 32 (13.73%) ASP.NET
23 32 (13.73%) Microsoft
23 32 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (10.73%) Apache
2 22 (9.44%) Node.js
3 17 (7.30%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.87%) Tomcat
5 15 (6.44%) IIS
6 11 (4.72%) Confluence
7 7 (3.00%) nginx
8 5 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.72%) JBoss
10 3 (1.29%) CMS
11 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.86%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.72%) SaaS
2 4 (1.72%) PaaS
3 3 (1.29%) GitHub
4 2 (0.86%) Office 365
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) Internet
2 9 (3.86%) HTTP
3 7 (3.00%) SSL
3 7 (3.00%) Intranet
4 5 (2.15%) LDAP
5 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.43%) DMZ
6 1 (0.43%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.02%) MySQL
3 28 (12.02%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.73%) MongoDB
5 17 (7.30%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (5.15%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.72%) Redis
9 10 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (2.15%) Oracle Database
13 5 (2.15%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
15 3 (1.29%) Star Schema
15 3 (1.29%) OLAP
15 3 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 21 (9.01%) Subversion
4 16 (6.87%) IntelliJ
5 14 (6.01%) JIRA
5 14 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (5.58%) Maven
7 12 (5.15%) Selenium
7 12 (5.15%) TeamCity
8 11 (4.72%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.72%) JUnit
8 11 (4.72%) Visual Studio
8 11 (4.72%) Gradle
9 7 (3.00%) Jasmine
9 7 (3.00%) Ant
9 7 (3.00%) ReSharper
9 7 (3.00%) RSpec
9 7 (3.00%) PHPUnit
10 6 (2.58%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.58%) NUnit
General
1 32 (13.73%) Finance
2 7 (3.00%) Electronics
3 5 (2.15%) Games
3 5 (2.15%) Retail
4 4 (1.72%) Marketing
4 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.72%) Banking
4 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.72%) Front Office
4 4 (1.72%) Back Office
5 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 148 (63.52%) Developer
2 34 (14.59%) Java Developer
3 22 (9.44%) .NET Developer
4 20 (8.58%) Software Engineer
5 15 (6.44%) C# Developer
5 15 (6.44%) PHP Developer
6 13 (5.58%) Technical Leader
6 13 (5.58%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (5.15%) ScrumMaster
7 12 (5.15%) Architect
8 10 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.29%) Agile Coach
9 9 (3.86%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.43%) SQL Developer
10 8 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.00%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (2.58%) Perl Developer
13 5 (2.15%) Web Developer
13 5 (2.15%) Software Architect
13 5 (2.15%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (27.04%) HTML
2 60 (25.75%) .NET
3 49 (21.03%) CSS
4 37 (15.88%) jQuery
5 32 (13.73%) ASP.NET
6 29 (12.45%) AngularJS
7 25 (10.73%) XML
7 25 (10.73%) HTML5
8 23 (9.87%) Web Services
9 20 (8.58%) JSON
10 19 (8.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 19 (8.15%) RESTful
11 18 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (7.73%) REST
11 18 (7.73%) .NET Framework
12 17 (7.30%) LAMP
13 16 (6.87%) Spring
14 14 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (5.58%) WPF
16 11 (4.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.01%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.86%) Hedge funds
4 9 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.58%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.58%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.58%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.15%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.72%) DTV
8 3 (1.29%) GIS
8 3 (1.29%) Kindle
8 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.86%) iPad
9 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.31%) Linux
2 28 (12.02%) UNIX
3 17 (7.30%) Windows
4 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.86%) CentOS
5 6 (2.58%) Android
5 6 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.86%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (71.24%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (50.64%) TDD
3 109 (46.78%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (33.91%) Scrum
5 75 (32.19%) OO
6 72 (30.90%) Software Engineering
7 68 (29.18%) Pair Programming
8 54 (23.18%) BDD
9 42 (18.03%) MVC
10 40 (17.17%) Unit Testing
11 32 (13.73%) Web Development
11 32 (13.73%) Automated Testing
11 32 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (11.16%) Open Source
13 25 (10.73%) Test Automation
14 24 (10.30%) UML
14 24 (10.30%) Mentoring
15 23 (9.87%) Kanban
16 20 (8.58%) E-Commerce
16 20 (8.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.77%) JavaScript
2 81 (34.76%) Java
3 68 (29.18%) C#
4 67 (28.76%) SQL
5 40 (17.17%) PHP
6 38 (16.31%) Ruby
7 25 (10.73%) C++
8 17 (7.30%) Perl
9 13 (5.58%) C
10 11 (4.72%) T-SQL
10 11 (4.72%) Groovy
11 10 (4.29%) Python
12 8 (3.43%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.15%) PHP5
14 5 (2.15%) Scala
15 4 (1.72%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.72%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.72%) VB
16 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.30%) Degree
3 6 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.87%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) HL7
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.29%) Docker
3 2 (0.86%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.29%) Puppet
1 10 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.43%) Ansible
3 6 (2.58%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.29%) logstash
5 2 (0.86%) yum
6 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.43%) Salt
6 1 (0.43%) Kibana
6 1 (0.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 32 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.45%) Oracle
3 16 (6.87%) Zend
4 7 (3.00%) Cognos
5 5 (2.15%) SAP
5 5 (2.15%) IBM
5 5 (2.15%) New Relic
6 4 (1.72%) Adobe
7 3 (1.29%) Software AG
7 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.29%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.29%) VMware
7 3 (1.29%) Twitter
8 2 (0.86%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.86%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.86%) Splunk
8 2 (0.86%) Perforce
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) webMethods
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