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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
UK / England
Rank 428 519 474
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -45
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 145 91 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 51 91
Median daily rate £463 £450 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.00

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
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +41 95 £500 +9.64% 26
South East +24 11 £338 +12.50% 13
South West +17 9 £380 +1.33% 2
East of England +8 8 £380 +5.55% 6
East Midlands +7 8 £395 +3.94% 3
North West +32 7 £303 -10.37% 7
Yorkshire +10 3 £363 -38.29% 1
West Midlands - 3 £484 - 2
Refactoring
UK

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 231 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (65.66%) Java
3 182 (61.28%) TDD
4 174 (58.59%) Scrum
5 145 (48.82%) JavaScript
6 142 (47.81%) Git (software)
7 126 (42.42%) BDD
8 102 (34.34%) CSS
9 101 (34.01%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (33.33%) HTML
11 97 (32.66%) SQL
12 95 (31.99%) Spring
13 91 (30.64%) Web Services
14 85 (28.62%) SOAP
14 85 (28.62%) Node.js
15 83 (27.95%) AngularJS
15 83 (27.95%) Jenkins
15 83 (27.95%) Linux
16 78 (26.26%) REST
17 74 (24.92%) jQuery
17 74 (24.92%) MVC
18 70 (23.57%) HTML5
19 68 (22.90%) OO
20 63 (21.21%) XML
21 60 (20.20%) Finance
22 59 (19.87%) JIRA
22 59 (19.87%) Kanban
23 57 (19.19%) DevOps
24 56 (18.86%) Maven
25 55 (18.52%) Unix

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 30 (10.10%) Apache
2 16 (5.39%) nginx
3 15 (5.05%) WebSphere
4 13 (4.38%) JBoss
5 7 (2.36%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.68%) Confluence
7 5 (1.68%) IIS
7 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.35%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.01%) IPython
9 3 (1.01%) Mule
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.34%) CMS
11 1 (0.34%) Jetty
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.44%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.71%) GitHub
3 12 (4.04%) SaaS
4 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.34%) Google Play
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.04%) HTTP
2 9 (3.03%) Internet
3 4 (1.35%) Firewall
3 4 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.67%) Intranet
4 2 (0.67%) Network Security
4 2 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.51%) Relational Database
2 51 (17.17%) MongoDB
3 33 (11.11%) MySQL
4 31 (10.44%) Big Data
5 30 (10.10%) NoSQL
5 30 (10.10%) SQL Server
6 28 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (7.74%) Redis
8 16 (5.39%) CouchDB
9 11 (3.70%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.69%) DB2
12 6 (2.02%) Neo4j
12 6 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.35%) Couchbase
14 3 (1.01%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.67%) Impala
15 2 (0.67%) Riak
15 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 142 (47.81%) Git (software)
2 83 (27.95%) Jenkins
3 59 (19.87%) JIRA
4 56 (18.86%) Maven
5 52 (17.51%) JUnit
6 49 (16.50%) TeamCity
7 44 (14.81%) Mockito
8 40 (13.47%) Gradle
9 35 (11.78%) Spock
10 33 (11.11%) Subversion
11 22 (7.41%) Cucumber
12 17 (5.72%) gulp
12 17 (5.72%) IntelliJ
12 17 (5.72%) Selenium
13 16 (5.39%) Mercurial
14 14 (4.71%) Ant
14 14 (4.71%) Jasmine
15 13 (4.38%) Grunt
16 12 (4.04%) Hudson
16 12 (4.04%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (20.20%) Finance
2 50 (16.84%) Banking
3 15 (5.05%) Retail
4 11 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.36%) Back Office
5 7 (2.36%) Marketing
6 6 (2.02%) Games
7 3 (1.01%) Legal
7 3 (1.01%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 207 (69.70%) Developer
2 99 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 41 (13.80%) Senior Developer
4 26 (8.75%) .NET Developer
5 24 (8.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 22 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (7.07%) Architect
7 21 (7.07%) PHP Developer
8 17 (5.72%) Agile Developer
8 17 (5.72%) Web Developer
9 15 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.05%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (4.04%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 11 (3.70%) PHP Zend Developer
12 11 (3.70%) Symfony Developer
12 11 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (34.34%) CSS
2 99 (33.33%) HTML
3 95 (31.99%) Spring
4 91 (30.64%) Web Services
5 85 (28.62%) Node.js
5 85 (28.62%) SOAP
6 83 (27.95%) AngularJS
7 78 (26.26%) REST
8 74 (24.92%) jQuery
9 70 (23.57%) HTML5
10 63 (21.21%) XML
11 53 (17.85%) CSS3
12 51 (17.17%) Hibernate
13 47 (15.82%) JSON
14 40 (13.47%) Gherkin
15 39 (13.13%) JMS
16 36 (12.12%) .NET
16 36 (12.12%) XSLT
17 30 (10.10%) JDBC
17 30 (10.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.77%) User Experience
2 23 (7.74%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.36%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.02%) Online Games
6 5 (1.68%) Blog
6 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.35%) Contactless
7 4 (1.35%) Derivative
7 4 (1.35%) EMV
8 3 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.01%) Life Science
8 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.01%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.01%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (27.95%) Linux
2 55 (18.52%) Unix
3 7 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.36%) Windows
4 6 (2.02%) CentOS
4 6 (2.02%) SUSE
4 6 (2.02%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (61.28%) TDD
3 174 (58.59%) Scrum
4 126 (42.42%) BDD
5 101 (34.01%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (24.92%) MVC
7 68 (22.90%) OO
8 59 (19.87%) Kanban
9 57 (19.19%) DevOps
10 53 (17.85%) Web Development
11 50 (16.84%) Software Engineering
12 46 (15.49%) E-Commerce
13 39 (13.13%) SOLID
14 36 (12.12%) SOA
15 35 (11.78%) Microservices
16 34 (11.45%) SDLC
16 34 (11.45%) Unit Testing
17 33 (11.11%) Pair Programming
18 32 (10.77%) Front End Development
19 30 (10.10%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 195 (65.66%) Java
2 145 (48.82%) JavaScript
3 97 (32.66%) SQL
4 46 (15.49%) Shell Script
5 38 (12.79%) Korn
6 36 (12.12%) Ruby
7 30 (10.10%) C#
8 25 (8.42%) PHP
9 24 (8.08%) Python
9 24 (8.08%) XPath
10 23 (7.74%) Scala
11 16 (5.39%) C++
12 15 (5.05%) ES6
13 14 (4.71%) PL/SQL
14 13 (4.38%) C
14 13 (4.38%) Groovy
15 12 (4.04%) Perl
16 7 (2.36%) Bash Shell
16 7 (2.36%) Go
16 7 (2.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (14.81%) Degree
2 7 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.02%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.35%) ISEB
5 4 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.45%) QA
2 27 (9.09%) FATCA
3 8 (2.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (2.69%) EMIR
3 8 (2.69%) MiFID
4 5 (1.68%) SDET
5 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (8.08%) Docker
2 5 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.67%) vCloud
4 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.34%) Firmware
4 1 (0.34%) Varnish
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (9.09%) Ansible
2 24 (8.08%) Puppet
3 19 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.01%) Kibana
4 3 (1.01%) logstash
4 3 (1.01%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.67%) Control-M
5 2 (0.67%) Grafana
5 2 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.34%) Cacti
6 1 (0.34%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.34%) Graphite
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 47 (15.82%) Oracle
2 39 (13.13%) Solace
3 22 (7.41%) MuleSoft
4 21 (7.07%) Zend
5 16 (5.39%) New Relic
6 9 (3.03%) Perforce
7 7 (2.36%) Apigee
7 7 (2.36%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.02%) ATG
8 6 (2.02%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.02%) IBM
8 6 (2.02%) VMware
9 4 (1.35%) hybris
10 3 (1.01%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.67%) Avaya
11 2 (0.67%) BEA
11 2 (0.67%) Black Duck
11 2 (0.67%) SAP
11 2 (0.67%) Splunk
12 1 (0.34%) Sybase
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