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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 464 512 442
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -70
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 144 105 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 80 134
Median daily rate £525 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - £71.00
Refactoring
UK

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
37885 41254 40531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.84% 81.42% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25383 27169 26769
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1228 1147
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +60 106 £525 +16.02% 22
South East +17 12 £406 +35.41% 11
East Midlands -10 7 £550 +33.33% 1
North West +6 6 £340 - 6
East of England +8 4 - - 3
Yorkshire +17 3 - - 1
South West -6 3 £400 +6.66% 5
West Midlands -8 2 £350 - 1
Refactoring
UK

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 194 (71.85%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (57.41%) Java
3 132 (48.89%) Scrum
4 126 (46.67%) TDD
5 118 (43.70%) JavaScript
6 109 (40.37%) Git (software)
7 98 (36.30%) BDD
8 93 (34.44%) HTML
9 92 (34.07%) CSS
10 86 (31.85%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (31.11%) Linux
12 83 (30.74%) MVC
12 83 (30.74%) Node.js
13 81 (30.00%) Web Services
14 77 (28.52%) AngularJS
14 77 (28.52%) Jenkins
15 72 (26.67%) Spring
16 66 (24.44%) jQuery
17 65 (24.07%) OO
18 64 (23.70%) HTML5
19 63 (23.33%) Web Development
20 62 (22.96%) DevOps
21 58 (21.48%) SQL
22 57 (21.11%) SOAP
22 57 (21.11%) REST
22 57 (21.11%) MongoDB
23 55 (20.37%) Finance
24 51 (18.89%) Mockito
25 50 (18.52%) JUnit
26 47 (17.41%) Maven

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 32 (11.85%) Apache
2 20 (7.41%) nginx
3 19 (7.04%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.96%) IIS
5 8 (2.96%) JBoss
6 6 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.48%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.48%) Confluence
9 3 (1.11%) IPython
9 3 (1.11%) Mule
10 2 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.74%) Drupal
10 2 (0.74%) SAS
11 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Endur
2 1 (0.37%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.33%) GitHub
3 8 (2.96%) SaaS
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.93%) HTTP
2 5 (1.85%) Internet
3 4 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.11%) Firewall
4 3 (1.11%) Intranet
4 3 (1.11%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) ICMP
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.11%) MongoDB
2 37 (13.70%) MySQL
3 36 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 30 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (10.37%) Big Data
6 25 (9.26%) NoSQL
7 21 (7.78%) SQL Server
8 20 (7.41%) Redis
9 18 (6.67%) CouchDB
10 16 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.22%) KDB
13 5 (1.85%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.74%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.74%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.74%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 109 (40.37%) Git (software)
2 77 (28.52%) Jenkins
3 51 (18.89%) Mockito
4 50 (18.52%) JUnit
5 47 (17.41%) JIRA
5 47 (17.41%) Maven
6 37 (13.70%) TeamCity
7 31 (11.48%) Spock
7 31 (11.48%) Subversion
8 29 (10.74%) Gradle
9 18 (6.67%) Mercurial
10 17 (6.30%) IntelliJ
11 14 (5.19%) Vagrant
12 11 (4.07%) Cucumber
13 10 (3.70%) Jasmine
14 8 (2.96%) Selenium
15 7 (2.59%) Grunt
16 6 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (2.22%) gulp
16 6 (2.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 55 (20.37%) Finance
2 36 (13.33%) Banking
3 18 (6.67%) Retail
4 11 (4.07%) Front Office
5 7 (2.59%) Marketing
6 5 (1.85%) Games
7 3 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.11%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.11%) Publishing
7 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (60.74%) Developer
2 63 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.22%) Architect
4 32 (11.85%) PHP Developer
5 25 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 20 (7.41%) Digital Architect
7 18 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (4.81%) Web Developer
10 11 (4.07%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.07%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.07%) Hybris Developer
10 11 (4.07%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.70%) E-Commerce Developer
11 10 (3.70%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
11 10 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
11 10 (3.70%) Symfony Developer
11 10 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (34.44%) HTML
2 92 (34.07%) CSS
3 83 (30.74%) Node.js
4 81 (30.00%) Web Services
5 77 (28.52%) AngularJS
6 72 (26.67%) Spring
7 66 (24.44%) jQuery
8 64 (23.70%) HTML5
9 57 (21.11%) REST
9 57 (21.11%) SOAP
10 45 (16.67%) CSS3
11 42 (15.56%) XML
12 38 (14.07%) Spring MVC
13 37 (13.70%) JMS
13 37 (13.70%) JSON
14 36 (13.33%) Gherkin
14 36 (13.33%) Hibernate
15 33 (12.22%) .NET
16 30 (11.11%) J2EE
16 30 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.52%) User Experience
2 13 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 8 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.96%) Statistics
4 8 (2.96%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.59%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.85%) Blog
6 5 (1.85%) Online Games
7 4 (1.48%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.11%) Contactless
8 3 (1.11%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.11%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.11%) EMV
8 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 84 (31.11%) Linux
2 43 (15.93%) Unix
3 9 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 8 (2.96%) Windows
5 7 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.22%) CentOS
6 6 (2.22%) SUSE
7 4 (1.48%) Android
8 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (71.85%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (48.89%) Scrum
3 126 (46.67%) TDD
4 98 (36.30%) BDD
5 86 (31.85%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (30.74%) MVC
7 65 (24.07%) OO
8 63 (23.33%) Web Development
9 62 (22.96%) DevOps
10 44 (16.30%) Software Engineering
11 39 (14.44%) E-Commerce
11 39 (14.44%) Kanban
12 37 (13.70%) Configuration Management
13 35 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
14 34 (12.59%) Pair Programming
14 34 (12.59%) Unit Testing
14 34 (12.59%) Web Application Development
15 28 (10.37%) Release Management
16 26 (9.63%) Front End Development
17 24 (8.89%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (57.41%) Java
2 118 (43.70%) JavaScript
3 58 (21.48%) SQL
4 38 (14.07%) PHP
5 34 (12.59%) Korn
5 34 (12.59%) Shell Script
6 32 (11.85%) Python
7 23 (8.52%) Ruby
7 23 (8.52%) XPath
8 22 (8.15%) Scala
9 19 (7.04%) C#
10 16 (5.93%) C++
11 14 (5.19%) C
12 12 (4.44%) PL/SQL
13 11 (4.07%) Perl
14 10 (3.70%) Bash Shell
15 9 (3.33%) Go
16 8 (2.96%) VBScript
17 6 (2.22%) PHP 5
17 6 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (13.33%) Degree
2 11 (4.07%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.26%) FATCA
2 21 (7.78%) QA
3 6 (2.22%) SDET
4 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (9.26%) Docker
2 3 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.74%) vCloud
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) Varnish
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (14.07%) Puppet
2 28 (10.37%) Ansible
3 26 (9.63%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.48%) Control-M
4 4 (1.48%) Grafana
4 4 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.74%) Graphite
5 2 (0.74%) Kibana
5 2 (0.74%) logstash
5 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 37 (13.70%) Solace
2 34 (12.59%) Oracle
3 29 (10.74%) Zend
4 20 (7.41%) MuleSoft
5 16 (5.93%) New Relic
6 14 (5.19%) hybris
6 14 (5.19%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.07%) VMware
8 10 (3.70%) IBM
9 4 (1.48%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.11%) ATG
10 3 (1.11%) Black Duck
11 2 (0.74%) Apigee
11 2 (0.74%) Avaya
11 2 (0.74%) OpenLink
11 2 (0.74%) Perforce
11 2 (0.74%) Tableau
12 1 (0.37%) F5
12 1 (0.37%) Splunk
12 1 (0.37%) Talend
South East London
Computer Futures
Rate: £100.00 - £450.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FDM Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 13 days ago