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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 514 516 516
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 107 122 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 81 63
Median daily rate £500 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £595 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -36.61%
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
41353 41436 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.13% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 27436 24583
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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 946 1087 1133
Median hourly rate £28.75 £27.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% +11.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +10 76 £513 +20.58% 28
South East +16 22 £425 +6.25% 5
North West -1 5 £368 +17.60% 2
East of England +20 2 £350 - 1
East Midlands +1 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -11 1 £475 -20.83%
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 137 (67.49%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (46.80%) Continuous Integration
3 94 (46.31%) Java
4 82 (40.39%) TDD
5 78 (38.42%) Scrum
6 66 (32.51%) JavaScript
7 62 (30.54%) SQL
8 57 (28.08%) CSS
9 56 (27.59%) HTML
10 55 (27.09%) Git (software)
11 49 (24.14%) Pair Programming
12 45 (22.17%) .NET
13 44 (21.67%) MVC
13 44 (21.67%) Software Engineering
14 42 (20.69%) OO
15 41 (20.20%) Finance
16 40 (19.70%) BDD
17 39 (19.21%) HTML5
17 39 (19.21%) Web Services
18 37 (18.23%) Web Development
19 36 (17.73%) Unit Testing
20 35 (17.24%) MongoDB
20 35 (17.24%) C#
21 34 (16.75%) SQL Server
21 34 (16.75%) Linux
21 34 (16.75%) AngularJS
22 33 (16.26%) Kanban
23 32 (15.76%) Jenkins
24 31 (15.27%) Node.js
24 31 (15.27%) Python

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 12 (5.91%) OpenStack
2 8 (3.94%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.46%) Apache
3 5 (2.46%) Confluence
3 5 (2.46%) IIS
3 5 (2.46%) nginx
3 5 (2.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.97%) CMS
4 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.99%) Drupal
5 2 (0.99%) JBoss
5 2 (0.99%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.49%) Flash Media Server
6 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.49%) TPMS
6 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Beauchamp
2 5 (2.46%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Endur
3 1 (0.49%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.97%) GitHub
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.48%) HTTP
3 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.49%) Broadband
4 1 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 34 (16.75%) SQL Server
3 24 (11.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (10.34%) MySQL
5 20 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (6.40%) Big Data
7 13 (6.40%) KDB
7 13 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 13 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (4.93%) CouchDB
8 10 (4.93%) Neo4j
8 10 (4.93%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.93%) Redis
8 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.94%) Datomic
10 5 (2.46%) Biml
10 5 (2.46%) SSDT
11 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 55 (27.09%) Git (software)
2 32 (15.76%) Jenkins
3 25 (12.32%) Maven
4 24 (11.82%) Gradle
5 22 (10.84%) JUnit
6 20 (9.85%) Subversion
7 18 (8.87%) IntelliJ
7 18 (8.87%) Mockito
8 17 (8.37%) TeamCity
9 11 (5.42%) Cucumber
10 10 (4.93%) NUnit
11 9 (4.43%) JIRA
11 9 (4.43%) Moq
11 9 (4.43%) MSTest
11 9 (4.43%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (3.45%) Grunt
12 7 (3.45%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.96%) Mercurial
13 6 (2.96%) Selenium
13 6 (2.96%) TestNG
General
1 41 (20.20%) Finance
2 28 (13.79%) Front Office
3 11 (5.42%) Retail
4 7 (3.45%) Banking
5 6 (2.96%) Back Office
6 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 146 (71.92%) Developer
2 43 (21.18%) Java Developer
3 29 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.32%) Agile Developer
5 23 (11.33%) Architect
6 21 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 21 (10.34%) SQL Developer
7 19 (9.36%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (8.37%) Agile Java Developer
9 16 (7.88%) PHP Developer
10 15 (7.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (7.39%) Technical Architect
11 13 (6.40%) Quantitative Developer
12 12 (5.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (5.42%) HTML Developer
13 11 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (4.93%) .NET Developer
14 10 (4.93%) Hybris Developer
15 9 (4.43%) Python Developer
15 9 (4.43%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.08%) CSS
2 56 (27.59%) HTML
3 45 (22.17%) .NET
4 39 (19.21%) HTML5
4 39 (19.21%) Web Services
5 34 (16.75%) AngularJS
6 31 (15.27%) Node.js
7 29 (14.29%) Spring
8 24 (11.82%) jQuery
9 19 (9.36%) Dropwizard
9 19 (9.36%) Hystrix
9 19 (9.36%) Scalatra
10 18 (8.87%) WPF
11 17 (8.37%) Sass
11 17 (8.37%) Symfony
12 15 (7.39%) CSS3
13 14 (6.90%) REST
14 13 (6.40%) Esper
14 13 (6.40%) Pandas
14 13 (6.40%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.85%) Hedge funds
2 16 (7.88%) Algorithms
3 15 (7.39%) Statistics
4 13 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.40%) Visualisation
5 10 (4.93%) Market Risk
6 9 (4.43%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.46%) Replication
9 4 (1.97%) Derivative
9 4 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.97%) W3C
10 3 (1.48%) Interactive TV
10 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.99%) Equities
11 2 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.99%) User Experience
11 2 (0.99%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.75%) Linux
2 11 (5.42%) Unix
3 8 (3.94%) Windows
4 3 (1.48%) Android
4 3 (1.48%) Solaris
5 1 (0.49%) VME
5 1 (0.49%) VMS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (67.49%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (46.80%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (40.39%) TDD
4 78 (38.42%) Scrum
5 49 (24.14%) Pair Programming
6 44 (21.67%) MVC
6 44 (21.67%) Software Engineering
7 42 (20.69%) OO
8 40 (19.70%) BDD
9 37 (18.23%) Web Development
10 36 (17.73%) Unit Testing
11 33 (16.26%) Kanban
12 29 (14.29%) Open Source
13 28 (13.79%) Automated Testing
13 28 (13.79%) Mentoring
14 27 (13.30%) Front End Development
15 23 (11.33%) Web Application Development
16 22 (10.84%) SOLID
17 21 (10.34%) DevOps
17 21 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 94 (46.31%) Java
2 66 (32.51%) JavaScript
3 62 (30.54%) SQL
4 35 (17.24%) C#
5 31 (15.27%) Python
6 25 (12.32%) Scala
7 20 (9.85%) C++
7 20 (9.85%) PHP
8 19 (9.36%) Ruby
9 17 (8.37%) C
10 12 (5.91%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.91%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.42%) Clojure
12 9 (4.43%) Go
13 8 (3.94%) Erlang
14 6 (2.96%) Perl
14 6 (2.96%) Shell Script
15 5 (2.46%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.46%) VB
15 5 (2.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (12.81%) Degree
2 7 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.99%) PhD
5 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.99%) FATCA
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (6.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (9.36%) Puppet
2 16 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.43%) Ansible
4 5 (2.46%) DBAmp
5 3 (1.48%) Control-M
5 3 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.99%) Grafana
6 2 (0.99%) Graphite
7 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 31 (15.27%) Oracle
2 18 (8.87%) New Relic
3 12 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.93%) hybris
4 10 (4.93%) Zend
5 8 (3.94%) IBM
6 5 (2.46%) CommVault
6 5 (2.46%) IDERA
6 5 (2.46%) RedGate
6 5 (2.46%) Sage
6 5 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.48%) Google
7 3 (1.48%) Solace
8 2 (0.99%) Apple
8 2 (0.99%) VMware
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe
9 1 (0.49%) Akamai
9 1 (0.49%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.49%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.49%) Teradata
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