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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 491 442 462
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +20
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 88 111 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 79 43
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 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 22 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 -31 53 £450 -2.70% 19
Yorkshire -5 12 £600 +200.00% 3
South West +12 10 £318 -9.28% 3
South East -19 7 £325 - 20
North West -23 6 £351 -9.35% 6
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 160 (77.67%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (52.91%) Continuous Integration
3 99 (48.06%) TDD
4 89 (43.20%) Software Engineering
5 81 (39.32%) Java
6 78 (37.86%) OO
7 70 (33.98%) JavaScript
8 58 (28.16%) C#
9 55 (26.70%) Finance
10 54 (26.21%) Scrum
11 52 (25.24%) Linux
12 50 (24.27%) Ruby
13 48 (23.30%) HTML
13 48 (23.30%) Test Automation
14 47 (22.82%) .NET
15 45 (21.84%) jQuery
15 45 (21.84%) Continuous Delivery
16 42 (20.39%) SQL
16 42 (20.39%) PHP
17 41 (19.90%) Unit Testing
18 39 (18.93%) Pair Programming
19 34 (16.50%) Node.js
20 33 (16.02%) Mentoring
21 32 (15.53%) BDD
21 32 (15.53%) CSS
22 31 (15.05%) Apache
22 31 (15.05%) HTML5
23 30 (14.56%) Git (software)
24 29 (14.08%) Relational Database
24 29 (14.08%) Microsoft

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (16.50%) Node.js
2 31 (15.05%) Apache
3 10 (4.85%) Confluence
4 7 (3.40%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.94%) CMS
6 4 (1.94%) nginx
7 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.97%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.97%) JBoss
8 2 (0.97%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.49%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.49%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.49%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
2 2 (0.97%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.40%) HTTP
2 6 (2.91%) Internet
3 5 (2.43%) LDAP
4 4 (1.94%) SSL
4 4 (1.94%) Intranet
5 2 (0.97%) DVB
5 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.97%) DLNA
6 1 (0.49%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.49%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.08%) Relational Database
2 28 (13.59%) SQL Server
3 27 (13.11%) MySQL
4 11 (5.34%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.43%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.46%) Redis
10 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.97%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.97%) MS Access
11 2 (0.97%) Ingres
11 2 (0.97%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.62%) NUnit
3 23 (11.17%) Subversion
4 18 (8.74%) Jenkins
5 17 (8.25%) Grunt
6 16 (7.77%) PHPUnit
7 15 (7.28%) JUnit
8 14 (6.80%) Selenium
9 13 (6.31%) TeamCity
10 12 (5.83%) RSpec
11 11 (5.34%) Maven
11 11 (5.34%) JIRA
12 10 (4.85%) MSI
12 10 (4.85%) Cucumber
13 9 (4.37%) Hudson
14 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
14 8 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (3.88%) Rhino Mocks
15 7 (3.40%) Ant
16 6 (2.91%) ClearCase
General
1 55 (26.70%) Finance
2 23 (11.17%) Banking
3 20 (9.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.88%) Electronics
4 8 (3.88%) Games
5 3 (1.46%) Marketing
5 3 (1.46%) Back Office
6 2 (0.97%) Front Office
6 2 (0.97%) Arabic Language
6 2 (0.97%) Hindi Language
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (56.80%) Developer
2 26 (12.62%) Agile Coach
3 21 (10.19%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.22%) Software Engineer
4 19 (9.22%) PHP Developer
5 17 (8.25%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.28%) Python Developer
7 12 (5.83%) ScrumMaster
7 12 (5.83%) Technical Leader
8 10 (4.85%) Architect
9 9 (4.37%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.91%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.43%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.43%) Senior Developer
13 4 (1.94%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.30%) HTML
2 47 (22.82%) .NET
3 45 (21.84%) jQuery
4 32 (15.53%) CSS
5 31 (15.05%) HTML5
6 25 (12.14%) WCF
7 24 (11.65%) XML
7 24 (11.65%) AngularJS
8 22 (10.68%) RESTful
9 20 (9.71%) Web Services
10 18 (8.74%) Doctrine
11 17 (8.25%) .NET Framework
12 16 (7.77%) Zend Framework
12 16 (7.77%) Spring
13 15 (7.28%) WPF
14 14 (6.80%) Backbone.js
14 14 (6.80%) CSS3
15 13 (6.31%) JSON
15 13 (6.31%) Ruby on Rails
15 13 (6.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.71%) Open Source
2 14 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.85%) Hedge funds
5 9 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.43%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.94%) DTV
7 4 (1.94%) Derivative
7 4 (1.94%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.94%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.94%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.46%) GIS
9 2 (0.97%) MPEG
9 2 (0.97%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.24%) Linux
2 19 (9.22%) UNIX
3 17 (8.25%) CentOS
4 14 (6.80%) Windows
5 5 (2.43%) Android
6 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (77.67%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (52.91%) Continuous Integration
3 99 (48.06%) TDD
4 89 (43.20%) Software Engineering
5 78 (37.86%) OO
6 54 (26.21%) Scrum
7 48 (23.30%) Test Automation
8 45 (21.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 41 (19.90%) Unit Testing
10 39 (18.93%) Pair Programming
11 33 (16.02%) Mentoring
12 32 (15.53%) BDD
13 26 (12.62%) Automated Testing
14 25 (12.14%) User Stories
15 24 (11.65%) Multithreading
16 19 (9.22%) Product Management
16 19 (9.22%) MVC
17 15 (7.28%) Domain-Driven Design
18 14 (6.80%) Reverse Engineering
18 14 (6.80%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (39.32%) Java
2 70 (33.98%) JavaScript
3 58 (28.16%) C#
4 50 (24.27%) Ruby
5 42 (20.39%) SQL
5 42 (20.39%) PHP
6 28 (13.59%) Python
7 20 (9.71%) C++
8 17 (8.25%) Perl
9 15 (7.28%) C
10 8 (3.88%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.40%) Scala
11 7 (3.40%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.94%) Clojure
13 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.94%) Groovy
14 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.46%) R
14 3 (1.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.37%) Degree
2 6 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.31%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Varnish
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) vCloud
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Control-M
1 2 (0.97%) Puppet
1 2 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) Salt
2 1 (0.49%) Kibana
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) logstash
2 1 (0.49%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.71%) Zend
3 13 (6.31%) IBM
4 11 (5.34%) TIBCO
5 10 (4.85%) Oracle
5 10 (4.85%) Infragistics
5 10 (4.85%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.46%) Pega
6 3 (1.46%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.46%) Cognos
6 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco
7 2 (0.97%) SAP
7 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.49%) Apigee
8 1 (0.49%) Foundry
8 1 (0.49%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) Google
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