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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
UK / England
Rank 458 501 427
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -74
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 119 90 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 56 123
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - £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
34178 37465 35875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.43% 82.04% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22789 24561 23587
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 854 1091 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +35 85 £525 +15.13% 19
South East +17 8 £319 +6.25% 8
East of England +7 6 - - 2
North West +19 5 £340 - 6
Yorkshire +18 5 £363 -38.29% 1
South West +13 5 £413 +10.00% 4
East Midlands +2 4 £425 +6.25%
Refactoring
UK

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 204 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (64.10%) Java
3 155 (56.78%) TDD
4 142 (52.01%) Scrum
5 134 (49.08%) JavaScript
6 124 (45.42%) Git (software)
7 119 (43.59%) BDD
8 97 (35.53%) CSS
9 95 (34.80%) HTML
10 90 (32.97%) Web Services
11 89 (32.60%) Linux
12 85 (31.14%) Node.js
13 84 (30.77%) Jenkins
14 78 (28.57%) Spring
15 75 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (27.11%) AngularJS
17 73 (26.74%) SQL
17 73 (26.74%) MVC
18 71 (26.01%) SOAP
18 71 (26.01%) jQuery
19 69 (25.27%) DevOps
20 66 (24.18%) REST
21 65 (23.81%) HTML5
21 65 (23.81%) OO
22 60 (21.98%) Web Development
23 58 (21.25%) Finance
24 53 (19.41%) MongoDB
25 52 (19.05%) Unix
25 52 (19.05%) JUnit
26 51 (18.68%) JIRA

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 (10.99%) Apache
2 17 (6.23%) nginx
3 16 (5.86%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.03%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.93%) JBoss
6 7 (2.56%) IIS
7 6 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.47%) Confluence
10 3 (1.10%) IPython
10 3 (1.10%) Mule
11 2 (0.73%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.73%) SAS
12 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.37%) CMS
12 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.40%) SaaS
3 11 (4.03%) GitHub
4 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.49%) HTTP
2 6 (2.20%) Internet
3 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.10%) Firewall
4 3 (1.10%) Intranet
4 3 (1.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) ICMP
5 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.41%) MongoDB
2 42 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 38 (13.92%) MySQL
4 34 (12.45%) Big Data
5 30 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (8.06%) NoSQL
7 20 (7.33%) SQL Server
8 19 (6.96%) Redis
9 15 (5.49%) CouchDB
10 14 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (4.76%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.47%) DB2
13 4 (1.47%) Neo4j
14 3 (1.10%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.73%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.73%) Impala
15 2 (0.73%) Spotfire
15 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 124 (45.42%) Git (software)
2 84 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 52 (19.05%) JUnit
4 51 (18.68%) JIRA
5 48 (17.58%) Maven
6 46 (16.85%) Mockito
7 41 (15.02%) TeamCity
8 37 (13.55%) Gradle
9 33 (12.09%) Spock
10 27 (9.89%) Subversion
11 19 (6.96%) Cucumber
12 18 (6.59%) IntelliJ
13 16 (5.86%) Mercurial
14 15 (5.49%) Selenium
14 15 (5.49%) Vagrant
15 12 (4.40%) Jasmine
16 11 (4.03%) Grunt
17 10 (3.66%) gulp
18 8 (2.93%) Ant
19 7 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 58 (21.25%) Finance
2 44 (16.12%) Banking
3 19 (6.96%) Retail
4 8 (2.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.56%) Marketing
6 6 (2.20%) Games
7 3 (1.10%) Legal
7 3 (1.10%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.10%) Publishing
7 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 176 (64.47%) Developer
2 80 (29.30%) Java Developer
3 34 (12.45%) Senior Developer
4 27 (9.89%) PHP Developer
5 24 (8.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (8.06%) Architect
7 21 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (5.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.86%) Digital Architect
9 15 (5.49%) Web Developer
10 14 (5.13%) E-Commerce Developer
11 13 (4.76%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.40%) .NET Developer
13 11 (4.03%) Agile Developer
13 11 (4.03%) C# Developer
13 11 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (4.03%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 11 (4.03%) Symfony Developer
13 11 (4.03%) UI Developer
14 10 (3.66%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (35.53%) CSS
2 95 (34.80%) HTML
3 90 (32.97%) Web Services
4 85 (31.14%) Node.js
5 78 (28.57%) Spring
6 74 (27.11%) AngularJS
7 71 (26.01%) jQuery
7 71 (26.01%) SOAP
8 66 (24.18%) REST
9 65 (23.81%) HTML5
10 49 (17.95%) XML
11 47 (17.22%) CSS3
12 42 (15.38%) JSON
13 40 (14.65%) Hibernate
14 39 (14.29%) JMS
15 38 (13.92%) Gherkin
16 30 (10.99%) React
17 29 (10.62%) JSP
18 28 (10.26%) EJB
18 28 (10.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.79%) User Experience
2 13 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.20%) Online Games
5 5 (1.83%) Blog
6 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.47%) Contactless
6 4 (1.47%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.47%) EMV
7 3 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.10%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.10%) Life Science
7 3 (1.10%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.10%) Statistics
8 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.73%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 89 (32.60%) Linux
2 52 (19.05%) Unix
3 9 (3.30%) Ubuntu
4 7 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.20%) CentOS
5 6 (2.20%) SUSE
6 5 (1.83%) Windows
7 4 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (56.78%) TDD
3 142 (52.01%) Scrum
4 119 (43.59%) BDD
5 75 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (26.74%) MVC
7 69 (25.27%) DevOps
8 65 (23.81%) OO
9 60 (21.98%) Web Development
10 51 (18.68%) Kanban
11 48 (17.58%) Software Engineering
12 47 (17.22%) E-Commerce
13 37 (13.55%) Pair Programming
14 32 (11.72%) Configuration Management
14 32 (11.72%) Web Application Development
15 30 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (10.62%) Front End Development
16 29 (10.62%) Unit Testing
17 27 (9.89%) Microservices
17 27 (9.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 175 (64.10%) Java
2 134 (49.08%) JavaScript
3 73 (26.74%) SQL
4 41 (15.02%) Shell Script
5 37 (13.55%) Korn
6 33 (12.09%) PHP
7 29 (10.62%) Ruby
8 25 (9.16%) Scala
9 23 (8.42%) Python
9 23 (8.42%) XPath
10 19 (6.96%) C#
11 16 (5.86%) C++
12 13 (4.76%) C
12 13 (4.76%) Perl
13 10 (3.66%) Bash Shell
14 9 (3.30%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.56%) Go
15 7 (2.56%) VBScript
16 6 (2.20%) ES6
16 6 (2.20%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 38 (13.92%) Degree
2 9 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.62%) QA
2 25 (9.16%) FATCA
3 6 (2.20%) SDET
4 4 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.47%) EMIR
4 4 (1.47%) MiFID
5 2 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (9.52%) Docker
2 3 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.73%) vCloud
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) Varnish
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (10.99%) Puppet
2 27 (9.89%) Ansible
3 20 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.10%) Grafana
5 2 (0.73%) Control-M
5 2 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.73%) Kibana
5 2 (0.73%) logstash
5 2 (0.73%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.37%) Graphite
Vendors
1 39 (14.29%) Solace
2 26 (9.52%) Oracle
2 26 (9.52%) Zend
3 23 (8.42%) MuleSoft
4 17 (6.23%) New Relic
5 10 (3.66%) VMware
6 7 (2.56%) hybris
6 7 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.20%) IBM
7 6 (2.20%) Perforce
8 5 (1.83%) ATG
9 4 (1.47%) Apigee
9 4 (1.47%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.73%) Avaya
10 2 (0.73%) Black Duck
10 2 (0.73%) Tableau
11 1 (0.37%) BEA
11 1 (0.37%) OpenLink
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.37%) Sybase
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