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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 517 516 491
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 100 110 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 74
Median daily rate £506 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -36.61%
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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
40127 40445 38431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.69% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26982 26553 24574
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1082 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +30 74 £525 +20.00% 20
South East +2 15 £450 +15.38% 15
East of England - 5 £350 -
Yorkshire -12 2 £458 -23.75%
North West -21 2 £368 +4.62% 3
North East -51 2 £309 -27.35% 1
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 129 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (41.84%) TDD
3 82 (41.84%) Java
4 76 (38.78%) Scrum
5 67 (34.18%) JavaScript
6 65 (33.16%) SQL
7 54 (27.55%) HTML
7 54 (27.55%) CSS
8 51 (26.02%) Git (software)
9 50 (25.51%) Pair Programming
10 45 (22.96%) .NET
11 42 (21.43%) BDD
12 40 (20.41%) Finance
13 39 (19.90%) C#
13 39 (19.90%) Unit Testing
14 38 (19.39%) OO
14 38 (19.39%) Software Engineering
15 35 (17.86%) MVC
15 35 (17.86%) HTML5
16 34 (17.35%) Python
17 33 (16.84%) Linux
17 33 (16.84%) SQL Server
17 33 (16.84%) Kanban
18 32 (16.33%) Jenkins
18 32 (16.33%) Web Services
18 32 (16.33%) Web Development
19 30 (15.31%) Oracle
19 30 (15.31%) AngularJS
20 29 (14.80%) Open Source

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 9 (4.59%) OpenStack
2 8 (4.08%) Confluence
3 7 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.55%) Apache
5 4 (2.04%) CMS
5 4 (2.04%) nginx
5 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.53%) IIS
6 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.02%) Gunicorn
7 2 (1.02%) JBoss
7 2 (1.02%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.02%) uWSGI
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.51%) Flash Media Server
8 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Beauchamp
2 6 (3.06%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (3.06%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (1.53%) LDAP
3 2 (1.02%) DHCP
3 2 (1.02%) DNS
3 2 (1.02%) FTP
3 2 (1.02%) HTTP
3 2 (1.02%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.02%) SSH
4 1 (0.51%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.27%) MongoDB
3 22 (11.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (9.18%) MySQL
5 18 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 14 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (5.10%) KDB
8 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (4.59%) Big Data
9 9 (4.59%) Neo4j
9 9 (4.59%) Redis
10 8 (4.08%) CouchDB
10 8 (4.08%) NoSQL
11 7 (3.57%) Datomic
12 5 (2.55%) Biml
12 5 (2.55%) SSDT
13 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (26.02%) Git (software)
2 32 (16.33%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.73%) Maven
4 20 (10.20%) Gradle
4 20 (10.20%) TeamCity
5 17 (8.67%) JUnit
6 16 (8.16%) JIRA
6 16 (8.16%) Subversion
7 14 (7.14%) IntelliJ
7 14 (7.14%) Mockito
8 11 (5.61%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.59%) Moq
9 9 (4.59%) MSTest
9 9 (4.59%) NUnit
9 9 (4.59%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (3.57%) TestNG
11 6 (3.06%) EasyMock
11 6 (3.06%) Grunt
11 6 (3.06%) Hudson
11 6 (3.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (20.41%) Finance
2 25 (12.76%) Front Office
3 11 (5.61%) Retail
4 6 (3.06%) Back Office
4 6 (3.06%) Banking
5 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Games
6 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 139 (70.92%) Developer
2 40 (20.41%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.78%) Senior Developer
4 24 (12.24%) Agile Developer
5 22 (11.22%) Architect
5 22 (11.22%) C# Developer
6 21 (10.71%) SQL Developer
7 18 (9.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (8.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 14 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (7.14%) Technical Architect
10 13 (6.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (6.12%) HTML Developer
12 10 (5.10%) Administrator
12 10 (5.10%) DBA
12 10 (5.10%) Python Developer
12 10 (5.10%) Quantitative Developer
13 9 (4.59%) .NET Developer
13 9 (4.59%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.55%) CSS
1 54 (27.55%) HTML
2 45 (22.96%) .NET
3 35 (17.86%) HTML5
4 32 (16.33%) Web Services
5 30 (15.31%) AngularJS
6 28 (14.29%) Node.js
7 25 (12.76%) jQuery
7 25 (12.76%) Spring
8 19 (9.69%) Sass
9 18 (9.18%) WPF
10 17 (8.67%) CSS3
11 16 (8.16%) REST
12 15 (7.65%) Dropwizard
12 15 (7.65%) Hystrix
12 15 (7.65%) Scalatra
13 13 (6.63%) XML
14 12 (6.12%) Pyramid
14 12 (6.12%) RESTful
15 11 (5.61%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.67%) Hedge funds
2 15 (7.65%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.63%) Statistics
4 12 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.10%) Market Risk
5 10 (5.10%) Visualisation
6 8 (4.08%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (3.06%) Replication
9 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.55%) User Experience
9 5 (2.55%) W3C
10 4 (2.04%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.53%) Derivative
11 3 (1.53%) Interactive TV
12 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.02%) Video on Demand
12 2 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.84%) Linux
2 10 (5.10%) Unix
3 6 (3.06%) Windows
4 5 (2.55%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.04%) Android
5 4 (2.04%) CentOS
6 3 (1.53%) Solaris
7 2 (1.02%) Debian
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.51%) SUSE
8 1 (0.51%) VME
8 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (41.84%) TDD
4 76 (38.78%) Scrum
5 50 (25.51%) Pair Programming
6 42 (21.43%) BDD
7 39 (19.90%) Unit Testing
8 38 (19.39%) OO
8 38 (19.39%) Software Engineering
9 35 (17.86%) MVC
10 33 (16.84%) Kanban
11 32 (16.33%) Web Development
12 29 (14.80%) Open Source
13 28 (14.29%) Front End Development
14 26 (13.27%) Mentoring
15 25 (12.76%) Automated Testing
16 18 (9.18%) SOA
17 17 (8.67%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (8.67%) Domain-Driven Design
18 16 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.84%) Java
2 67 (34.18%) JavaScript
3 65 (33.16%) SQL
4 39 (19.90%) C#
5 34 (17.35%) Python
6 25 (12.76%) Ruby
7 24 (12.24%) Scala
8 19 (9.69%) C++
9 15 (7.65%) PHP
10 14 (7.14%) C
10 14 (7.14%) Clojure
11 13 (6.63%) T-SQL
12 12 (6.12%) PL/SQL
13 9 (4.59%) Perl
14 8 (4.08%) Go
15 7 (3.57%) Erlang
15 7 (3.57%) PowerShell
15 7 (3.57%) Shell Script
16 6 (3.06%) Groovy
16 6 (3.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (12.76%) Degree
2 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) PhD
5 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.76%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.02%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (5.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (7.65%) Puppet
2 14 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.57%) Ansible
4 6 (3.06%) DBAmp
5 2 (1.02%) Control-M
5 2 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 30 (15.31%) Oracle
2 14 (7.14%) New Relic
3 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.08%) IBM
5 6 (3.06%) CommVault
5 6 (3.06%) hybris
5 6 (3.06%) IDERA
5 6 (3.06%) RedGate
5 6 (3.06%) Sage
5 6 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.06%) Zend
6 3 (1.53%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.53%) Facebook
6 3 (1.53%) Google
6 3 (1.53%) Twitter
7 2 (1.02%) Apple
7 2 (1.02%) Solace
8 1 (0.51%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) PayPal
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