The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 90 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £200 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £180 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1112 942 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.24% 80.44% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 631 316
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £110.00 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Refactoring across the Leeds region.

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Struts
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Zend
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) E-business
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Doctrine
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Struts
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) E-business
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Zend