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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 69 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.82% - 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £230
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +52.17%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
747 688 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.93% 78.36% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 391 468
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 10
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +233.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £17.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) ATDD
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Ruby
3 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) MVC

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Coach
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) ATDD
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Ruby
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