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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 94 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.090% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £588 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £311
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
Refactoring
West Yorkshire

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
1236 965 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.74% 86.39% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 699 471
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) GitHub
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Web Operations
4 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) logstash
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (25.00%) Vagrant

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) DbUnit
2 2 (25.00%) FishEye
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) jMock
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Mockito
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C++ Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C++/C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) VB Developer
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) PowerMock
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Servlets
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Struts
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) CentOS
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Fedora
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Web Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
1 3 (37.50%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) logstash
2 2 (25.00%) yum
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk