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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 66 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.80% - 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% - 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 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.24%
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
782 706 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.28% 79.68% 77.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 389 479
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 11
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (70.00%) ATDD
4 7 (70.00%) C#
4 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (70.00%) Ruby
4 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) User Stories
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) Spring Batch
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) JMS
7 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
8 1 (10.00%) Release Management
8 1 (10.00%) BDD
8 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (10.00%) Product Management
8 1 (10.00%) RESTful
8 1 (10.00%) CouchDB

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Coach
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Batch
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) ATDD
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Product Management
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Ruby
2 7 (70.00%) C#