The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £265
% change year-on-year
+18.11% +19.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 688 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.71% 75.85% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 375 483
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Refactoring
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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 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java