The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
England / London
Rank 313 352 331
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 94 64 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 60
Median daily rate £506 £471 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -12.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £374 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £553 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16371 17920 17326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.72% 84.94% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11854 12787 12360
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 219 198
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in London

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in London

Refactoring
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in London

Refactoring
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the London region.

Refactoring Hourly Rate Trend in London

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 21 £525 +5.00% 6
Canary Wharf - 3 £555 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £450 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 172 (81.52%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (70.14%) Java
3 144 (68.25%) Scrum
4 142 (67.30%) TDD
5 114 (54.03%) JavaScript
6 107 (50.71%) BDD
7 103 (48.82%) Git (software)
8 83 (39.34%) HTML
8 83 (39.34%) CSS
9 79 (37.44%) SQL
10 77 (36.49%) Spring
11 71 (33.65%) jQuery
11 71 (33.65%) Web Services
12 69 (32.70%) HTML5
13 67 (31.75%) Node.js
14 66 (31.28%) AngularJS
14 66 (31.28%) Jenkins
15 65 (30.81%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (30.33%) Linux
17 55 (26.07%) SOAP
18 54 (25.59%) Kanban
19 52 (24.64%) Unix
19 52 (24.64%) CSS3
20 51 (24.17%) Finance
21 49 (23.22%) Maven
22 48 (22.75%) JIRA
23 47 (22.27%) REST
24 46 (21.80%) Software Engineering
25 45 (21.33%) TeamCity
26 44 (20.85%) Shell Script

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.16%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.69%) Apache
3 9 (4.27%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.42%) Confluence
5 3 (1.42%) IPython
5 3 (1.42%) JBoss
5 3 (1.42%) Mule
5 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.95%) nginx
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.21%) SaaS
3 8 (3.79%) GitHub
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.47%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.74%) HTTP
2 5 (2.37%) Internet
3 4 (1.90%) Firewall
4 2 (0.95%) Intranet
4 2 (0.95%) Network Security
4 2 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.17%) MongoDB
1 32 (15.17%) Relational Database
2 27 (12.80%) Big Data
3 17 (8.06%) MySQL
4 15 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.69%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.74%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.74%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.27%) Redis
8 8 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.79%) DB2
9 4 (1.90%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.42%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.95%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.95%) Impala
12 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.47%) GIS
12 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 103 (48.82%) Git (software)
2 66 (31.28%) Jenkins
3 49 (23.22%) Maven
4 48 (22.75%) JIRA
5 45 (21.33%) TeamCity
6 42 (19.91%) JUnit
7 40 (18.96%) Mockito
8 33 (15.64%) Gradle
8 33 (15.64%) Spock
9 16 (7.58%) Cucumber
10 14 (6.64%) IntelliJ
11 13 (6.16%) Grunt
12 12 (5.69%) gulp
12 12 (5.69%) Jasmine
12 12 (5.69%) Subversion
13 11 (5.21%) Ant
13 11 (5.21%) Hudson
14 8 (3.79%) Selenium
14 8 (3.79%) Vagrant
15 6 (2.84%) PHPUnit
General
1 51 (24.17%) Finance
2 43 (20.38%) Banking
3 13 (6.16%) Retail
4 11 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.32%) Back Office
6 6 (2.84%) Games
7 5 (2.37%) Marketing
8 3 (1.42%) Online Betting
8 3 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (74.41%) Developer
2 81 (38.39%) Java Developer
3 40 (18.96%) Senior Developer
4 25 (11.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (10.43%) Full Stack Developer
6 20 (9.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (6.64%) .NET Developer
7 14 (6.64%) Agile Developer
7 14 (6.64%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.21%) UI Developer
10 10 (4.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.27%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.27%) Java Engineer
11 9 (4.27%) Perl Developer
12 8 (3.79%) Agile Java Developer
12 8 (3.79%) E-Commerce Developer
12 8 (3.79%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (39.34%) CSS
1 83 (39.34%) HTML
2 77 (36.49%) Spring
3 71 (33.65%) jQuery
3 71 (33.65%) Web Services
4 69 (32.70%) HTML5
5 67 (31.75%) Node.js
6 66 (31.28%) AngularJS
7 55 (26.07%) SOAP
8 52 (24.64%) CSS3
9 47 (22.27%) REST
10 43 (20.38%) XML
11 41 (19.43%) JSON
12 37 (17.54%) JMS
13 36 (17.06%) Gherkin
14 34 (16.11%) Hibernate
15 28 (13.27%) JDBC
15 28 (13.27%) React
16 26 (12.32%) JSP
17 25 (11.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.74%) User Experience
2 14 (6.64%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (3.32%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.84%) Online Games
5 5 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.37%) Blog
5 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.90%) Derivative
7 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.42%) Life Science
7 3 (1.42%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.42%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.95%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.95%) Equities
8 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.33%) Linux
2 52 (24.64%) Unix
3 7 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.84%) CentOS
4 6 (2.84%) SUSE
4 6 (2.84%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.37%) Windows
6 2 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (81.52%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (68.25%) Scrum
3 142 (67.30%) TDD
4 107 (50.71%) BDD
5 65 (30.81%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (25.59%) Kanban
7 46 (21.80%) Software Engineering
8 41 (19.43%) MVC
9 39 (18.48%) DevOps
10 36 (17.06%) E-Commerce
11 35 (16.59%) Web Development
12 34 (16.11%) OO
13 32 (15.17%) SOA
14 30 (14.22%) Front End Development
15 24 (11.37%) SOLID
16 23 (10.90%) Domain-Driven Design
16 23 (10.90%) SDLC
17 21 (9.95%) Microservices
18 20 (9.48%) Automated Testing
19 19 (9.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 148 (70.14%) Java
2 114 (54.03%) JavaScript
3 79 (37.44%) SQL
4 44 (20.85%) Shell Script
5 36 (17.06%) Korn
6 29 (13.74%) Ruby
7 24 (11.37%) XPath
8 20 (9.48%) Python
9 18 (8.53%) Scala
10 16 (7.58%) C++
11 14 (6.64%) Perl
12 13 (6.16%) ES6
13 12 (5.69%) C#
14 11 (5.21%) PHP
15 10 (4.74%) C
15 10 (4.74%) PL/SQL
16 9 (4.27%) Groovy
17 7 (3.32%) Bash Shell
18 6 (2.84%) Go
18 6 (2.84%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 39 (18.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.85%) FATCA
2 22 (10.43%) QA
3 8 (3.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (3.79%) EMIR
3 8 (3.79%) MiFID
4 3 (1.42%) SDET
5 2 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (8.53%) Docker
2 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.95%) vCloud
4 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.47%) Varnish
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.74%) Ansible
2 9 (4.27%) Puppet
3 3 (1.42%) Kibana
3 3 (1.42%) logstash
3 3 (1.42%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.95%) Control-M
4 2 (0.95%) Grafana
4 2 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) Cacti
5 1 (0.47%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.47%) Graphite
5 1 (0.47%) Nagios
5 1 (0.47%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 37 (17.54%) Solace
2 34 (16.11%) Oracle
3 22 (10.43%) MuleSoft
4 16 (7.58%) New Relic
5 9 (4.27%) Perforce
6 8 (3.79%) Zend
7 7 (3.32%) Apigee
8 6 (2.84%) VMware
9 3 (1.42%) ATG
9 3 (1.42%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.42%) hybris
9 3 (1.42%) IBM
10 2 (0.95%) Black Duck
10 2 (0.95%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.95%) Splunk
11 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.47%) OpenLink
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.47%) SAP
11 1 (0.47%) Sybase
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