The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 355 356 295
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -61
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 65 50 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.27% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 105
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£424 £495 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.34% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
Refactoring
England

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
18570 18537 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.20% 78.82% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13198 12938 13200
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 259
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.50 £51.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 17 £385 -27.69% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £425 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 75 (61.48%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.92%) TDD
3 52 (42.62%) OO
4 50 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (35.25%) JavaScript
5 43 (35.25%) BDD
6 42 (34.43%) SQL
6 42 (34.43%) Java
7 40 (32.79%) Pair Programming
8 33 (27.05%) .NET
9 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
9 30 (24.59%) Software Engineering
10 29 (23.77%) jQuery
10 29 (23.77%) CSS
10 29 (23.77%) Scrum
11 26 (21.31%) PHP
11 26 (21.31%) C#
11 26 (21.31%) HTML
12 24 (19.67%) Ruby
13 21 (17.21%) Unit Testing
13 21 (17.21%) Git (software)
13 21 (17.21%) MVC
13 21 (17.21%) Node.js
13 21 (17.21%) AngularJS
14 20 (16.39%) Jenkins
14 20 (16.39%) Finance
14 20 (16.39%) MySQL
14 20 (16.39%) Linux
15 19 (15.57%) Web Services
15 19 (15.57%) XML

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 21 (17.21%) Node.js
2 15 (12.30%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.20%) Apache
4 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.10%) IIS
5 5 (4.10%) Confluence
6 4 (3.28%) CMS
7 2 (1.64%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.64%) nginx
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.82%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.82%) Drupal
8 1 (0.82%) WordPress
8 1 (0.82%) JBoss
8 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.82%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.64%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.28%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Office 365
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) LDAP
1 4 (3.28%) SSL
1 4 (3.28%) Intranet
1 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 3 (2.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.82%) DMZ
3 1 (0.82%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.39%) MySQL
3 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.02%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.74%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (2.46%) Redis
11 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.64%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.64%) MS Access
12 2 (1.64%) DTS
12 2 (1.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (17.21%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.66%) TeamCity
4 12 (9.84%) Subversion
5 11 (9.02%) NUnit
6 9 (7.38%) Selenium
7 8 (6.56%) Maven
7 8 (6.56%) JUnit
7 8 (6.56%) Grunt
7 8 (6.56%) Jasmine
7 8 (6.56%) Hudson
8 7 (5.74%) RSpec
8 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.74%) ReSharper
9 6 (4.92%) IntelliJ
9 6 (4.92%) JIRA
10 5 (4.10%) Ant
10 5 (4.10%) MSI
10 5 (4.10%) Moq
11 4 (3.28%) MSTest
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Games
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
2 7 (5.74%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Electronics
4 4 (3.28%) Front Office
5 3 (2.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (69.67%) Developer
2 15 (12.30%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.84%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.02%) PHP Developer
5 10 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Architect
6 9 (7.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Software Architect
8 4 (3.28%) Database Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.28%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.28%) LAMP Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.28%) UI Programmer
8 4 (3.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Perl Developer
9 3 (2.46%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.05%) .NET
2 29 (23.77%) CSS
2 29 (23.77%) jQuery
3 26 (21.31%) HTML
4 21 (17.21%) AngularJS
5 19 (15.57%) Web Services
5 19 (15.57%) XML
6 18 (14.75%) RESTful
7 17 (13.93%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (11.48%) Spring
8 14 (11.48%) JSON
9 13 (10.66%) WCF
10 12 (9.84%) LAMP
11 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET
11 11 (9.02%) REST
12 9 (7.38%) HTML5
12 9 (7.38%) WPF
12 9 (7.38%) .NET Framework
12 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (6.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.38%) Hedge funds
3 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.10%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.28%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.46%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.46%) GIS
6 3 (2.46%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.64%) Derivative
7 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.82%) iPad
8 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.82%) DTV
8 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.82%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.39%) Linux
2 16 (13.11%) UNIX
3 3 (2.46%) Windows
4 2 (1.64%) Android
4 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) CentOS
5 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (61.48%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.92%) TDD
3 52 (42.62%) OO
4 50 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (35.25%) BDD
6 40 (32.79%) Pair Programming
7 30 (24.59%) Software Engineering
8 29 (23.77%) Scrum
9 21 (17.21%) MVC
9 21 (17.21%) Unit Testing
10 17 (13.93%) Open Source
11 12 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (9.84%) Web Development
11 12 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.02%) Test Automation
12 11 (9.02%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (8.20%) SOA
13 10 (8.20%) Microservices
14 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.25%) JavaScript
2 42 (34.43%) Java
2 42 (34.43%) SQL
3 26 (21.31%) C#
3 26 (21.31%) PHP
4 24 (19.67%) Ruby
5 13 (10.66%) Perl
6 9 (7.38%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.38%) Python
6 9 (7.38%) Groovy
7 7 (5.74%) Scala
8 6 (4.92%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.46%) Clojure
11 2 (1.64%) VB6
11 2 (1.64%) VB
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.82%) VBA
12 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.74%) Degree
3 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.82%) vCloud
1 1 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Puppet
1 2 (1.64%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.82%) logstash
2 1 (0.82%) Salt
2 1 (0.82%) Kibana
2 1 (0.82%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.48%) Oracle
3 6 (4.92%) TIBCO
3 6 (4.92%) IBM
4 5 (4.10%) Infragistics
4 5 (4.10%) DevExpress
5 4 (3.28%) Zend
5 4 (3.28%) Cognos
6 3 (2.46%) Software AG
6 3 (2.46%) Twitter
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.82%) Apple
8 1 (0.82%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.82%) Pega
8 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.82%) Google
8 1 (0.82%) webMethods
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