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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 292 311 286
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 94 90 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.53% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 74 68
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£525 £450 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £383 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £750 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
+41.12% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 - -
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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
16159 17087 15138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 78.17% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 11767 10514
Average daily rate £450 £445 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 299
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +23 16 £375 - 6
Docklands, London - 1 £509 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 122 (80.26%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (44.74%) TDD
3 65 (42.76%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (41.45%) Java
5 57 (37.50%) Scrum
6 55 (36.18%) JavaScript
7 47 (30.92%) Finance
8 46 (30.26%) HTML
9 43 (28.29%) .NET
10 42 (27.63%) Test Automation
11 41 (26.97%) CSS
12 40 (26.32%) C#
12 40 (26.32%) Software Engineering
13 39 (25.66%) Ruby
14 38 (25.00%) OO
15 35 (23.03%) Banking
16 32 (21.05%) SQL
17 26 (17.11%) Oracle
17 26 (17.11%) Pair Programming
18 25 (16.45%) Relational Database
19 24 (15.79%) HTML5
19 24 (15.79%) UNIX
20 22 (14.47%) Investment Banking
20 22 (14.47%) Multithreading
20 22 (14.47%) Node.js
21 21 (13.82%) Responsive Web Design
21 21 (13.82%) User Stories
21 21 (13.82%) Python
22 20 (13.16%) Unit Testing
22 20 (13.16%) WCF

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (14.47%) Node.js
2 12 (7.89%) Confluence
2 12 (7.89%) Apache
3 10 (6.58%) TIBCO EMS
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle 10gAS
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (3.95%) Jetty
5 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.29%) CMS
7 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.63%) JBoss
8 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.32%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) LDAP
2 7 (4.61%) HTTP
3 5 (3.29%) Internet
4 4 (2.63%) Intranet
5 2 (1.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.66%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.45%) Relational Database
2 19 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.29%) MySQL
7 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.97%) SQLite
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.32%) Redis
8 2 (1.32%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.66%) Big Data
9 1 (0.66%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 20 (13.16%) TeamCity
1 20 (13.16%) JIRA
1 20 (13.16%) NUnit
2 19 (12.50%) JUnit
3 17 (11.18%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.21%) Grunt
4 14 (9.21%) Maven
5 13 (8.55%) Selenium
6 11 (7.24%) RSpec
7 10 (6.58%) MSI
8 9 (5.92%) Ant
8 9 (5.92%) Subversion
9 8 (5.26%) jMock
9 8 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
10 7 (4.61%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (4.61%) EasyMock
11 6 (3.95%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.29%) Cucumber
General
1 47 (30.92%) Finance
2 35 (23.03%) Banking
3 22 (14.47%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Front Office
5 4 (2.63%) Games
6 3 (1.97%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.32%) Hindi Language
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (67.11%) Developer
2 22 (14.47%) Senior Developer
3 19 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 16 (10.53%) Agile Coach
5 15 (9.87%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (8.55%) Python Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.92%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 6 (3.95%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.29%) Release Engineer
13 4 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
13 4 (2.63%) VB.NET Developer
13 4 (2.63%) PHP Developer
13 4 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (30.26%) HTML
2 43 (28.29%) .NET
3 41 (26.97%) CSS
4 24 (15.79%) HTML5
5 20 (13.16%) WCF
6 19 (12.50%) jQuery
6 19 (12.50%) CSS3
7 17 (11.18%) AngularJS
8 16 (10.53%) Web Services
9 14 (9.21%) RESTful
9 14 (9.21%) Spring
10 13 (8.55%) XML
10 13 (8.55%) LAMP
10 13 (8.55%) Ajax
10 13 (8.55%) Backbone.js
11 12 (7.89%) REST
11 12 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (7.89%) .NET Framework
12 11 (7.24%) WPF
13 10 (6.58%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.58%) Open Source
3 7 (4.61%) Digital Media
3 7 (4.61%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.95%) Statistics
4 6 (3.95%) User Experience
5 5 (3.29%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.63%) Equities
6 4 (2.63%) Kindle
7 3 (1.97%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.97%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.97%) W3C
8 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.32%) Physics
8 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.79%) UNIX
2 15 (9.87%) Windows
3 11 (7.24%) Linux
4 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.63%) Android
6 3 (1.97%) Solaris
7 1 (0.66%) CentOS
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (80.26%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (44.74%) TDD
3 65 (42.76%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (37.50%) Scrum
5 42 (27.63%) Test Automation
6 40 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 38 (25.00%) OO
8 26 (17.11%) Pair Programming
9 22 (14.47%) Multithreading
10 21 (13.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (13.82%) User Stories
11 20 (13.16%) Unit Testing
12 18 (11.84%) Mentoring
12 18 (11.84%) Kanban
13 17 (11.18%) BDD
14 16 (10.53%) OOD
15 15 (9.87%) Product Management
15 15 (9.87%) Software Architecture
16 11 (7.24%) ATDD
17 10 (6.58%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (41.45%) Java
2 55 (36.18%) JavaScript
3 40 (26.32%) C#
4 39 (25.66%) Ruby
5 32 (21.05%) SQL
6 21 (13.82%) Python
7 19 (12.50%) C++
8 14 (9.21%) PHP
9 13 (8.55%) Perl
10 8 (5.26%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.61%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.61%) C
12 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.95%) VBA
12 6 (3.95%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.29%) VBScript
14 4 (2.63%) VB
14 4 (2.63%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.97%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) vCloud
1 1 (0.66%) Docker
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Control-M
1 4 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.32%) logstash
3 1 (0.66%) Puppet
3 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.66%) Salt
3 1 (0.66%) Kibana
3 1 (0.66%) Ansible
3 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (17.11%) Oracle
2 17 (11.18%) IBM
2 17 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.58%) DevExpress
3 10 (6.58%) Infragistics
3 10 (6.58%) TIBCO
4 7 (4.61%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.97%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.32%) Pega
6 2 (1.32%) Sybase
7 1 (0.66%) Foundry
7 1 (0.66%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.66%) New Relic
7 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.66%) Perforce
7 1 (0.66%) VMware
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.66%) Cognos
7 1 (0.66%) Zend
7 1 (0.66%) Google
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