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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 349 333 352
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 53 72 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.40% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 36
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£450 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
17230 17814 17352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.57% 78.18% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12157 12792 11934
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 230 270
Average hourly rate £21.30 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +5 8 £403 -5.29% 5
Uxbridge - 3 £375 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 89 (71.77%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (47.58%) OO
3 58 (46.77%) TDD
4 52 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (38.71%) JavaScript
6 39 (31.45%) .NET
7 38 (30.65%) Java
8 36 (29.03%) Finance
9 34 (27.42%) Software Engineering
10 33 (26.61%) Pair Programming
11 32 (25.81%) Scrum
12 31 (25.00%) Node.js
13 29 (23.39%) CSS
13 29 (23.39%) SQL
14 28 (22.58%) HTML
14 28 (22.58%) Ruby
14 28 (22.58%) BDD
15 27 (21.77%) jQuery
15 27 (21.77%) Unit Testing
16 25 (20.16%) C#
16 25 (20.16%) PHP
17 24 (19.35%) Relational Database
18 23 (18.55%) Banking
19 22 (17.74%) SQL Server
20 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
20 21 (16.94%) Test Automation
20 21 (16.94%) AngularJS
21 20 (16.13%) RESTful
21 20 (16.13%) Open Source
21 20 (16.13%) Investment Banking

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (25.00%) Node.js
2 12 (9.68%) Apache
3 10 (8.06%) Confluence
4 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.23%) CMS
6 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.61%) nginx
7 2 (1.61%) IIS
7 2 (1.61%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.81%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.81%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.81%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.61%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) HTTP
1 6 (4.84%) LDAP
2 5 (4.03%) Internet
3 4 (3.23%) SSL
3 4 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) iBeacon
4 1 (0.81%) DMZ
4 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 22 (17.74%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.06%) MySQL
4 8 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.61%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.61%) MS Access
8 2 (1.61%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.61%) Redis
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Subversion
2 16 (12.90%) NUnit
2 16 (12.90%) Grunt
3 13 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.48%) JUnit
3 13 (10.48%) Selenium
4 12 (9.68%) TeamCity
4 12 (9.68%) RSpec
5 11 (8.87%) Git (software)
5 11 (8.87%) JIRA
6 10 (8.06%) MSI
7 9 (7.26%) Hudson
8 8 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (6.45%) Maven
9 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.03%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.03%) MSTest
11 4 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (3.23%) ReSharper
11 4 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 36 (29.03%) Finance
2 23 (18.55%) Banking
3 20 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.45%) Games
5 6 (4.84%) Electronics
6 3 (2.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.61%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.61%) Hindi Language
7 2 (1.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (66.13%) Developer
2 16 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 11 (8.87%) Architect
3 11 (8.87%) PHP Developer
3 11 (8.87%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (8.87%) Python Developer
4 9 (7.26%) C# Developer
5 7 (5.65%) Software Engineer
5 7 (5.65%) Technical Architect
6 6 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (4.84%) Agile Coach
7 5 (4.03%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.03%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.03%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (3.23%) Release Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) Perl Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Build and Release Engineer
9 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.42%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.45%) .NET
2 29 (23.39%) CSS
3 28 (22.58%) HTML
4 27 (21.77%) jQuery
5 21 (16.94%) AngularJS
6 20 (16.13%) RESTful
6 20 (16.13%) WCF
7 18 (14.52%) XML
8 16 (12.90%) Web Services
9 15 (12.10%) .NET Framework
10 14 (11.29%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (11.29%) Backbone.js
11 13 (10.48%) CSS3
11 13 (10.48%) LAMP
11 13 (10.48%) WPF
12 12 (9.68%) HTML5
13 11 (8.87%) REST
13 11 (8.87%) JSON
13 11 (8.87%) Spring
14 10 (8.06%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.06%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.23%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.42%) GIS
5 2 (1.61%) Derivative
5 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.81%) W3C
6 1 (0.81%) Tandem
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
6 1 (0.81%) Statistics
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.32%) Linux
2 12 (9.68%) UNIX
3 6 (4.84%) Windows
4 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.61%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (71.77%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (47.58%) OO
3 58 (46.77%) TDD
4 52 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (27.42%) Software Engineering
6 33 (26.61%) Pair Programming
7 32 (25.81%) Scrum
8 28 (22.58%) BDD
9 27 (21.77%) Unit Testing
10 21 (16.94%) Test Automation
11 20 (16.13%) Open Source
12 18 (14.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (12.10%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (11.29%) MVC
15 13 (10.48%) SDLC
16 12 (9.68%) Multithreading
17 11 (8.87%) User Stories
17 11 (8.87%) Software Architecture
17 11 (8.87%) Web Development
18 10 (8.06%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 38 (30.65%) Java
3 29 (23.39%) SQL
4 28 (22.58%) Ruby
5 25 (20.16%) C#
5 25 (20.16%) PHP
6 20 (16.13%) Python
7 16 (12.90%) Perl
8 7 (5.65%) Scala
9 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.23%) Clojure
10 4 (3.23%) Groovy
11 3 (2.42%) VBScript
11 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.61%) C++
12 2 (1.61%) R
13 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) vCloud
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Control-M
1 2 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) logstash
2 1 (0.81%) Salt
2 1 (0.81%) Kibana
2 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) IBM
3 10 (8.06%) DevExpress
3 10 (8.06%) Infragistics
3 10 (8.06%) TIBCO
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle
5 3 (2.42%) Cognos
5 3 (2.42%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.42%) Pega
6 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.61%) Zend
7 1 (0.81%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.81%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.81%) Apple
7 1 (0.81%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Foundry
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