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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 348 328 323
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 60 87 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 67 67
Average daily rate £456 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £635 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £438 £319
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 7 £503 +34.13% 4
Westminster - 3 £550 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £375 -
Greenwich - 1 £456 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 80 (70.80%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (57.52%) TDD
3 55 (48.67%) JavaScript
4 49 (43.36%) Scrum
5 44 (38.94%) HTML
6 42 (37.17%) SQL
7 41 (36.28%) Java
7 41 (36.28%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (34.51%) BDD
9 38 (33.63%) CSS
10 36 (31.86%) Pair Programming
10 36 (31.86%) Git (software)
11 31 (27.43%) REST
11 31 (27.43%) Jenkins
12 26 (23.01%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (22.12%) jQuery
13 25 (22.12%) Linux
14 24 (21.24%) OO
14 24 (21.24%) Finance
14 24 (21.24%) Kanban
15 22 (19.47%) Unit Testing
15 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
16 21 (18.58%) AngularJS
17 20 (17.70%) Web Development
17 20 (17.70%) C#
18 19 (16.81%) Automated Testing
19 18 (15.93%) JIRA
19 18 (15.93%) Unix
19 18 (15.93%) Front End Development
20 17 (15.04%) Web Services

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (8.85%) Apache
2 9 (7.96%) Node.js
3 5 (4.42%) CMS
3 5 (4.42%) Confluence
4 4 (3.54%) JBoss
5 3 (2.65%) Gunicorn
5 3 (2.65%) nginx
5 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.65%) uWSGI
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.88%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Endur
2 1 (0.88%) RMDS
2 1 (0.88%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) GitHub
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) HTTP
2 4 (3.54%) Internet
3 3 (2.65%) Intranet
3 3 (2.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.88%) LDAP
4 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) MySQL
2 14 (12.39%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.73%) Redis
5 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.96%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.54%) CouchDB
7 4 (3.54%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.65%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.65%) SQLite
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 36 (31.86%) Git (software)
2 31 (27.43%) Jenkins
3 18 (15.93%) JIRA
4 16 (14.16%) TeamCity
5 15 (13.27%) Subversion
6 14 (12.39%) Gradle
7 12 (10.62%) Maven
8 11 (9.73%) Cucumber
9 9 (7.96%) IntelliJ
10 8 (7.08%) FitNesse
10 8 (7.08%) SpecFlow
11 6 (5.31%) Ant
11 6 (5.31%) JUnit
12 5 (4.42%) Hudson
12 5 (4.42%) Jasmine
12 5 (4.42%) Mockito
13 4 (3.54%) CruiseControl
13 4 (3.54%) EasyMock
13 4 (3.54%) Grunt
13 4 (3.54%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (21.24%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Retail
3 8 (7.08%) Banking
4 5 (4.42%) Publishing
5 3 (2.65%) Front Office
5 3 (2.65%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (79.65%) Developer
2 24 (21.24%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (9.73%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (8.85%) Agile Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Agile Java Developer
7 9 (7.96%) HTML Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Python Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Angular Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (7.08%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.42%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Scrum Master
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.94%) HTML
2 38 (33.63%) CSS
3 31 (27.43%) REST
4 25 (22.12%) jQuery
5 21 (18.58%) AngularJS
6 17 (15.04%) HTML5
6 17 (15.04%) Web Services
7 16 (14.16%) Spring
7 16 (14.16%) XML
8 15 (13.27%) JSON
9 13 (11.50%) CSS3
10 12 (10.62%) .NET
11 11 (9.73%) React
11 11 (9.73%) RESTful
12 10 (8.85%) LAMP
12 10 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (7.96%) Sass
13 9 (7.96%) SOAP
14 8 (7.08%) Backbone.js
15 7 (6.19%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.08%) Fixed Income
2 8 (7.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.31%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.54%) User Experience
6 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.65%) W3C
7 2 (1.77%) Derivative
7 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.77%) iPad
7 2 (1.77%) Kindle
7 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.77%) Physics
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.12%) Linux
2 18 (15.93%) Unix
3 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.31%) CentOS
4 5 (4.42%) Android
5 3 (2.65%) Debian
5 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (70.80%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (57.52%) TDD
3 49 (43.36%) Scrum
4 41 (36.28%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (34.51%) BDD
6 36 (31.86%) Pair Programming
7 26 (23.01%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (21.24%) Kanban
8 24 (21.24%) OO
9 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
9 22 (19.47%) Unit Testing
10 20 (17.70%) Web Development
11 19 (16.81%) Automated Testing
12 18 (15.93%) Front End Development
13 17 (15.04%) Data Modelling
14 13 (11.50%) High Availability
14 13 (11.50%) MVC
15 12 (10.62%) SOLID
15 12 (10.62%) Test Automation
16 11 (9.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 55 (48.67%) JavaScript
2 42 (37.17%) SQL
3 41 (36.28%) Java
4 20 (17.70%) C#
5 17 (15.04%) Python
6 16 (14.16%) Ruby
7 13 (11.50%) PHP
8 12 (10.62%) Shell Script
9 11 (9.73%) T-SQL
10 8 (7.08%) Perl
10 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.31%) C++
11 6 (5.31%) Groovy
12 4 (3.54%) Apple Swift
12 4 (3.54%) Clojure
12 4 (3.54%) Scala
13 3 (2.65%) ES6
13 3 (2.65%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.19%) Puppet
2 4 (3.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Oracle
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) Zend
4 4 (3.54%) New Relic
5 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.65%) Facebook
5 3 (2.65%) IBM
5 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.65%) Twitter
6 2 (1.77%) hybris
6 2 (1.77%) Kony
6 2 (1.77%) Sybase
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) CommVault
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.88%) Rally
7 1 (0.88%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.88%) Sage
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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