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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 337 380 317
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -63
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 78 53 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.28% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 42 100
Average daily rate
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£438 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
- +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 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 28 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 +16 23 £475 -7.76% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £425 - 2
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 86 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (57.58%) TDD
3 61 (46.21%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (41.67%) Java
4 55 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 49 (37.12%) SQL
5 49 (37.12%) Pair Programming
6 48 (36.36%) OO
7 44 (33.33%) BDD
8 41 (31.06%) Scrum
9 39 (29.55%) HTML
9 39 (29.55%) CSS
10 32 (24.24%) SQL Server
11 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
12 29 (21.97%) .NET
13 28 (21.21%) Software Engineering
14 27 (20.45%) jQuery
14 27 (20.45%) PHP
15 26 (19.70%) C#
16 25 (18.94%) MVC
16 25 (18.94%) Ruby
17 23 (17.42%) Web Development
17 23 (17.42%) Unit Testing
17 23 (17.42%) Open Source
18 21 (15.91%) AngularJS
18 21 (15.91%) MySQL
18 21 (15.91%) XML
18 21 (15.91%) UNIX
19 20 (15.15%) Web Services
20 19 (14.39%) Finance

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 17 (12.88%) Node.js
2 14 (10.61%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.33%) Apache
4 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.79%) IIS
6 3 (2.27%) CMS
7 2 (1.52%) nginx
7 2 (1.52%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.76%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.76%) Confluence
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.76%) Drupal
8 1 (0.76%) WordPress
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.52%) Office 365
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) HTTP
2 7 (5.30%) SSL
2 7 (5.30%) Intranet
2 7 (5.30%) Internet
3 5 (3.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.76%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.76%) DMZ
4 1 (0.76%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.91%) MySQL
3 17 (12.88%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.58%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.58%) NoSQL
6 9 (6.82%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.27%) Star Schema
11 3 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (2.27%) Redis
12 2 (1.52%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.52%) MS Access
12 2 (1.52%) DTS
Development Applications
1 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.39%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.36%) IntelliJ
4 14 (10.61%) Subversion
5 11 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 10 (7.58%) Gradle
7 9 (6.82%) Maven
7 9 (6.82%) Selenium
8 8 (6.06%) JUnit
8 8 (6.06%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.30%) ReSharper
9 7 (5.30%) RSpec
9 7 (5.30%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.55%) Grunt
10 6 (4.55%) Ant
10 6 (4.55%) NUnit
11 5 (3.79%) Hudson
12 4 (3.03%) SpecFlow
12 4 (3.03%) MSTest
12 4 (3.03%) Moq
General
1 19 (14.39%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Games
2 5 (3.79%) Retail
3 4 (3.03%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Front Office
4 3 (2.27%) Back Office
4 3 (2.27%) Electronics
4 3 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (71.97%) Developer
2 27 (20.45%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.33%) Architect
4 9 (6.82%) C# Developer
4 9 (6.82%) PHP Developer
5 8 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.30%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Perl Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Software Architect
8 5 (3.79%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.79%) LAMP Developer
8 5 (3.79%) UI Programmer
8 5 (3.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.03%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.55%) HTML
1 39 (29.55%) CSS
2 29 (21.97%) .NET
3 27 (20.45%) jQuery
4 21 (15.91%) AngularJS
4 21 (15.91%) XML
5 20 (15.15%) Web Services
6 18 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
7 17 (12.88%) LAMP
7 17 (12.88%) REST
8 16 (12.12%) JSON
9 15 (11.36%) HTML5
10 13 (9.85%) RESTful
11 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET
12 11 (8.33%) Spring
13 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.82%) Scalatra
15 8 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (6.06%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.82%) Hedge funds
3 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.79%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.79%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.79%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.27%) Kindle
6 3 (2.27%) GIS
7 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.52%) iPad
7 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.76%) Derivative
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.91%) UNIX
2 17 (12.88%) Linux
3 5 (3.79%) Android
3 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.27%) Windows
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (57.58%) TDD
3 61 (46.21%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (37.12%) Pair Programming
5 48 (36.36%) OO
6 44 (33.33%) BDD
7 41 (31.06%) Scrum
8 28 (21.21%) Software Engineering
9 25 (18.94%) MVC
10 23 (17.42%) Web Development
10 23 (17.42%) Unit Testing
10 23 (17.42%) Open Source
11 19 (14.39%) Domain-Driven Design
11 19 (14.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (13.64%) SOA
13 15 (11.36%) Kanban
14 14 (10.61%) Test Automation
15 13 (9.85%) Automated Testing
16 12 (9.09%) OOP
16 12 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.67%) Java
1 55 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 49 (37.12%) SQL
3 27 (20.45%) PHP
4 26 (19.70%) C#
5 25 (18.94%) Ruby
6 15 (11.36%) Perl
7 11 (8.33%) Groovy
8 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.30%) Python
9 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.79%) Scala
12 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.03%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.27%) Clojure
13 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.52%) VB6
14 2 (1.52%) VB
15 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Degree
2 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.76%) vCloud
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.27%) Ansible
1 3 (2.27%) Puppet
2 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.76%) logstash
3 1 (0.76%) Salt
3 1 (0.76%) Kibana
3 1 (0.76%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Oracle
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Cognos
2 5 (3.79%) Zend
2 5 (3.79%) New Relic
3 3 (2.27%) IBM
3 3 (2.27%) Twitter
3 3 (2.27%) Software AG
4 2 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.76%) webMethods
5 1 (0.76%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
5 1 (0.76%) Google
5 1 (0.76%) Pega
5 1 (0.76%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.76%) Apple
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Kony
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago