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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 309 304 316
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 94 114 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 101 60
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £360 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £313 £285
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +11 14 £375 -6.25% 3
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
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England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 109 (74.66%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.84%) TDD
3 63 (43.15%) Java
4 55 (37.67%) Scrum
5 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
5 53 (36.30%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (33.56%) HTML
7 44 (30.14%) Finance
8 43 (29.45%) CSS
9 38 (26.03%) .NET
10 36 (24.66%) Test Automation
11 35 (23.97%) C#
11 35 (23.97%) OO
12 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
13 32 (21.92%) SQL
14 29 (19.86%) Banking
14 29 (19.86%) HTML5
15 28 (19.18%) Ruby
15 28 (19.18%) Oracle
16 26 (17.81%) UNIX
17 24 (16.44%) Pair Programming
17 24 (16.44%) Relational Database
18 23 (15.75%) jQuery
19 22 (15.07%) Multithreading
20 21 (14.38%) Responsive Web Design
21 20 (13.70%) JUnit
21 20 (13.70%) C++
22 19 (13.01%) SQL Server
22 19 (13.01%) Kanban
22 19 (13.01%) JIRA

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (12.33%) Node.js
2 16 (10.96%) Apache
3 10 (6.85%) Confluence
4 8 (5.48%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle 10gAS
5 7 (4.79%) Jetty
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.42%) CMS
7 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.74%) JBoss
9 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.37%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.37%) nginx
11 1 (0.68%) WordPress
11 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) MS Office
1 2 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) LDAP
1 7 (4.79%) HTTP
2 5 (3.42%) Internet
3 4 (2.74%) Intranet
4 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.68%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.44%) Relational Database
2 19 (13.01%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.11%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.11%) MySQL
6 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.05%) Redis
7 3 (2.05%) SQLite
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.37%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.68%) Big Data
9 1 (0.68%) SSDT
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (13.70%) JUnit
2 19 (13.01%) JIRA
2 19 (13.01%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.33%) TeamCity
3 18 (12.33%) NUnit
4 14 (9.59%) Maven
5 13 (8.90%) Grunt
6 12 (8.22%) jMock
7 10 (6.85%) Selenium
8 9 (6.16%) Subversion
8 9 (6.16%) Ant
9 8 (5.48%) MSI
9 8 (5.48%) EasyMock
9 8 (5.48%) RSpec
9 8 (5.48%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (4.79%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
11 6 (4.11%) Eclipse
11 6 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.42%) Cucumber
General
1 44 (30.14%) Finance
2 29 (19.86%) Banking
3 13 (8.90%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.48%) Front Office
5 4 (2.74%) Games
6 3 (2.05%) International Banking
6 3 (2.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (72.60%) Developer
2 25 (17.12%) Senior Developer
3 17 (11.64%) .NET Developer
3 17 (11.64%) Front-End Developer
4 11 (7.53%) Java Developer
5 10 (6.85%) Agile Coach
6 9 (6.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (6.16%) Python Developer
6 9 (6.16%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.48%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Programmer
9 6 (4.11%) Architect
9 6 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.11%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Release Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.74%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (33.56%) HTML
2 43 (29.45%) CSS
3 38 (26.03%) .NET
4 29 (19.86%) HTML5
5 23 (15.75%) jQuery
6 19 (13.01%) CSS3
7 18 (12.33%) WCF
8 17 (11.64%) Web Services
9 16 (10.96%) RESTful
10 15 (10.27%) Spring
11 14 (9.59%) AngularJS
12 12 (8.22%) REST
12 12 (8.22%) Backbone.js
12 12 (8.22%) LAMP
13 11 (7.53%) XML
13 11 (7.53%) Ajax
14 10 (6.85%) .NET Framework
14 10 (6.85%) WPF
15 9 (6.16%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (6.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.48%) Data Structures
3 7 (4.79%) Open Source
3 7 (4.79%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.11%) Equities
4 6 (4.11%) User Experience
5 5 (3.42%) Statistics
5 5 (3.42%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.42%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.74%) Kindle
6 4 (2.74%) W3C
7 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.37%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.37%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.81%) UNIX
2 16 (10.96%) Linux
3 15 (10.27%) Windows
4 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.74%) Android
6 3 (2.05%) Solaris
7 2 (1.37%) CentOS
7 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (74.66%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.84%) TDD
3 55 (37.67%) Scrum
4 53 (36.30%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (24.66%) Test Automation
6 35 (23.97%) OO
7 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
8 24 (16.44%) Pair Programming
9 22 (15.07%) Multithreading
10 21 (14.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (13.01%) Kanban
12 18 (12.33%) BDD
13 15 (10.27%) User Stories
13 15 (10.27%) Unit Testing
14 12 (8.22%) Mentoring
14 12 (8.22%) Software Architecture
15 11 (7.53%) ATDD
16 10 (6.85%) OOD
17 9 (6.16%) Risk Management
17 9 (6.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (43.15%) Java
2 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
3 35 (23.97%) C#
4 32 (21.92%) SQL
5 28 (19.18%) Ruby
6 20 (13.70%) C++
7 17 (11.64%) PHP
8 14 (9.59%) Python
9 13 (8.90%) Perl
10 9 (6.16%) VBA
11 8 (5.48%) C
11 8 (5.48%) VB.NET
12 7 (4.79%) PL/SQL
13 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
13 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
14 5 (3.42%) VBScript
15 4 (2.74%) VB
15 4 (2.74%) Objective-C
16 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
16 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.68%) vCloud
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) Control-M
1 4 (2.74%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.37%) logstash
2 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Salt
3 1 (0.68%) Kibana
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.68%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (19.18%) Oracle
2 15 (10.27%) IBM
3 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.48%) TIBCO
4 8 (5.48%) Infragistics
4 8 (5.48%) DevExpress
5 7 (4.79%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.11%) Zend
7 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.37%) FatWire
7 2 (1.37%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Cognos
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) VMware
8 1 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.68%) Perforce
8 1 (0.68%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.68%) New Relic
8 1 (0.68%) AppDynamics
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