The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 368 363 359
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 76 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 51
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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
19139 18033 19103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.78% 80.75% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13950 12592 13565
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 257 238
Median hourly rate £21.89 £20.31 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.42 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 11 £500 +21.21% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 - -
Westminster - 2 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 94 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (51.11%) TDD
3 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 63 (46.67%) SQL
4 54 (40.00%) Java
4 54 (40.00%) Scrum
4 54 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (34.07%) HTML
6 44 (32.59%) CSS
6 44 (32.59%) Pair Programming
7 43 (31.85%) BDD
8 38 (28.15%) Git (software)
9 36 (26.67%) Jenkins
10 32 (23.70%) C#
11 31 (22.96%) Kanban
12 26 (19.26%) Web Development
13 25 (18.52%) Ruby
13 25 (18.52%) HTML5
13 25 (18.52%) Finance
13 25 (18.52%) .NET
13 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
13 25 (18.52%) Python
14 24 (17.78%) OO
14 24 (17.78%) Unit Testing
14 24 (17.78%) Software Engineering
14 24 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (17.04%) Degree
15 23 (17.04%) Automated Testing
15 23 (17.04%) TeamCity
15 23 (17.04%) Linux

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (14.07%) Node.js
2 9 (6.67%) Confluence
3 8 (5.93%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.44%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (4.44%) CMS
5 5 (3.70%) Apache
6 3 (2.22%) Gunicorn
6 3 (2.22%) nginx
6 3 (2.22%) uWSGI
7 2 (1.48%) IIS
7 2 (1.48%) JBoss
7 2 (1.48%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Sage CRM
2 2 (1.48%) Beauchamp
3 1 (0.74%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) GitHub
2 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) Internet
2 6 (4.44%) HTTP
3 2 (1.48%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.74%) Broadband
4 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (17.04%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (14.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (13.33%) MySQL
6 15 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 15 (11.11%) Redis
7 12 (8.89%) Relational Database
7 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (8.15%) Neo4j
9 10 (7.41%) NoSQL
10 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (5.19%) CouchDB
13 6 (4.44%) Datomic
14 5 (3.70%) Biml
14 5 (3.70%) SSDT
15 4 (2.96%) Big Data
16 3 (2.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 38 (28.15%) Git (software)
2 36 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 23 (17.04%) TeamCity
4 21 (15.56%) JIRA
5 16 (11.85%) Cucumber
5 16 (11.85%) Gradle
6 14 (10.37%) Subversion
7 11 (8.15%) JUnit
7 11 (8.15%) Maven
8 10 (7.41%) IntelliJ
8 10 (7.41%) SpecFlow
9 9 (6.67%) Mockito
10 8 (5.93%) FitNesse
10 8 (5.93%) Hudson
10 8 (5.93%) Jasmine
11 7 (5.19%) TestNG
12 6 (4.44%) CruiseControl
12 6 (4.44%) EasyMock
12 6 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (3.70%) VisualVM
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Front Office
2 8 (5.93%) Retail
3 4 (2.96%) Publishing
3 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.48%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) French Language
6 1 (0.74%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (77.78%) Developer
2 32 (23.70%) Java Developer
3 25 (18.52%) Agile Developer
4 22 (16.30%) Senior Developer
5 20 (14.81%) Agile Java Developer
6 18 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (11.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (11.11%) SQL Developer
9 13 (9.63%) C# Developer
9 13 (9.63%) Python Developer
10 11 (8.15%) HTML Developer
11 10 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (6.67%) DBA
13 8 (5.93%) Administrator
13 8 (5.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (5.93%) C# Developer - Commodities
13 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Developer
13 8 (5.93%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 8 (5.93%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.07%) HTML
2 44 (32.59%) CSS
3 25 (18.52%) .NET
3 25 (18.52%) HTML5
4 22 (16.30%) jQuery
5 19 (14.07%) Web Services
6 18 (13.33%) REST
7 17 (12.59%) Sass
7 17 (12.59%) Spring
8 14 (10.37%) CSS3
9 12 (8.89%) AngularJS
9 12 (8.89%) XML
10 11 (8.15%) Django
10 11 (8.15%) JSON
10 11 (8.15%) React
10 11 (8.15%) RESTful
10 11 (8.15%) Scalatra
11 8 (5.93%) Flask
11 8 (5.93%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (5.93%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.93%) Market Risk
3 7 (5.19%) W3C
4 6 (4.44%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (4.44%) Replication
5 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.96%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.96%) User Experience
7 3 (2.22%) Derivative
7 3 (2.22%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.48%) Statistics
8 2 (1.48%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.74%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Linux
2 11 (8.15%) Unix
3 5 (3.70%) CentOS
4 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.22%) Debian
4 3 (2.22%) Solaris
4 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.48%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (51.11%) TDD
3 54 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (40.00%) Scrum
4 44 (32.59%) Pair Programming
5 43 (31.85%) BDD
6 31 (22.96%) Kanban
7 26 (19.26%) Web Development
8 24 (17.78%) OO
8 24 (17.78%) Software Engineering
8 24 (17.78%) Unit Testing
9 23 (17.04%) Automated Testing
10 22 (16.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (14.81%) Front End Development
11 20 (14.81%) MVC
12 17 (12.59%) Mentoring
13 16 (11.85%) High Availability
14 14 (10.37%) SOA
15 13 (9.63%) Data Modelling
15 13 (9.63%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 63 (46.67%) SQL
2 54 (40.00%) Java
3 32 (23.70%) C#
4 25 (18.52%) Python
4 25 (18.52%) Ruby
5 16 (11.85%) Scala
6 13 (9.63%) T-SQL
7 12 (8.89%) Clojure
7 12 (8.89%) PHP
8 11 (8.15%) PowerShell
9 9 (6.67%) C++
10 8 (5.93%) Shell Script
11 7 (5.19%) Perl
11 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
12 6 (4.44%) Erlang
12 6 (4.44%) Go
12 6 (4.44%) Groovy
12 6 (4.44%) PHP 5
13 3 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (17.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (8.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (8.89%) Puppet
2 6 (4.44%) DBAmp
3 3 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Control-M
4 1 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Oracle
2 10 (7.41%) New Relic
3 9 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.19%) Zend
5 6 (4.44%) CommVault
5 6 (4.44%) IDERA
5 6 (4.44%) RedGate
5 6 (4.44%) Sage
5 6 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.96%) IBM
7 3 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.22%) Facebook
7 3 (2.22%) Google
7 3 (2.22%) Twitter
8 2 (1.48%) hybris
8 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe
9 1 (0.74%) Akamai
9 1 (0.74%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.74%) Sybase
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MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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JWResource
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Central London / West End
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