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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 359 375 379
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 73 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 48 41
Median daily rate £513 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £334 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -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
18903 19289 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.35% 81.64% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13664 13797 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 232 231
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £72.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +54 20 £513 +21.30% 9
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Croydon - 1 £525 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 108 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (48.67%) Continuous Integration
3 66 (44.00%) Java
4 60 (40.00%) TDD
5 59 (39.33%) SQL
5 59 (39.33%) Scrum
6 56 (37.33%) JavaScript
7 47 (31.33%) CSS
8 46 (30.67%) HTML
9 41 (27.33%) Pair Programming
10 39 (26.00%) .NET
10 39 (26.00%) Git (software)
11 33 (22.00%) HTML5
11 33 (22.00%) BDD
12 31 (20.67%) Web Services
13 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
13 29 (19.33%) Finance
14 28 (18.67%) C#
15 26 (17.33%) MVC
15 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
15 26 (17.33%) Mentoring
16 25 (16.67%) Node.js
16 25 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 25 (16.67%) Kanban
16 25 (16.67%) Web Development
16 25 (16.67%) Degree
16 25 (16.67%) QA
17 24 (16.00%) Automated Testing
18 22 (14.67%) OO
18 22 (14.67%) Front End Development

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 12 (8.00%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.33%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.33%) Confluence
3 5 (3.33%) IIS
3 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.00%) CMS
5 2 (1.33%) Drupal
5 2 (1.33%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Beauchamp
2 5 (3.33%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Endur
3 1 (0.67%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.67%) GitHub
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.67%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) HTTP
3 2 (1.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.67%) Broadband
4 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.67%) MySQL
5 13 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (6.67%) Big Data
6 10 (6.67%) Neo4j
6 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.33%) Datomic
8 5 (3.33%) Biml
8 5 (3.33%) CouchDB
8 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.33%) Redis
8 5 (3.33%) SSDT
9 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 20 (13.33%) Gradle
4 17 (11.33%) TeamCity
5 15 (10.00%) IntelliJ
5 15 (10.00%) JUnit
6 13 (8.67%) Maven
7 12 (8.00%) Subversion
8 11 (7.33%) Mockito
9 10 (6.67%) NUnit
10 9 (6.00%) Cucumber
10 9 (6.00%) JIRA
10 9 (6.00%) Moq
10 9 (6.00%) MSTest
10 9 (6.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (4.00%) TestNG
12 5 (3.33%) EasyMock
12 5 (3.33%) Grunt
12 5 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 29 (19.33%) Finance
2 17 (11.33%) Front Office
3 8 (5.33%) Retail
4 7 (4.67%) Banking
5 6 (4.00%) Back Office
6 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 100 (66.67%) Developer
2 38 (25.33%) Java Developer
3 28 (18.67%) Senior Developer
4 25 (16.67%) Agile Developer
5 23 (15.33%) Architect
6 21 (14.00%) SQL Developer
7 18 (12.00%) C# Developer
8 17 (11.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (10.00%) Technical Architect
10 11 (7.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (6.67%) PHP Developer
12 9 (6.00%) C# Developer - Commodities
12 9 (6.00%) HTML Developer
12 9 (6.00%) Senior SQL Developer
13 8 (5.33%) C# WPF Developer
13 8 (5.33%) Digital Architect
13 8 (5.33%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.33%) CSS
2 46 (30.67%) HTML
3 39 (26.00%) .NET
4 33 (22.00%) HTML5
5 31 (20.67%) Web Services
6 25 (16.67%) Node.js
7 21 (14.00%) Spring
8 20 (13.33%) jQuery
9 18 (12.00%) WPF
10 16 (10.67%) Dropwizard
10 16 (10.67%) Hystrix
10 16 (10.67%) Scalatra
11 15 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 15 (10.00%) Sass
12 13 (8.67%) CSS3
13 12 (8.00%) REST
14 10 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (6.67%) Symfony
15 9 (6.00%) Play Framework
16 8 (5.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.67%) Market Risk
3 9 (6.00%) Hedge funds
3 9 (6.00%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (4.67%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.33%) Replication
7 4 (2.67%) Derivative
7 4 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.67%) Statistics
7 4 (2.67%) W3C
8 3 (2.00%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.33%) Equities
9 2 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.33%) User Experience
9 2 (1.33%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.67%) Linux
2 10 (6.67%) Unix
3 5 (3.33%) Windows
4 3 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (48.67%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (40.00%) TDD
4 59 (39.33%) Scrum
5 41 (27.33%) Pair Programming
6 33 (22.00%) BDD
7 26 (17.33%) Mentoring
7 26 (17.33%) MVC
7 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
8 25 (16.67%) Kanban
8 25 (16.67%) Web Development
9 24 (16.00%) Automated Testing
10 22 (14.67%) Front End Development
10 22 (14.67%) OO
11 21 (14.00%) Unit Testing
12 19 (12.67%) SOA
13 18 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (12.00%) Open Source
13 18 (12.00%) SOLID
14 17 (11.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.00%) Java
2 59 (39.33%) SQL
3 56 (37.33%) JavaScript
4 28 (18.67%) C#
5 21 (14.00%) Scala
6 20 (13.33%) Python
7 18 (12.00%) Ruby
8 13 (8.67%) PL/SQL
9 12 (8.00%) PHP
10 10 (6.67%) Clojure
10 10 (6.67%) T-SQL
11 9 (6.00%) Go
12 8 (5.33%) Erlang
13 6 (4.00%) C++
13 6 (4.00%) Perl
14 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
14 5 (3.33%) Shell Script
15 4 (2.67%) PHP 5
15 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
16 3 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) Puppet
2 10 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.33%) DBAmp
4 3 (2.00%) Ansible
4 3 (2.00%) Control-M
4 3 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.33%) Grafana
5 2 (1.33%) Graphite
6 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 20 (13.33%) Oracle
2 15 (10.00%) New Relic
3 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.33%) IBM
5 5 (3.33%) CommVault
5 5 (3.33%) IDERA
5 5 (3.33%) RedGate
5 5 (3.33%) Sage
5 5 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.67%) Zend
7 3 (2.00%) Google
7 3 (2.00%) Solace
8 2 (1.33%) hybris
8 2 (1.33%) VMware
9 1 (0.67%) Akamai
9 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.67%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
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