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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 324 316 328
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 66 74 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.44% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 53 28
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £380 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.12% +77.50%
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
16501 16971 15029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.77% 78.66% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11685 11633 10573
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 228
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +11 10 £419 -6.94% 11
Docklands, London - 1 £509 - 1
Ealing - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 116 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.92%) TDD
3 53 (35.81%) Finance
3 53 (35.81%) JavaScript
4 51 (34.46%) Java
5 48 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (31.08%) .NET
7 44 (29.73%) HTML
7 44 (29.73%) OO
8 43 (29.05%) Scrum
9 41 (27.70%) CSS
10 36 (24.32%) C#
11 35 (23.65%) Banking
11 35 (23.65%) Software Engineering
12 34 (22.97%) Test Automation
13 30 (20.27%) Ruby
14 29 (19.59%) SQL
15 27 (18.24%) WCF
16 26 (17.57%) NUnit
16 26 (17.57%) Relational Database
17 25 (16.89%) Node.js
17 25 (16.89%) Investment Banking
17 25 (16.89%) HTML5
18 24 (16.22%) jQuery
19 23 (15.54%) Multithreading
20 22 (14.86%) UNIX
20 22 (14.86%) IBM
20 22 (14.86%) TeamCity
20 22 (14.86%) Pair Programming
21 21 (14.19%) JIRA

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 25 (16.89%) Node.js
2 17 (11.49%) Confluence
3 15 (10.14%) TIBCO EMS
4 11 (7.43%) Apache
5 7 (4.73%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (4.73%) Oracle 10gAS
6 6 (4.05%) CMS
7 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.70%) Jetty
9 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.35%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.35%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.35%) nginx
11 1 (0.68%) WordPress
11 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) MS Office
1 2 (1.35%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) LDAP
2 5 (3.38%) HTTP
2 5 (3.38%) Internet
3 4 (2.70%) Intranet
4 2 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.57%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.38%) MySQL
5 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.35%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.68%) SSDT
9 1 (0.68%) Redis
9 1 (0.68%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (17.57%) NUnit
2 22 (14.86%) TeamCity
3 21 (14.19%) JIRA
4 16 (10.81%) Grunt
5 15 (10.14%) MSI
6 12 (8.11%) Git (software)
7 11 (7.43%) Subversion
7 11 (7.43%) JUnit
8 10 (6.76%) Maven
8 10 (6.76%) Jenkins
9 8 (5.41%) RSpec
9 8 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (4.73%) Selenium
10 7 (4.73%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.38%) Ant
11 5 (3.38%) Hudson
12 4 (2.70%) EasyMock
12 4 (2.70%) jMock
General
1 53 (35.81%) Finance
2 35 (23.65%) Banking
3 25 (16.89%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Front Office
4 6 (4.05%) Games
5 4 (2.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.03%) Electronics
7 2 (1.35%) Legal
7 2 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.35%) Hindi Language
7 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) International Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (70.27%) Developer
2 23 (15.54%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.16%) Senior Developer
4 15 (10.14%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (8.11%) Agile Coach
5 12 (8.11%) Python Developer
6 9 (6.08%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.41%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Release Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.05%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Programmer
10 5 (3.38%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Architect
11 4 (2.70%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.08%) .NET
2 44 (29.73%) HTML
3 41 (27.70%) CSS
4 27 (18.24%) WCF
5 25 (16.89%) HTML5
6 24 (16.22%) jQuery
7 20 (13.51%) CSS3
8 18 (12.16%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.49%) RESTful
9 17 (11.49%) WPF
9 17 (11.49%) .NET Framework
10 15 (10.14%) .NET Remoting
10 15 (10.14%) WinForms
10 15 (10.14%) Backbone.js
11 13 (8.78%) Ajax
11 13 (8.78%) Web Services
11 13 (8.78%) XML
12 12 (8.11%) Spring
13 11 (7.43%) REST
14 9 (6.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
1 10 (6.76%) Open Source
2 8 (5.41%) Digital Media
3 6 (4.05%) User Experience
3 6 (4.05%) Statistics
4 4 (2.70%) Equities
4 4 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.03%) W3C
5 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.03%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.35%) Kindle
6 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.35%) Physics
6 2 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.35%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.68%) Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.86%) UNIX
2 16 (10.81%) Linux
3 14 (9.46%) Windows
4 3 (2.03%) Solaris
5 2 (1.35%) Android
5 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.92%) TDD
3 48 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (29.73%) OO
5 43 (29.05%) Scrum
6 35 (23.65%) Software Engineering
7 34 (22.97%) Test Automation
8 23 (15.54%) Multithreading
9 22 (14.86%) Pair Programming
10 20 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (12.16%) Unit Testing
12 17 (11.49%) User Stories
12 17 (11.49%) BDD
13 15 (10.14%) Kanban
13 15 (10.14%) Code Coverage
14 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
15 13 (8.78%) Product Management
16 12 (8.11%) OOD
17 11 (7.43%) MVC
18 10 (6.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (35.81%) JavaScript
2 51 (34.46%) Java
3 36 (24.32%) C#
4 30 (20.27%) Ruby
5 29 (19.59%) SQL
6 20 (13.51%) Python
7 19 (12.84%) C++
8 15 (10.14%) PHP
9 14 (9.46%) Perl
10 9 (6.08%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.73%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.73%) C
12 6 (4.05%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.38%) VBA
13 5 (3.38%) VBScript
14 4 (2.70%) VB
15 3 (2.03%) Scala
15 3 (2.03%) R
16 2 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (3.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) VCP4
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Control-M
1 4 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (14.86%) IBM
2 21 (14.19%) Oracle
3 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.14%) TIBCO
3 15 (10.14%) Infragistics
3 15 (10.14%) DevExpress
4 5 (3.38%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.70%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.35%) Pega
6 2 (1.35%) Zend
7 1 (0.68%) Sybase
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Foundry
7 1 (0.68%) Red Gate
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