The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 349 294 359
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +65
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 50 125 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.67% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 105 34
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £295
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18040 18538 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.72% 76.41% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12586 12861 12944
Average daily rate £442 £450 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 381
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Refactoring
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +10 10 £533 +42.00% 4
Bromley - - - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (39.68%) Java
1 50 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (33.33%) TDD
4 40 (31.75%) OO
5 39 (30.95%) C#
6 38 (30.16%) Unit Testing
7 34 (26.98%) Scrum
8 32 (25.40%) Finance
8 32 (25.40%) SQL
9 28 (22.22%) Ruby
10 26 (20.63%) UNIX
11 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
11 23 (18.25%) Web Services
12 22 (17.46%) HTML
12 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
13 21 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 21 (16.67%) Oracle
14 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
14 20 (15.87%) C++
14 20 (15.87%) Spring
15 19 (15.08%) .NET
15 19 (15.08%) CSS
15 19 (15.08%) Linux
15 19 (15.08%) Hibernate
15 19 (15.08%) Relational Database
16 18 (14.29%) ATDD
16 18 (14.29%) MVC
16 18 (14.29%) JPA
17 17 (13.49%) Degree

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (10.32%) Apache
2 6 (4.76%) IIS
3 5 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.59%) Drupal
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.79%) Jetty
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.79%) GemFire
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.97%) SaaS
2 5 (3.97%) PaaS
2 5 (3.97%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) HTTP
2 5 (3.97%) Internet
3 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.38%) SSL
5 2 (1.59%) Intranet
5 2 (1.59%) LDAP
6 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.08%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.90%) RDBMS
4 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.97%) MySQL
6 5 (3.97%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.38%) KDB
8 2 (1.59%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.79%) Redis
9 1 (0.79%) Big Data
9 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.79%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Cucumber
2 12 (9.52%) JUnit
3 11 (8.73%) Maven
4 9 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.56%) JIRA
6 7 (5.56%) NUnit
7 6 (4.76%) Ant
7 6 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
8 5 (3.97%) Bugzilla
8 5 (3.97%) Subversion
9 4 (3.17%) jMock
10 3 (2.38%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.38%) QUnit
11 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.59%) Grunt
11 2 (1.59%) RSpec
11 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.59%) Selenium
11 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (25.40%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Banking
3 10 (7.94%) Financial Institution
3 10 (7.94%) Front Office
4 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Games
6 2 (1.59%) International Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Electronics
6 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 92 (73.02%) Developer
2 28 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 17 (13.49%) C++ Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Agile Coach
4 16 (12.70%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (8.73%) Scala Developer
7 9 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Architect
9 7 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.76%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Python Developer
10 6 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.97%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Perl Developer
12 3 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
12 3 (2.38%) Programmer
12 3 (2.38%) Consultant
12 3 (2.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.25%) Web Services
2 22 (17.46%) HTML
3 20 (15.87%) Spring
4 19 (15.08%) Hibernate
4 19 (15.08%) .NET
4 19 (15.08%) CSS
5 18 (14.29%) JPA
6 16 (12.70%) jQuery
6 16 (12.70%) XML
7 14 (11.11%) WCF
8 12 (9.52%) RESTful
9 10 (7.94%) HTML5
10 9 (7.14%) SOAP
10 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.14%) Java EE
10 9 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.35%) J2EE
12 7 (5.56%) Struts
12 7 (5.56%) XSD
12 7 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Derivative
1 15 (11.90%) Open Source
2 7 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 7 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.17%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.17%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.17%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.17%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (2.38%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.59%) Equities
6 2 (1.59%) DTV
6 2 (1.59%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.63%) UNIX
2 19 (15.08%) Linux
3 14 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) Debian
4 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.79%) CentOS
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (33.33%) TDD
4 40 (31.75%) OO
5 38 (30.16%) Unit Testing
6 34 (26.98%) Scrum
7 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
8 21 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 18 (14.29%) ATDD
9 18 (14.29%) MVC
10 15 (11.90%) Multithreading
11 14 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 12 (9.52%) Kanban
12 12 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (8.73%) Release Management
13 11 (8.73%) Service Delivery
13 11 (8.73%) OOP
14 10 (7.94%) SOA
14 10 (7.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.68%) Java
2 39 (30.95%) C#
3 32 (25.40%) SQL
4 28 (22.22%) Ruby
5 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
6 20 (15.87%) C++
7 16 (12.70%) Python
8 15 (11.90%) Perl
9 14 (11.11%) Scala
10 12 (9.52%) PHP
11 11 (8.73%) C
12 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.17%) VBA
13 3 (2.38%) PHP5
13 3 (2.38%) Haskell
14 2 (1.59%) Erlang
14 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.59%) XAML
14 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.59%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.59%) MCITP
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (16.67%) Oracle
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.14%) GigaSpaces
3 9 (7.14%) JBoss
4 6 (4.76%) Zend
5 2 (1.59%) FatWire
5 2 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Sybase
6 1 (0.79%) Red Gate
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago