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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 364 358 387
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 84 76 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 42
Median daily rate £500 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £338 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.25 - £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
19812 19174 19551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.83% 82.41% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14189 13664 13584
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 216 229
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +29 24 £525 +13.51% 2
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Croydon - 1 £525 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 107 (68.59%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (46.79%) Java
3 72 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (45.51%) JavaScript
5 69 (44.23%) Scrum
5 69 (44.23%) TDD
6 61 (39.10%) CSS
7 57 (36.54%) HTML
8 51 (32.69%) Git (software)
9 50 (32.05%) SQL
10 48 (30.77%) HTML5
11 42 (26.92%) Web Services
12 40 (25.64%) Pair Programming
12 40 (25.64%) BDD
13 38 (24.36%) .NET
14 37 (23.72%) MVC
14 37 (23.72%) Web Development
15 36 (23.08%) Software Engineering
15 36 (23.08%) Node.js
16 34 (21.79%) jQuery
17 32 (20.51%) Finance
18 30 (19.23%) Automated Testing
18 30 (19.23%) Kanban
19 29 (18.59%) Front End Development
20 28 (17.95%) Jenkins
21 27 (17.31%) SOA
21 27 (17.31%) QA
22 26 (16.67%) Scala
23 25 (16.03%) DevOps
23 25 (16.03%) C#

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 16 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.13%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.49%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (4.49%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.85%) IIS
5 4 (2.56%) Confluence
6 2 (1.28%) Apache
6 2 (1.28%) Drupal
6 2 (1.28%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.64%) SAS
7 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Beauchamp
2 4 (2.56%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.64%) Endur
3 1 (0.64%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (3.21%) SaaS
4 3 (1.92%) GitHub
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Internet
2 7 (4.49%) HTTP
3 2 (1.28%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.64%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.64%) Broadband
4 1 (0.64%) DNS
4 1 (0.64%) ICMP
4 1 (0.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.64%) LDAP
4 1 (0.64%) SSL
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (13.46%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.62%) Big Data
5 13 (8.33%) MySQL
6 12 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (5.77%) Neo4j
8 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.49%) Datomic
9 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (3.85%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.92%) Redis
13 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (1.28%) KDB
13 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (32.69%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 22 (14.10%) Gradle
4 21 (13.46%) IntelliJ
5 14 (8.97%) JUnit
5 14 (8.97%) TeamCity
6 13 (8.33%) Subversion
7 11 (7.05%) Maven
8 10 (6.41%) JIRA
8 10 (6.41%) Mockito
8 10 (6.41%) NUnit
9 9 (5.77%) Moq
9 9 (5.77%) MSTest
9 9 (5.77%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (5.13%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.21%) Spock
11 5 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.56%) Hudson
12 4 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 32 (20.51%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Front Office
3 9 (5.77%) Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Retail
5 6 (3.85%) Back Office
6 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (68.59%) Developer
2 39 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 22 (14.10%) Architect
4 22 (14.10%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (12.18%) C# Developer
6 17 (10.90%) SQL Developer
7 15 (9.62%) Agile Developer
7 15 (9.62%) Technical Architect
8 14 (8.97%) PHP Developer
8 14 (8.97%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (7.05%) Agile Java Developer
11 9 (5.77%) C# Developer - Commodities
11 9 (5.77%) Senior SQL Developer
12 8 (5.13%) C# WPF Developer
12 8 (5.13%) Digital Architect
12 8 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (5.13%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.10%) CSS
2 57 (36.54%) HTML
3 48 (30.77%) HTML5
4 42 (26.92%) Web Services
5 38 (24.36%) .NET
6 36 (23.08%) Node.js
7 34 (21.79%) jQuery
8 24 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 22 (14.10%) CSS3
9 22 (14.10%) Dropwizard
9 22 (14.10%) Hystrix
9 22 (14.10%) Scalatra
10 18 (11.54%) Spring
10 18 (11.54%) WPF
11 16 (10.26%) React
12 15 (9.62%) Play Framework
13 13 (8.33%) REST
14 12 (7.69%) Sass
14 12 (7.69%) SOAP
15 11 (7.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Computer Science
1 10 (6.41%) Market Risk
2 9 (5.77%) Hedge funds
3 8 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (4.49%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.21%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.21%) User Experience
6 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.56%) Blog
6 4 (2.56%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.56%) Replication
6 4 (2.56%) W3C
7 3 (1.92%) Derivative
7 3 (1.92%) Statistics
7 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.28%) Equities
8 2 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.28%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.38%) Linux
2 14 (8.97%) Unix
3 4 (2.56%) Windows
4 3 (1.92%) Solaris
5 2 (1.28%) Android
5 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (68.59%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 69 (44.23%) Scrum
3 69 (44.23%) TDD
4 40 (25.64%) BDD
4 40 (25.64%) Pair Programming
5 37 (23.72%) MVC
5 37 (23.72%) Web Development
6 36 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 30 (19.23%) Automated Testing
7 30 (19.23%) Kanban
8 29 (18.59%) Front End Development
9 27 (17.31%) SOA
10 25 (16.03%) DevOps
11 24 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
11 24 (15.38%) Mentoring
11 24 (15.38%) SOLID
12 22 (14.10%) OO
13 21 (13.46%) Web Application Development
14 20 (12.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (46.79%) Java
2 71 (45.51%) JavaScript
3 50 (32.05%) SQL
4 26 (16.67%) Scala
5 25 (16.03%) C#
6 22 (14.10%) Ruby
7 17 (10.90%) PHP
8 16 (10.26%) Python
9 14 (8.97%) PL/SQL
10 9 (5.77%) Go
10 9 (5.77%) Perl
11 8 (5.13%) Shell Script
12 7 (4.49%) Clojure
12 7 (4.49%) Erlang
12 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.21%) Korn
13 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
13 5 (3.21%) XPath
14 4 (2.56%) PHP 5
14 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.31%) QA
2 4 (2.56%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (9.62%) Puppet
2 8 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.56%) DBAmp
4 2 (1.28%) Ansible
4 2 (1.28%) Control-M
4 2 (1.28%) Grafana
4 2 (1.28%) Graphite
4 2 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Oracle
2 21 (13.46%) New Relic
3 10 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.13%) Zend
5 7 (4.49%) Solace
6 6 (3.85%) IBM
7 4 (2.56%) CommVault
7 4 (2.56%) IDERA
7 4 (2.56%) RedGate
7 4 (2.56%) Sage
7 4 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.56%) VMware
8 3 (1.92%) hybris
9 2 (1.28%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.64%) Akamai
10 1 (0.64%) Black Duck
10 1 (0.64%) F5
10 1 (0.64%) IBM Sterling
10 1 (0.64%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.64%) Tableau
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