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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 373 347 367
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 52 83 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 75 40
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£495 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £361 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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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
19023 19513 19700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.53% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13664 13286
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 232 377
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +23 10 £500 +5.26% 4
Wimbledon - - - -
Upminster - - - -
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England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 75 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.17%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (38.33%) TDD
3 46 (38.33%) Scrum
3 46 (38.33%) Java
4 32 (26.67%) OO
5 31 (25.83%) C#
6 30 (25.00%) Finance
7 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
8 28 (23.33%) HTML
8 28 (23.33%) Unit Testing
9 25 (20.83%) SQL
9 25 (20.83%) Test Automation
10 24 (20.00%) Ruby
11 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
11 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
11 22 (18.33%) CSS
11 22 (18.33%) Web Services
12 21 (17.50%) UNIX
13 20 (16.67%) .NET
13 20 (16.67%) Pair Programming
13 20 (16.67%) Multithreading
14 19 (15.83%) JUnit
14 19 (15.83%) Linux
14 19 (15.83%) ATDD
15 18 (15.00%) Apache
15 18 (15.00%) C++
15 18 (15.00%) Degree
16 16 (13.33%) jQuery
16 16 (13.33%) PHP

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (15.00%) Apache
2 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.33%) Jetty
3 3 (2.50%) IIS
3 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.67%) Drupal
4 2 (1.67%) nginx
4 2 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
5 1 (0.83%) GemFire
5 1 (0.83%) WordPress
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) SaaS
2 3 (2.50%) PaaS
2 3 (2.50%) IaaS
3 2 (1.67%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) HTTP
2 5 (4.17%) LDAP
3 4 (3.33%) Internet
3 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) SSL
4 2 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.83%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.50%) MySQL
4 8 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.50%) Redis
8 2 (1.67%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.67%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.67%) SQLite
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) KDB
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (15.83%) JUnit
2 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.17%) Maven
5 9 (7.50%) JIRA
5 9 (7.50%) jMock
6 8 (6.67%) Selenium
6 8 (6.67%) Ant
7 7 (5.83%) Subversion
8 6 (5.00%) RSpec
8 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.00%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.17%) EasyMock
9 5 (4.17%) NUnit
10 4 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (2.50%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.50%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.50%) QUnit
12 2 (1.67%) MSTest
General
1 30 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Banking
3 10 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.83%) Front Office
5 5 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.50%) Marketing
7 2 (1.67%) International Banking
7 2 (1.67%) Electronics
7 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (69.17%) Developer
2 20 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 16 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 14 (11.67%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.67%) Agile Coach
5 10 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Architect
8 7 (5.83%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Python Developer
9 6 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (4.17%) Perl Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Software Architect
11 3 (2.50%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.33%) HTML
2 22 (18.33%) CSS
2 22 (18.33%) Web Services
3 20 (16.67%) .NET
4 16 (13.33%) XML
4 16 (13.33%) jQuery
5 13 (10.83%) RESTful
5 13 (10.83%) Spring
6 12 (10.00%) HTML5
7 11 (9.17%) WCF
7 11 (9.17%) LAMP
7 11 (9.17%) Hibernate
8 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (6.67%) SOAP
11 7 (5.83%) JSON
11 7 (5.83%) REST
12 6 (5.00%) Java EE
12 6 (5.00%) Ajax
12 6 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) User Experience
2 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 7 (5.83%) Derivative
4 6 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.33%) Open Source
6 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.50%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.67%) Equities
8 2 (1.67%) DTV
8 2 (1.67%) Replication
8 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.67%) Kindle
8 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) UNIX
2 19 (15.83%) Linux
3 12 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.67%) Android
5 2 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.17%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (38.33%) TDD
3 46 (38.33%) Scrum
4 32 (26.67%) OO
5 28 (23.33%) Unit Testing
6 25 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
8 20 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 20 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 19 (15.83%) ATDD
10 16 (13.33%) Configuration Management
11 14 (11.67%) MVC
12 13 (10.83%) User Stories
13 12 (10.00%) Kanban
14 11 (9.17%) BDD
15 10 (8.33%) OOD
16 9 (7.50%) OOP
16 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
16 9 (7.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.33%) Java
2 31 (25.83%) C#
3 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
4 25 (20.83%) SQL
5 24 (20.00%) Ruby
6 18 (15.00%) C++
7 16 (13.33%) PHP
8 11 (9.17%) C
9 8 (6.67%) Python
10 7 (5.83%) Perl
11 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.17%) VBA
12 4 (3.33%) Scala
12 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.50%) PHP5
14 2 (1.67%) Haskell
14 2 (1.67%) Erlang
14 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.83%) vCloud
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.67%) logstash
2 1 (0.83%) Salt
2 1 (0.83%) Kibana
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Oracle
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) Zend
4 4 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (1.67%) Sybase
5 2 (1.67%) SAP
5 2 (1.67%) FatWire
5 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.83%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.83%) New Relic
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) Perforce
6 1 (0.83%) Cognos
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