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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
England / London
Rank 319 352 321
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -31
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 81 60 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.35% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 69
Median daily rate £515 £456 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.93% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £357 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £56.00

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
16462 17382 17138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 84.19% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11897 12350 12358
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +4 14 £525 +15.13% 9
Croydon - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 154 (78.17%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (68.53%) Java
3 124 (62.94%) TDD
4 122 (61.93%) Scrum
5 102 (51.78%) JavaScript
6 99 (50.25%) BDD
7 95 (48.22%) Git (software)
8 78 (39.59%) CSS
9 76 (38.58%) HTML
10 72 (36.55%) Web Services
11 70 (35.53%) jQuery
12 69 (35.03%) Spring
12 69 (35.03%) SQL
13 65 (32.99%) Linux
13 65 (32.99%) Node.js
14 63 (31.98%) Jenkins
15 62 (31.47%) HTML5
16 58 (29.44%) AngularJS
17 52 (26.40%) SOAP
18 50 (25.38%) Unix
19 49 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (24.37%) Finance
21 47 (23.86%) REST
22 45 (22.84%) CSS3
22 45 (22.84%) Kanban
23 44 (22.34%) JIRA
23 44 (22.34%) MVC
24 43 (21.83%) Maven
24 43 (21.83%) DevOps
25 42 (21.32%) Software Engineering

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 (6.09%) Apache
1 12 (6.09%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.58%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.52%) Confluence
3 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.52%) IPython
3 3 (1.52%) JBoss
3 3 (1.52%) Mule
4 2 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) nginx
4 2 (1.02%) SAS
4 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.69%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.58%) SaaS
3 9 (4.57%) GitHub
4 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.09%) HTTP
2 4 (2.03%) Firewall
3 3 (1.52%) Internet
3 3 (1.52%) Intranet
3 3 (1.52%) SSL
4 2 (1.02%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) ICMP
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.75%) MongoDB
2 28 (14.21%) Big Data
3 22 (11.17%) Relational Database
4 20 (10.15%) MySQL
5 15 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (6.09%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.05%) Redis
9 5 (2.54%) DB2
10 4 (2.03%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.52%) Hazelcast
12 2 (1.02%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.02%) Impala
12 2 (1.02%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 95 (48.22%) Git (software)
2 63 (31.98%) Jenkins
3 44 (22.34%) JIRA
4 43 (21.83%) Maven
5 40 (20.30%) JUnit
6 39 (19.80%) Mockito
7 37 (18.78%) TeamCity
8 32 (16.24%) Gradle
9 31 (15.74%) Spock
10 15 (7.61%) Cucumber
10 15 (7.61%) IntelliJ
11 12 (6.09%) Jasmine
11 12 (6.09%) Subversion
12 11 (5.58%) Grunt
13 10 (5.08%) gulp
13 10 (5.08%) Vagrant
14 8 (4.06%) Selenium
15 7 (3.55%) Hudson
16 6 (3.05%) Ant
16 6 (3.05%) PHPUnit
General
1 48 (24.37%) Finance
2 38 (19.29%) Banking
3 15 (7.61%) Retail
4 10 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.05%) Games
6 5 (2.54%) Marketing
7 3 (1.52%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.52%) Publishing
7 3 (1.52%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.02%) Back Office
8 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (70.56%) Developer
2 72 (36.55%) Java Developer
3 34 (17.26%) Senior Developer
4 24 (12.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (10.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.11%) Web Developer
7 11 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (5.58%) UI Developer
8 10 (5.08%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.57%) Agile Developer
9 9 (4.57%) Perl Developer
10 8 (4.06%) E-Commerce Developer
10 8 (4.06%) Unix Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Consultant
11 7 (3.55%) Java Engineer
11 7 (3.55%) Scala Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (39.59%) CSS
2 76 (38.58%) HTML
3 72 (36.55%) Web Services
4 70 (35.53%) jQuery
5 69 (35.03%) Spring
6 65 (32.99%) Node.js
7 62 (31.47%) HTML5
8 58 (29.44%) AngularJS
9 52 (26.40%) SOAP
10 47 (23.86%) REST
11 45 (22.84%) CSS3
12 40 (20.30%) XML
13 38 (19.29%) JSON
14 37 (18.78%) JMS
15 34 (17.26%) Gherkin
16 31 (15.74%) Hibernate
17 30 (15.23%) React
18 27 (13.71%) JSP
19 26 (13.20%) EJB
19 26 (13.20%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.68%) User Experience
2 12 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.05%) Online Games
5 5 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.54%) Blog
6 4 (2.03%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.52%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.52%) Life Science
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.52%) Statistics
8 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.02%) Derivative
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.02%) Fintech
8 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.99%) Linux
2 50 (25.38%) Unix
3 8 (4.06%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.05%) CentOS
5 6 (3.05%) SUSE
6 3 (1.52%) Android
7 2 (1.02%) Windows
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (78.17%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (62.94%) TDD
3 122 (61.93%) Scrum
4 99 (50.25%) BDD
5 49 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (22.84%) Kanban
7 44 (22.34%) MVC
8 43 (21.83%) DevOps
9 42 (21.32%) Software Engineering
10 37 (18.78%) Web Development
11 31 (15.74%) E-Commerce
12 27 (13.71%) Front End Development
13 26 (13.20%) SOA
14 23 (11.68%) OO
15 21 (10.66%) Automated Testing
15 21 (10.66%) Pair Programming
16 20 (10.15%) Domain-Driven Design
17 19 (9.64%) Unit Testing
18 17 (8.63%) Continuous Delivery
18 17 (8.63%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 135 (68.53%) Java
2 102 (51.78%) JavaScript
3 69 (35.03%) SQL
4 40 (20.30%) Shell Script
5 35 (17.77%) Korn
6 27 (13.71%) Ruby
7 23 (11.68%) XPath
8 21 (10.66%) Scala
9 19 (9.64%) Python
10 16 (8.12%) C++
11 14 (7.11%) Perl
11 14 (7.11%) PHP
12 10 (5.08%) C
13 9 (4.57%) Bash Shell
13 9 (4.57%) PL/SQL
14 8 (4.06%) C#
15 7 (3.55%) ES6
16 6 (3.05%) Go
16 6 (3.05%) PHP 5
17 4 (2.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (16.24%) Degree
2 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.68%) FATCA
1 23 (11.68%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (2.54%) EMIR
2 5 (2.54%) MiFID
3 3 (1.52%) SDET
4 2 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (10.15%) Docker
2 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.02%) vCloud
4 1 (0.51%) Varnish
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.09%) Puppet
2 9 (4.57%) Ansible
3 2 (1.02%) Control-M
3 2 (1.02%) Grafana
3 2 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.02%) Kibana
3 2 (1.02%) logstash
3 2 (1.02%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (18.78%) Solace
2 24 (12.18%) Oracle
3 23 (11.68%) MuleSoft
4 16 (8.12%) New Relic
5 10 (5.08%) Zend
6 8 (4.06%) VMware
7 6 (3.05%) Perforce
8 5 (2.54%) Apigee
9 4 (2.03%) hybris
9 4 (2.03%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.52%) ATG
10 3 (1.52%) IBM
11 2 (1.02%) Black Duck
11 2 (1.02%) Splunk
11 2 (1.02%) Tableau
12 1 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
12 1 (0.51%) F5
12 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.51%) Talend
12 1 (0.51%) WSO2
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £500-600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Livedrive
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gamesys
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago