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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 353 372 388
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 90 67 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 43
Median daily rate £500 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £345 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+24.23% -5.62%
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
19628 19494 19992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.99% 83.33% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14059 13991 14192
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 £608 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 218 253
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.14 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.35 £53.74 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +13 22 £525 +10.52% 8
Croydon - 1 £525 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 119 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (49.07%) Scrum
3 78 (48.45%) Java
4 74 (45.96%) TDD
5 73 (45.34%) JavaScript
6 67 (41.61%) CSS
7 66 (40.99%) HTML
7 66 (40.99%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (34.78%) Web Services
8 56 (34.78%) Git (software)
9 55 (34.16%) HTML5
10 51 (31.68%) BDD
11 46 (28.57%) Node.js
12 45 (27.95%) jQuery
13 41 (25.47%) MVC
14 39 (24.22%) Web Development
15 38 (23.60%) SQL
16 36 (22.36%) Finance
17 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
18 34 (21.12%) AngularJS
19 32 (19.88%) Jenkins
19 32 (19.88%) Kanban
20 31 (19.25%) CSS3
21 30 (18.63%) DevOps
22 29 (18.01%) Pair Programming
22 29 (18.01%) .NET
23 28 (17.39%) Front End Development
24 27 (16.77%) Linux
24 27 (16.77%) Automated Testing
25 25 (15.53%) Oracle

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 11 (6.83%) OpenStack
2 10 (6.21%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.59%) Apache
4 4 (2.48%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.48%) IIS
5 3 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.24%) Confluence
6 2 (1.24%) Drupal
6 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.24%) nginx
6 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) JBoss
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.62%) SAS
7 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Beauchamp
2 1 (0.62%) Endur
2 1 (0.62%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.73%) SaaS
3 4 (2.48%) GitHub
4 3 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.62%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) HTTP
2 5 (3.11%) Internet
3 2 (1.24%) Firewall
3 2 (1.24%) Intranet
3 2 (1.24%) SSL
4 1 (0.62%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.62%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) ICMP
4 1 (0.62%) LDAP
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.80%) Big Data
1 19 (11.80%) MongoDB
2 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (8.70%) MySQL
5 10 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.73%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.48%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.86%) Datomic
10 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.86%) Redis
11 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.24%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.24%) KDB
11 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.62%) Impala
Development Applications
1 56 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 32 (19.88%) Jenkins
3 20 (12.42%) Gradle
3 20 (12.42%) IntelliJ
4 18 (11.18%) JIRA
4 18 (11.18%) JUnit
4 18 (11.18%) Maven
5 14 (8.70%) Mockito
5 14 (8.70%) Subversion
5 14 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.97%) PHPUnit
6 8 (4.97%) Spock
7 7 (4.35%) Jasmine
7 7 (4.35%) MSTest
7 7 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (3.73%) NUnit
9 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.11%) Moq
9 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.11%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (22.36%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Front Office
3 13 (8.07%) Banking
4 6 (3.73%) Back Office
4 6 (3.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.11%) Marketing
6 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.86%) Publishing
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (65.22%) Developer
2 40 (24.84%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.15%) Senior Developer
4 22 (13.66%) Architect
5 20 (12.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (11.18%) PHP Developer
7 15 (9.32%) C# Developer
8 14 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (7.45%) SQL Developer
9 12 (7.45%) Web Developer
10 11 (6.83%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (6.83%) Technical Architect
11 9 (5.59%) Agile Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Digital Architect
13 7 (4.35%) C# Developer - Commodities
13 7 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
13 7 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
13 7 (4.35%) Senior WPF Developer
13 7 (4.35%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (41.61%) CSS
2 66 (40.99%) HTML
3 56 (34.78%) Web Services
4 55 (34.16%) HTML5
5 46 (28.57%) Node.js
6 45 (27.95%) jQuery
7 34 (21.12%) AngularJS
8 31 (19.25%) CSS3
9 29 (18.01%) .NET
10 24 (14.91%) Spring
11 22 (13.66%) SOAP
12 21 (13.04%) REST
13 20 (12.42%) Dropwizard
13 20 (12.42%) Hystrix
13 20 (12.42%) React
13 20 (12.42%) Scalatra
14 19 (11.80%) XML
15 18 (11.18%) JSON
16 17 (10.56%) Spring MVC
16 17 (10.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.59%) User Experience
2 8 (4.97%) Market Risk
3 7 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.11%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.48%) Blog
6 4 (2.48%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.48%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.48%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (2.48%) Statistics
7 3 (1.86%) Derivative
7 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.24%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.24%) Equities
8 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.77%) Linux
2 18 (11.18%) Unix
3 4 (2.48%) Windows
4 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.24%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (49.07%) Scrum
3 74 (45.96%) TDD
4 66 (40.99%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (31.68%) BDD
6 41 (25.47%) MVC
7 39 (24.22%) Web Development
8 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 32 (19.88%) Kanban
10 30 (18.63%) DevOps
11 29 (18.01%) Pair Programming
12 28 (17.39%) Front End Development
13 27 (16.77%) Automated Testing
14 24 (14.91%) SOA
15 22 (13.66%) Domain-Driven Design
15 22 (13.66%) SOLID
16 20 (12.42%) OO
16 20 (12.42%) Web Application Development
17 19 (11.80%) Unit Testing
18 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (48.45%) Java
2 73 (45.34%) JavaScript
3 38 (23.60%) SQL
4 22 (13.66%) Scala
5 21 (13.04%) PHP
6 20 (12.42%) C#
7 18 (11.18%) Ruby
8 15 (9.32%) Python
9 12 (7.45%) PL/SQL
10 11 (6.83%) Korn
10 11 (6.83%) Shell Script
10 11 (6.83%) XPath
11 9 (5.59%) Perl
12 7 (4.35%) PHP 5
13 6 (3.73%) Go
14 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
14 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
15 4 (2.48%) C
15 4 (2.48%) C++
16 3 (1.86%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Degree
2 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.91%) QA
2 10 (6.21%) FATCA
3 2 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (6.21%) Docker
2 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.24%) vCloud
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.45%) Puppet
2 4 (2.48%) Ansible
2 4 (2.48%) Grafana
2 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.24%) Control-M
3 2 (1.24%) Graphite
3 2 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.24%) Kibana
3 2 (1.24%) logstash
3 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (15.53%) Oracle
2 20 (12.42%) New Relic
3 14 (8.70%) Solace
4 11 (6.83%) Zend
5 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.35%) VMware
7 6 (3.73%) IBM
8 5 (3.11%) hybris
9 4 (2.48%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.86%) ATG
11 2 (1.24%) Black Duck
12 1 (0.62%) Akamai
12 1 (0.62%) F5
12 1 (0.62%) IBM Sterling
12 1 (0.62%) OpenLink
12 1 (0.62%) Optimizely
12 1 (0.62%) Perforce
12 1 (0.62%) Rally
12 1 (0.62%) Sybase
12 1 (0.62%) Tableau
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Intelletec
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
BBC Research & Development
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago