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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 358 347 306
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -41
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 64 63 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 78
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£422 £488 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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
18451 18365 18344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.75% 78.93% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13136 13008 12664
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 228 281
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 0 10 £403 -12.97% 10
Uxbridge - 3 £375 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 85 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.10%) TDD
3 59 (49.58%) OO
4 54 (45.38%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (36.97%) JavaScript
6 37 (31.09%) BDD
7 36 (30.25%) .NET
8 34 (28.57%) Java
8 34 (28.57%) Pair Programming
9 32 (26.89%) Software Engineering
10 31 (26.05%) SQL
11 30 (25.21%) Ruby
12 29 (24.37%) C#
13 27 (22.69%) CSS
13 27 (22.69%) Finance
13 27 (22.69%) Scrum
13 27 (22.69%) Unit Testing
14 26 (21.85%) PHP
15 25 (21.01%) jQuery
15 25 (21.01%) Node.js
16 24 (20.17%) HTML
16 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
17 23 (19.33%) AngularJS
18 21 (17.65%) Linux
19 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
20 19 (15.97%) MVC
21 18 (15.13%) Python
21 18 (15.13%) XML
21 18 (15.13%) RESTful
21 18 (15.13%) Relational Database

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 25 (21.01%) Node.js
2 10 (8.40%) Apache
3 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.88%) Confluence
4 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.36%) CMS
6 3 (2.52%) nginx
7 2 (1.68%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.84%) JBoss
8 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.84%) Drupal
8 1 (0.84%) WordPress
8 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.84%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) LDAP
2 4 (3.36%) HTTP
3 3 (2.52%) Intranet
3 3 (2.52%) Internet
4 2 (1.68%) SSL
5 1 (0.84%) DMZ
5 1 (0.84%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.84%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.13%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.76%) MySQL
4 11 (9.24%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.36%) Redis
9 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.68%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.68%) DTS
10 2 (1.68%) MS Access
10 2 (1.68%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Subversion
2 13 (10.92%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.08%) NUnit
3 12 (10.08%) Selenium
4 11 (9.24%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.24%) JUnit
4 11 (9.24%) Grunt
5 10 (8.40%) RSpec
6 9 (7.56%) TeamCity
7 8 (6.72%) Hudson
7 8 (6.72%) JIRA
8 7 (5.88%) MSI
9 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (5.04%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.20%) MSTest
10 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.20%) Maven
11 4 (3.36%) ReSharper
12 3 (2.52%) JMeter
12 3 (2.52%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 27 (22.69%) Finance
2 15 (12.61%) Banking
2 15 (12.61%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Games
4 6 (5.04%) Electronics
5 4 (3.36%) Front Office
6 3 (2.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.68%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.68%) Hindi Language
8 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) Marketing
8 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (66.39%) Developer
2 12 (10.08%) .NET Developer
2 12 (10.08%) PHP Developer
3 11 (9.24%) Architect
4 10 (8.40%) C# Developer
4 10 (8.40%) Python Developer
5 9 (7.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.04%) Agile Coach
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.36%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (3.36%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.25%) .NET
2 27 (22.69%) CSS
3 25 (21.01%) jQuery
4 24 (20.17%) HTML
5 23 (19.33%) AngularJS
6 18 (15.13%) RESTful
6 18 (15.13%) XML
7 17 (14.29%) Web Services
8 16 (13.45%) WCF
9 15 (12.61%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (10.08%) .NET Framework
10 12 (10.08%) LAMP
10 12 (10.08%) JSON
11 11 (9.24%) WPF
12 10 (8.40%) Spring
12 10 (8.40%) REST
13 9 (7.56%) Backbone.js
13 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET
14 8 (6.72%) Ajax
14 8 (6.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
1 10 (8.40%) Hedge funds
2 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.36%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.36%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.52%) GIS
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.52%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.68%) Derivative
6 1 (0.84%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.84%) DTV
6 1 (0.84%) Tandem
6 1 (0.84%) Physics
6 1 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) Linux
2 9 (7.56%) UNIX
3 4 (3.36%) Windows
4 2 (1.68%) Android
4 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.84%) CentOS
5 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.10%) TDD
3 59 (49.58%) OO
4 54 (45.38%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (31.09%) BDD
6 34 (28.57%) Pair Programming
7 32 (26.89%) Software Engineering
8 27 (22.69%) Scrum
8 27 (22.69%) Unit Testing
9 19 (15.97%) MVC
10 17 (14.29%) Open Source
11 15 (12.61%) Test Automation
11 15 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (10.92%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (9.24%) User Stories
13 11 (9.24%) OOD
13 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
14 10 (8.40%) SDLC
14 10 (8.40%) Web Development
14 10 (8.40%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.97%) JavaScript
2 34 (28.57%) Java
3 31 (26.05%) SQL
4 30 (25.21%) Ruby
5 29 (24.37%) C#
6 26 (21.85%) PHP
7 18 (15.13%) Python
8 11 (9.24%) Perl
9 7 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.88%) Scala
10 5 (4.20%) Groovy
11 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.52%) Clojure
13 2 (1.68%) R
13 2 (1.68%) VB6
13 2 (1.68%) VB
13 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.84%) VBA
14 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) PhD
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.84%) vCloud
1 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Puppet
1 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) Ansible
2 1 (0.84%) logstash
2 1 (0.84%) Salt
2 1 (0.84%) Kibana
2 1 (0.84%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) TIBCO
4 7 (5.88%) Infragistics
4 7 (5.88%) DevExpress
4 7 (5.88%) IBM
5 5 (4.20%) Zend
6 3 (2.52%) Cognos
7 2 (1.68%) Pega
7 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.84%) Apple
8 1 (0.84%) Foundry
8 1 (0.84%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.84%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco
8 1 (0.84%) SAP
8 1 (0.84%) VMware
8 1 (0.84%) Google
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