The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 346 295 382
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +87
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 54 121 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.50% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.65% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 99 32
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£475 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17633 18517 19420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.98% 76.39% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12356 12861 12842
Average daily rate £443 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 263 361
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Refactoring
England

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 July 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 July 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 +12 12 £470 +28.41% 6
Bromley - - - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 54 (41.86%) Java
2 49 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (37.98%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (32.56%) OO
3 42 (32.56%) TDD
4 41 (31.78%) Unit Testing
5 39 (30.23%) C#
6 37 (28.68%) SQL
7 35 (27.13%) Scrum
8 31 (24.03%) Finance
8 31 (24.03%) Ruby
9 28 (21.71%) UNIX
10 24 (18.60%) Oracle
10 24 (18.60%) Web Services
10 24 (18.60%) Spring
11 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
11 23 (17.83%) Hibernate
11 23 (17.83%) JPA
12 22 (17.05%) HTML
12 22 (17.05%) Software Engineering
13 21 (16.28%) Test Automation
13 21 (16.28%) Relational Database
14 20 (15.50%) C++
14 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
14 20 (15.50%) MVC
15 19 (14.73%) .NET
15 19 (14.73%) CSS
16 18 (13.95%) Perl
16 18 (13.95%) Linux
16 18 (13.95%) Python

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (9.30%) Apache
2 6 (4.65%) IIS
3 5 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.55%) Drupal
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.78%) GemFire
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.88%) SaaS
2 5 (3.88%) PaaS
2 5 (3.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) HTTP
2 5 (3.88%) Internet
3 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.33%) SSL
5 2 (1.55%) Intranet
5 2 (1.55%) LDAP
6 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 20 (15.50%) SQL Server
3 18 (13.95%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.88%) MySQL
6 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.33%) KDB
8 2 (1.55%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.78%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.78%) Redis
9 1 (0.78%) Big Data
9 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (12.40%) Cucumber
2 13 (10.08%) Maven
3 12 (9.30%) JUnit
4 9 (6.98%) Ant
4 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.20%) Apache Ivy
6 7 (5.43%) NUnit
7 6 (4.65%) JIRA
7 6 (4.65%) Subversion
8 5 (3.88%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.33%) QUnit
9 3 (2.33%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.55%) RSpec
10 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.55%) Selenium
10 2 (1.55%) jMock
11 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (24.03%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Banking
3 10 (7.75%) Financial Institution
4 9 (6.98%) Front Office
5 4 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.33%) Games
7 2 (1.55%) Marketing
7 2 (1.55%) Electronics
7 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
8 1 (0.78%) German Language
8 1 (0.78%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (73.64%) Developer
2 30 (23.26%) Senior Developer
3 20 (15.50%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.18%) C++ Developer
4 17 (13.18%) Agile Coach
5 14 (10.85%) Scala Developer
5 14 (10.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Architect
8 7 (5.43%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.65%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.88%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Python Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Perl Developer
11 3 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.33%) Programmer
11 3 (2.33%) Consultant
11 3 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.60%) Web Services
1 24 (18.60%) Spring
2 23 (17.83%) Hibernate
2 23 (17.83%) JPA
3 22 (17.05%) HTML
4 19 (14.73%) .NET
4 19 (14.73%) CSS
5 17 (13.18%) XML
5 17 (13.18%) jQuery
6 14 (10.85%) WCF
7 12 (9.30%) RESTful
8 11 (8.53%) SOAP
8 11 (8.53%) Java EE
9 10 (7.75%) HTML5
10 9 (6.98%) Struts
10 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET
10 9 (6.98%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.20%) J2EE
11 8 (6.20%) Spring Web Flow
12 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Derivative
1 18 (13.95%) Open Source
2 7 (5.43%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.65%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.10%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.10%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.10%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.10%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.33%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.55%) DTV
7 2 (1.55%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.78%) Social Media
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.71%) UNIX
2 18 (13.95%) Linux
3 14 (10.85%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Debian
4 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.78%) CentOS
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (37.98%) Continuous Integration
2 42 (32.56%) TDD
2 42 (32.56%) OO
3 41 (31.78%) Unit Testing
4 35 (27.13%) Scrum
5 22 (17.05%) Software Engineering
6 21 (16.28%) Test Automation
7 20 (15.50%) MVC
8 18 (13.95%) ATDD
9 14 (10.85%) Multithreading
9 14 (10.85%) Configuration Management
9 14 (10.85%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (9.30%) Regression Testing
10 12 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (8.53%) Kanban
11 11 (8.53%) Release Management
11 11 (8.53%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.53%) OOP
12 10 (7.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.86%) Java
2 39 (30.23%) C#
3 37 (28.68%) SQL
4 31 (24.03%) Ruby
5 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
6 20 (15.50%) C++
7 18 (13.95%) Perl
7 18 (13.95%) Python
8 17 (13.18%) Scala
9 12 (9.30%) PHP
10 11 (8.53%) C
11 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.33%) VBA
12 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.33%) PHP5
12 3 (2.33%) Haskell
13 2 (1.55%) Erlang
13 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.55%) XAML
13 2 (1.55%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.55%) MCITP
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) WCAG
1 1 (0.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (18.60%) Oracle
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.30%) JBoss
3 12 (9.30%) GigaSpaces
4 6 (4.65%) Zend
5 2 (1.55%) SAP
5 2 (1.55%) FatWire
6 1 (0.78%) Perforce
6 1 (0.78%) Sybase
6 1 (0.78%) Sencha
6 1 (0.78%) Red Gate
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago