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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 371 333 372
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +39
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 55 87 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.44% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 79 33
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£488 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £298
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +9 7 £515 +8.42% 3
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Upminster - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 69 (62.73%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (36.36%) TDD
3 40 (36.36%) Scrum
3 40 (36.36%) Java
4 39 (35.45%) JavaScript
5 36 (32.73%) HTML
6 33 (30.00%) Finance
7 32 (29.09%) OO
8 27 (24.55%) CSS
9 24 (21.82%) Multithreading
10 22 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 22 (20.00%) UNIX
10 22 (20.00%) SQL
11 21 (19.09%) .NET
11 21 (19.09%) C#
12 20 (18.18%) Pair Programming
12 20 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 18 (16.36%) Ruby
13 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
13 18 (16.36%) Web Services
13 18 (16.36%) JUnit
14 17 (15.45%) Apache
14 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
14 17 (15.45%) Banking
14 17 (15.45%) BDD
14 17 (15.45%) Relational Database
15 16 (14.55%) Linux
15 16 (14.55%) C++
15 16 (14.55%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (15.45%) Apache
2 5 (4.55%) Jetty
3 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.64%) Node.js
3 4 (3.64%) JBoss
4 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.73%) CMS
5 2 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.82%) nginx
5 2 (1.82%) Confluence
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.91%) GemFire
6 1 (0.91%) WordPress
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) HTTP
2 4 (3.64%) Intranet
2 4 (3.64%) LDAP
3 3 (2.73%) Internet
3 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.91%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.27%) MySQL
4 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.73%) Redis
7 3 (2.73%) SQLite
8 2 (1.82%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.82%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.91%) Big Data
9 1 (0.91%) SSDT
9 1 (0.91%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.91%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.91%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (16.36%) JUnit
2 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.09%) Maven
3 10 (9.09%) jMock
4 9 (8.18%) JIRA
4 9 (8.18%) TeamCity
5 8 (7.27%) Subversion
6 7 (6.36%) Ant
6 7 (6.36%) Selenium
7 6 (5.45%) EasyMock
8 5 (4.55%) RSpec
9 4 (3.64%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.64%) NUnit
10 3 (2.73%) Xcode
10 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.73%) QUnit
10 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.73%) Grunt
10 3 (2.73%) Apache Ivy
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 17 (15.45%) Banking
3 10 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.18%) Front Office
5 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.73%) International Banking
7 2 (1.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.91%) Electronics
8 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (77.27%) Developer
2 18 (16.36%) Senior Developer
3 14 (12.73%) C++ Developer
4 13 (11.82%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.18%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (6.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.36%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Architect
8 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.45%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (4.55%) Agile Coach
10 4 (3.64%) Software Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Perl Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.73%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.73%) HTML
2 27 (24.55%) CSS
3 21 (19.09%) .NET
4 18 (16.36%) Web Services
5 15 (13.64%) HTML5
6 14 (12.73%) jQuery
6 14 (12.73%) Spring
7 13 (11.82%) RESTful
8 12 (10.91%) XML
9 11 (10.00%) Ajax
9 11 (10.00%) REST
9 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 10 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 9 (8.18%) LAMP
12 8 (7.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.27%) WCF
12 8 (7.27%) WPF
13 7 (6.36%) JSON
13 7 (6.36%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) User Experience
2 9 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.27%) N-Tier
4 7 (6.36%) Credit Risk
5 6 (5.45%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.64%) Equities
7 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.64%) Kindle
8 3 (2.73%) W3C
8 3 (2.73%) Derivative
8 3 (2.73%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.73%) Open Source
9 2 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.82%) Replication
9 2 (1.82%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.00%) UNIX
2 16 (14.55%) Linux
3 7 (6.36%) Windows
4 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.64%) Android
6 2 (1.82%) CentOS
6 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Solaris
7 1 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.73%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (36.36%) TDD
3 40 (36.36%) Scrum
4 32 (29.09%) OO
5 24 (21.82%) Multithreading
6 22 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 20 (18.18%) Pair Programming
7 20 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
9 17 (15.45%) BDD
10 15 (13.64%) Configuration Management
11 13 (11.82%) MVC
11 13 (11.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (10.91%) ATDD
13 10 (9.09%) User Stories
13 10 (9.09%) Low Latency
14 9 (8.18%) Software Architecture
14 9 (8.18%) OOD
15 7 (6.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.36%) Java
2 39 (35.45%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.00%) SQL
4 21 (19.09%) C#
5 18 (16.36%) Ruby
6 16 (14.55%) C++
6 16 (14.55%) PHP
7 11 (10.00%) C
8 8 (7.27%) Python
9 7 (6.36%) Perl
10 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.64%) VBA
10 4 (3.64%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.73%) PHP5
11 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.82%) Golang
12 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.91%) XAML
13 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.91%) vCloud
1 1 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.82%) logstash
2 1 (0.91%) Salt
2 1 (0.91%) Kibana
2 1 (0.91%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.91%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Oracle
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.36%) Zend
4 3 (2.73%) IBM
4 3 (2.73%) Sybase
5 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.82%) Infragistics
5 2 (1.82%) FatWire
5 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.82%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.91%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.91%) New Relic
6 1 (0.91%) VMware
6 1 (0.91%) Google
6 1 (0.91%) Perforce
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.91%) SAP
6 1 (0.91%) Cognos
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