The first table below looks at the demand for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Scotland 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 111 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 14 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.25% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.35% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £405 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £383
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1922 1710 1831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 71.85% 70.84% 66.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 887 940
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 71
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.83 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.21% +104.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Refactoring
UK

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Refactoring across the Scotland region.

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Refactoring
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the Scotland region.

Refactoring Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 13 £409 - 2
Glasgow +2 1 £400 -20.00%
Dundee - - - - 2
Refactoring
UK

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (76.47%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
3 8 (47.06%) JSON
3 8 (47.06%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) SOAP
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) RESTful
4 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 7 (41.18%) Mac OS X
4 7 (41.18%) HTTP
4 7 (41.18%) Web Development
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Spring
6 5 (29.41%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) Java EE
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) JUnit
8 3 (17.65%) UML

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) JSON
2 8 (47.06%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) RESTful
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) Java EE
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) Struts
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
7 2 (11.76%) Ajax
7 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (11.76%) EJB
7 2 (11.76%) JSP
8 1 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) FMCG
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Mac OS X
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
3 7 (41.18%) Web Development
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) DSDM
5 3 (17.65%) Dependency Management
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Cadence
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