The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 140 125 113
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 5 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.30% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £375 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £71.00
Refactoring
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2398 2323 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.63% 79.75% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1238 1090
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.35 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% +25.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Edinburgh -7 4 £450 -
Glasgow +6 1 £375 +7.14%
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Unit Testing
2 15 (93.75%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
4 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
5 11 (68.75%) Project Management
5 11 (68.75%) Waterfall
6 10 (62.50%) AngularJS
6 10 (62.50%) SDLC
6 10 (62.50%) Mac OS X
6 10 (62.50%) CSS
6 10 (62.50%) SOAP
6 10 (62.50%) Web Services
6 10 (62.50%) XML
6 10 (62.50%) HTML
6 10 (62.50%) Web Development
6 10 (62.50%) JSON
6 10 (62.50%) jQuery
7 9 (56.25%) HTTP
7 9 (56.25%) RESTful
8 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (50.00%) System Testing
8 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (43.75%) Open Source
9 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (43.75%) API Design
9 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Bower
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Hudson
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) Java Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) AngularJS
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
1 10 (62.50%) jQuery
1 10 (62.50%) JSON
1 10 (62.50%) SOAP
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) CSS3
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) RequireJS
3 5 (31.25%) Sass
4 4 (25.00%) Flask
5 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (93.75%) Unit Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
4 11 (68.75%) Project Management
4 11 (68.75%) Waterfall
5 10 (62.50%) SDLC
5 10 (62.50%) Web Development
6 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (50.00%) System Testing
6 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (43.75%) API Design
7 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (43.75%) Front End Development
7 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (43.75%) Open Source
7 7 (43.75%) Web Filtering
8 5 (31.25%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) CoffeeScript
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle