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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 128 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 6 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Median daily rate £288 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £350 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £443 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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
2160 2586 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.24% 81.14% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1301 1137
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 56 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -9 5 £288 -26.98%
Glasgow +2 1 - - 1
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UK

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Front End Development
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (38.46%) Scrum
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) OOD
6 5 (38.46%) Subversion
6 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 5 (38.46%) Perl
6 5 (38.46%) Sass
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) Node.js
6 5 (38.46%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (38.46%) Bower
6 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Kanban
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Bower
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) Hudson
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) Node.js
3 5 (38.46%) Sass
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Flask
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) WinForms
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
7 1 (7.69%) Java EE
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Front End Development
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) OOD
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) CoffeeScript
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) VB
7 1 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (7.69%) PHP 5
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) DevExpress