The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 247 245 240
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 22 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.22% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.27% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
Refactoring
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7237 7644 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.32% 79.97% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4372 4547 3766
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 246 249
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Refactoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Refactoring Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the South East 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
Oxfordshire +15 15 £475 +18.75% 1
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (59.26%) MongoDB
3 16 (59.26%) AngularJS
4 15 (55.56%) Linux
4 15 (55.56%) OO
5 13 (48.15%) MVC
6 12 (44.44%) C++
6 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 11 (40.74%) Maven
7 11 (40.74%) Statistics
7 11 (40.74%) Front Office
7 11 (40.74%) Scrum
7 11 (40.74%) C
7 11 (40.74%) Oracle
7 11 (40.74%) Finance
7 11 (40.74%) Python
7 11 (40.74%) Esper
7 11 (40.74%) Time Series Analysis
7 11 (40.74%) Pyramid
7 11 (40.74%) Pandas
7 11 (40.74%) Algorithms
7 11 (40.74%) Visualisation
7 11 (40.74%) Open Source
7 11 (40.74%) Hedge funds
7 11 (40.74%) SciPy
7 11 (40.74%) NumPy
7 11 (40.74%) KDB
7 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) TPMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) MongoDB
2 11 (40.74%) KDB
3 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) CouchDB
4 4 (14.81%) MySQL
4 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.81%) Redis
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.70%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Maven
2 7 (25.93%) JUnit
2 7 (25.93%) Mockito
3 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 5 (18.52%) Subversion
5 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Grunt
6 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
1 11 (40.74%) Front Office
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Quantitative Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Hybris Developer
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 4 (14.81%) MySQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
4 4 (14.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) COBOL Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) AngularJS
2 11 (40.74%) Esper
2 11 (40.74%) NumPy
2 11 (40.74%) Pandas
2 11 (40.74%) Pyramid
2 11 (40.74%) SciPy
3 8 (29.63%) Spring
3 8 (29.63%) Spring MVC
4 7 (25.93%) Java EE
5 4 (14.81%) LAMP
5 4 (14.81%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (14.81%) Laravel
5 4 (14.81%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (14.81%) Memcached
5 4 (14.81%) Symfony
5 4 (14.81%) Yii
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Algorithms
1 11 (40.74%) Hedge funds
1 11 (40.74%) Statistics
1 11 (40.74%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) VME
2 1 (3.70%) VMS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (55.56%) OO
4 13 (48.15%) MVC
5 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 11 (40.74%) Data Acquisition
6 11 (40.74%) Open Source
6 11 (40.74%) Quantitative Trading
6 11 (40.74%) Scrum
6 11 (40.74%) Time Series Analysis
6 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
7 9 (33.33%) TDD
8 7 (25.93%) B2B
8 7 (25.93%) B2C
9 6 (22.22%) Web Development
10 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
11 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
11 4 (14.81%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) C++
3 11 (40.74%) C
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) COBOL
7 1 (3.70%) ES6
7 1 (3.70%) R
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) hybris
3 4 (14.81%) Zend
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) New Relic