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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 234 251 243
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 12 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.16% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 20
Median daily rate £406 £340 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £280 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £360 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - £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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6201 7507 7562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 79.65% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3674 4426 4223
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 312 288
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram 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

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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 10 December 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 -4 7 £406 +30.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 3 - - 1
Hampshire +18 1 £513 +50.73% 2
Berkshire +7 1 £300 - 2
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 24 (66.67%) MVC
2 22 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (58.33%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) OO
4 20 (55.56%) MongoDB
4 20 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 19 (52.78%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (52.78%) Web Development
6 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (47.22%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
7 17 (47.22%) Apache
7 17 (47.22%) Java
7 17 (47.22%) MySQL
7 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
7 17 (47.22%) Relational Database
7 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
8 16 (44.44%) Redis
8 16 (44.44%) Puppet
8 16 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
8 16 (44.44%) Yii
8 16 (44.44%) Memcached
8 16 (44.44%) Laravel
8 16 (44.44%) nginx
8 16 (44.44%) Mercurial
8 16 (44.44%) CouchDB
8 16 (44.44%) Symfony
8 16 (44.44%) Zend
8 16 (44.44%) Release Management

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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 17 (47.22%) Apache
2 16 (44.44%) nginx
3 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 17 (47.22%) MySQL
2 17 (47.22%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (47.22%) Relational Database
3 16 (44.44%) CouchDB
3 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 16 (44.44%) Redis
4 4 (11.11%) KDB
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
1 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
2 16 (44.44%) Mercurial
2 16 (44.44%) Subversion
3 7 (19.44%) JUnit
3 7 (19.44%) Mockito
4 4 (11.11%) Maven
5 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.78%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.78%) jMock
6 1 (2.78%) WiX
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Front Office
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 11 (30.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (13.89%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Development Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 16 (44.44%) LAMP
2 16 (44.44%) LAPP Stack
2 16 (44.44%) Laravel
2 16 (44.44%) LEMP Stack
2 16 (44.44%) Memcached
2 16 (44.44%) Symfony
2 16 (44.44%) Yii
3 14 (38.89%) Node.js
4 8 (22.22%) Spring
4 8 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 7 (19.44%) Java EE
6 4 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (11.11%) Esper
6 4 (11.11%) HTML
6 4 (11.11%) NumPy
6 4 (11.11%) Pandas
6 4 (11.11%) Pyramid
6 4 (11.11%) SciPy
7 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
1 4 (11.11%) Statistics
1 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) MVC
2 22 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (58.33%) OO
4 19 (52.78%) Web Development
5 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
7 16 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (44.44%) Release Management
7 16 (44.44%) Web Application Development
8 14 (38.89%) E-Commerce
9 11 (30.56%) TDD
10 10 (27.78%) Scrum
11 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (16.67%) B2B
12 6 (16.67%) B2C
12 6 (16.67%) BDD
12 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
13 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
13 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) PHP
3 5 (13.89%) C
3 5 (13.89%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C++/CLI
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (44.44%) Ansible
2 16 (44.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Zend
2 7 (19.44%) hybris
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Perforce