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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 249 245 231
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 21 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.066% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.088% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
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£380 £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% +29.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
- +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -6 7 £360 +6.66% 6
Oxfordshire - 5 £380 - 2
Surrey 0 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
3 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
4 15 (45.45%) TDD
4 15 (45.45%) OO
5 14 (42.42%) C++
6 13 (39.39%) C#
6 13 (39.39%) .NET
6 13 (39.39%) UML
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) Scrum
8 11 (33.33%) Linux
8 11 (33.33%) C
9 10 (30.30%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (30.30%) Reverse Engineering
9 10 (30.30%) Use Case
9 10 (30.30%) Memory Management
9 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
11 8 (24.24%) OOD
11 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
12 7 (21.21%) WPF
12 7 (21.21%) BDD
12 7 (21.21%) CSS
13 6 (18.18%) WinForms
13 6 (18.18%) Time Management
14 5 (15.15%) MVC
14 5 (15.15%) OOP
14 5 (15.15%) JavaScript

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.06%) Confluence
1 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) OLAP
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.09%) Log4Net
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Technical Leader
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (6.06%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) WPF
3 6 (18.18%) WinForms
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.09%) POCO
6 3 (9.09%) ELMAH
6 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.06%) RESTful
7 2 (6.06%) MDX
8 1 (3.03%) Spring Security
8 1 (3.03%) jQuery
8 1 (3.03%) CSS3
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5
8 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.03%) OpenMP
8 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) CUDA
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
3 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
4 15 (45.45%) TDD
4 15 (45.45%) OO
5 13 (39.39%) UML
6 12 (36.36%) Scrum
7 10 (30.30%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 10 (30.30%) Reverse Engineering
7 10 (30.30%) Use Case
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (30.30%) Memory Management
8 8 (24.24%) OOD
9 7 (21.21%) BDD
10 6 (18.18%) Time Management
11 5 (15.15%) OOP
11 5 (15.15%) MVC
12 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
12 4 (12.12%) CRM
12 4 (12.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) C
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) C++/CLI
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) PhD
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Perforce
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) hybris
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
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