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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 232 219 220
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 25 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% +31.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £206 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £348 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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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
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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

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 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 18 £350 +16.66% 3
Berkshire +4 3 £575 +173.80%
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £361 +11.07%
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (78.13%) C
2 24 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (53.13%) Python
5 12 (37.50%) Windows
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) UML
5 12 (37.50%) OO
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) NUnit
5 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 12 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 12 (37.50%) Memory Management
5 12 (37.50%) GoogleTest
5 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (34.38%) CppUnit
6 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
6 11 (34.38%) CruiseControl
6 11 (34.38%) Subversion
6 11 (34.38%) Use Case
6 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
6 11 (34.38%) Code Coverage
6 11 (34.38%) ClearCase
6 11 (34.38%) C++
6 11 (34.38%) UNIX
7 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.00%) TDD

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Ingres
1 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) NUnit
1 12 (37.50%) GoogleTest
2 11 (34.38%) CppUnit
2 11 (34.38%) CruiseControl
2 11 (34.38%) Subversion
2 11 (34.38%) ClearCase
3 6 (18.75%) Ant
4 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
4 5 (15.63%) ClearQuest
4 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.38%) Rational Rose
6 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (15.63%) Python Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Python Programmer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Python Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Python Programmer
4 5 (15.63%) Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) wxWidgets
1 6 (18.75%) Motif
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) Ajax
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) CSS3
2 2 (6.25%) Laravel
2 2 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Derivative
2 7 (21.88%) Wiki
3 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
5 2 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (37.50%) UML
3 12 (37.50%) OO
3 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 12 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 12 (37.50%) Memory Management
4 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Use Case
4 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
4 11 (34.38%) Code Coverage
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) OOD
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C
2 17 (53.13%) Python
3 11 (34.38%) C++
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) Siebel
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