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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 251 236 216
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 7 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 16
Average daily rate £300 £413 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +60.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £625 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £438 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
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
6781 7326 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.29% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4156 4012 3382
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 240 268
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 2 £275 -28.47% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
East Sussex +10 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 - - 3
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England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (57.58%) TDD
3 15 (45.45%) MVC
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) OO
4 14 (42.42%) BDD
5 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
6 12 (36.36%) C#
6 12 (36.36%) HTML
6 12 (36.36%) .NET
6 12 (36.36%) CSS
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) IBM
9 8 (24.24%) Linux
9 8 (24.24%) Apache
9 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (24.24%) Ajax
9 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
9 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (21.21%) XML
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) Scrum
11 6 (18.18%) PHP
11 6 (18.18%) MySQL
11 6 (18.18%) IIS
11 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 6 (18.18%) N-Tier
11 6 (18.18%) Web Development

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (24.24%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Confluence
3 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) FTP
2 2 (6.06%) LDAP
2 2 (6.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) OLAP
4 3 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Flyway
3 2 (6.06%) Gerrit
3 2 (6.06%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Build Manager
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Informatica Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
1 12 (36.36%) CSS
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (24.24%) Ajax
3 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
3 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (21.21%) XML
5 5 (15.15%) jQuery
5 5 (15.15%) LAMP
6 4 (12.12%) XSL
7 3 (9.09%) RESTful
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.06%) REST
8 2 (6.06%) Spring
8 2 (6.06%) Spring Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Web Services
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (3.03%) CSS3
9 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) TDD
3 15 (45.45%) MVC
3 15 (45.45%) OO
4 14 (42.42%) BDD
5 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 6 (18.18%) Web Development
9 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.15%) DevOps
10 4 (12.12%) OOD
10 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
11 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 3 (9.09%) SDLC
11 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (9.09%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.12%) Ansible
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica