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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 219 214 218
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 19 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.25% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.35% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 1
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£400 £283 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.49% -8.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+41.12% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 - -
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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
6992 6009 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.90% 72.21% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3151 2609
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 255 331
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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

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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 30 January 2015.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -24 13 £375 +41.50% 4
Berkshire +4 3 £575 +173.80%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £425 +30.76% 2
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (73.53%) C
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (47.06%) Windows
4 16 (47.06%) OO
5 15 (44.12%) Python
5 15 (44.12%) Linux
5 15 (44.12%) UML
5 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 15 (44.12%) NUnit
5 15 (44.12%) Multithreading
5 15 (44.12%) Reverse Engineering
5 15 (44.12%) Memory Management
5 15 (44.12%) GoogleTest
5 15 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (41.18%) CppUnit
6 14 (41.18%) Use Case
6 14 (41.18%) CruiseControl
6 14 (41.18%) Subversion
6 14 (41.18%) ClearCase
6 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
6 14 (41.18%) UNIX
6 14 (41.18%) C++
7 12 (35.29%) Unit Testing
7 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
9 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
10 8 (23.53%) Java
10 8 (23.53%) Code Coverage

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (17.65%) Ingres
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) NUnit
1 15 (44.12%) GoogleTest
2 14 (41.18%) CppUnit
2 14 (41.18%) CruiseControl
2 14 (41.18%) Subversion
2 14 (41.18%) ClearCase
3 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 6 (17.65%) Ant
5 5 (14.71%) ClearQuest
5 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
6 3 (8.82%) Rational Rose
7 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.94%) Grunt
8 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.94%) Mocha
General
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Leader
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (14.71%) Python Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Python Programmer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Python Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Python Programmer
6 5 (14.71%) Programmer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C Developer
8 3 (8.82%) C++ Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Motif
1 6 (17.65%) XML
1 6 (17.65%) wxWidgets
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
2 3 (8.82%) CSS3
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) Laravel
3 2 (5.88%) Ajax
3 2 (5.88%) Symfony
4 1 (2.94%) Dojo
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Derivative
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) Wiki
4 3 (8.82%) Device Driver
5 2 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) UNIX
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (47.06%) OO
4 15 (44.12%) UML
4 15 (44.12%) Multithreading
4 15 (44.12%) Reverse Engineering
4 15 (44.12%) Memory Management
5 14 (41.18%) Use Case
5 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
6 12 (35.29%) Unit Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Code Coverage
7 8 (23.53%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Project Management
8 7 (20.59%) OOD
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
9 5 (14.71%) Analytics
9 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C
2 15 (44.12%) Python
3 14 (41.18%) C++
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) PHP5
8 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Siebel
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