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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 241 226 228
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 7 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.069% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.096% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 18
Average daily rate
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£338 £260 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -12.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
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
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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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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 -11 5 £338 +29.80% 3
Surrey -6 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
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England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) Ajax
3 8 (40.00%) JSON
3 8 (40.00%) Dojo
4 6 (30.00%) DOM
4 6 (30.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) Code Coverage
5 5 (25.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Wiki
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Data Security
8 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
8 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Content Management
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Science

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (5.00%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Mocha
1 1 (5.00%) Grunt
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Domain Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Python Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) Ajax
2 8 (40.00%) JSON
2 8 (40.00%) Dojo
3 6 (30.00%) DOM
4 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) ExpressJS
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Wiki
2 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Code Coverage
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Data Security
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Sybase
1 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (10.00%) Tableau
1 2 (10.00%) RapidMiner
2 1 (5.00%) ExactTarget
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com