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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 247 228 234
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 7 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£325 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 -1 4 - - 3
Oxfordshire -22 1 £350 - 5
Berkshire - 1 £300 - 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) C
2 11 (61.11%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) UML
3 10 (55.56%) Use Case
3 10 (55.56%) Reverse Engineering
3 10 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 10 (55.56%) Memory Management
3 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 7 (38.89%) UNIX
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (33.33%) ClearCase
6 6 (33.33%) NUnit
6 6 (33.33%) CruiseControl
6 6 (33.33%) Subversion
6 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (33.33%) GoogleTest
6 6 (33.33%) CppUnit
6 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Time Management
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Ingres
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) OLAP
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 6 (33.33%) NUnit
1 6 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
1 6 (33.33%) GoogleTest
1 6 (33.33%) CppUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Mocha
4 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) Grunt
4 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Technical Leader
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Coach
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft BI Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) VBA Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Excel Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Motif
2 2 (11.11%) wxWidgets
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) Dojo
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Derivative
3 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) UML
3 10 (55.56%) Use Case
3 10 (55.56%) Reverse Engineering
3 10 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 10 (55.56%) Memory Management
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Time Management
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) OOD
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
1 11 (61.11%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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