The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 58 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.35% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.24%
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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 315 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.73% 71.43% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 222 193
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.29 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.13% -12.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.33 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.08 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Refactoring across the South Wales region.

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Management
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Velocity
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Coach
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) Velocity
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared