The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 125 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 10 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £336 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £389 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2294 2280 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.16% 77.08% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1525 894
Average daily rate £390 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 120 65
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.84 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +12.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
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 West

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Refactoring
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the South West region.

Refactoring Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Bristol 0 6 - - 1
Devon - 2 £375 - 1
Somerset - 2 £305 -
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Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 15 (78.95%) Automated Testing
3 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
3 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (73.68%) CentOS
4 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
4 14 (73.68%) PHPUnit
4 14 (73.68%) HTML5
4 14 (73.68%) Mentoring
4 14 (73.68%) Doctrine
4 14 (73.68%) Zend
4 14 (73.68%) Zend Framework
4 14 (73.68%) jQuery
4 14 (73.68%) PHP
4 14 (73.68%) MySQL
4 14 (73.68%) Linux
4 14 (73.68%) Apache
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) Spring
9 2 (10.53%) Maven
9 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
9 2 (10.53%) C#
9 2 (10.53%) JUnit
9 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 2 (10.53%) XML

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (73.68%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
1 14 (73.68%) PHPUnit
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) Zend Framework
2 14 (73.68%) jQuery
2 14 (73.68%) HTML5
2 14 (73.68%) Doctrine
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) JSP
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
1 14 (73.68%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Automated Testing
2 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
2 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (73.68%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Code Coverage
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) PHP
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle