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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 142 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.58% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 6
Average daily rate £363 £438 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £438 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £438 £319
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
Refactoring
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire -3 2 £363 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) HTML
2 22 (88.00%) .NET
3 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (84.00%) Windows
3 21 (84.00%) Unit Testing
4 20 (80.00%) C#
4 20 (80.00%) Automated Testing
4 20 (80.00%) .NET Framework
5 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
5 19 (76.00%) Service Delivery
5 19 (76.00%) C++
5 19 (76.00%) Oracle
5 19 (76.00%) IIS
5 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
5 19 (76.00%) UML
5 19 (76.00%) SharePoint
5 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (76.00%) ITIL
5 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
6 18 (72.00%) SQL
6 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (52.00%) Scrum
8 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (32.00%) Selenium
8 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) SpecFlow
8 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (28.00%) Line Management

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (76.00%) IIS
1 19 (76.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
1 22 (88.00%) HTML
2 20 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Unit Testing
2 20 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 19 (76.00%) ITIL
3 19 (76.00%) Service Delivery
3 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
3 19 (76.00%) UML
4 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (52.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Line Management
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Android Development
8 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
8 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
8 2 (8.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (80.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) C++
4 18 (72.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Apple
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft