The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 533 519 492
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 113 119 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 76 81
Median daily rate £506 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -36.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -36.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Refactoring within the UK.

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Refactoring
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Refactoring
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring within the UK.

Refactoring Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Refactoring
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 103 £513 +28.12% 38
London +11 76 £525 +20.00% 20
City of London +45 18 £493 +17.26% 4
South East -10 17 £450 +15.38% 13
Oxfordshire +14 12 £475 +21.79% 1
Oxford +7 10 £475 +18.75%
Scotland -14 8 £375 +7.14% 1
Edinburgh -6 7 £413 +17.85% 1
East of England - 5 £350 -
Cambridge - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
North West -14 2 £368 +4.62% 4
Manchester -18 2 £368 +0.68% 1
North East -57 2 £309 -27.35%
Tyne and Wear -61 2 £309 -27.35%
Newcastle upon Tyne -64 2 £309 -27.35%
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Glasgow +1 1 £375 +7.14%
Yorkshire -7 1 £475 -20.83%
Leeds -10 1 £475 -20.83%
West Yorkshire -15 1 £475 -20.83%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 148 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (48.86%) Continuous Integration
3 95 (43.38%) Java
4 90 (41.10%) TDD
5 82 (37.44%) Scrum
6 80 (36.53%) JavaScript
7 71 (32.42%) SQL
8 62 (28.31%) CSS
9 61 (27.85%) HTML
10 55 (25.11%) Git (software)
11 53 (24.20%) Unit Testing
12 52 (23.74%) Pair Programming
13 50 (22.83%) Software Engineering
13 50 (22.83%) .NET
14 49 (22.37%) BDD
15 45 (20.55%) Linux
16 44 (20.09%) Finance
17 42 (19.18%) OO
17 42 (19.18%) Python
17 42 (19.18%) C#
18 40 (18.26%) Web Services
19 38 (17.35%) MVC
19 38 (17.35%) Kanban
19 38 (17.35%) AngularJS
20 37 (16.89%) Jenkins
20 37 (16.89%) Web Development
21 36 (16.44%) SQL Server
21 36 (16.44%) HTML5
22 35 (15.98%) Oracle
23 34 (15.53%) Node.js

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.02%) OpenStack
2 9 (4.11%) Apache
3 8 (3.65%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (3.65%) Confluence
3 8 (3.65%) nginx
4 6 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.83%) CMS
6 3 (1.37%) IIS
6 3 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.91%) Gunicorn
7 2 (0.91%) JBoss
7 2 (0.91%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.91%) uWSGI
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) Flash Media Server
8 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.46%) TPMS
8 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Beauchamp
2 6 (2.74%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Endur
3 1 (0.46%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.46%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.20%) HTTP
1 7 (3.20%) Internet
2 3 (1.37%) LDAP
3 2 (0.91%) DHCP
3 2 (0.91%) DNS
3 2 (0.91%) FTP
3 2 (0.91%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.91%) SSH
4 1 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.61%) MongoDB
3 23 (10.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (9.13%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.68%) MySQL
5 19 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (5.94%) NoSQL
8 12 (5.48%) KDB
9 10 (4.57%) Neo4j
9 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (4.11%) Big Data
10 9 (4.11%) Redis
11 8 (3.65%) CouchDB
11 8 (3.65%) Datomic
12 5 (2.28%) Biml
12 5 (2.28%) SSDT
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 55 (25.11%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.89%) Jenkins
3 25 (11.42%) Maven
4 21 (9.59%) Subversion
5 20 (9.13%) Gradle
5 20 (9.13%) JUnit
5 20 (9.13%) TeamCity
6 16 (7.31%) JIRA
7 15 (6.85%) Mockito
8 14 (6.39%) IntelliJ
9 13 (5.94%) Cucumber
10 10 (4.57%) Hudson
11 9 (4.11%) Moq
11 9 (4.11%) MSTest
11 9 (4.11%) NUnit
11 9 (4.11%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (3.20%) TestNG
13 6 (2.74%) EasyMock
13 6 (2.74%) Grunt
13 6 (2.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (20.09%) Finance
2 27 (12.33%) Front Office
3 11 (5.02%) Retail
4 7 (3.20%) Banking
5 6 (2.74%) Back Office
6 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.91%) Games
7 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 158 (72.15%) Developer
2 46 (21.00%) Java Developer
3 34 (15.53%) Senior Developer
4 25 (11.42%) Agile Developer
5 24 (10.96%) Architect
6 22 (10.05%) C# Developer
7 21 (9.59%) SQL Developer
8 18 (8.22%) Agile Java Developer
8 18 (8.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (7.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (6.85%) Technical Architect
11 14 (6.39%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (5.94%) PHP Developer
13 12 (5.48%) HTML Developer
13 12 (5.48%) Quantitative Developer
14 11 (5.02%) Python Developer
15 10 (4.57%) .NET Developer
15 10 (4.57%) Administrator
15 10 (4.57%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.31%) CSS
2 61 (27.85%) HTML
3 50 (22.83%) .NET
4 40 (18.26%) Web Services
5 38 (17.35%) AngularJS
6 36 (16.44%) HTML5
7 34 (15.53%) Node.js
8 31 (14.16%) jQuery
9 27 (12.33%) Spring
10 25 (11.42%) Sass
11 20 (9.13%) WPF
12 19 (8.68%) RESTful
12 19 (8.68%) XML
13 18 (8.22%) CSS3
14 16 (7.31%) JSON
14 16 (7.31%) REST
15 15 (6.85%) Dropwizard
15 15 (6.85%) Hystrix
15 15 (6.85%) Scalatra
16 14 (6.39%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.68%) Hedge funds
2 17 (7.76%) Algorithms
2 17 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.39%) Statistics
4 12 (5.48%) Visualisation
5 10 (4.57%) Market Risk
6 9 (4.11%) Performance Metrics
6 9 (4.11%) User Experience
7 7 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.20%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (2.74%) Replication
9 5 (2.28%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.28%) W3C
10 4 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.37%) Derivative
11 3 (1.37%) Interactive TV
11 3 (1.37%) Physics
12 2 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.55%) Linux
2 12 (5.48%) Unix
3 6 (2.74%) Mac OS X
3 6 (2.74%) Windows
4 4 (1.83%) Android
4 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.37%) CentOS
5 3 (1.37%) Solaris
6 2 (0.91%) Debian
7 1 (0.46%) VME
7 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (48.86%) Continuous Integration
3 90 (41.10%) TDD
4 82 (37.44%) Scrum
5 53 (24.20%) Unit Testing
6 52 (23.74%) Pair Programming
7 50 (22.83%) Software Engineering
8 49 (22.37%) BDD
9 42 (19.18%) OO
10 38 (17.35%) Kanban
10 38 (17.35%) MVC
11 37 (16.89%) Web Development
12 34 (15.53%) Front End Development
13 33 (15.07%) Open Source
14 28 (12.79%) Mentoring
15 25 (11.42%) Automated Testing
16 20 (9.13%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (8.22%) SOA
18 17 (7.76%) Domain-Driven Design
19 16 (7.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 95 (43.38%) Java
2 80 (36.53%) JavaScript
3 71 (32.42%) SQL
4 42 (19.18%) C#
4 42 (19.18%) Python
5 27 (12.33%) Scala
6 25 (11.42%) Ruby
7 21 (9.59%) C++
8 19 (8.68%) PHP
9 16 (7.31%) C
10 15 (6.85%) Clojure
11 14 (6.39%) Perl
11 14 (6.39%) T-SQL
12 13 (5.94%) PL/SQL
13 9 (4.11%) Go
14 8 (3.65%) Erlang
14 8 (3.65%) PHP 5
15 7 (3.20%) PowerShell
15 7 (3.20%) Shell Script
15 7 (3.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (13.70%) Degree
2 7 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.42%) QA
2 7 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.91%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (5.48%) Docker
2 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (7.76%) Puppet
2 15 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.65%) Ansible
4 6 (2.74%) DBAmp
5 2 (0.91%) Control-M
5 2 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.46%) Grafana
6 1 (0.46%) Graphite
Vendors
1 35 (15.98%) Oracle
2 14 (6.39%) New Relic
3 12 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.57%) IBM
5 7 (3.20%) hybris
6 6 (2.74%) CommVault
6 6 (2.74%) IDERA
6 6 (2.74%) RedGate
6 6 (2.74%) Sage
6 6 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.74%) Zend
7 5 (2.28%) VMware
8 3 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.37%) Facebook
8 3 (1.37%) Google
8 3 (1.37%) IBM Sterling
8 3 (1.37%) Twitter
9 2 (0.91%) Apple
9 2 (0.91%) Solace
10 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £46,424 to £54,458 per annum Fixed Term Contract (23 months)
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 7 days ago