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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 480 541 441
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -100
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 142 104 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.23% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 74 142
Median daily rate £525 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £280 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.75 - £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - £71.00

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
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 30 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 9 December 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 +50 140 £525 +31.25% 42
London +70 105 £525 +16.02% 19
City of London +2 15 £525 +20.55% 3
South East +27 12 £406 +19.48% 8
Oxfordshire +4 7 £406 +30.00% 1
North West +8 6 £340 - 5
East of England +3 5 - - 2
Hertfordshire +2 5 - - 2
Yorkshire +17 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes +17 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 3 - -
South West -5 3 £400 +6.66% 5
East Midlands -11 3 £550 +33.33% 1
Northamptonshire -12 3 £550 - 1
West Yorkshire +22 2 - -
Leeds +18 2 - -
Manchester -3 2 £340 - 2
West Midlands -11 2 £350 - 1
Hertford - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Hampshire +20 1 £513 +50.73% 2
Edinburgh +16 1 - - 1
Somerset +10 1 £313 -16.66%
Scotland +6 1 - - 1
Berkshire -1 1 £300 - 2
Warwickshire -4 1 £350 - 1
Oxford -5 1 £400 +28.00%
Bath - 1 £313 -
Nuneaton - 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 192 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (57.41%) Java
3 130 (48.15%) TDD
4 127 (47.04%) Scrum
5 119 (44.07%) JavaScript
6 113 (41.85%) Git (software)
7 100 (37.04%) BDD
8 95 (35.19%) HTML
9 93 (34.44%) CSS
10 85 (31.48%) Linux
11 84 (31.11%) MVC
12 83 (30.74%) Node.js
13 79 (29.26%) Web Services
14 77 (28.52%) Jenkins
14 77 (28.52%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (28.15%) AngularJS
16 71 (26.30%) OO
17 70 (25.93%) Spring
18 65 (24.07%) jQuery
19 64 (23.70%) DevOps
20 63 (23.33%) HTML5
20 63 (23.33%) Web Development
21 59 (21.85%) SQL
22 58 (21.48%) REST
23 57 (21.11%) MongoDB
24 56 (20.74%) SOAP
25 52 (19.26%) Finance
26 48 (17.78%) Mockito
27 47 (17.41%) JIRA
27 47 (17.41%) JUnit

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 33 (12.22%) Apache
2 21 (7.78%) nginx
3 18 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.33%) IIS
4 9 (3.33%) JBoss
4 9 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.48%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.48%) Confluence
8 3 (1.11%) IPython
8 3 (1.11%) Mule
9 2 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.74%) Drupal
9 2 (0.74%) SAS
10 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.33%) GitHub
3 8 (2.96%) SaaS
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.93%) HTTP
2 5 (1.85%) Internet
2 5 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.11%) Firewall
3 3 (1.11%) Intranet
3 3 (1.11%) SSL
4 1 (0.37%) AMQP
4 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) ICMP
4 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.11%) MongoDB
2 37 (13.70%) MySQL
2 37 (13.70%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (10.00%) Big Data
5 26 (9.63%) NoSQL
5 26 (9.63%) SQL Server
6 21 (7.78%) Redis
7 19 (7.04%) CouchDB
8 17 (6.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.96%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.22%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.85%) KDB
12 4 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.48%) Datomic
12 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.11%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 113 (41.85%) Git (software)
2 77 (28.52%) Jenkins
3 48 (17.78%) Mockito
4 47 (17.41%) JIRA
4 47 (17.41%) JUnit
5 45 (16.67%) Maven
6 36 (13.33%) TeamCity
7 32 (11.85%) Subversion
8 29 (10.74%) Gradle
8 29 (10.74%) Spock
9 19 (7.04%) Mercurial
10 17 (6.30%) IntelliJ
11 15 (5.56%) Vagrant
12 11 (4.07%) Cucumber
12 11 (4.07%) Jasmine
13 9 (3.33%) Selenium
13 9 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (2.96%) Grunt
15 7 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (2.59%) gulp
General
1 52 (19.26%) Finance
2 35 (12.96%) Banking
3 17 (6.30%) Retail
4 9 (3.33%) Front Office
5 7 (2.59%) Marketing
6 6 (2.22%) Games
7 5 (1.85%) Publishing
8 3 (1.11%) Online Betting
8 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (64.07%) Developer
2 65 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.22%) PHP Developer
4 26 (9.63%) Senior Developer
5 23 (8.52%) Architect
6 18 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 13 (4.81%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.44%) Digital Architect
10 12 (4.44%) Hybris Developer
10 12 (4.44%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.07%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.07%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 11 (4.07%) Symfony Developer
12 10 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
12 10 (3.70%) PHP Zend Developer
12 10 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (35.19%) HTML
2 93 (34.44%) CSS
3 83 (30.74%) Node.js
4 79 (29.26%) Web Services
5 76 (28.15%) AngularJS
6 70 (25.93%) Spring
7 65 (24.07%) jQuery
8 63 (23.33%) HTML5
9 58 (21.48%) REST
10 56 (20.74%) SOAP
11 44 (16.30%) CSS3
12 42 (15.56%) XML
13 37 (13.70%) .NET
14 36 (13.33%) JMS
14 36 (13.33%) JSON
14 36 (13.33%) Spring MVC
15 35 (12.96%) Hibernate
16 34 (12.59%) Gherkin
17 29 (10.74%) J2EE
17 29 (10.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.15%) User Experience
2 14 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.96%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.59%) Statistics
4 7 (2.59%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.22%) Online Games
6 5 (1.85%) Blog
6 5 (1.85%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.48%) Contactless
7 4 (1.48%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.48%) EMV
8 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.11%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.11%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.11%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (31.48%) Linux
2 42 (15.56%) Unix
3 9 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 8 (2.96%) Windows
5 7 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.22%) CentOS
6 6 (2.22%) SUSE
7 4 (1.48%) Android
8 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (48.15%) TDD
3 127 (47.04%) Scrum
4 100 (37.04%) BDD
5 84 (31.11%) MVC
6 77 (28.52%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (26.30%) OO
8 64 (23.70%) DevOps
9 63 (23.33%) Web Development
10 45 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 42 (15.56%) E-Commerce
12 41 (15.19%) Kanban
13 37 (13.70%) Configuration Management
14 36 (13.33%) Pair Programming
15 35 (12.96%) Web Application Development
16 34 (12.59%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (12.22%) Release Management
18 32 (11.85%) Unit Testing
19 27 (10.00%) Front End Development
20 24 (8.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 155 (57.41%) Java
2 119 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 59 (21.85%) SQL
4 38 (14.07%) PHP
5 33 (12.22%) Korn
5 33 (12.22%) Shell Script
6 32 (11.85%) Python
7 24 (8.89%) C#
8 22 (8.15%) Ruby
8 22 (8.15%) Scala
8 22 (8.15%) XPath
9 16 (5.93%) C++
10 14 (5.19%) C
11 10 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.70%) Perl
11 10 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.33%) Go
12 9 (3.33%) VBScript
13 7 (2.59%) T-SQL
14 6 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (13.33%) Degree
2 9 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.26%) FATCA
2 22 (8.15%) QA
3 6 (2.22%) SDET
4 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.74%) vCloud
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) Varnish
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (14.07%) Puppet
2 29 (10.74%) Ansible
3 26 (9.63%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.48%) Control-M
4 4 (1.48%) Grafana
4 4 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.74%) Graphite
5 2 (0.74%) Kibana
5 2 (0.74%) logstash
5 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 35 (12.96%) Solace
2 31 (11.48%) Oracle
3 30 (11.11%) Zend
4 19 (7.04%) MuleSoft
5 16 (5.93%) New Relic
6 15 (5.56%) hybris
7 14 (5.19%) Microsoft
8 11 (4.07%) VMware
9 8 (2.96%) IBM
10 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.48%) Black Duck
11 4 (1.48%) DevExpress
12 3 (1.11%) Apigee
12 3 (1.11%) ATG
13 2 (0.74%) Avaya
13 2 (0.74%) Google
13 2 (0.74%) OpenLink
13 2 (0.74%) Perforce
13 2 (0.74%) SAP
13 2 (0.74%) Tableau
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