The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 77 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.73% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£475 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £333 £263
% change year-on-year
+20.30% +26.66%
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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
632 411 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.61% 70.86% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 257 222
Average daily rate £350 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 11
Average hourly rate £19.70 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.09% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £22.50 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Strategic Management
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Velocity
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) JPA
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Ant
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Struts
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Struts
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 1 (25.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Strategic Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared