The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 107 103 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.22% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £200 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
Refactoring
Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1668 1388 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.90% 77.63% 74.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 941 514
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £232 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 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
Leeds -6 4 £315 +57.50%
Huddersfield - - - -
Refactoring
Yorkshire

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Salt
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Doctrine
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) nginx

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Route 53
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SimpleDB
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Struts
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Zend