The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 130 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.043% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.056% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2384 1777 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.73% 76.20% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1106 851
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 52 65
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Refactoring
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
West Yorkshire - 11 £600 - 1
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (78.57%) Ruby
3 11 (78.57%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (71.43%) ATDD
4 10 (71.43%) C#
5 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Product Management
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Coaching
8 1 (7.14%) Doctrine
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (7.14%) Zend
8 1 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Coach
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Struts
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (71.43%) ATDD
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) E-business
7 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) Ruby
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Zend