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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 117 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.082% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £311 £303
% change year-on-year
+38.55% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 - -
Refactoring
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
1892 1678 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.67% 74.25% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 990 782
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 67
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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
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 27 January 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 - 1 £315 - 5
South Yorkshire - - - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (75.00%) Ruby
3 18 (75.00%) Java
4 17 (70.83%) C#
4 17 (70.83%) TDD
5 15 (62.50%) ATDD
6 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
7 10 (41.67%) User Stories
8 7 (29.17%) Product Management
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.83%) Route 53
9 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.83%) MySQL
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (16.67%) Ant
10 4 (16.67%) SOA
10 4 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (16.67%) CloudFront
10 4 (16.67%) Maven
10 4 (16.67%) J2EE
11 2 (8.33%) Linux

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Route 53
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (16.67%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.17%) SimpleDB
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) Ant
2 4 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Coach
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) Doctrine
3 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (70.83%) TDD
5 15 (62.50%) ATDD
6 10 (41.67%) User Stories
7 7 (29.17%) Product Management
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) SOA
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
9 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Kanban
10 1 (4.17%) DevOps
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.17%) BDD
10 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Ruby
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.17%) Salt
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Zend