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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 126 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£275 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.42% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.12% +77.50%
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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
1985 1675 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.33% 73.05% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 995 746
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 62
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.40 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 - 2 £295 -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (76.92%) Ruby
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) C#
4 9 (69.23%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) ATDD
6 6 (46.15%) User Stories
6 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
7 5 (38.46%) Product Management
8 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 3 (23.08%) PHP
9 2 (15.38%) Zend
9 2 (15.38%) OO
9 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 2 (15.38%) MySQL
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
9 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
9 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (15.38%) Route 53
9 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 2 (15.38%) Doctrine
10 1 (7.69%) User Experience

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Route 53
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.69%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) SimpleDB
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Coach
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) Doctrine
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) ATDD
6 6 (46.15%) User Stories
7 5 (38.46%) Product Management
8 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 2 (15.38%) OO
9 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 1 (7.69%) DevOps
10 1 (7.69%) SOA
10 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 1 (7.69%) Migration
10 1 (7.69%) Scrum
10 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 1 (7.69%) Network Design
10 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Ruby
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) Salt
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Zend