The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £484 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
529 497 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.52% 80.03% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 320 278
Median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £29.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.40 £8.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSD
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) SOLID
3 2 (50.00%) JPA
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (25.00%) jMock
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) PowerMock
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle