The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 73 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.086% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
Refactoring
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
792 912 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.23% 78.69% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 474 422
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes +4 1 - -
Refactoring
South East

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Docker
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) SDET
4 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (28.57%) Flyway
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Ant

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Flyway
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM