The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 73 70 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.22% 0.099% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £360 - £425
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
743 835 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.47% 82.76% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 429 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 25
Median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £60.00 £38.50
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 Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 2 £360 - 1
Refactoring
South East

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SDET
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) IVR
3 2 (33.33%) Retail

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) JPA
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSD
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle