The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
North West / Cheshire
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
381 710 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.72% 78.63% 80.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 456 336
Median daily rate £410 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Warrington - 1 £450 -
Refactoring
North West

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) OSGi
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Akka
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Akka
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA