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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 89 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.098% 0.20% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.24% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £340 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £71.00
Refactoring
North West

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
876 820 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.46% 83.33% 79.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 521 316
Median daily rate £435 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 32
Median hourly rate £22.54 £20.97 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -40.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Media Server
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0

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 (100.00%) Flash Media Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0