The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank - 33 33
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.84% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.96% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -36.61%
Refactoring
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 209 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.67% 87.82% 87.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 136 57
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 19
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Chester