The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 48 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.19% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.72% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £365
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
446 419 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.85% 71.38% 75.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 208 277
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -16.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Hertford - 2 - -
Refactoring
East of England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) SOLID
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (71.43%) Dapper ORM
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ
2 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Code Coverage
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) XSL
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (57.14%) FxCop
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Moq
1 4 (57.14%) ReSharper
1 4 (57.14%) StyleCop
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
1 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Architect
3 2 (28.57%) WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) REST
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Dapper ORM
2 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ
2 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) XSL
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) AutoMapper
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Contactless
1 4 (57.14%) EMV
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOLID
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Code Coverage
2 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft