The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.42% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.12% +77.50%
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 162 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.18% 61.36% 59.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 94 91
Average daily rate £400 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +101.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - - - -
Refactoring
North West

Refactoring
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Refactoring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Refactoring.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Refactoring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Refactoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree