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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 44 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.69% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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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
336 108 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.42% 69.68% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 57 129
Average daily rate £425 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £13.00 £21.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £20.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 28 November 2014, 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