The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 107 91
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.13% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £303 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1120 1541 1157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.84% 85.14% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 897 698
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Stockport - 1 - -
Refactoring
North West

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) DOM
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SAX
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) gulp
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) DOM
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) SAX
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) SMACSS
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft