The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 106 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1481 1279 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.64% 76.54% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 689 538
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 41
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Log4j
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Log4j
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Single Responsibility Principle
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) PayPal