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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) ATDD
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) Akka
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Memory Management
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Akka
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DTV
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) ATDD
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Memory Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP