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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 86 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 - £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +21.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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
1040 859 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.19% 74.50% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 448 412
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
Rochdale - - - -
Refactoring
North West

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) ATDD
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (40.00%) SOA

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Autofac
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) ATDD
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP