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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 102 102 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.26% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £340 £340 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - £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
1425 1553 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.92% 79.76% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 893 701
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAX

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Couchbase
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) SAX
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Single Responsibility Principle
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft