The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 62 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.31% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £360 - £425
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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
540 604 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.57% 84.48% 79.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 324 361
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SDET
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) IVR
3 2 (33.33%) Retail

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) JPA
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSD
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle