The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
England / North West
Rank 129 158 128
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -30
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.051% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.064% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £340 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2151 3145 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.16% 80.91% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1912 1460
Median daily rate £400 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 111 101
Median hourly rate £37.25 £37.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Refactoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Refactoring across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Refactoring Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +20 3 £340 +13.33% 5
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 £575 - 1
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (40.00%) Kanban
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) REST
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Legal
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) SAX
7 2 (20.00%) .NET

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (20.00%) DOM
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) SAX
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) Kanban
5 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (40.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) Test Management
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (10.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Groovy
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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