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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 154 136 128
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.095% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.12% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £311
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
Refactoring
England

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
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -16 2 £300 +13.20% 3
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) BPEL
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) EJB
3 3 (60.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Struts
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) DHTML
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Log4j
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) DHTML
3 3 (60.00%) EJB
3 3 (60.00%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Struts
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) BPEL
3 3 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) ES6
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
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