The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 56 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.53% 2.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £400 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+24.23% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.25 - £71.00
Refactoring
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 280 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.06% 80.00% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 240 162
Median daily rate £425 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £27.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
3 10 (83.33%) Quantitative Trading
3 10 (83.33%) Data Acquisition
3 10 (83.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 10 (83.33%) Pyramid
3 10 (83.33%) Pandas
3 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
3 10 (83.33%) Statistics
3 10 (83.33%) Maven
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) C
3 10 (83.33%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) Front Office
3 10 (83.33%) Python
3 10 (83.33%) KDB
3 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 10 (83.33%) Esper
3 10 (83.33%) Hedge funds
3 10 (83.33%) SciPy
3 10 (83.33%) NumPy
3 10 (83.33%) Visualisation
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (83.33%) KDB
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
1 10 (83.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (83.33%) Esper
2 10 (83.33%) NumPy
2 10 (83.33%) Pandas
2 10 (83.33%) Pyramid
2 10 (83.33%) SciPy
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Hystrix
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (8.33%) Laravel
4 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (8.33%) Memcached
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
1 10 (83.33%) Hedge funds
1 10 (83.33%) Statistics
1 10 (83.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (83.33%) Data Acquisition
3 10 (83.33%) Open Source
3 10 (83.33%) Quantitative Trading
3 10 (83.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) C
2 10 (83.33%) C++
2 10 (83.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) New Relic
2 1 (8.33%) Zend