The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 38 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.70% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £438 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £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
244 298 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.92% 81.64% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 198 83
Average daily rate £420 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.63 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
5 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) Ajax
5 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (40.00%) MySQL
6 4 (40.00%) PHP
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) XSL
6 4 (40.00%) IBM
6 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (30.00%) LAMP
7 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) OLAP
3 3 (30.00%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) XSL
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Demand Management
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) ATDD
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) OOP
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) RAD
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) VMware