The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 109 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.046% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.067% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £313 £285
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1542 1498 1373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.96% 69.32% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 829 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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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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
Coventry - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java