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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 134 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% - 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2342 2023 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1211 935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 97
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft