The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 95 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £363 £588 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.29% +99.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £397
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.00

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1200 1588 1491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.80% 82.28% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 1096 1010
Median daily rate £404 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.07 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Refactoring
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Refactoring Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 2 £363 -38.29% 1
Refactoring
Yorkshire

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Korn
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) FitNesse

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Mockito
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Spock
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) JDBC
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) FATCA
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Solace