Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Refactoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Refactoring over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Refactoring
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 173 173
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +13
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.097% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.057% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Berkshire median daily rate £335 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -29.41% -26.09%
10th Percentile £309 £275 £413
90th Percentile £363 £325 £438
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -16.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 - -

Refactoring is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3428 3498 4032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.18% 81.58% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 1851 2247
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £398
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.14% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 123 182
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £26.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.57% -32.74% +36.93%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.63 £49.90 £45.23
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -3.92% -6.02% +52.00%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Refactoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Berkshire

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Refactoring in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Berkshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +6 4 £335 +11.67%
Refactoring
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 2 (50.00%) Fortran
2 2 (50.00%) Pascal
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (50.00%) IDMS
2 2 (50.00%) TPMS
2 2 (50.00%) VME
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) C

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (50.00%) TPMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) AutoMapper
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) OpenVMS
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) VME
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SOLID
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Fortran
2 2 (50.00%) Pascal
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Fujitsu