The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Refactoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 30 April 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 66 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £484 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.00 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year +52.00% -47.18%  

Refactoring is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 476 613 613
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.68% 79.51% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 396 415
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 13
Median hourly rate £13.81 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.53% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Refactoring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Birmingham

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
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