Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 27 July 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +117
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 - -
South East median daily rate £363 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -14.71% +11.84% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £57.00 - £45.00

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1765 1677 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.25% 83.89% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 900 1080
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.47% +5.36%
10th Percentile £251 £253 £247
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 44 50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.44% -34.78% +46.58%
10th Percentile £11.06 £9.00 £10.48
90th Percentile £77.50 £52.30 £45.15
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £24.18 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.22% +7.47% +5.88%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Buckinghamshire

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Buckinghamshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Milton Keynes - 4 £360 -
Refactoring
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (66.67%) GDPR
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) JPA

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) JPA
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSD
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle