Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 2018 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 101 122
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 +2
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 13 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.57% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 - £300
South East median daily rate £350 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -9.68% +29.17% -16.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,885 1,423 1,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.57% 84.15% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 779 975
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £564 £528
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 57 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.66% +23.62%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.18 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.95 £36.73
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.68 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.57% -21.07% +62.16%

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 24 January 2018. 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 -13 13 £400 - 1
Refactoring
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (92.31%) Big Data
3 11 (84.62%) Apache Spark
4 10 (76.92%) Hadoop
5 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (61.54%) NoSQL
6 8 (61.54%) Cloudera
6 8 (61.54%) GDPR
7 7 (53.85%) Java
8 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
9 4 (30.77%) SQL
9 4 (30.77%) Finance
9 4 (30.77%) Banking
9 4 (30.77%) Scala
10 3 (23.08%) Open Source
10 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (23.08%) JIRA
10 3 (23.08%) Scrum
11 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (15.38%) Oracle
11 2 (15.38%) JBoss
11 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
11 2 (15.38%) Google
11 2 (15.38%) Spanish Language
11 2 (15.38%) Guice
11 2 (15.38%) Puppet
11 2 (15.38%) Confluence
11 2 (15.38%) Gremlin

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 11 (84.62%) Apache Spark
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Big Data
2 10 (76.92%) Hadoop
3 8 (61.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (15.38%) DataStax
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Apache Spark Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Big Data Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) NoSQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
1 2 (15.38%) Guice
1 2 (15.38%) RESTEasy
1 2 (15.38%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Scala
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Gremlin
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ambari
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cloudera
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle