The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
England / East Midlands
Rank 84 96 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 15 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.01% 0.062% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.077% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Median daily rate £380 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1190 1296 1239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.41% 80.35% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 802 701
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in the East Midlands

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Refactoring in the East Midlands

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Leicestershire - 7 £380 - 2
Northamptonshire 0 3 £550 +29.41% 1
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 10 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) CSS
5 8 (44.44%) RESTful
5 8 (44.44%) React
5 8 (44.44%) Ember.js
6 6 (33.33%) Microservices
7 5 (27.78%) OOD
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) DevOps
7 5 (27.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (22.22%) Analytics
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
8 4 (22.22%) SOAP
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
9 3 (16.67%) gulp

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) gulp
3 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) NUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Grunt
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Digital Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 10 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Ember.js
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) React
2 8 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Angular 2
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) CSS3
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) XSD
4 2 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) OOD
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 4 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) ES6
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.56%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe