The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 120 147
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27  
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.20% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.25% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £438 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +52.00% -16.66%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1939 1997 2434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.27% 80.07% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1153 1450
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 152 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Refactoring in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Refactoring in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Hertfordshire -1 3 £375 +7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £500 - 1
Refactoring
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (46.15%) SOLID
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) Groovy
6 3 (23.08%) JSON
6 3 (23.08%) Spring
6 3 (23.08%) Microservices
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
7 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.38%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Couchbase
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (15.38%) FxCop
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Moq
2 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
2 2 (15.38%) StyleCop
3 1 (7.69%) Grunt
3 1 (7.69%) gulp
3 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Java Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Architect
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) REST
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (15.38%) AutoMapper
4 2 (15.38%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) LINQ
4 2 (15.38%) NHibernate
4 2 (15.38%) React
4 2 (15.38%) RxJava
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) SOLID
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
6 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Groovy
5 2 (15.38%) VBScript
6 1 (7.69%) ES6
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) New Relic