Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 20 November 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 120 123
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -14
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 10 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £288 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -30.30% -0.60%
10th Percentile £353 £144 £355
90th Percentile £440 £441 £462
Scotland median daily rate £400 £288 £413
% change year-on-year +39.13% -30.30% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £46.13 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2454 1769 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.33% 83.96% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 1012 1378
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +12.64%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Refactoring in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (20.00%) Bower
3 2 (20.00%) Gradle
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) HTML Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Node.js
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) RequireJS
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Swaptions
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Web Design
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) ES6
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Pega
1 1 (10.00%) VMware