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 3 months to 23 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 91 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.60% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1007 1158 1200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.71% 85.40% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 637 640
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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

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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 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development

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 2 (50.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware