Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 12 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 88 92
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 9 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.56% 0.91% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +50.00% -17.65%
East of England median daily rate £475 £525 £350
% change year-on-year -9.52% +50.00% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,311 1,268 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.18% 82.07% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 639 620
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £205 £211 £220
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 69 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £12.91 £12.40 £10.96
90th Percentile £48.55 £46.10 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year -42.41% -0.81% +31.91%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Hertfordshire

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Hertfordshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £420 -
Welwyn Garden City -12 3 £538 +2.38%
Watford -1 1 £538 +2.38% 1
Refactoring
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) SOLID
2 5 (55.56%) Asynchronous Programming
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) ReSharper
2 5 (55.56%) Velocity
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Spring

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) NUnit
1 5 (55.56%) ReSharper
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Grunt
2 4 (44.44%) gulp
2 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Velocity
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Dropwizard
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) Hystrix
3 4 (44.44%) React
3 4 (44.44%) Scalatra
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Spring Boot
4 3 (33.33%) Play Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) SOLID
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Asynchronous Programming
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Java 8
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) New Relic