Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 February 2019 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 48 64
Rank change year-on-year -24 +16 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.41% 1.38% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.56% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Lancashire median daily rate £530 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.21% - -
North West median daily rate £500 £370 £330
% change year-on-year +35.14% +12.12% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 646 385 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 88.01% 88.51% 87.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 240 359
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 60
Lancashire median hourly rate £38.00 £40.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.17% -4.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £13.78 £14.13 £18.52
90th Percentile £45.43 £62.63 £53.05
North West median hourly rate £24.63 £23.17 £25.87
% change year-on-year +6.27% -10.44% -13.34%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Lancashire

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Lancashire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2019. 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
Blackpool +1 1 £530 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Refactoring
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Java SE
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (66.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Java SE
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java 8
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle