Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate £541 - -
North West median daily rate £500 £388 £368
% change year-on-year +29.03% +5.44% -2.00%
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 581 379 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.69% 82.75% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 243 362
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -11.93%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £213
90th Percentile £575 £602 £556
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 57
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.14 £11.90
90th Percentile £52.30 £65.89 £62.29
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -22.29% +27.27% -27.08%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in Lancashire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 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
Blackpool - 12 £533 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £600 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Refactoring
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 10 (66.67%) BDD
3 9 (60.00%) Kanban
3 9 (60.00%) Spring Boot
3 9 (60.00%) Java 8
3 9 (60.00%) Wiki
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Spring
5 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (46.67%) QA
6 6 (40.00%) Spring Security
6 6 (40.00%) SOA
7 5 (33.33%) UX Design
7 5 (33.33%) User Experience
7 5 (33.33%) Web Operations
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) Micro Focus
9 3 (20.00%) COBOL
9 3 (20.00%) IDMS
9 3 (20.00%) TPMS
9 3 (20.00%) VME
9 3 (20.00%) Migration
10 2 (13.33%) Ajax
10 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (13.33%) JSF

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 3 (20.00%) TPMS
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) IDMS
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Gatling
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) The Grinder
3 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) QA Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Spring Boot
2 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) Spring Security
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) DHTML
4 2 (13.33%) DOM
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) Java EE
4 2 (13.33%) Java SE
4 2 (13.33%) JAXB
4 2 (13.33%) JPA
4 2 (13.33%) JSF
4 2 (13.33%) JSP
4 2 (13.33%) Servlets
4 2 (13.33%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Wiki
2 5 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) VME
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) BDD
1 10 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Kanban
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) UX Design
5 5 (33.33%) Web Operations
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
8 1 (6.67%) Market Research
8 1 (6.67%) Source Code Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Java 8
3 3 (20.00%) COBOL
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu