Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 January 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 > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 124 148
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24 +12
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 12 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.41% 0.78% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.94% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 3
Manchester median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29% -
10th Percentile £310 £339 £312
90th Percentile £545 £454 £360
North West median daily rate £500 £375 £354
% change year-on-year +33.33% +6.01% -5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,456 2,348 2,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.97% 83.62% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,588 1,526 1,736
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £262
90th Percentile £575 £580 £550
North West median daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +3.11% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 89 50
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +23.58% -38.50%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.75 £10.84
90th Percentile £33.00 £40.60 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.78 £21.52
% change year-on-year +8.59% +1.20% -28.62%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Manchester

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Manchester

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Refactoring in Manchester

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

1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) Kanban
4 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 6 (50.00%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (33.33%) Spring
7 4 (33.33%) QA
7 4 (33.33%) Wiki
7 4 (33.33%) Spring Security
7 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (33.33%) SOA
7 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
7 4 (33.33%) Java 8
8 3 (25.00%) JIRA
8 3 (25.00%) .NET Core
8 3 (25.00%) GitHub
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (25.00%) C#
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (16.67%) Gatling
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) gulp
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) The Grinder
4 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 4 (33.33%) Spring Security
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) React
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) SignalR
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Pair Programming
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
4 7 (58.33%) Kanban
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) CQRS
8 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
8 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (8.33%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Java 8
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cadence