Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 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 > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 123 160
Rank change year-on-year -17 +37 -10
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 14 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% 0.51% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.63% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 3
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% -5.77%
10th Percentile £355 £363 £297
90th Percentile £545 £600 £376
North West median daily rate £500 £388 £368
% change year-on-year +29.03% +5.44% -2.00%
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 2,548 2,400 3,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.77% 82.19% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,643 1,528 1,912
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 87 63
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +24.59% -23.75%
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.75 £11.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%

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 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Refactoring in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Kanban
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
5 7 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (50.00%) .NET
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (35.71%) Spring Boot
7 5 (35.71%) Java 8
7 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (35.71%) Spring
7 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (35.71%) Wiki
7 5 (35.71%) Spring Security
7 5 (35.71%) SOA
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
8 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
8 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (28.57%) Cloud Native

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 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (21.43%) GitHub
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
3 4 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) Gatling
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) The Grinder
6 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
6 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Manual Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) Spring Boot
3 5 (35.71%) Spring Security
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
4 4 (28.57%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) SignalR
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Wiki
2 4 (28.57%) Cloud Native
3 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Kanban
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) SOA
6 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) CQRS
7 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
8 2 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Test Management
9 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Java 8
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA