Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 137 116
Rank change year-on-year +1 -21 +38
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 7 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.25% 0.51% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.61% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 24
Manchester median daily rate £500 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +2.04%
North West median daily rate £500 £500 £375
% change year-on-year - +33.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 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 2,390 2,632 2,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.10% 83.42% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,607 1,695 1,453
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 88 74
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +13.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.81 £11.47
90th Percentile £25.60 £38.75 £45.00
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% -26.67% +42.55%

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) gulp
3 4 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (57.14%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) AWS
5 2 (28.57%) CSS

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 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 2 (28.57%) AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) gulp
2 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Grunt
3 2 (28.57%) webpack
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Core
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification