Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 158 143
Rank change year-on-year +33 -15 -17
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 16 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
Manchester median daily rate £375 £340 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -12.82% +43.12%
10th Percentile £363 £293 £347
90th Percentile £600 £371 £457
North West median daily rate £375 £354 £375
% change year-on-year +6.01% -5.67% +15.38%
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 2383 2969 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.16% 83.89% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1888 1815
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 54 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.13 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% -22.44% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.32 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Refactoring in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 14 (87.50%) .NET
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
1 14 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (68.75%) C#
5 10 (62.50%) MVC
5 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
7 8 (50.00%) CSS
7 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (43.75%) Progressive Enhancement
8 7 (43.75%) Agile Project Management
8 7 (43.75%) Sass
8 7 (43.75%) SMACSS
8 7 (43.75%) gulp
8 7 (43.75%) .NET Core
8 7 (43.75%) Project Management
8 7 (43.75%) Web Development
8 7 (43.75%) QA
8 7 (43.75%) jQuery
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) Java
10 4 (25.00%) C++
10 4 (25.00%) Web Services
10 4 (25.00%) Unix
10 4 (25.00%) Windows

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 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
3 1 (6.25%) IDMS
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (43.75%) gulp
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 10 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (62.50%) C# Developer
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (43.75%) Web Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Architect
6 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Presales Solution Architect
8 1 (6.25%) SAP Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Core
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) Sass
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) MSMQ
6 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (6.25%) React
7 1 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) SignalR
7 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) OpenVMS
2 1 (6.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
1 14 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) SMACSS
5 7 (43.75%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) ATDD
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Physics
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (18.75%) Go
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) COBOL
6 1 (6.25%) Fortran
6 1 (6.25%) Pascal
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu
1 1 (6.25%) hybris
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP