The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Refactoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - 72
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £360 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

Refactoring is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 624 646 666
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.67% 85.90% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 366 344
Median daily rate £415 £410 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Refactoring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Milton Keynes

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Milton Keynes

Refactoring
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development
3 1 (33.33%) SDET

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya