The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 0.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 218 195 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.14% 82.28% 86.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 155 234
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Oxford

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) Memcached
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Yii
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Memcached
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) Yii
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend