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 25 June 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.85% 3.05% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 3.85% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £550 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +52.00% -16.66%  

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 277 234 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 85.23% 79.32% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 177 231
Median daily rate £475 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) Groovy
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) Grunt
1 6 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Scalatra

Refactoring
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Grunt
1 6 (100.00%) gulp
1 6 (100.00%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Dropwizard
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) Hystrix
1 6 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 6 (100.00%) React
1 6 (100.00%) Scalatra
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 6 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) SOLID
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Groovy
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) New Relic