Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 18 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 84 92
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 19 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.53% 1.72% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.97% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £351 £366 £270
90th Percentile £588 £425 £400
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £19.30 - £45.00

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1030 1114 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.20% 87.24% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 805 807
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £230
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +52.54%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.35 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Refactoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Oxfordshire

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Oxfordshire

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Refactoring in Oxfordshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +8 18 £525 +31.25%
Refactoring
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
3 17 (89.47%) BDD
3 17 (89.47%) MongoDB
3 17 (89.47%) AngularJS
4 16 (84.21%) Scrum
5 15 (78.95%) Pair Programming
5 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
5 15 (78.95%) Web Services
5 15 (78.95%) SOA
5 15 (78.95%) IntelliJ
5 15 (78.95%) Java
5 15 (78.95%) HTML5
5 15 (78.95%) Grunt
5 15 (78.95%) Scalatra
5 15 (78.95%) New Relic
5 15 (78.95%) React
5 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (78.95%) Kanban
5 15 (78.95%) Groovy
5 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
5 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
5 15 (78.95%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (78.95%) Web Development
5 15 (78.95%) QA
5 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (10.53%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) OLAP
3 2 (10.53%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
1 15 (78.95%) Grunt
1 15 (78.95%) gulp
1 15 (78.95%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Leader
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) AngularJS
3 15 (78.95%) Dropwizard
3 15 (78.95%) HTML5
3 15 (78.95%) Hystrix
3 15 (78.95%) React
3 15 (78.95%) Scalatra
3 15 (78.95%) Web Services
4 14 (73.68%) Play Framework
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (21.05%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) Angular 2
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
3 17 (89.47%) BDD
4 16 (84.21%) Scrum
5 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (78.95%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 15 (78.95%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (78.95%) Front End Development
5 15 (78.95%) Kanban
5 15 (78.95%) Pair Programming
5 15 (78.95%) SOA
5 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
5 15 (78.95%) SOLID
5 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
5 15 (78.95%) Web Application Development
5 15 (78.95%) Web Development
6 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) Groovy
2 15 (78.95%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Scala
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) New Relic
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Twitter
3 2 (10.53%) VMware