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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 55 50 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.92% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £320 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 432 392 574
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.12% 78.40% 84.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 308 373
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 12 (100.00%) OO
1 12 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (91.67%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 11 (91.67%) Ansible
2 11 (91.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (91.67%) LEMP Stack
2 11 (91.67%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) LAMP
2 11 (91.67%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Subversion
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 11 (91.67%) Web Development
2 11 (91.67%) Symfony
2 11 (91.67%) Zend
2 11 (91.67%) Release Management
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (91.67%) nginx
2 11 (91.67%) Mercurial
2 11 (91.67%) CouchDB
2 11 (91.67%) Memcached
2 11 (91.67%) Puppet

Refactoring
Top Related 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 11 (91.67%) Apache
1 11 (91.67%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) CouchDB
1 11 (91.67%) MongoDB
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
1 11 (91.67%) NoSQL
1 11 (91.67%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (91.67%) Redis
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
1 11 (91.67%) Mercurial
1 11 (91.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) PHP Developer
3 10 (83.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 10 (83.33%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (75.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
1 11 (91.67%) LAMP
1 11 (91.67%) LAPP Stack
1 11 (91.67%) Laravel
1 11 (91.67%) LEMP Stack
1 11 (91.67%) Memcached
1 11 (91.67%) Node.js
1 11 (91.67%) Symfony
1 11 (91.67%) Yii
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OO
1 12 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 11 (91.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (91.67%) Release Management
2 11 (91.67%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Ansible
1 11 (91.67%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (91.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Zend