The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 780 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.30% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 421 399
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Reading

Refactoring
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA