The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 143 134
Rank change year-on-year +35 -9  
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.41% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Scotland

Refactoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Refactoring in Scotland

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +13 4 £450 +9.09% 2
Glasgow +12 4 £463 +23.33% 4
Aberdeen - 1 - - 2
Refactoring
UK

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

1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Spring
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) CSS
5 8 (47.06%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) Unix
6 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 7 (41.18%) Hudson
6 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
7 6 (35.29%) OO
7 6 (35.29%) DB2
7 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
8 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 5 (29.41%) Node.js
8 5 (29.41%) Microservices
9 4 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
9 4 (23.53%) Gradle
9 4 (23.53%) Protocol Buffers
9 4 (23.53%) EMIR
9 4 (23.53%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
9 4 (23.53%) JSON
9 4 (23.53%) MiFID

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (11.76%) Drupal
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) DB2
3 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (41.18%) Hudson
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Ant
2 4 (23.53%) Gradle
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Spring
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (29.41%) Node.js
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) JSP
7 3 (17.65%) React
7 3 (17.65%) Sass
8 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (5.88%) Ajax
9 1 (5.88%) J2SE
9 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.88%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) Microservices
4 4 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) OOD
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 4 (23.53%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.76%) PHP
8 1 (5.88%) C++
8 1 (5.88%) Python
8 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (23.53%) EMIR
1 4 (23.53%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Perforce
1 4 (23.53%) Sybase
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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