Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 178 182
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 23 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Scotland median daily rate £400 £288 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -30.30% -0.60%
10th Percentile £344 £144 £356
90th Percentile £425 £441 £461
UK median daily rate £470 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -6.00% +25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 -
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -57.12% - -36.62%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4247 3622 5073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.22% 83.57% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2125 2649
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -4 12 £400 +39.13%
Aberdeen - 8 £350 -
Glasgow -9 2 £400 - 1
Refactoring
UK

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

1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (34.78%) jQuery
4 8 (34.78%) Intranet
4 8 (34.78%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
4 8 (34.78%) Document Management
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) Node.js
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) JSON
7 5 (21.74%) Kanban
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 5 (21.74%) RESTful

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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) npm
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Intranet
2 4 (17.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) Bower
4 3 (13.04%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.70%) Gradle
5 2 (8.70%) Hudson
6 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) XML
4 7 (30.43%) Node.js
4 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
5 5 (21.74%) Sass
6 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) Spring
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) React
7 3 (13.04%) RequireJS
7 3 (13.04%) SOAP
8 2 (8.70%) Flask
8 2 (8.70%) HTML5
8 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Derivative
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Swaptions
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Document Management
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) Kanban
6 5 (21.74%) Microservices
6 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
9 2 (8.70%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (8.70%) ES6
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Pega
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase