The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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.

Refactoring
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 256 263
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7  
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.098% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £395 £288 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.39% -20.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £416
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Refactoring in the South East

Refactoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Refactoring in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Oxfordshire -6 5 £320 +6.66% 1
Hampshire +12 2 £400 +45.45% 5
Surrey +4 2 £550 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £360 - 2
Berkshire +29 1 £338 - 3
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (59.09%) Web Development
2 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 13 (59.09%) Node.js
2 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
2 13 (59.09%) Subversion
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) OO
3 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (50.00%) Laravel
4 11 (50.00%) Redis
4 11 (50.00%) Puppet
4 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 11 (50.00%) Yii
4 11 (50.00%) Memcached
4 11 (50.00%) Mercurial
4 11 (50.00%) CouchDB
4 11 (50.00%) nginx
4 11 (50.00%) Symfony
4 11 (50.00%) Zend
4 11 (50.00%) Release Management
4 11 (50.00%) Apache
4 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (50.00%) PHP
4 11 (50.00%) MySQL

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 11 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
1 11 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (50.00%) Redis
1 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
1 13 (59.09%) Subversion
2 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (45.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 10 (45.45%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (40.91%) PHP Zend Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
1 13 (59.09%) Node.js
2 11 (50.00%) LAMP
2 11 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (50.00%) Laravel
2 11 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 11 (50.00%) Memcached
2 11 (50.00%) Symfony
2 11 (50.00%) Yii
3 3 (13.64%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) Java EE
4 2 (9.09%) JPA
4 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
2 13 (59.09%) Web Development
3 12 (54.55%) OO
3 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (50.00%) Release Management
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) SOLID
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Kanban
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SDET
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Ansible
1 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
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