Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 340 350
Rank change year-on-year +68 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 100 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 9 29
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £273
90th Percentile £538 £454 £400
England median daily rate £470 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -6.00% +25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South East median hourly rate £19.30 - £45.00
10th Percentile £16.64 - £42.50
90th Percentile £21.95 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.30 £46.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -58.28% +2.78% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13848 13626 15658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.61% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8310 8240 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 544 607
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Refactoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Refactoring in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley -2 35 £525 +31.25% 2
Kent - 21 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire -2 18 £525 +31.25% 1
East Sussex - 18 £340 -
Buckinghamshire -18 13 £400 -
Hampshire +16 8 £313 -39.02% 2
Surrey - 7 £450 - 1
West Sussex - 6 - -
Berkshire +5 4 £335 +11.67% 1
Refactoring
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 84 (84.00%) TDD
2 82 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (64.00%) MVC
4 63 (63.00%) Web Services
5 60 (60.00%) Scrum
6 57 (57.00%) .NET
7 56 (56.00%) Web Development
8 54 (54.00%) SQL Server
9 53 (53.00%) C#
10 49 (49.00%) ASP.NET
10 49 (49.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
12 46 (46.00%) N-Tier
13 42 (42.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 41 (41.00%) Oracle
15 34 (34.00%) Java
16 32 (32.00%) WCF
17 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
17 31 (31.00%) Change Control
18 30 (30.00%) CSS
19 29 (29.00%) HTML
20 28 (28.00%) AngularJS
21 26 (26.00%) BDD
22 24 (24.00%) Test Automation
23 21 (21.00%) Domain-Driven Design
23 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
24 19 (19.00%) MongoDB
25 18 (18.00%) Big Data
25 18 (18.00%) Apache Spark

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 18 (18.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.00%) Apache Airflow
2 6 (6.00%) Luigi
3 5 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.00%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.00%) PaaS
4 4 (4.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (54.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.00%) MongoDB
3 18 (18.00%) Big Data
4 17 (17.00%) Hadoop
5 11 (11.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.00%) Data Mining
6 6 (6.00%) KNIME
7 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.00%) OLAP
7 4 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.00%) DataStax
8 2 (2.00%) IDMS
8 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.00%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.00%) Grunt
2 14 (14.00%) gulp
2 14 (14.00%) IntelliJ
3 6 (6.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.00%) JUnit
3 6 (6.00%) Maven
3 6 (6.00%) Selenium
3 6 (6.00%) Subversion
4 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.00%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.00%) Log4Net
6 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (88.00%) Developer
2 56 (56.00%) .NET Developer
3 24 (24.00%) SQL Developer
4 22 (22.00%) Java Developer
5 21 (21.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (21.00%) C# Developer
6 18 (18.00%) Agile Developer
7 16 (16.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 16 (16.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (7.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Web Developer
10 6 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Hadoop Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Python Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (63.00%) Web Services
2 57 (57.00%) .NET
3 49 (49.00%) ASP.NET
3 49 (49.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (42.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (32.00%) WCF
6 30 (30.00%) CSS
7 29 (29.00%) HTML
8 28 (28.00%) AngularJS
9 16 (16.00%) React
10 14 (14.00%) Dropwizard
10 14 (14.00%) HTML5
10 14 (14.00%) Hystrix
10 14 (14.00%) Scalatra
11 13 (13.00%) Play Framework
11 13 (13.00%) REST
12 11 (11.00%) .NET Framework
12 11 (11.00%) Entity Framework
13 10 (10.00%) SOAP
14 9 (9.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (46.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.00%) Life Science
3 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Linux
1 8 (8.00%) Unix
1 8 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) OpenVMS
2 2 (2.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (84.00%) TDD
2 82 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (64.00%) MVC
4 60 (60.00%) Scrum
5 56 (56.00%) Web Development
6 31 (31.00%) Change Control
7 26 (26.00%) BDD
8 24 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 21 (21.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 17 (17.00%) SOLID
11 16 (16.00%) Front End Development
11 16 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 15 (15.00%) Kanban
12 15 (15.00%) Pair Programming
12 15 (15.00%) SOA
13 14 (14.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 14 (14.00%) Web Application Development
14 13 (13.00%) Unit Testing
15 12 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.00%) C#
2 34 (34.00%) Java
3 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.00%) SQL
5 14 (14.00%) Groovy
6 6 (6.00%) Perl
6 6 (6.00%) Python
6 6 (6.00%) Ruby
6 6 (6.00%) Scala
6 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.00%) C
8 2 (2.00%) C++
8 2 (2.00%) COBOL
8 2 (2.00%) Fortran
8 2 (2.00%) Pascal
8 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.00%) QA
2 11 (11.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Ambari
1 2 (2.00%) Ansible
1 2 (2.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
1 2 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.00%) Oracle
3 14 (14.00%) New Relic
4 11 (11.00%) Cloudera
5 6 (6.00%) Netezza
5 6 (6.00%) RapidMiner
6 5 (5.00%) VMware
7 4 (4.00%) Twitter
8 2 (2.00%) Fujitsu
8 2 (2.00%) Google