Period
to 20 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 315 371
Rank change year-on-year -29 +56 -8
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 30 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 5
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% -22.48%
10th Percentile £255 £330 £263
90th Percentile £525 £588 £434
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £57.00 -
England median hourly rate - £57.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year - +30.29% -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 13,986 12,850 14,930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.70% 83.37% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,253 7,421 9,171
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 493 563
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -23.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.52 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.45 £52.95
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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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

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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 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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
Surrey -25 12 £445 -19.09% 2
Thames Valley -17 9 £500 -2.44% 4
Oxfordshire -10 5 £500 -6.98% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 3 - -
Hampshire -14 3 £415 +3.75% 3
Middlesex - 3 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £450 -
West Sussex +3 1 £425 -
Berkshire -18 1 £450 +28.57% 3
Refactoring
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) TDD
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (53.33%) CSS
4 15 (50.00%) HTML
5 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (40.00%) HTML5
7 11 (36.67%) .NET
8 10 (33.33%) C#
9 9 (30.00%) CSS3
10 8 (26.67%) RESTful
10 8 (26.67%) Scrum
10 8 (26.67%) React
11 7 (23.33%) React Native
11 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
11 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
11 7 (23.33%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (20.00%) Web Development
12 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 5 (16.67%) MVC
13 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
13 5 (16.67%) Analytics
13 5 (16.67%) REST
14 4 (13.33%) Big Data
14 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
14 4 (13.33%) Finance
14 4 (13.33%) JIRA

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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 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Grunt
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) gulp
4 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.33%) Mocha
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) React Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Backend Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Scala Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Linux Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) CSS
2 15 (50.00%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) HTML5
4 11 (36.67%) .NET
5 9 (30.00%) CSS3
6 8 (26.67%) React
6 8 (26.67%) RESTful
7 7 (23.33%) React Native
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 5 (16.67%) REST
10 4 (13.33%) Web Services
11 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (10.00%) SOAP
12 2 (6.67%) .NET Core
12 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
12 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) OpenVMS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) TDD
3 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
5 7 (23.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.00%) Web Development
7 5 (16.67%) Analytics
7 5 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
9 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (6.67%) ETL
10 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.33%) New Relic