Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 286 355
Rank change year-on-year -76 +69 -4
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 14 76 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.086% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.55% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 7
South East median daily rate £508 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £400 £306 £347
90th Percentile £537 £575 £500
England median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
South East median hourly rate - £57.00 -
England median hourly rate - £49.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +32.67% -16.67%

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 13,960 13,714 14,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.89% 84.27% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,398 8,170 8,920
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £255
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 469 567
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -0.73%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.25 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.13 £50.03 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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

Refactoring
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 23 September 2018.

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 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 23 September 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
Oxfordshire -2 6 £525 -4.55% 2
Thames Valley -14 6 £525 - 6
Surrey -29 4 £500 +8.11% 2
Hampshire -20 2 £400 +23.08% 4
West Sussex -9 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 £650 -
Refactoring
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Core
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (28.57%) Puppet
6 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (28.57%) Serverless
6 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Serverless
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) Redis
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) gulp
3 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (7.14%) Mocha
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Angular Developer
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Developer
3 4 (28.57%) AWS Developer
3 4 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Core
2 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Dapper ORM
4 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (14.29%) React
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) Node.js
7 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (14.29%) Microservices
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (7.14%) SOLID
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) New Relic
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore