Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 367 282 330
Rank change year-on-year -85 +48 +26
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 13 91 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.081% 0.55% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.66% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 65 8
South East median daily rate £450 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £413 £340 £308
90th Percentile £525 £538 £453
England median daily rate £525 £444 £500
% change year-on-year +18.31% -11.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £19.30 -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £19.30 £46.25
% change year-on-year +112.49% -58.28% -7.50%

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 13,917 13,852 12,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.95% 84.48% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,344 8,325 7,560
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £578 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 422 534
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.01 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +6.71% -24.29%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.18 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.25 £49.49
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

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 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

Refactoring
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 22 January 2019. 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 +9 9 £525 +20.00% 7
Berkshire +8 5 £450 - 3
Oxfordshire +18 4 £525 +20.00% 1
Hampshire -32 2 £425 +16.44% 4
East Sussex -24 1 £425 +25.00% 1
Surrey -28 1 £450 +2.86% 7
Refactoring
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
1 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) Redis
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Core
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET

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 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
1 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Serverless
3 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
5 1 (7.69%) IaaS
5 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Redis
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) CMake
2 3 (23.08%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Angular Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Developer
3 4 (30.77%) AWS Developer
3 4 (30.77%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Core
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Dapper ORM
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
5 2 (15.38%) Express
5 2 (15.38%) Kafka
5 2 (15.38%) Keycloak
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) NumPy
5 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Linked Data
2 2 (15.38%) RIA
2 2 (15.38%) Semantic Web
3 1 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) OpenVMS
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (7.69%) Progressive Web App
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat