Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 199 189
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 -32
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 9 4 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.070% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.088% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 34
South West median daily rate £346 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.88% -5.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £206 £285 £322
90th Percentile £454 £460 £400
England median daily rate £470 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -6.00% +25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4592 4562 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.95% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2899 3072 3531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 269 257
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.51
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in the South West

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in the South West

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Refactoring in the South West

Refactoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Refactoring in the South West

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Somerset 0 8 £342 +9.44%
Bristol -6 1 £523 +16.11% 4
Refactoring
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
4 4 (44.44%) CentOS
4 4 (44.44%) Image Processing
4 4 (44.44%) Scala
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) SciPy
4 4 (44.44%) NumPy
4 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
4 4 (44.44%) Pandas
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Keras
5 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Buildr
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (22.22%) Gradle
3 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
3 2 (22.22%) jMock
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Gatling
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) The Grinder
4 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Django Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) NumPy
1 4 (44.44%) Pandas
1 4 (44.44%) SciPy
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Keras
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Django
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) RIA
2 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
3 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) CentOS
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Image Processing
3 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) XML Parsing
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Scala
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ATG
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle