Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 162 202
Rank change year-on-year -35 +40 -23
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 2 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.34% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.40% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
West Midlands median daily rate £441 £470 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.12% +34.29% -
10th Percentile £385 £320 £325
90th Percentile £480 £480 £375
England median daily rate £511 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,276 3,722 5,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.14% 84.06% 83.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,547 2,341 3,117
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 140 127
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.63 £40.12
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in the West Midlands

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in the West Midlands

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Birmingham -8 1 £400 +25.00%
Coventry -21 1 £483 +2.66% 1
Refactoring
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin Developer
2 1 (50.00%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin