Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 July 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 212 199
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13 -20
Contract jobs citing Refactoring 6 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.069% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.081% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £458 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.68% -20.43% +187.50%
England median daily rate £500 £500 £400
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £57.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +52.00% -16.67% -

Refactoring is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3519 4911 4900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 83.73% 84.73% 83.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2301 3336 3305
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.49%
10th Percentile £270 £280 £233
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 103 125
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -12.12% +10.00%
10th Percentile £8.65 £10.20 £9.08
90th Percentile £36.75 £41.95 £39.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +14.94% +6.10%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Refactoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Yorkshire

Refactoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Refactoring in Yorkshire

Refactoring
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
North Yorkshire - 4 £340 -
West Yorkshire +29 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Refactoring
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) ECMAScript
4 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) XSD

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Mockito
1 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Spock
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) BYOD
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) ECMAScript
2 1 (16.67%) ES6
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Atmel
2 1 (16.67%) Solace
2 1 (16.67%) Zend