The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 35 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 27 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.78% 1.70% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 2.00% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Median daily rate £369 £282 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.99% +27.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +98.67%
Continuous Improvement
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
633 451 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.66% 85.26% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 312 174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 23
Median hourly rate £46.50 £44.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +178.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Sussex region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Sussex region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -2 12 £410 -0.60%
Burgess Hill - 4 £310 -
Haywards Heath - 3 £350 -
Crawley +4 2 - -
Horsham - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (59.65%) Java
3 32 (56.14%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (54.39%) Selenium
5 30 (52.63%) Jenkins
6 29 (50.88%) REST
6 29 (50.88%) JUnit
7 27 (47.37%) Scrum
7 27 (47.37%) Automated Testing
8 26 (45.61%) Scala
9 24 (42.11%) Ajax
10 23 (40.35%) Line Management
11 22 (38.60%) Mentoring
11 22 (38.60%) Front End Development
11 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
11 22 (38.60%) Open Source
11 22 (38.60%) HTML
12 21 (36.84%) CSS
12 21 (36.84%) Python
12 21 (36.84%) HTTP
12 21 (36.84%) Ruby
12 21 (36.84%) JSON
12 21 (36.84%) Spring
12 21 (36.84%) Subversion
12 21 (36.84%) Web Design
12 21 (36.84%) HTML5
12 21 (36.84%) CSS3
12 21 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (22.81%) User Experience
13 13 (22.81%) Groovy

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 10 (17.54%) Confluence
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Mimecast
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) DHCP
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.51%) Big Data
3 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) Text Mining
4 1 (1.75%) HBase
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (54.39%) Selenium
2 30 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 29 (50.88%) JUnit
4 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
5 21 (36.84%) Subversion
6 11 (19.30%) Cucumber
7 10 (17.54%) JIRA
7 10 (17.54%) SoapUI
8 8 (14.04%) Gradle
8 8 (14.04%) Maven
9 5 (8.77%) Hamcrest
9 5 (8.77%) Mockito
10 3 (5.26%) Ant
10 3 (5.26%) Hudson
10 3 (5.26%) JMeter
10 3 (5.26%) jMock
10 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.75%) Gatling
11 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
11 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 9 (15.79%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (15.79%) HTML Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Java Scala Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Scala Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Tester
7 4 (7.02%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) REST
2 24 (42.11%) Ajax
3 22 (38.60%) HTML
4 21 (36.84%) CSS
4 21 (36.84%) CSS3
4 21 (36.84%) HTML5
4 21 (36.84%) JSON
4 21 (36.84%) Spring
5 12 (21.05%) Django
5 12 (21.05%) Guice
5 12 (21.05%) Play Framework
5 12 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (19.30%) RESTful
7 9 (15.79%) Web Services
8 6 (10.53%) SOAP
9 5 (8.77%) Gherkin
9 5 (8.77%) jQuery
9 5 (8.77%) JSP
9 5 (8.77%) MyBatis
9 5 (8.77%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) User Experience
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Tandem
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (56.14%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (47.37%) Automated Testing
3 27 (47.37%) Scrum
4 23 (40.35%) Line Management
5 22 (38.60%) Front End Development
5 22 (38.60%) Mentoring
5 22 (38.60%) Open Source
6 21 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (36.84%) Web Design
7 13 (22.81%) Web Development
8 11 (19.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Performance Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Change Management
11 8 (14.04%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (14.04%) User Stories
12 7 (12.28%) Security Testing
13 6 (10.53%) TDD
14 5 (8.77%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) Java
2 26 (45.61%) Scala
3 21 (36.84%) Python
3 21 (36.84%) Ruby
4 13 (22.81%) Groovy
5 7 (12.28%) SQL
6 2 (3.51%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ISEB
2 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.26%) CISSP
3 3 (5.26%) MCP
3 3 (5.26%) MCSA
3 3 (5.26%) MCSE
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) SANS
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) SSCP
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) BitLocker
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Google
2 8 (14.04%) Atlassian
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) HP
4 4 (7.02%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Qualys
5 3 (5.26%) Rally
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.26%) Splunk
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Rackspace