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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 47 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 30 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.10% 2.01% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 2.38% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £675 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% +145.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -16.36%
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
647 462 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.39% 84.46% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 300 159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 19
Median hourly rate £51.50 £50.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +85.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £40.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -16 16 £475 -13.63%
Burgess Hill - 3 £310 -
Haywards Heath - 3 £350 -
Gatwick +1 1 £430 -36.29%
Crawley -2 1 - - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £300 - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) Selenium
2 28 (59.57%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (57.45%) Java
3 27 (57.45%) JUnit
3 27 (57.45%) REST
3 27 (57.45%) Jenkins
4 26 (55.32%) Ajax
5 25 (53.19%) Open Source
6 24 (51.06%) Scala
6 24 (51.06%) Automated Testing
7 23 (48.94%) HTML
7 23 (48.94%) CSS
7 23 (48.94%) Python
7 23 (48.94%) HTTP
7 23 (48.94%) Subversion
7 23 (48.94%) Web Design
7 23 (48.94%) Ruby
7 23 (48.94%) JSON
7 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
7 23 (48.94%) HTML5
7 23 (48.94%) CSS3
7 23 (48.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (48.94%) Line Management
7 23 (48.94%) Mentoring
7 23 (48.94%) Front End Development
8 22 (46.81%) Scrum
9 18 (38.30%) Spring
10 14 (29.79%) Google
10 14 (29.79%) Ruby on Rails

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 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) Confluence
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.38%) IaaS
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.38%) Mimecast
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Selenium
2 27 (57.45%) Jenkins
2 27 (57.45%) JUnit
3 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
3 23 (48.94%) Subversion
4 8 (17.02%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.64%) JIRA
6 4 (8.51%) Gradle
6 4 (8.51%) Maven
6 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.38%) Ant
7 3 (6.38%) Hudson
7 3 (6.38%) JMeter
7 3 (6.38%) jMock
7 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.26%) Gatling
9 1 (2.13%) Hamcrest
9 1 (2.13%) Mockito
9 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 23 (48.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (25.53%) Scala Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 9 (19.15%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (19.15%) HTML Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (17.02%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) REST
2 26 (55.32%) Ajax
3 23 (48.94%) CSS
3 23 (48.94%) CSS3
3 23 (48.94%) HTML
3 23 (48.94%) HTML5
3 23 (48.94%) JSON
4 18 (38.30%) Spring
5 14 (29.79%) Django
5 14 (29.79%) Guice
5 14 (29.79%) Play Framework
5 14 (29.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.38%) Java EE
6 3 (6.38%) JMS
6 3 (6.38%) Web Services
6 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.26%) XML
8 1 (2.13%) JSP
8 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (53.19%) Open Source
4 24 (51.06%) Automated Testing
5 23 (48.94%) Front End Development
5 23 (48.94%) Line Management
5 23 (48.94%) Mentoring
5 23 (48.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (48.94%) Web Design
6 22 (46.81%) Scrum
7 14 (29.79%) Web Development
8 7 (14.89%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.51%) ITIL
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Project Management
9 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) Scala
3 23 (48.94%) Python
3 23 (48.94%) Ruby
4 4 (8.51%) Groovy
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ISEB
1 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) CISSP
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) MCP
2 3 (6.38%) MCSA
2 3 (6.38%) MCSE
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) SANS
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SSCP
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.26%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) BitLocker
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Google
2 4 (8.51%) HP
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
2 4 (8.51%) Splunk
3 3 (6.38%) 3PAR
3 3 (6.38%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Qualys
3 3 (6.38%) Rally
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.38%) VMware