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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 43 64 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.77% 0.42% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.49% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Median daily rate £400 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £333 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £357 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
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
429 615 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.45% 86.99% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 397 204
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 - 5 £429 - 3
Crawley +23 4 £400 +11.11% 2
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 17 (43.59%) Selenium
3 17 (43.59%) Groovy
4 16 (41.03%) RESTful
5 15 (38.46%) Scrum
6 14 (35.90%) QA
6 14 (35.90%) JIRA
6 14 (35.90%) Confluence
6 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (33.33%) Scala
7 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 13 (33.33%) Kanban
7 13 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 13 (33.33%) SoapUI
8 12 (30.77%) Gherkin
8 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (30.77%) User Stories
8 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
8 12 (30.77%) Web Services
9 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
9 11 (28.21%) Atlassian
9 11 (28.21%) API Testing
9 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
10 10 (25.64%) Usability Testing
10 10 (25.64%) Security Testing
10 10 (25.64%) Defect Management
10 10 (25.64%) Exploratory Testing
11 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 9 (23.08%) Spring

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 14 (35.90%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) PBX
1 2 (5.13%) Skype
1 2 (5.13%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) SQLite
3 2 (5.13%) Text Mining
4 1 (2.56%) HBase
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Selenium
2 14 (35.90%) JIRA
3 13 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
6 7 (17.95%) JUnit
7 5 (12.82%) Gradle
7 5 (12.82%) Maven
8 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (10.26%) Hamcrest
8 4 (10.26%) Mockito
9 3 (7.69%) Gatling
10 2 (5.13%) Ant
10 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
11 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
11 1 (2.56%) JMeter
11 1 (2.56%) jMock
11 1 (2.56%) Subversion
11 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Tester
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) QA Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Coach
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Product Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) RESTful
2 12 (30.77%) Gherkin
2 12 (30.77%) Web Services
3 9 (23.08%) Spring
4 7 (17.95%) REST
4 7 (17.95%) SOAP
5 5 (12.82%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) JAX-RS
6 4 (10.26%) JSP
6 4 (10.26%) MyBatis
6 4 (10.26%) Struts
6 4 (10.26%) XML
7 3 (7.69%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) JMS
8 2 (5.13%) Ajax
8 2 (5.13%) CSS
8 2 (5.13%) JDBC
8 2 (5.13%) WSDL
8 2 (5.13%) XSD
8 2 (5.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.13%) Tandem
1 2 (5.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.56%) Physics
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (33.33%) Kanban
4 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 13 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (30.77%) User Stories
6 11 (28.21%) API Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
7 10 (25.64%) Defect Management
7 10 (25.64%) Exploratory Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Security Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Usability Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Microservices
9 6 (15.38%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (12.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) Groovy
3 13 (33.33%) Scala
4 8 (20.51%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) XPath
6 1 (2.56%) Haskell
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Grafana
1 1 (2.56%) Kibana
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Atlassian
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Mitel
3 2 (5.13%) Siemens
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) webMethods