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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 37 60 37
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 26 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.76% 0.83% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 0.94% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £475 £282 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.73% -33.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
616 533 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.15% 88.10% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 382 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £287 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -28.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.49 £12.25 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 -3 15 £410 -0.60% 2
Crawley - 4 £325 -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (57.14%) Java
3 28 (50.00%) Selenium
4 27 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (44.64%) Jenkins
6 24 (42.86%) Scrum
7 23 (41.07%) Automated Testing
7 23 (41.07%) JUnit
7 23 (41.07%) REST
7 23 (41.07%) Scala
8 18 (32.14%) Ajax
9 17 (30.36%) Spring
9 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
9 17 (30.36%) Line Management
10 16 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 16 (28.57%) Groovy
10 16 (28.57%) HTML
10 16 (28.57%) Front End Development
11 15 (26.79%) CSS
11 15 (26.79%) Python
11 15 (26.79%) HTTP
11 15 (26.79%) Subversion
11 15 (26.79%) Ruby
11 15 (26.79%) Web Design
11 15 (26.79%) HTML5
11 15 (26.79%) JSON
11 15 (26.79%) Open Source
11 15 (26.79%) CSS3
11 15 (26.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (25.00%) RESTful

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 12 (21.43%) Confluence
2 6 (10.71%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.57%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) IaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Mimecast
2 3 (5.36%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) DHCP
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.79%) PBX
3 1 (1.79%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) SQLite
3 2 (3.57%) Text Mining
4 1 (1.79%) HBase
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Selenium
2 25 (44.64%) Jenkins
3 23 (41.07%) JUnit
4 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
5 15 (26.79%) Subversion
6 13 (23.21%) SoapUI
7 12 (21.43%) JIRA
8 11 (19.64%) Cucumber
9 8 (14.29%) Gradle
9 8 (14.29%) Maven
10 5 (8.93%) Hamcrest
10 5 (8.93%) Mockito
11 3 (5.36%) Ant
11 3 (5.36%) Hudson
11 3 (5.36%) JMeter
11 3 (5.36%) jMock
11 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
12 2 (3.57%) Gerrit
13 1 (1.79%) Gatling
13 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (19.64%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 8 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Scala Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) REST
2 18 (32.14%) Ajax
3 17 (30.36%) Spring
4 16 (28.57%) HTML
5 15 (26.79%) CSS
5 15 (26.79%) CSS3
5 15 (26.79%) HTML5
5 15 (26.79%) JSON
6 14 (25.00%) RESTful
7 11 (19.64%) Web Services
8 8 (14.29%) Gherkin
9 7 (12.50%) Django
9 7 (12.50%) Guice
9 7 (12.50%) Play Framework
9 7 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (12.50%) SOAP
10 5 (8.93%) JMS
10 5 (8.93%) jQuery
10 5 (8.93%) JSP
10 5 (8.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.36%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Tandem
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
1 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
1 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (42.86%) Scrum
4 23 (41.07%) Automated Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Line Management
6 16 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 16 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 15 (26.79%) Open Source
7 15 (26.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (26.79%) Web Design
8 13 (23.21%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Performance Testing
9 11 (19.64%) User Stories
10 9 (16.07%) Security Testing
11 8 (14.29%) API Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Change Management
11 8 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (14.29%) Kanban
11 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) Scala
3 16 (28.57%) Groovy
4 15 (26.79%) Python
4 15 (26.79%) Ruby
5 7 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) ISEB
2 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.36%) CISSP
3 3 (5.36%) MCP
3 3 (5.36%) MCSA
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) SANS
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) SSCP
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) BitLocker
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Atlassian
2 7 (12.50%) Google
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) Qualys
5 3 (5.36%) Rally
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Splunk
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Mitel
7 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.79%) Siemens