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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
South East / West Sussex
Rank 36 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.60% 0.81% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 0.96% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Median daily rate £438 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £330 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £330 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% -19.77%

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
397 418 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.41% 84.96% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 262 199
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £23.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -
Crawley - 3 £406 -
Gatwick - 2 £465 - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Scrum
3 19 (48.72%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) Selenium
4 16 (41.03%) Kanban
4 16 (41.03%) Groovy
4 16 (41.03%) RESTful
5 14 (35.90%) Scala
5 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
5 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (35.90%) JIRA
6 13 (33.33%) QA
6 13 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 13 (33.33%) Confluence
6 13 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 13 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 12 (30.77%) User Stories
7 12 (30.77%) API Testing
7 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (28.21%) Atlassian
8 11 (28.21%) Usability Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Security Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Web Services
8 11 (28.21%) Defect Management
8 11 (28.21%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) 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 13 (33.33%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
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 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQLite
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Selenium
2 14 (35.90%) JIRA
3 13 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
5 5 (12.82%) JUnit
6 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.69%) Gradle
7 3 (7.69%) Hamcrest
7 3 (7.69%) Maven
7 3 (7.69%) Mockito
8 2 (5.13%) Gatling
8 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
9 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.56%) Grunt
9 1 (2.56%) gulp
9 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.56%) Sublime Text
9 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Tester
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Coach
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) RESTful
2 13 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 11 (28.21%) Web Services
4 7 (17.95%) Spring
5 6 (15.38%) REST
5 6 (15.38%) SOAP
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) XML
7 3 (7.69%) CSS
7 3 (7.69%) HTML5
7 3 (7.69%) JAX-RS
7 3 (7.69%) JSON
7 3 (7.69%) JSP
7 3 (7.69%) MyBatis
7 3 (7.69%) Struts
8 2 (5.13%) CSS3
8 2 (5.13%) JMS
8 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
8 2 (5.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Physics
3 1 (2.56%) Tandem
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Scrum
3 16 (41.03%) Kanban
4 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
5 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 12 (30.77%) API Testing
6 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 12 (30.77%) User Stories
7 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (28.21%) Defect Management
7 11 (28.21%) Exploratory Testing
7 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
7 11 (28.21%) Security Testing
7 11 (28.21%) Usability Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Coaching
8 7 (17.95%) Microservices
9 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Groovy
3 14 (35.90%) 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
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) 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 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Mitel
4 2 (5.13%) Siemens
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Qualys
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Talend
5 1 (2.56%) Trillium
5 1 (2.56%) webMethods