Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 53 81
Rank change year-on-year -16 +28 -23
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 23 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.20% 2.97% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.39% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 6
West Sussex median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -16.00%
10th Percentile £163 £280 £258
90th Percentile £436 £513 £443
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £26.87 £32.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.34% +91.18% -15.00%

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 927 1121 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.71% 87.51% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 637 705
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £272
90th Percentile £573 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.02 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -7 11 £420 +13.56% 1
Gatwick - 4 - -
Crawley -2 3 £275 -8.33%
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 13 (56.52%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
3 11 (47.83%) Scala
3 11 (47.83%) Selenium
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) Line Management
6 7 (30.43%) Python
6 7 (30.43%) JIRA
6 7 (30.43%) Ruby
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (30.43%) REST
7 6 (26.09%) HTML5
7 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
7 6 (26.09%) Open Source
7 6 (26.09%) Confluence
7 6 (26.09%) Kanban
7 6 (26.09%) Groovy
7 6 (26.09%) Google
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) JSON
7 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
7 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) JUnit
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) HTTP
7 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring 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 (26.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Mimecast
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.35%) GitHub
4 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) JIRA
3 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) JUnit
3 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
4 5 (21.74%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) Gatling
6 1 (4.35%) Grunt
6 1 (4.35%) gulp
6 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (4.35%) Sublime Text
6 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (17.39%) Information Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Officer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) REST
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) HTML5
2 6 (26.09%) JSON
2 6 (26.09%) Play Framework
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) Ajax
3 5 (21.74%) CSS3
3 5 (21.74%) Django
3 5 (21.74%) Guice
3 5 (21.74%) RESTful
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) EJB
5 1 (4.35%) Servlets
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Line Management
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) Kanban
5 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
5 6 (26.09%) Open Source
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) User Stories
6 5 (21.74%) API Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Coaching
6 5 (21.74%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
6 5 (21.74%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
6 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (21.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Scala
3 7 (30.43%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) Ruby
4 6 (26.09%) Groovy
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Haskell
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (17.39%) CISM
1 4 (17.39%) CISSP
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
1 4 (17.39%) SANS
1 4 (17.39%) SSCP
2 2 (8.70%) HNC
2 2 (8.70%) HND
2 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) GDPR
2 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) QA
3 4 (17.39%) COBIT
3 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
4 3 (13.04%) SLA
5 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Grafana
2 1 (4.35%) Kibana
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
1 6 (26.09%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) Qualys
2 4 (17.39%) Splunk
2 4 (17.39%) Tufin
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) webMethods