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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 49 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.20% 4.10% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 4.61% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
Median daily rate £475 £350 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -48.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £687
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £387
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +19.56%  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 435 651 471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.83% 88.93% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 403 304
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +4 6 £488 +2.78%
Crawley +3 2 £275 -
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Visualisation
3 9 (31.03%) Coaching
4 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.69%) R
6 6 (20.69%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.69%) Power BI
7 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) ETL
7 5 (17.24%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Ruby
8 4 (13.79%) Google
8 4 (13.79%) JSON
8 4 (13.79%) Selenium
8 4 (13.79%) Google Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) Drupal
8 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
8 4 (13.79%) jQuery
8 4 (13.79%) Haskell
8 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.79%) nginx
8 4 (13.79%) Scala

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 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Drupal
1 4 (13.79%) JBoss
1 4 (13.79%) nginx
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) GitHub
2 4 (13.79%) Google Analytics
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
1 4 (13.79%) SSL
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Power BI
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Ant
1 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
1 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.79%) Gatling
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Grunt
1 4 (13.79%) gulp
1 4 (13.79%) IntelliJ
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
1 4 (13.79%) JUnit
1 4 (13.79%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) Sublime Text
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Digital Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Power BI Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Scala Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Scala Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum Master
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Scala Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Coach
4 3 (10.34%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) EJB
1 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
1 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) HTML5
1 4 (13.79%) J2EE
1 4 (13.79%) J2SE
1 4 (13.79%) jQuery
1 4 (13.79%) JSON
1 4 (13.79%) Node.js
1 4 (13.79%) Play Framework
1 4 (13.79%) REST
1 4 (13.79%) Servlets
1 4 (13.79%) SOAP
1 4 (13.79%) Spring
1 4 (13.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (31.03%) Coaching
1 9 (31.03%) Scrum
1 9 (31.03%) Visualisation
2 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) ETL
5 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (13.79%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) R
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) Groovy
4 4 (13.79%) Haskell
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) BC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Grafana
1 4 (13.79%) Kibana
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe
1 4 (13.79%) Google
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.79%) webMethods
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Informatica
2 1 (3.45%) Qualys
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
2 1 (3.45%) Talend
2 1 (3.45%) Trillium