Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 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.

Process Improvement
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 59 80
Rank change year-on-year -12 +21 -5
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 23 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.85% 3.41% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 3.85% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 12
West Sussex median daily rate £430 £431 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -5.22% -9.00%
10th Percentile £280 £275 £325
90th Percentile £529 £518 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Sussex median hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00% +25.00%

Process 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 1,126 960 1,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.51% 88.48% 90.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 598 741
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £418 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +3.09% +4.18%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 37
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.55% -3.33% +64.11%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.80 £15.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.38 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £24.06
% change year-on-year +27.16% -18.29% +11.65%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in West Sussex

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in West Sussex

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in West Sussex

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in West Sussex

Process 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 Process Improvement within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
Crawley +6 6 £320 +11.30% 1
Worthing -7 5 £438 -12.50% 1
Gatwick -1 3 £538 -
Horsham -6 3 £375 -
East Grinstead - 1 £400 -
Process Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
3 8 (34.78%) SAP
3 8 (34.78%) CRM
3 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
5 6 (26.09%) SAP PSCD
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 6 (26.09%) JIRA
5 6 (26.09%) ABAP
5 6 (26.09%) Unix
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
7 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
7 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (17.39%) Confluence
7 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) OO
7 4 (17.39%) RUP
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Validation
8 3 (13.04%) Web Dynpro
8 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.04%) UML
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Management

Process 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 (17.39%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) SAP Portal
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (13.04%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) JBehave
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Developer
3 3 (13.04%) ABAP Developer
3 3 (13.04%) DOORS Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) SAP PI Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Python Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) SAP PI
1 3 (13.04%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) EJB
3 1 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XSD
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Fintech
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) PDA
1 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
1 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
3 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 8 (34.78%) CRM
4 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) OO
7 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
7 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
7 4 (17.39%) RUP
7 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
8 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
8 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) ABAP
3 2 (8.70%) Groovy
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Java 8
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) IIBA
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) webMethods
3 1 (4.35%) Arqiva
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle