The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 35 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.23% 0.95% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.14% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £95
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 88 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 83.04% 83.81% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 41 41
Median daily rate £375 £306 £177
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +73.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast 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 Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Belfast region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) VHDL
1 4 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (57.14%) FPGA Design
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (57.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) FPGA Design
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle