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 August 2016 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 18 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.45% 4.55% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 6.25% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Median daily rate £203 £140 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.64% -66.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £140 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £140 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +46.66%
Continuous Improvement
County Antrim

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
102 48 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 82.26% 72.73% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 48
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £91 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 August 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (62.50%) Cognos
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) QlikView
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) vRealize
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Cost Transparency
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking

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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (37.50%) MS Project
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (62.50%) QlikView
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
2 3 (37.50%) Cost Transparency
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cognos
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) VMware