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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 18 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.08% 7.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 9.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£140 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.88 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+21.85% +8.91%
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
42 75 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 64.62% 85.23% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 37
Average daily rate £400 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Equities
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) KDB
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) KDB
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) F5