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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 25 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.34% - 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £319 - £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
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
110 44 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 73.83% 67.69% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 22 55
Median daily rate £375 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £258 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £470 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.67 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.36% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (50.00%) QlikView
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) MS Project
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) AIX
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Cognos
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (40.00%) vRealize
3 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Cost Transparency
4 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking

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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (50.00%) MS Project
2 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (50.00%) QlikView
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) AIX
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (30.00%) Cost Transparency
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cognos
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) VMware