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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 19 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.00% - 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£236 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+52.67% -15.15%
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
72 48 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 72.00% 73.85% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 44
Average daily rate £250 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £257 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 29 December 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) KDB
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) CTI
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Equities
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) KDB
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
1 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality