Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - +47 -17
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.89% - 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Belfast median daily rate £313 - £300
10th Percentile £293 - £195
90th Percentile £369 - £332
County Antrim median daily rate £313 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 276 373 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 87.07% 86.34% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 265 262
Belfast median daily rate £400 £440 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.75% +20.08%
10th Percentile £303 £265 £251
90th Percentile £488 £545 £549
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £440 £393
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.96% +20.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 8
Belfast median hourly rate £15.63 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.46% +17.31% -14.75%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.63 £26.95 £13.75
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.63 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.34% +23.08% -14.75%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MDG
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Account Director
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Managing Director
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP