Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 29 25
Rank change year-on-year -51 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.17% 3.73% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 4.72% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Belfast median daily rate £450 £234 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.51% +66.96% -65.00%
10th Percentile £425 £190 £135
90th Percentile £475 £353 £145
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £234 £140
% change year-on-year +92.51% +66.96% -65.00%
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 528 212 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 89.64% 79.10% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 127 56
Belfast median daily rate £413 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +8.53% +2.38%
10th Percentile £303 £138 £101
90th Percentile £500 £425 £525
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £323
% change year-on-year +17.86% +8.53% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 2
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £18.00 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% -14.75% +17.31%

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 17 November 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Velocity
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation