Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 23 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.

Process Improvement
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 54 50
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4 -22
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.17% 0.47% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 0.55% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Belfast median daily rate £290 - £380
County Antrim median daily rate £290 - £380
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.38% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year +78.38% - -

Process 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 281 366 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 87.00% 86.32% 83.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 258 262
Belfast median daily rate £400 £443 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.60% +12.60% +20.92%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £251
90th Percentile £485 £550 £549
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £443 £394
% change year-on-year -9.60% +12.31% +21.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 9
Belfast median hourly rate £15.63 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.76% +11.54% -14.75%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.63 £24.55 £15.79
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.63 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.46% +17.31% -14.75%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Belfast

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Belfast

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) IFS
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (85.71%) Hyperion
3 2 (28.57%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Economics
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) SPSS
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) COM
4 1 (14.29%) XML

Process 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
1 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Economics
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Hyperion
1 6 (85.71%) IFS
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos