The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank - 47 34
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.82% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.93% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £25.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+90.84% -5.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 429 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.40% 88.27% 66.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 307 77
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.13% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma across the Bedfordshire region.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Bedfordshire region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire