The table below looks at the statistics for DFSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DFSS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Rank - - 90
Contract jobs citing DFSS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.13 -
DFSS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1272 1275 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.70% 78.32% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 786 593
Median daily rate £415 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 50
Median hourly rate £15.25 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.07% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.84 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

DFSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing DFSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DFSS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands