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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Rank - - 91
Contract jobs citing DFSS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.095%
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
1275 1218 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.59% 77.28% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 754 560
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £546 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 58
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £11.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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