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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DFSS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
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 - - -
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
1242 1206 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.54% 77.21% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 738 572
Median daily rate £420 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 67
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.08 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +31.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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