The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma Black Belt in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma Black Belt over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma Black Belt
England / East Midlands
Rank - 95 82
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.066% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.32% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £380 £550
% change year-on-year
+21.71% -30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
260 311 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.77% 20.61% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 179 136
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 24
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £27.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Six Sigma Black Belt as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Six Sigma Black Belt Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Six Sigma Black Belt
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands