The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.36% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.44% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £538 £338 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £328 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £348 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
688 1124 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.09% 81.86% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 579 582
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 7 (70.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Service Design
5 1 (10.00%) GDPR
5 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Coach
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Improvement Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Service Design
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) DMAIC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) MiFID
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft