The first table below looks at the demand for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 90 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.084% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £468 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-5.34% -14.93%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
927 588 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.96% 76.17% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 321 387
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £22.45 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Six Sigma
West Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) RUP
2 3 (60.00%) DSDM
2 3 (60.00%) XHTML
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) DMAIC
4 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) TQM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) XHTML
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) RUP
2 3 (60.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) DMAIC
4 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) TQM
4 1 (20.00%) BPR
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft