The table below looks at the statistics for DMAIC skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMAIC over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control)
Rank - 429 404
Contract jobs citing DMAIC 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.026% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £481 £425
% change year-on-year
+24.67% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

DMAIC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DMAIC Jobs Demand Trend in London

DMAIC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DMAIC Daily Rate Trend in London

DMAIC
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DMAIC 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 DMAIC.

1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management

DMAIC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DMAIC 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 DMAIC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt