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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control)
Rank 382 397 371
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs citing DMAIC 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.018% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.025% 0.023% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£600 £483 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% +60.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £286 £350
% change year-on-year
+45.41% -18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.05 - -
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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
16159 17087 15138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 78.17% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 11767 10514
Average daily rate £450 £445 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 299
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 11 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (25.00%) EDI
4 1 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

DMAIC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt