The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 30 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.44% 0.50% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 0.61% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
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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 Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 165 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 79.09% 81.68% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 89 45
Average daily rate £438 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £18.25 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Northampton region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Six Sigma
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 8 (88.89%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) MS Project
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) BPR
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Change Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) BPR
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt