The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma Yellow Belt in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma Yellow Belt over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Rank 620 610 579
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -31
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Yellow Belt 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.045% 0.057% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £419 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £429 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11120 10486 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.98% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6676 5963 5076
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 434 478
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Yellow Belt within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Six Sigma Yellow Belt Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma Yellow Belt within the UK.

Six Sigma Yellow Belt Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Yellow Belt within the UK.

Six Sigma Yellow Belt Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Yellow Belt within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 5 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands -7 1 - -
South West - 1 £450 -
City of London - 1 £400 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
London - 1 £400 -

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Six Sigma Yellow Belt 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 Yellow Belt.

1 11 (91.67%) Six Sigma
2 9 (75.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 8 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (50.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) SAP
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
7 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) MCTS
7 4 (33.33%) BPMN
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (25.00%) Coaching
8 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) Project Management
10 1 (8.33%) MS Project
10 1 (8.33%) ITIL
10 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
10 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Six Sigma Yellow Belt 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 Yellow Belt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Process Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Planning Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Coach
3 1 (8.33%) Governance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Six Sigma
2 8 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) BPMN
4 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCTS
3 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (8.33%) CIPD
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SAP