The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Qualifications currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Rank 597 548 588
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +40
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Yellow Belt 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.054% 0.045% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £408 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £250 £335
% change year-on-year
+63.00% -25.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11153 8834 10500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.40% 18.18% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6292 4675 5421
Average daily rate £375 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 493 576
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -

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 3 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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -36 5 £415 +18.57%
London -38 1 - -
Uxbridge - - - -

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) BPR
5 2 (15.38%) HNC
5 2 (15.38%) HND
5 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) NHS
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) DMAIC

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Business Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Change Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) BPR
4 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) DMAIC
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) HNC
2 2 (15.38%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle