The first table below looks at the demand for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 98 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.51% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate £300 £468 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% -1.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -15.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1360 972 1309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.81% 73.52% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 508 708
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £12.15 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Six Sigma
Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Leeds -20 1 - -
Bradford - - - -
Six Sigma
Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) RUP
5 3 (25.00%) DSDM
5 3 (25.00%) XHTML
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) NHibernate
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) DMAIC

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Process Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) XHTML
1 3 (25.00%) Ajax
1 3 (25.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) RUP
4 3 (25.00%) DSDM
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) DMAIC
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) BPR
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft