The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 121 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.098% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Average daily rate £525 £380 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% +23.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Six Sigma
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1710 1721 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.46% 85.49% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1106 975
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds -9 1 £525 +31.25% 2
Six Sigma
Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) BPMN
4 3 (50.00%) Process Management
4 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (33.33%) Coaching
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Minitab
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Process Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (50.00%) BPMN
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Process Management
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Minitab