The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lean Six Sigma
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 86 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.20% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.24% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.37% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.35

Lean Six Sigma is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 752 1253 1139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.59% 82.71% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 701 642
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Median hourly rate £15.86 £20.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.63% -45.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £39.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Lean Six Sigma as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Six Sigma in Edinburgh

Lean Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in Edinburgh

Lean Six Sigma
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 7 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Law
4 2 (28.57%) Service Design
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Coach
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Scrum Master
2 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum Master
2 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Improvement Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Service Design
4 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland