Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 776 785
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 +12
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 62 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.056% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 41
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £360 £362 £288
90th Percentile £555 £581 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £85.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £85.00 - -

Six Sigma Black Belt is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,458 18,204 20,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.92% 20.22% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,710 11,392 12,406
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.87% +1.31%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 767 792 951
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.94 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.40% -0.24% +36.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £25.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% -6.59% +44.74%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Six Sigma Black Belt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 23 £450 -10.00% 2
South East -2 18 £500 +17.65% 1
South West -1 9 £475 - 1
Midlands +16 7 £475 -
West Midlands +13 5 £475 -
East of England - 3 £413 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North of England +29 1 £550 +29.41%
North West +3 1 £550 +51.72%
Six Sigma Black Belt
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 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 England region with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 58 (93.55%) Six Sigma
2 39 (62.90%) Lean Six Sigma
3 18 (29.03%) Process Improvement
4 14 (22.58%) Finance
4 14 (22.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 13 (20.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
7 9 (14.52%) Project Management
7 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.52%) MBA
8 8 (12.90%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 7 (11.29%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) DMAIC
9 7 (11.29%) PMI Certification
9 7 (11.29%) ITIL
10 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.68%) PMP
10 6 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (9.68%) Degree
10 6 (9.68%) Master's Degree
11 5 (8.06%) Business Process Analysis
11 5 (8.06%) Casewise
11 5 (8.06%) Use Case
11 5 (8.06%) BPMN
11 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.06%) UML
11 5 (8.06%) RUP
12 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery

Six Sigma Black Belt
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (3.23%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Automotive
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Consultant
3 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Process Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Lean Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Process Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Process Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Process Improvement Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Six Sigma Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL Service Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.61%) Java EE
1 1 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.84%) PMI
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Robotics
3 1 (1.61%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (93.55%) Six Sigma
2 39 (62.90%) Lean Six Sigma
3 18 (29.03%) Process Improvement
4 13 (20.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.52%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
6 7 (11.29%) DMAIC
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL
6 7 (11.29%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.06%) BPMN
8 5 (8.06%) Business Process Analysis
8 5 (8.06%) RUP
8 5 (8.06%) UML
8 5 (8.06%) Use Case
9 4 (6.45%) Feasibility Study
9 4 (6.45%) People Management
9 4 (6.45%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Java
1 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 9 (14.52%) MBA
3 8 (12.90%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 7 (11.29%) PMI Certification
5 6 (9.68%) Degree
5 6 (9.68%) Master's Degree
5 6 (9.68%) PMP
6 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
7 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) COSO
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Casewise
2 3 (4.84%) Blue Prism
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft