Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 787 792 757
Rank change year-on-year +5 -35 +23
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 23 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.056% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 40
England median daily rate £510 £468 £521
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -10.31% +15.83%
10th Percentile £358 £363 £356
90th Percentile £600 £538 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £505
% change year-on-year +5.41% -8.42% +12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £51.89 -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £51.89 -
% change year-on-year -18.09% - -

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 15,920 17,515 16,944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.13% 19.01% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,666 10,471 10,578
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £260
90th Percentile £650 £631 £600
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 696 775 856
England median hourly rate £33.40 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.60% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.79 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £33.40 £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +42.13% -21.67% -7.69%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +41 9 £531 +18.06% 1
East of England +11 5 £510 +8.51%
South East +9 4 £600 +17.07%
East Midlands +21 2 £475 +5.56%
Midlands +14 2 £475 +26.67%
South West - 2 £400 - 1
North of England +3 1 £425 -
North East - 1 £425 -
Six Sigma Black Belt
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 22 (95.65%) Six Sigma
2 14 (60.87%) Lean Six Sigma
2 14 (60.87%) Process Improvement
3 10 (43.48%) Change Management
4 9 (39.13%) Project Management
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
8 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (21.74%) Workshop Facilitation
9 4 (17.39%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (13.04%) SaaS
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (13.04%) DMAIC
10 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.04%) Banking
10 3 (13.04%) Process Management
10 3 (13.04%) PMO
10 3 (13.04%) Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) Robotic Process Automation
11 2 (8.70%) Business Process Mapping
11 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning

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 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Process Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Process Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Lean Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) PMO Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Business Process Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Process Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Rollout Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Business Improvement Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Process Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Robotics
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Six Sigma
2 14 (60.87%) Lean Six Sigma
2 14 (60.87%) Process Improvement
3 10 (43.48%) Change Management
4 9 (39.13%) Project Management
5 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (21.74%) Workshop Facilitation
7 4 (17.39%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Analytics
8 3 (13.04%) DMAIC
8 3 (13.04%) Process Management
8 3 (13.04%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.70%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (8.70%) Coaching
9 2 (8.70%) Conflict Management
9 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (4.35%) MBA
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PMP
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PMO
2 2 (8.70%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Alteryx
1 1 (4.35%) Cognizant