The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Six Sigma
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £435 £426
% change year-on-year -4.59% +2.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 960 1332 1306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.48% 89.40% 87.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 952 967
Median daily rate £403 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Leeds

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ANOVA
4 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (14.29%) SIPOC
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UML Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) ANOVA
4 1 (14.29%) Business Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (14.29%) SIPOC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) P3O
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft