Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 141 147
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6 -24
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 28 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.24% 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.18% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 13
Leeds median daily rate £508 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.41% +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £350 £425 £358
90th Percentile £545 £505 £489
West Yorkshire median daily rate £508 £475 £375
% change year-on-year +6.84% +26.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Six Sigma is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1947 2282 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.04% 87.80% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1542 1976
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (96.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 17 (60.71%) Project Management
2 17 (60.71%) Change Management
2 17 (60.71%) Service Design
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Behavioural Change
4 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 5 (17.86%) BPMN
7 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
7 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.71%) SMS
8 3 (10.71%) Data Integration
8 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.14%) ISEB
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.14%) NHS
9 2 (7.14%) Banking
10 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
10 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture

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 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SMS
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Architect
2 15 (53.57%) Business Architect
3 9 (32.14%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Process Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 17 (60.71%) Change Management
2 17 (60.71%) Project Management
2 17 (60.71%) Service Design
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Behavioural Change
4 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) BPMN
6 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Data Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.57%) DSDM
9 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Process Management
9 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) CBAP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft