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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
Rank 88 97 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.097% 0.070% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.082% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £425 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.09% +24.61%  

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 877 1216 1005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.06% 85.27% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 864 672
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Business Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Six Sigma
Top Related 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 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Process Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lean Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Improvement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Business Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft