The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DMAIC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DMAIC over the 3 months to 28 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.

DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 430 433
Contract jobs citing DMAIC 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.022% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £400 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £308 £350
% change year-on-year - -12.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DMAIC 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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

DMAIC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DMAIC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DMAIC in London

DMAIC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DMAIC in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DMAIC in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DMAIC 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 London region with a requirement for DMAIC.

1 5 (100.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) BPR
2 4 (80.00%) EFQM
2 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 4 (80.00%) PDM
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) DFSS
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

DMAIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (80.00%) BPR
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 4 (80.00%) PDM
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) DFSS
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) EFQM
2 3 (60.00%) QA