The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered 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.

Six Sigma Black Belt
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 407 421 422
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 15 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.060% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 11
Median daily rate £550 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.91% -2.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £500 £513
% change year-on-year -13.75% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £15.98

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3407 3689 3573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.41% 16.99% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2230 2555 2300
Median daily rate £475 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% +7.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 44 91
Median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.78% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Six Sigma Black Belt as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in London

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in London

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in London

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in London

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 1 - -
Six Sigma Black Belt
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 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 Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 16 (80.00%) Six Sigma
2 13 (65.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) Process Improvement
5 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (35.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 7 (35.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (20.00%) Process Management
9 3 (15.00%) SAP
9 3 (15.00%) Coaching
9 3 (15.00%) Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) Master's Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
10 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
10 2 (10.00%) Market Research
10 2 (10.00%) User Experience
10 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.00%) DMAIC
11 1 (5.00%) Minitab
11 1 (5.00%) Information Security
11 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking

Six Sigma Black Belt
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Danish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Lean Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Business Process Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Process Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Solution Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Digital UX Designer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Project Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Lean Practitioner
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Lean Practitioner
6 1 (5.00%) UI/UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Six Sigma
2 13 (65.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 9 (45.00%) Process Improvement
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (20.00%) Process Management
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Market Research
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
9 1 (5.00%) Business Process Modelling
9 1 (5.00%) DMAIC
9 1 (5.00%) Information Security
9 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (15.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CBAP
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Ariba
2 1 (5.00%) Minitab
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow