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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma Black Belt
England / London
Rank 393 403 402
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 5 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.72% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 11
Median daily rate £550 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +0.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £390 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £550
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £31.70

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 3325 3863 3617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.17% 17.45% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2254 2725 2372
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 88
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (90.00%) Six Sigma
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 8 (40.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (15.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (15.00%) PMO
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (15.00%) People Management
8 3 (15.00%) Use Case
8 3 (15.00%) Market Risk
8 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) CBAP
8 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.00%) C
8 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 2 (10.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related 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%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) ServiceMax
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Lean Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Business Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Process Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Six Sigma
2 10 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 8 (40.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (15.00%) People Management
7 3 (15.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
7 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (15.00%) Use Case
8 2 (10.00%) BPMN
8 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) CBAP
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Ariba
2 1 (5.00%) Casewise
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow