The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Six Sigma Master 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 Master Black Belt
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 646 640
Rank change year-on-year +43 -6  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Master Black Belt 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.042% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £550 £415 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.53% -19.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £408 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate - £470 £695
% change year-on-year - -32.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Six Sigma Master 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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9020 11793 10440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.15% 21.90% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11465 16220 12522
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1038 1075
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.04% +16.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.92 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Six Sigma Master Black Belt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Master Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma Master Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma Master Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma Master Black Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Master Black Belt within the UK 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
England +38 6 £550 +32.53% 3
London +15 6 £550 +32.53% 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Master 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 with a requirement for Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

1 9 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 9 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (88.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (77.78%) Process Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (33.33%) Master's Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Process Management
6 1 (11.11%) DFSS
6 1 (11.11%) DMAIC
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 1 (11.11%) FMCG
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Consultant
1 8 (88.89%) Lean Consultant
2 7 (77.78%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Business Process Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 9 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (77.78%) Process Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) DFSS
5 1 (11.11%) DMAIC
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Master's Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt