The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Six Sigma Yellow Belt qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma Yellow Belt
UK
Rank - 632 611
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Yellow Belt 0 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £515 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £119 £550
% change year-on-year - -78.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Six Sigma Yellow 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 9304 11097 10684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.80% 20.85% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5917 6921 6076
Median daily rate £420 £405 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £251 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 405 487
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Yellow Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma Yellow Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma Yellow Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Yellow 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 Yellow Belt.

1 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BigMachines
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle