The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 23 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.

Lean Six Sigma
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 123 120
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3  
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.049% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.055% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.71

Lean Six Sigma 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1246 1806 1816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.95% 87.76% 86.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1250 1288
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 35
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -55.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Lean Six Sigma as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Six Sigma in West Yorkshire

Lean Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in West Yorkshire

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds - 4 £400 -
Lean Six Sigma
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 5 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) BPMN
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case

Lean Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Process Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) UML Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) BPMN
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt