Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Six Sigma over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 160 165
Rank change year-on-year +35 +5 -20
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 28 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.93% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.32% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 14
West Yorkshire median daily rate £508 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.84% +26.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £350 £412 £334
90th Percentile £545 £505 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £510 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% +13.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Six Sigma is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2565 3140 3783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.88% 86.29% 84.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1772 2066 2613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £537
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 107
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £37.53 £30.63 £41.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.11% +2.12% -

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in West Yorkshire

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 Six Sigma in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in West Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in West Yorkshire

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 Six Sigma within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +32 28 £508 +19.41% 2
Six Sigma
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Six Sigma.

1 27 (96.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 17 (60.71%) Project Management
2 17 (60.71%) Change Management
2 17 (60.71%) Service Design
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Behavioural Change
4 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 5 (17.86%) BPMN
7 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
7 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.71%) SMS
8 3 (10.71%) Data Integration
8 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.14%) ISEB
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.14%) NHS
9 2 (7.14%) Banking
10 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
10 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture

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 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SMS
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Architect
2 15 (53.57%) Business Architect
3 9 (32.14%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Process Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 17 (60.71%) Change Management
2 17 (60.71%) Project Management
2 17 (60.71%) Service Design
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Behavioural Change
4 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) BPMN
6 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Data Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.57%) Coaching
9 1 (3.57%) Project Governance
9 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) CBAP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft