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 3 months to 27 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 119 114
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.56% 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.056% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -4.06% +1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

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 1242 1795 1801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.49% 87.48% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 1234 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 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 30
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.99 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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
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 3 months to 27 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 - 7 £375 - 4
Six Sigma
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) PMO
4 2 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) PMP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Validation

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 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Process Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Office Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UML Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Lean Six Sigma
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft