The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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 Black Belt
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 136 143
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.32% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 2.09% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £375 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -10.52% -9.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £15.98

Six Sigma 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 advertised in Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 287 430 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.44% 15.28% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 296 273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.42% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.06 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £22.50 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in Yorkshire

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in Yorkshire

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +23 1 £375 -
South Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Six Sigma Black Belt
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma 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 across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ANOVA
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) SIPOC
2 1 (50.00%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE

Six Sigma Black Belt
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ANOVA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIPOC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt