Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 190 191
Rank change year-on-year +39 +1 -29
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 32 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.72% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 17
Yorkshire median daily rate £510 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £345 £360 £281
90th Percentile £545 £495 £486
England median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.14
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.28% +34.81%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3700 4586 5092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.33% 84.15% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2983 3490
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £537
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 132 178
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £41.95 £34.74
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in Yorkshire

Six Sigma
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +34 28 £508 +6.84% 4
North Yorkshire +9 1 £300 -21.05%
Humberside - 1 £545 -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 31 (96.88%) Lean Six Sigma
2 20 (62.50%) Change Management
3 19 (59.38%) Project Management
3 19 (59.38%) Service Design
4 14 (43.75%) Behavioural Change
5 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Reference Data
7 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
7 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 5 (15.63%) Data Integration
8 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Data Quality
8 5 (15.63%) BPMN
9 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.50%) Workflow
9 4 (12.50%) SMS
10 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
11 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.25%) Banking
11 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.25%) ISEB
11 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
11 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (6.25%) NHS
11 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
12 1 (3.13%) PMO

Six Sigma
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:

Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SMS
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Architect
2 16 (50.00%) Business Architect
3 10 (31.25%) Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Technical Architect
5 6 (18.75%) Process Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Business Improvement Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Architect
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Service Manager
8 1 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Lean Six Sigma
2 20 (62.50%) Change Management
3 19 (59.38%) Project Management
3 19 (59.38%) Service Design
4 14 (43.75%) Behavioural Change
5 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 5 (15.63%) BPMN
8 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Data Integration
9 4 (12.50%) Workflow
10 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
11 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
12 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (3.13%) Project Governance
12 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
12 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) CBAP
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow