The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank - 123 125
Contract jobs citing DSDM 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate - £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 £22.50 £34.98
% change year-on-year
+121.42% -35.67%
DSDM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1992 1941 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.39% 73.33% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 988 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSDM across the Berkshire region.

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the Berkshire region.

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DSDM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSDM.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) DataStage
2 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Toad
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) IIS

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DSDM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) DataStage
1 3 (75.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica