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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 117 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing DSDM 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.65% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
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£500 £388 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +72.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £398 £410
% change year-on-year
+19.49% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1914 1837 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.94% 75.07% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 909 845
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -35.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +7 5 - -
DSDM
South East

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 5 (62.50%) Inmon Methodology
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) OLAP
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Cognos
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Toad
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Informatica
2 5 (62.50%) DataStage
2 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Project Management

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) OLAP
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Toad
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 5 (62.50%) Inmon Methodology
2 5 (62.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cognos
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Informatica