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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 124 119 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing DSDM 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £448
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.98 -
% change year-on-year
-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
1813 1840 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.94% 71.18% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 936 683
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 78
Average hourly rate £20.63 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +15 1 - -
Slough - - - -
DSDM
South East

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
4 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) RPG IV
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) iSeries
6 3 (23.08%) LiveCycle
6 3 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) V-Model
6 3 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) LiveCycle
3 2 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) DataStage
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) ERwin
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Toad
4 1 (7.69%) Moq
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) AS400 Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) RPG Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior RPG Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior AS400 Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (7.69%) Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Velocity
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) iSeries
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (15.38%) AS400
3 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
4 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (23.08%) V-Model
4 3 (23.08%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) RPG
3 3 (23.08%) RPG IV
4 2 (15.38%) RPG/400
5 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe
4 2 (15.38%) Open Text
4 2 (15.38%) Sitecore
5 1 (7.69%) Progress