The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 114 111 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing DSDM 10 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.67% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
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£388 £306 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% -19.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £422 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1857 1652 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.78% 68.83% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 729 795
Average daily rate £375 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
DSDM
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSDM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

DSDM Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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
Slough +1 4 £250 +12.35%
Reading - 3 £388 - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
DSDM
South East

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) XML
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 4 (33.33%) iSeries
2 4 (33.33%) Ajax
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) CMS
2 4 (33.33%) Open Text
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) C#

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) DataStage
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) ERwin
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Toad
3 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (16.67%) Hudson
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (33.33%) Ajax
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iSeries
2 2 (16.67%) AS400
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
2 4 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) RPG
3 2 (16.67%) RPG/400
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 4 (33.33%) Open Text
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle