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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 124 117 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing DSDM 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.58 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2091 1694 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.46% 68.28% 63.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 683 745
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 £450 -
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
DSDM
South East

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Ant
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (20.00%) REST

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Ektron
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle