The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 48 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSDM 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£356 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 271 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.71% 74.45% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 121 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 74
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.44 £24.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

DSDM
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree