The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank - 78 71
Contract jobs citing DSDM 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £465 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.36% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DSDM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
867 820 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.08% 83.08% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 524 313
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 33
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing DSDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

DSDM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DSDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum-ban
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum-ban
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Process
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP