The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 183 199 190
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing DSDM 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.099% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £325 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4022 4712 4495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.34% 77.67% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3121 3399 3467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DSDM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSDM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

DSDM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the City of London region.

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (57.14%) XML
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) V-Model
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) IIS
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) SSADM
5 4 (28.57%) RUP
5 4 (28.57%) UML
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Middleware
5 4 (28.57%) DRM
5 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Fiddler
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Calabash
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
1 4 (28.57%) Video on Demand
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) iPad
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) V-Model
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) SSADM
5 4 (28.57%) RUP
5 4 (28.57%) DRM
5 4 (28.57%) UML
5 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Reuters
3 1 (7.14%) Vermilion