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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 185 200 190
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing DSDM 11 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.14% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.17% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 0
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£355 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.98 -
% change year-on-year
-35.67% -
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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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) Project Management
4 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
4 10 (32.26%) MS Project
4 10 (32.26%) XML
4 10 (32.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) RUP
6 8 (25.81%) Requirements Management
6 8 (25.81%) Legal
6 8 (25.81%) Validation
6 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
7 7 (22.58%) Business Transformation
7 7 (22.58%) V-Model
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 7 (22.58%) IIS
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) C#
8 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
8 6 (19.35%) Middleware
8 6 (19.35%) JSON
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
8 6 (19.35%) BDD
8 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.13%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
1 10 (32.26%) MS Project
1 10 (32.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
1 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.90%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) Fiddler
2 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) SpecFlow
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) Calabash
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 8 (25.81%) Legal
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) XML
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) Middleware
3 6 (19.35%) JSON
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.90%) RESTful
5 3 (9.68%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) XSD
6 2 (6.45%) CSS
6 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (6.45%) OSGi
6 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) Sass
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Open Source
3 4 (12.90%) Video on Demand
4 2 (6.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) VME
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) MVS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) RUP
4 8 (25.81%) Requirements Management
4 8 (25.81%) Validation
4 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
5 7 (22.58%) Business Transformation
5 7 (22.58%) V-Model
6 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.13%) UML
7 5 (16.13%) SSADM
8 4 (12.90%) DRM
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Release Management
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) C++
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) C
5 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.23%) Vermilion
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) ILOG
5 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft