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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 194 192 221
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Contract jobs citing DSDM 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.10% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £650 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.45% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.58
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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
4427 4414 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.89% 77.13% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3499 3281 4126
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) SSADM
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) RUP
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (35.71%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) QualityStage
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (7.14%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) SSADM
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) RUP
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Reuters
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) Vermilion