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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 175 194 191
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing DSDM 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.10% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.13% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£425 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
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
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 February 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) RUP
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) IIS
5 7 (29.17%) V-Model
5 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) JSON
6 6 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) UML
6 6 (25.00%) SSADM
6 6 (25.00%) Middleware
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.83%) MS Project
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Validation
7 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
7 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (29.17%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Project
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
1 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Fiddler
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) Calabash
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) Middleware
2 6 (25.00%) JSON
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (16.67%) RESTful
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) XSD
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.33%) OSGi
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.17%) Sass
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Java EE
6 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) Video on Demand
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) RUP
4 7 (29.17%) V-Model
4 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (25.00%) UML
5 6 (25.00%) SSADM
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
6 5 (20.83%) Validation
7 4 (16.67%) DRM
7 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
8 3 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) C
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk
4 1 (4.17%) Vermilion
4 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
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