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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 168 202 189
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Contract jobs citing DSDM 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 12
Median daily rate £438 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £389 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £480 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DSDM
London

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
2992 4445 4715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.40% 82.33% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3507 3499
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.01 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing DSDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 28 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) RUP
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) JMS
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CloudStack
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) RUP
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
1 2 (22.22%) Xen
1 2 (22.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Cobbler
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Salt
1 2 (22.22%) Terraform
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) EnterpriseDB
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat