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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 147 186 198
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +12
Contract jobs citing DSDM 1 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Average daily rate £375 £380 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 £22.50 £34.98
% change year-on-year
+121.42% -35.67%
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
2646 4114 4641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.21% 81.02% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 3221 3335
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 52
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £26.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -10.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Research Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management