The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 573 540 519
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -21
Contract jobs citing DSDM 48 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 32
Median daily rate £426 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.26% +8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £465 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.36% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DSDM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40513 39097 37433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.31% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27151 25186 24001
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1113 1137
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DSDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in England

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSDM across the England region.

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in England

DSDM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSDM across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

DSDM Daily Rate Histogram in England

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the England region.

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in England

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 27 £450 -10.00% 2
South East -11 11 £425 - 2
East of England +11 4 £325 -15.85% 5
Yorkshire +8 3 £380 +1.33% 5
South West -17 2 £713 +50.00%
East Midlands +10 1 - -
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 England region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 102 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (68.75%) Scrum
3 32 (28.57%) SQL
4 29 (25.89%) Finance
5 27 (24.11%) Project Management
5 27 (24.11%) SSADM
6 26 (23.21%) PRINCE2
7 25 (22.32%) RUP
8 22 (19.64%) Linux
9 21 (18.75%) Unix
10 19 (16.96%) Oracle
11 18 (16.07%) UML
11 18 (16.07%) Marketing
12 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (15.18%) Configuration Management
12 17 (15.18%) ISEB
12 17 (15.18%) Puppet
13 16 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 16 (14.29%) Bash Shell
13 16 (14.29%) Cobbler
13 16 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (14.29%) Tivoli
13 16 (14.29%) Python
13 16 (14.29%) CRM
13 16 (14.29%) Ruby
14 15 (13.39%) DevOps
15 14 (12.50%) Business Analysis
15 14 (12.50%) Java
15 14 (12.50%) Shell Script
16 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 11 (9.82%) CloudStack
1 11 (9.82%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.36%) JBoss
2 6 (5.36%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.79%) GemFire
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.89%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) IIS
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Project
2 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.46%) MS Office
6 1 (0.89%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (4.46%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.79%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Google Play
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.89%) iTunes
4 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.89%) Broadband
3 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.68%) Neo4j
3 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.79%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.79%) Infinispan
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.89%) DB2
5 1 (0.89%) Informix
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) JIRA
2 4 (3.57%) JUnit
2 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.68%) Selenium
4 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.79%) eggPlant
4 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.79%) MSTest
4 2 (1.79%) Subversion
4 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.89%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.89%) NUnit
General
1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Marketing
3 12 (10.71%) Banking
4 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.68%) Retail
7 2 (1.79%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) Electronics
8 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (41.07%) Analyst
2 40 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.50%) Developer
3 14 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.04%) CRM Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) CRM Business Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Campaign Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Process Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Marketing Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Marketing Business Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Marketing Campaign Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Data Business Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) .NET
2 11 (9.82%) XML
3 10 (8.93%) Spring
4 8 (7.14%) Web Services
5 7 (6.25%) HTML
6 6 (5.36%) CSS
7 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.57%) JMS
8 4 (3.57%) Play Framework
8 4 (3.57%) WCF
9 3 (2.68%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.68%) Akka
9 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.68%) HTML5
9 3 (2.68%) JSON
9 3 (2.68%) REST
9 3 (2.68%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.79%) FpML
10 2 (1.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.89%) iPad
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.64%) Linux
2 21 (18.75%) Unix
3 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (68.75%) Scrum
3 27 (24.11%) Project Management
3 27 (24.11%) SSADM
4 26 (23.21%) PRINCE2
5 25 (22.32%) RUP
6 18 (16.07%) UML
7 17 (15.18%) Configuration Management
7 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (14.29%) CRM
8 16 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 15 (13.39%) DevOps
10 14 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (10.71%) Kanban
13 11 (9.82%) BPR
14 9 (8.04%) Analytics
14 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (8.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.57%) SQL
2 16 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 16 (14.29%) Python
2 16 (14.29%) Ruby
3 14 (12.50%) Java
3 14 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.57%) C#
4 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.57%) Scala
5 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.79%) Clojure
6 2 (1.79%) Groovy
7 1 (0.89%) ABAP
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) ISEB
2 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) CBAP
4 4 (3.57%) Degree
4 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.68%) IIBA
6 2 (1.79%) APMP
6 2 (1.79%) CITP
6 2 (1.79%) MAPM
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.89%) PMP
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (5.36%) ISO 9000
3 4 (3.57%) Basel II
3 4 (3.57%) Basel III
3 4 (3.57%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.79%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) vSphere
1 11 (9.82%) Xen
1 11 (9.82%) XenServer
2 3 (2.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (15.18%) Puppet
2 16 (14.29%) Cobbler
2 16 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.79%) Ansible
3 2 (1.79%) Salt
3 2 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) Adobe
3 11 (9.82%) EnterpriseDB
4 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.36%) HP
5 6 (5.36%) Pega
6 5 (4.46%) Vermilion
7 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.68%) SAP
9 1 (0.89%) ATG
9 1 (0.89%) BEA
9 1 (0.89%) Google
9 1 (0.89%) hybris
9 1 (0.89%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.89%) Remedy
9 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.89%) Sybase
9 1 (0.89%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.89%) webMethods
9 1 (0.89%) WorldPay