The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 508 493 462
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -31
Contract jobs citing DSDM 69 79 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 24
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£470 £423 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £283 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £512 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
+7.64% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.58
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
38743 37390 31855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.29% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 23724 19449
Average daily rate £423 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1119 1085 996
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 22 £500 +26.58% 11
South East -15 18 £425 - 7
South West +14 12 £480 +6.54%
North West -19 6 £475 -1.34% 4
East of England +14 4 £386 +1.64% 7
West Midlands +1 3 £425 -9.57% 1
Yorkshire -25 3 - - 4
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 112 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.57%) Scrum
3 63 (39.87%) Finance
4 41 (25.95%) UML
5 37 (23.42%) RUP
5 37 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (22.15%) Waterfall
7 34 (21.52%) PRINCE2
8 32 (20.25%) Microsoft
9 29 (18.35%) SQL
10 28 (17.72%) SSADM
11 27 (17.09%) .NET
11 27 (17.09%) Project Management
12 24 (15.19%) Web Services
12 24 (15.19%) Banking
13 22 (13.92%) GAP Analysis
13 22 (13.92%) Security Cleared
14 21 (13.29%) BPR
14 21 (13.29%) Oracle
14 21 (13.29%) MS Visio
15 20 (12.66%) Business Transformation
16 19 (12.03%) BPMN
16 19 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (12.03%) Data Modelling
17 18 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
17 18 (11.39%) Basel II
17 18 (11.39%) Basel III
17 18 (11.39%) Solvency II
18 17 (10.76%) XML
18 17 (10.76%) Software Testing

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (6.33%) SharePoint
1 10 (6.33%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.06%) CMS
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (5.06%) Documentum
3 8 (5.06%) IIS
4 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.90%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (13.29%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.70%) MS Project
3 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.90%) MS Office
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Primavera
2 4 (2.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.27%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.63%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) HTTP
2 8 (5.06%) Internet
3 7 (4.43%) Firewall
4 6 (3.80%) Extranet
4 6 (3.80%) Intranet
5 5 (3.16%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.63%) DMZ
7 1 (0.63%) VPN
7 1 (0.63%) DNS
7 1 (0.63%) ADSL
7 1 (0.63%) LAN
7 1 (0.63%) PSTN
7 1 (0.63%) WAN
7 1 (0.63%) DHCP
7 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.63%) SS7
7 1 (0.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.27%) QualityStage
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.63%) DataStage
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.63%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.06%) Cucumber
2 8 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.43%) JIRA
4 6 (3.80%) Selenium
5 5 (3.16%) Fiddler
5 5 (3.16%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.16%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.90%) Calabash
6 3 (1.90%) JUnit
7 2 (1.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.63%) Ant
8 1 (0.63%) MSTest
8 1 (0.63%) Moq
8 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.63%) NUnit
8 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 63 (39.87%) Finance
2 24 (15.19%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.16%) Advertising
5 4 (2.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.90%) Retail
6 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) French Language
8 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (27.85%) Analyst
2 40 (25.32%) Business Analyst
3 27 (17.09%) Project Manager
4 23 (14.56%) Architect
5 19 (12.03%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (11.39%) Senior Business Analyst
7 16 (10.13%) Developer
8 12 (7.59%) ScrumMaster
9 11 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.06%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (4.43%) Tester
11 7 (4.43%) Agile Coach
12 6 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
13 5 (3.16%) Agile Business Analyst
13 5 (3.16%) Programme Manager
13 5 (3.16%) Integration Architect
13 5 (3.16%) Development Manager
13 5 (3.16%) Technical Architect
14 4 (2.53%) Cognos Developer
14 4 (2.53%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.09%) .NET
2 24 (15.19%) Web Services
3 17 (10.76%) XML
4 15 (9.49%) Middleware
5 10 (6.33%) HTML
6 9 (5.70%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (5.06%) CSS
8 7 (4.43%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.80%) WCF
9 6 (3.80%) RESTful
9 6 (3.80%) EJB
9 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.16%) J2EE
10 5 (3.16%) JSON
11 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.90%) jQuery
12 2 (1.27%) WF
12 2 (1.27%) Spring
12 2 (1.27%) JSP
12 2 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Open Source
2 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.16%) Video on Demand
3 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.53%) User Experience
5 3 (1.90%) iPad
6 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.63%) CESG
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.23%) Windows
2 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.27%) Linux
3 2 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.57%) Scrum
3 41 (25.95%) UML
4 37 (23.42%) RUP
4 37 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (22.15%) Waterfall
6 34 (21.52%) PRINCE2
7 28 (17.72%) SSADM
8 27 (17.09%) Project Management
9 22 (13.92%) GAP Analysis
10 21 (13.29%) BPR
11 20 (12.66%) Business Transformation
12 19 (12.03%) BPMN
12 19 (12.03%) Data Modelling
13 18 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (10.76%) Software Testing
15 16 (10.13%) Business Analysis
16 15 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (8.86%) RAD
17 14 (8.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.35%) SQL
2 16 (10.13%) C#
3 10 (6.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.70%) C++
5 6 (3.80%) C
5 6 (3.80%) Java
5 6 (3.80%) Ruby
6 5 (3.16%) Python
7 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.63%) VBA
10 1 (0.63%) COBOL
10 1 (0.63%) Scala
10 1 (0.63%) VB6
10 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.23%) SC Cleared
2 13 (8.23%) ISEB
3 8 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (4.43%) Degree
5 4 (2.53%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.90%) APMP
7 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) MCAD
8 1 (0.63%) MCSD
8 1 (0.63%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.39%) Basel II
1 18 (11.39%) Basel III
1 18 (11.39%) Solvency II
2 6 (3.80%) QA
3 3 (1.90%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.63%) Xen
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) XenServer
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
2 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.90%) Puppet
2 3 (1.90%) Cobbler
2 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.29%) Oracle
3 9 (5.70%) Ektron
3 9 (5.70%) IBM
4 6 (3.80%) HP
5 4 (2.53%) Cognos
5 4 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.27%) SAP
6 2 (1.27%) Tableau
6 2 (1.27%) Vermilion
7 1 (0.63%) RightFax
7 1 (0.63%) Sybase
7 1 (0.63%) Citrix
7 1 (0.63%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.63%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.63%) Reuters
7 1 (0.63%) ESRI
7 1 (0.63%) BT
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) Teradata
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester
Vital Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550+ per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £375 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago