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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 576 556 519
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -37
Contract jobs citing DSDM 49 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 46
Median daily rate £415 £465 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.75% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £465 £423
% change year-on-year
-10.75% +10.05%
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
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +2 18 £411 -13.42% 1
South East -3 16 £428 -12.30% 2
East of England +11 4 £325 -20.24% 2
Yorkshire +5 3 £380 -5.00% 6
East Midlands +8 2 - -
South West -6 2 £713 +49.21%
North West -17 2 £325 -32.29% 6
West Midlands -28 1 - -
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (92.73%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (63.64%) Scrum
3 35 (31.82%) Finance
4 32 (29.09%) Project Management
4 32 (29.09%) SQL
5 25 (22.73%) PRINCE2
6 22 (20.00%) SSADM
6 22 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 19 (17.27%) ISEB
8 18 (16.36%) Marketing
9 17 (15.45%) RUP
9 17 (15.45%) CRM
9 17 (15.45%) Linux
10 16 (14.55%) UML
10 16 (14.55%) Java
10 16 (14.55%) Oracle
11 15 (13.64%) Unix
12 14 (12.73%) XML
12 14 (12.73%) .NET
12 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
12 14 (12.73%) Kanban
13 13 (11.82%) Adobe Campaign
13 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (10.91%) Adobe
14 12 (10.91%) SQL Server
15 11 (10.00%) MS Project
15 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
16 10 (9.09%) ITIL
16 10 (9.09%) Shell Script

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 8 (7.27%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.36%) CloudStack
2 7 (6.36%) JBoss
2 7 (6.36%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.73%) GemFire
5 3 (2.73%) IIS
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.91%) Apache
7 1 (0.91%) CMS
7 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (10.00%) MS Project
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 7 (6.36%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.91%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.82%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Adobe Analytics
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.82%) SaaS
4 1 (0.91%) Google Play
4 1 (0.91%) IaaS
4 1 (0.91%) iTunes
4 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Firewall
2 2 (1.82%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) Broadband
3 1 (0.91%) Skype
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.73%) Data Mart
3 3 (2.73%) DataStage
3 3 (2.73%) Hazelcast
3 3 (2.73%) Infinispan
3 3 (2.73%) Neo4j
3 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.73%) OLAP
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.91%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) JIRA
1 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.64%) JUnit
3 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.73%) Toad
4 2 (1.82%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) Maven
4 2 (1.82%) MSTest
4 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.82%) Subversion
4 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.91%) Ant
5 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.91%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.91%) NUnit
5 1 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 35 (31.82%) Finance
2 18 (16.36%) Marketing
3 7 (6.36%) Banking
3 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.64%) Games
5 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.91%) Electronics
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.91%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (40.91%) Analyst
2 32 (29.09%) Business Analyst
3 19 (17.27%) Developer
4 18 (16.36%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.18%) Agile Project Manager
5 9 (8.18%) CRM Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) CRM Business Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Campaign Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Marketing Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Marketing Business Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Marketing Campaign Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Agile Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Process Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.73%) .NET
1 14 (12.73%) XML
2 10 (9.09%) Spring
3 8 (7.27%) HTML
4 7 (6.36%) Web Services
5 6 (5.45%) CSS
6 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.55%) JSON
6 5 (4.55%) REST
7 4 (3.64%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.64%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.64%) Java EE
7 4 (3.64%) JMS
7 4 (3.64%) Play Framework
7 4 (3.64%) WCF
8 3 (2.73%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.73%) Java EE 5
8 3 (2.73%) JPA
8 3 (2.73%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.73%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.91%) iPad
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Linux
2 15 (13.64%) Unix
3 6 (5.45%) Windows
4 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.73%) Solaris
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (92.73%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (63.64%) Scrum
3 32 (29.09%) Project Management
4 25 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 22 (20.00%) SSADM
5 22 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (15.45%) CRM
6 17 (15.45%) RUP
7 16 (14.55%) UML
8 14 (12.73%) Kanban
9 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.09%) ITIL
11 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.18%) DevOps
11 9 (8.18%) OO
11 9 (8.18%) SDLC
11 9 (8.18%) Software Delivery
11 9 (8.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.09%) SQL
2 16 (14.55%) Java
3 10 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.18%) Bash Shell
4 9 (8.18%) Python
4 9 (8.18%) Ruby
5 6 (5.45%) C#
6 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.64%) Scala
7 3 (2.73%) C
7 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.82%) C++
8 2 (1.82%) Clojure
8 2 (1.82%) Groovy
8 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) ISEB
2 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) Degree
5 3 (2.73%) APMP
5 3 (2.73%) CBAP
5 3 (2.73%) CITP
5 3 (2.73%) IIBA
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.82%) MAPM
7 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.91%) PMP
7 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) Basel II
2 3 (2.73%) Basel III
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.73%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.82%) P3O
4 1 (0.91%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) vSphere
1 7 (6.36%) Xen
1 7 (6.36%) XenServer
2 4 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Puppet
2 9 (8.18%) Cobbler
2 9 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.18%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.82%) Ansible
3 2 (1.82%) Salt
3 2 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) Oracle
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.91%) Adobe
4 7 (6.36%) EnterpriseDB
4 7 (6.36%) Pega
5 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.64%) HP
7 3 (2.73%) Cognos
7 3 (2.73%) Informatica
8 2 (1.82%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.91%) BEA
9 1 (0.91%) F5
9 1 (0.91%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.91%) SAP
9 1 (0.91%) Sybase
9 1 (0.91%) Tableau
9 1 (0.91%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.91%) webMethods
9 1 (0.91%) WorldPay