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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 554 554 526
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Contract jobs citing DSDM 44 67 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 58
Median daily rate £500 £483 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £656 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £489 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.92% +18.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +121.42%
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
38102 41163 39893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.78% 81.44% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25585 27074 26427
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1228 1132
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.15 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.81% +23.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -1 14 £510 +20.00%
South West +23 10 £650 +30.00% 2
East of England +5 4 £450 +10.42%
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
South East +23 3 £475 +11.76%
Yorkshire +7 3 £375 +7.14% 7
North West -7 3 £450 -25.00% 6
North East -37 3 £625 +34.40%
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 86 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (57.14%) Scrum
3 38 (38.78%) Project Management
4 27 (27.55%) PRINCE2
5 25 (25.51%) Waterfall
5 25 (25.51%) SDLC
6 23 (23.47%) RUP
6 23 (23.47%) Kanban
7 21 (21.43%) Finance
8 18 (18.37%) .NET
8 18 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
9 15 (15.31%) C#
9 15 (15.31%) Process Improvement
10 14 (14.29%) Java
10 14 (14.29%) SQL
10 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 14 (14.29%) ITIL
10 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 13 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (13.27%) ISEB
11 13 (13.27%) DevOps
12 12 (12.24%) Migration
12 12 (12.24%) CMS
13 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
14 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (10.20%) Six Sigma
15 9 (9.18%) Change Management
15 9 (9.18%) ETL

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 12 (12.24%) CMS
2 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.04%) Confluence
4 2 (2.04%) JBoss
4 2 (2.04%) Moodle
4 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.02%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Jetty
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.18%) MS Project
3 7 (7.14%) MS Office
4 6 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.12%) Photoshop
5 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) VoIP
2 5 (5.10%) Firewall
3 4 (4.08%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.06%) HTTP
4 3 (3.06%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.04%) DNS
6 1 (1.02%) LDAP
6 1 (1.02%) PSTN
6 1 (1.02%) Skype
6 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.12%) Data Mart
3 6 (6.12%) DataStage
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.08%) OLAP
4 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.06%) Big Data
5 3 (3.06%) MOLAP
5 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.04%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.02%) Redis
7 1 (1.02%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Toad
2 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.06%) JIRA
4 2 (2.04%) Ant
4 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.04%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.04%) JMeter
4 2 (2.04%) JUnit
4 2 (2.04%) Maven
4 2 (2.04%) Moq
4 2 (2.04%) NeoLoad
4 2 (2.04%) NuGet
4 2 (2.04%) Selenium
4 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.02%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.16%) Retail
4 6 (6.12%) Legal
5 3 (3.06%) Games
5 3 (3.06%) Marketing
6 2 (2.04%) Automotive
6 2 (2.04%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Front Office
7 1 (1.02%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Analyst
2 23 (23.47%) Project Manager
3 16 (16.33%) Architect
4 13 (13.27%) Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Business Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.14%) Scrum Master
7 6 (6.12%) Head of Delivery
7 6 (6.12%) Migration Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Migration Project Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Supply Chain Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.10%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.10%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) Entity Framework
3 5 (5.10%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.10%) Web Services
4 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.08%) CSS
4 4 (4.08%) HTML
4 4 (4.08%) WCF
4 4 (4.08%) XML
5 3 (3.06%) Ajax
5 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.06%) RESTful
6 2 (2.04%) Ext JS
6 2 (2.04%) HTML5
6 2 (2.04%) NHibernate
6 2 (2.04%) Spring
6 2 (2.04%) Spring.NET
6 2 (2.04%) StructureMap
6 2 (2.04%) WinForms
6 2 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.18%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.12%) User Experience
4 4 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.04%) VLE
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Unix
3 2 (2.04%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (57.14%) Scrum
3 38 (38.78%) Project Management
4 27 (27.55%) PRINCE2
5 25 (25.51%) SDLC
5 25 (25.51%) Waterfall
6 23 (23.47%) Kanban
6 23 (23.47%) RUP
7 15 (15.31%) Process Improvement
8 14 (14.29%) ITIL
9 13 (13.27%) DevOps
10 12 (12.24%) Migration
11 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (10.20%) Six Sigma
13 9 (9.18%) Change Management
13 9 (9.18%) ETL
13 9 (9.18%) Lean Six Sigma
13 9 (9.18%) OO
13 9 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) C#
2 14 (14.29%) Java
2 14 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (7.14%) C
4 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.04%) Perl
6 2 (2.04%) Python
6 2 (2.04%) Scala
6 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) Clojure
7 1 (1.02%) Go
7 1 (1.02%) Groovy
7 1 (1.02%) Ruby
7 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) ISEB
2 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.10%) APMP
4 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.08%) Degree
6 3 (3.06%) PMP
7 2 (2.04%) CBAP
8 1 (1.02%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) vSphere
2 1 (1.02%) Xen
2 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Ansible
1 8 (8.16%) Puppet
2 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.02%) Kibana
3 1 (1.02%) logstash
3 1 (1.02%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Cognos
2 6 (6.12%) Informatica
2 6 (6.12%) VMware
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.04%) Blackboard
5 2 (2.04%) Compuware
5 2 (2.04%) Empirix
5 2 (2.04%) SumTotal
6 1 (1.02%) ATG
6 1 (1.02%) BEA
6 1 (1.02%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Sybase
6 1 (1.02%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.02%) WorldPay