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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 505 485 472
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs citing DSDM 74 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 35
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£400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £448
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.98 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.98 -
% change year-on-year
-35.67% -
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +10 25 £400 +6.66% 7
South East -31 19 £315 +0.80% 8
South West -20 11 £500 +9.52%
East of England -4 7 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -14 5 £375 +15.38% 1
North West -10 4 £395 +5.33%
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 144 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (46.77%) Scrum
3 66 (32.84%) Finance
4 52 (25.87%) RUP
5 49 (24.38%) SQL
6 48 (23.88%) UML
7 40 (19.90%) Project Management
8 39 (19.40%) XML
8 39 (19.40%) Java
9 35 (17.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 33 (16.42%) .NET
11 32 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (15.92%) TDD
11 32 (15.92%) Waterfall
12 30 (14.93%) PRINCE2
13 29 (14.43%) Oracle
14 28 (13.93%) JIRA
15 27 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (13.43%) Data Modelling
16 26 (12.94%) SOAP
16 26 (12.94%) SSADM
16 26 (12.94%) MS Excel
16 26 (12.94%) Business Analysis
16 26 (12.94%) Business Transformation
17 25 (12.44%) SQL Server
17 25 (12.44%) Microsoft
18 24 (11.94%) Middleware
18 24 (11.94%) Configuration Management
18 24 (11.94%) C#
18 24 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (7.96%) JBoss
1 16 (7.96%) Apache
1 16 (7.96%) Confluence
2 11 (5.47%) CMS
3 10 (4.98%) IIS
4 9 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (3.98%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.99%) Documentum
7 4 (1.99%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.49%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.50%) SAS
10 1 (0.50%) CICS
10 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.46%) MS Visio
2 17 (8.46%) MS Project
3 16 (7.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.98%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.99%) MS Office
6 3 (1.49%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.50%) FastStats
7 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.49%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.50%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.48%) Internet
2 8 (3.98%) HTTP
3 4 (1.99%) Extranet
3 4 (1.99%) Firewall
3 4 (1.99%) Intranet
4 3 (1.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.98%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.99%) OLAP
5 6 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (2.99%) ProClarity
5 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.99%) DB2
8 3 (1.49%) MySQL
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (13.93%) JIRA
2 24 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (10.45%) Jenkins
4 20 (9.95%) Maven
5 17 (8.46%) Git (software)
6 14 (6.97%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.47%) Selenium
8 9 (4.48%) WebDriver
9 8 (3.98%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (1.99%) Calabash
13 3 (1.49%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.49%) Fiddler
13 3 (1.49%) ERwin
14 2 (1.00%) JUnit
14 2 (1.00%) Subversion
14 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (1.00%) Moq
15 1 (0.50%) MSTest
General
1 66 (32.84%) Finance
2 20 (9.95%) Banking
3 16 (7.96%) Legal
4 9 (4.48%) Marketing
5 6 (2.99%) Retail
6 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.49%) Advertising
8 2 (1.00%) Publishing
8 2 (1.00%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (36.32%) Analyst
2 43 (21.39%) Business Analyst
3 41 (20.40%) Developer
4 30 (14.93%) Project Manager
5 22 (10.95%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (8.96%) Senior Business Analyst
7 16 (7.96%) Middleware Developer
8 13 (6.47%) Tester
9 12 (5.97%) Agile Project Manager
10 10 (4.98%) Architect
10 10 (4.98%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.48%) Senior Project Manager
11 9 (4.48%) Senior Manager
11 9 (4.48%) Automation Tester
12 7 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 6 (2.99%) C# Developer
13 6 (2.99%) ScrumMaster
13 6 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
14 5 (2.49%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.40%) XML
2 33 (16.42%) .NET
3 26 (12.94%) SOAP
4 24 (11.94%) Middleware
5 20 (9.95%) HTML
5 20 (9.95%) CSS
6 19 (9.45%) JSON
7 18 (8.96%) ASP.NET
7 18 (8.96%) Web Services
8 17 (8.46%) XSD
9 16 (7.96%) ActiveMQ
9 16 (7.96%) OSGi
9 16 (7.96%) Apache Camel
10 10 (4.98%) WCF
11 9 (4.48%) jQuery
11 9 (4.48%) REST
12 8 (3.98%) XSLT
12 8 (3.98%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (2.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.48%) Open Source
3 5 (2.49%) User Experience
4 4 (1.99%) iPad
4 4 (1.99%) SWIFT
4 4 (1.99%) iSeries
4 4 (1.99%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.99%) Video Editing
4 4 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.49%) AS400
5 3 (1.49%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.50%) PMI
7 1 (0.50%) APACS
7 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.47%) UNIX
1 11 (5.47%) Windows
2 9 (4.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.50%) MVS
3 1 (0.50%) VME
3 1 (0.50%) Android
3 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (46.77%) Scrum
3 52 (25.87%) RUP
4 48 (23.88%) UML
5 40 (19.90%) Project Management
6 35 (17.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 32 (15.92%) TDD
7 32 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (15.92%) Waterfall
8 30 (14.93%) PRINCE2
9 27 (13.43%) Data Modelling
10 26 (12.94%) SSADM
10 26 (12.94%) Business Analysis
10 26 (12.94%) Business Transformation
11 24 (11.94%) Configuration Management
12 22 (10.95%) GAP Analysis
12 22 (10.95%) DevOps
12 22 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (10.45%) BPR
13 21 (10.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.38%) SQL
2 39 (19.40%) Java
3 24 (11.94%) C#
4 15 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.47%) Ruby
6 10 (4.98%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.99%) C
8 6 (2.99%) Python
9 5 (2.49%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.49%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.49%) C++
10 4 (1.99%) PHP
10 4 (1.99%) RPG
10 4 (1.99%) RPG IV
11 3 (1.49%) RPG/400
11 3 (1.49%) COBOL
12 2 (1.00%) VB
12 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.48%) ISEB
2 9 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (4.48%) Degree
2 9 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.98%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.00%) PMP
5 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.50%) CBAP
6 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.45%) QA
2 16 (7.96%) Basel III
2 16 (7.96%) Solvency II
2 16 (7.96%) Basel II
3 2 (1.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.50%) Xen
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.50%) XenServer
1 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (10.95%) Puppet
2 7 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.49%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.49%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (14.43%) Oracle
2 25 (12.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.96%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.98%) Ektron
4 8 (3.98%) Cognos
5 7 (3.48%) Adobe
6 6 (2.99%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.99%) IBM
7 5 (2.49%) HP
8 3 (1.49%) SAP
8 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.49%) VMware
9 2 (1.00%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.00%) Open Text
9 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.50%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.50%) Splunk
10 1 (0.50%) Tableau
10 1 (0.50%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.50%) Alterian
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Colchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £420 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago