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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 457 518 493
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -25
Contract jobs citing DSDM 124 44 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.091% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 26 38
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£400 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £381
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +75 72 £406 -9.72% 8
South East -1 20 £336 +20.08% 7
Yorkshire +5 14 £375 +7.14% 13
South West -28 10 £488 +12.71%
East of England - 5 £350 - 3
North West -11 2 £379 -21.29% 1
West Midlands -20 1 £425 +6.25%
North East - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - - - -
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 137 (69.19%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (43.94%) Scrum
3 70 (35.35%) Finance
4 58 (29.29%) UML
5 48 (24.24%) Project Management
6 44 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 43 (21.72%) Java
8 42 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (20.71%) RUP
10 40 (20.20%) XML
10 40 (20.20%) SQL
11 35 (17.68%) PRINCE2
11 35 (17.68%) SSADM
12 33 (16.67%) Business Transformation
13 32 (16.16%) Business Analysis
14 31 (15.66%) JIRA
15 30 (15.15%) SOAP
16 27 (13.64%) Middleware
16 27 (13.64%) Data Modelling
16 27 (13.64%) Banking
17 26 (13.13%) TDD
17 26 (13.13%) GAP Analysis
17 26 (13.13%) .NET
17 26 (13.13%) DevOps
17 26 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (12.63%) Jenkins
18 25 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (12.63%) Configuration Management
19 24 (12.12%) MS Excel
19 24 (12.12%) Release Management

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (9.60%) Confluence
2 16 (8.08%) Apache
3 9 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.54%) CMS
5 5 (2.53%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.53%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.53%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.53%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.02%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.51%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 24 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.10%) MS Visio
3 19 (9.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (9.60%) MS Project
4 10 (5.05%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.52%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (1.01%) MS Office
7 1 (0.51%) SPSS
7 1 (0.51%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Misys Midas
1 5 (2.53%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) Internet
2 4 (2.02%) VoIP
2 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (3.54%) DB2
5 7 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.53%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.53%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.53%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.53%) Impala
8 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.02%) ProClarity
8 4 (2.02%) OLAP
9 3 (1.52%) MySQL
10 2 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (15.66%) JIRA
2 25 (12.63%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.62%) Maven
4 19 (9.60%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.05%) Selenium
7 6 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (2.53%) ERwin
8 5 (2.53%) Subversion
9 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.52%) Rational Rose
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.01%) Moq
10 2 (1.01%) Toad
10 2 (1.01%) JUnit
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 70 (35.35%) Finance
2 27 (13.64%) Banking
3 17 (8.59%) Legal
4 12 (6.06%) Retail
5 8 (4.04%) Marketing
6 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.02%) Law
7 4 (2.02%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.52%) Publishing
9 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) Games
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (37.37%) Analyst
2 48 (24.24%) Business Analyst
3 47 (23.74%) Developer
4 36 (18.18%) Project Manager
5 26 (13.13%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
7 16 (8.08%) Middleware Developer
8 15 (7.58%) Agile Project Manager
9 12 (6.06%) Senior Manager
9 12 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (5.56%) Architect
11 10 (5.05%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.54%) Tester
12 7 (3.54%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.54%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.54%) Automation Tester
13 6 (3.03%) Digital Architect
13 6 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
14 5 (2.53%) Analyst Developer
14 5 (2.53%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.20%) XML
2 30 (15.15%) SOAP
3 27 (13.64%) Middleware
4 26 (13.13%) .NET
5 20 (10.10%) XSD
6 19 (9.60%) JSON
7 16 (8.08%) ASP.NET
7 16 (8.08%) ActiveMQ
7 16 (8.08%) OSGi
7 16 (8.08%) Apache Camel
8 13 (6.57%) HTML
9 12 (6.06%) jQuery
10 11 (5.56%) CSS
10 11 (5.56%) WCF
11 10 (5.05%) REST
12 7 (3.54%) XSLT
12 7 (3.54%) Web Services
12 7 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.04%) SWIFT
3 7 (3.54%) iSeries
4 6 (3.03%) Open Source
4 6 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.53%) AS400
5 5 (2.53%) User Experience
6 4 (2.02%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) APACS
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.60%) UNIX
2 9 (4.55%) Linux
3 6 (3.03%) VME
3 6 (3.03%) MVS
4 4 (2.02%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (69.19%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (43.94%) Scrum
3 58 (29.29%) UML
4 48 (24.24%) Project Management
5 44 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 42 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (20.71%) RUP
8 35 (17.68%) PRINCE2
8 35 (17.68%) SSADM
9 33 (16.67%) Business Transformation
10 32 (16.16%) Business Analysis
11 27 (13.64%) Data Modelling
12 26 (13.13%) TDD
12 26 (13.13%) GAP Analysis
12 26 (13.13%) DevOps
13 25 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (12.63%) Configuration Management
14 24 (12.12%) Release Management
15 22 (11.11%) BPR
15 22 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.72%) Java
2 40 (20.20%) SQL
3 22 (11.11%) C#
4 14 (7.07%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.05%) Ruby
6 9 (4.55%) Python
7 8 (4.04%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.54%) RPG
8 7 (3.54%) RPG IV
8 7 (3.54%) Scala
9 6 (3.03%) C
9 6 (3.03%) C++
10 5 (2.53%) RPG/400
11 4 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.52%) Perl
12 3 (1.52%) PHP
12 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.01%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (6.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.55%) Degree
5 7 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (3.03%) ISEB
7 4 (2.02%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.51%) PMP
10 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.51%) GISP
10 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.51%) CBAP
10 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.61%) QA
2 16 (8.08%) Basel II
2 16 (8.08%) Basel III
2 16 (8.08%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Xen
1 1 (0.51%) vSphere
1 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (9.60%) Puppet
2 5 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.52%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (11.62%) Oracle
2 19 (9.60%) Atlassian
3 17 (8.59%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.08%) JBoss
5 13 (6.57%) IBM
6 9 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 9 (4.55%) Cognos
7 8 (4.04%) SAP
8 4 (2.02%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.02%) Open Text
8 4 (2.02%) Adobe
9 3 (1.52%) Ektron
10 2 (1.01%) VMware
10 2 (1.01%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.51%) ILOG
11 1 (0.51%) Progress
11 1 (0.51%) Alterian
11 1 (0.51%) Splunk
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