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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 527 511 502
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing DSDM 69 82 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 54
Average daily rate £480 £413 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £316 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £403 £411
% change year-on-year
+19.25% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 £22.50 £34.98
% change year-on-year
+121.42% -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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 24 £478 +15.75% 2
North West -5 18 £493 +24.68% 2
Yorkshire -10 12 £413 - 4
South East +2 7 £525 +31.25% 4
North East - 6 £563 -
South West -1 5 £500 - 1
East of England -11 2 £463 +15.62% 3
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (83.09%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (53.68%) Scrum
3 42 (30.88%) Finance
4 34 (25.00%) SQL
5 31 (22.79%) Unix
5 31 (22.79%) UML
6 30 (22.06%) RUP
7 29 (21.32%) SSADM
8 27 (19.85%) PRINCE2
8 27 (19.85%) Waterfall
9 24 (17.65%) Project Management
9 24 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 23 (16.91%) Kanban
11 20 (14.71%) Banking
12 19 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (13.97%) Business Analysis
12 19 (13.97%) Linux
12 19 (13.97%) Oracle
13 18 (13.24%) Configuration Management
13 18 (13.24%) Puppet
14 17 (12.50%) Cobbler
14 17 (12.50%) Bash Shell
14 17 (12.50%) Business Transformation
14 17 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (12.50%) DevOps
14 17 (12.50%) Tivoli
14 17 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
14 17 (12.50%) MS Project
14 17 (12.50%) Python
14 17 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (8.09%) CloudStack
1 11 (8.09%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.21%) Confluence
3 3 (2.21%) JBoss
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Documentum
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) MS Project
2 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.41%) MS Office
3 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (2.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.21%) Primavera
3 2 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.41%) ATM
2 6 (4.41%) Ethernet
2 6 (4.41%) ISDN
2 6 (4.41%) VoIP
3 5 (3.68%) Internet
4 2 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.74%) Extranet
5 1 (0.74%) Intranet
5 1 (0.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.94%) MySQL
3 4 (2.94%) SQLite
4 3 (2.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (2.21%) DataStage
4 3 (2.21%) OLAP
5 2 (1.47%) Big Data
5 2 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) GIS
6 1 (0.74%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Cucumber
1 12 (8.82%) Selenium
2 11 (8.09%) JIRA
3 7 (5.15%) eggPlant
3 7 (5.15%) HP UFT
4 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.94%) Rational Rose
5 4 (2.94%) Subversion
5 4 (2.94%) TestDirector
6 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.21%) Toad
7 2 (1.47%) ERwin
7 2 (1.47%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.74%) JMeter
8 1 (0.74%) Maven
8 1 (0.74%) MSTest
8 1 (0.74%) NUnit
8 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (30.88%) Finance
2 20 (14.71%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) Legal
5 3 (2.21%) Automotive
5 3 (2.21%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Local Government
6 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (32.35%) Analyst
2 35 (25.74%) Business Analyst
3 19 (13.97%) Architect
4 16 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 15 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (8.82%) Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Process Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.15%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Business Process Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Programme Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.29%) Middleware
2 9 (6.62%) Web Services
3 8 (5.88%) XML
4 5 (3.68%) JSON
4 5 (3.68%) SOAP
4 5 (3.68%) Spring
5 4 (2.94%) .NET
5 4 (2.94%) JAX-RS
5 4 (2.94%) REST
5 4 (2.94%) XSLT
6 3 (2.21%) Velocity
7 2 (1.47%) EJB
7 2 (1.47%) FpML
7 2 (1.47%) ServiceStack
7 2 (1.47%) XSD
8 1 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.74%) Ajax
8 1 (0.74%) CSS
8 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.68%) User Experience
5 4 (2.94%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.47%) APACS
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.47%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.74%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.79%) Unix
2 19 (13.97%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) MVS
4 3 (2.21%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (83.09%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (53.68%) Scrum
3 31 (22.79%) UML
4 30 (22.06%) RUP
5 29 (21.32%) SSADM
6 27 (19.85%) PRINCE2
6 27 (19.85%) Waterfall
7 24 (17.65%) Project Management
8 23 (16.91%) Kanban
9 19 (13.97%) Business Analysis
9 19 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (13.24%) Configuration Management
11 17 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (12.50%) Business Transformation
11 17 (12.50%) DevOps
11 17 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
11 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (11.03%) BPR
12 15 (11.03%) SDLC
13 14 (10.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.00%) SQL
2 17 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 17 (12.50%) Python
2 17 (12.50%) Ruby
3 12 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.62%) Java
5 4 (2.94%) Jython
6 3 (2.21%) ABAP
6 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) ISEB
2 9 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) APMP
3 4 (2.94%) CBAP
3 4 (2.94%) Degree
3 4 (2.94%) OCPJP
3 4 (2.94%) OCPJWCD
4 2 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) CCA
5 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMP
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (5.15%) ISO 9000
2 6 (4.41%) Basel II
2 6 (4.41%) Basel III
2 6 (4.41%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.21%) QA
4 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.47%) SEPA
5 1 (0.74%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) vSphere
1 11 (8.09%) Xen
1 11 (8.09%) XenServer
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) XenApp
2 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (13.24%) Puppet
2 17 (12.50%) Cobbler
2 17 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.97%) Oracle
3 14 (10.29%) HP
4 12 (8.82%) EnterpriseDB
5 8 (5.88%) Cognos
5 8 (5.88%) IBM
6 7 (5.15%) Vermilion
7 5 (3.68%) Informatica
7 5 (3.68%) Pega
7 5 (3.68%) SAP
8 3 (2.21%) Google
8 3 (2.21%) Sybase
9 2 (1.47%) BMC
9 2 (1.47%) Netezza
9 2 (1.47%) Remedy
9 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.74%) Adobe
10 1 (0.74%) ATG
10 1 (0.74%) NetApp
10 1 (0.74%) VMware
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