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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 465 504 480
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -24
Contract jobs citing DSDM 114 47 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.098% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 30 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £423 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +10.45%
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
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 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 22 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 +73 67 £394 -3.37% 5
South East -3 18 £320 -15.23% 5
Yorkshire +3 16 £375 +7.14% 9
South West -32 8 £475 +9.82% 1
East of England - 5 £369 - 6
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 138 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (44.39%) Scrum
3 69 (35.20%) Finance
4 56 (28.57%) UML
5 46 (23.47%) RUP
5 46 (23.47%) Java
6 45 (22.96%) Project Management
7 43 (21.94%) XML
7 43 (21.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 42 (21.43%) SQL
9 36 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (17.86%) PRINCE2
11 34 (17.35%) SSADM
12 33 (16.84%) JIRA
13 32 (16.33%) SOAP
14 30 (15.31%) Business Analysis
14 30 (15.31%) Business Transformation
15 29 (14.80%) DevOps
15 29 (14.80%) Middleware
16 28 (14.29%) Configuration Management
16 28 (14.29%) TDD
16 28 (14.29%) Jenkins
17 27 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (13.78%) .NET
18 26 (13.27%) Data Modelling
18 26 (13.27%) Release Management
18 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (12.76%) MS Excel
19 25 (12.76%) Maven
20 24 (12.24%) GAP Analysis

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 21 (10.71%) Confluence
2 18 (9.18%) JBoss
2 18 (9.18%) Apache
3 9 (4.59%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.57%) CMS
5 5 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.55%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.55%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.55%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.55%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.04%) IIS
7 2 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.02%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (9.69%) MS Project
3 17 (8.67%) MS Visio
4 11 (5.61%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.53%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (1.02%) MS Office
7 1 (0.51%) SPSS
7 1 (0.51%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Misys Midas
2 3 (1.53%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) Internet
2 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.61%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (3.57%) DB2
6 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.06%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.55%) OLAP
8 5 (2.55%) ProClarity
8 5 (2.55%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.55%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.55%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.55%) Impala
8 5 (2.55%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.04%) MySQL
10 3 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 33 (16.84%) JIRA
2 28 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 25 (12.76%) Maven
4 21 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.10%) Selenium
7 7 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.06%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.06%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (2.55%) ERwin
9 5 (2.55%) Subversion
10 3 (1.53%) Rational Rose
10 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.02%) Moq
11 2 (1.02%) JUnit
11 2 (1.02%) Toad
12 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 69 (35.20%) Finance
2 23 (11.73%) Banking
3 18 (9.18%) Legal
4 9 (4.59%) Marketing
4 9 (4.59%) Retail
5 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.04%) Law
6 3 (1.53%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.53%) Publishing
7 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (36.73%) Analyst
2 47 (23.98%) Developer
3 45 (22.96%) Business Analyst
4 34 (17.35%) Project Manager
5 24 (12.24%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (10.20%) Senior Business Analyst
7 18 (9.18%) Middleware Developer
8 13 (6.63%) Agile Project Manager
9 11 (5.61%) Architect
9 11 (5.61%) Senior Manager
9 11 (5.61%) Senior Project Manager
9 11 (5.61%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Tester
10 7 (3.57%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.57%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Automation Tester
11 6 (3.06%) Digital Architect
11 6 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (2.55%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.94%) XML
2 32 (16.33%) SOAP
3 29 (14.80%) Middleware
4 27 (13.78%) .NET
5 22 (11.22%) XSD
6 21 (10.71%) JSON
7 18 (9.18%) ActiveMQ
7 18 (9.18%) OSGi
7 18 (9.18%) Apache Camel
8 17 (8.67%) ASP.NET
9 14 (7.14%) HTML
10 12 (6.12%) jQuery
10 12 (6.12%) CSS
11 11 (5.61%) WCF
12 10 (5.10%) REST
13 7 (3.57%) Web Services
13 7 (3.57%) XSLT
13 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (3.06%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (3.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.08%) SWIFT
3 7 (3.57%) iSeries
3 7 (3.57%) Open Source
4 6 (3.06%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.55%) AS400
5 5 (2.55%) User Experience
6 4 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.04%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.53%) APACS
7 3 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.69%) UNIX
2 10 (5.10%) Linux
3 6 (3.06%) VME
3 6 (3.06%) MVS
4 4 (2.04%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (44.39%) Scrum
3 56 (28.57%) UML
4 46 (23.47%) RUP
5 45 (22.96%) Project Management
6 43 (21.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 36 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (17.86%) PRINCE2
9 34 (17.35%) SSADM
10 30 (15.31%) Business Analysis
10 30 (15.31%) Business Transformation
11 29 (14.80%) DevOps
12 28 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 28 (14.29%) TDD
13 27 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (13.27%) Data Modelling
14 26 (13.27%) Release Management
15 24 (12.24%) GAP Analysis
16 22 (11.22%) Pair Programming
16 22 (11.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.47%) Java
2 42 (21.43%) SQL
3 23 (11.73%) C#
4 14 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.61%) Ruby
6 9 (4.59%) Python
6 9 (4.59%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.57%) RPG
7 7 (3.57%) RPG IV
7 7 (3.57%) Scala
8 6 (3.06%) C
8 6 (3.06%) C++
9 5 (2.55%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.55%) RPG/400
10 4 (2.04%) PHP
10 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.53%) Perl
12 2 (1.02%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (6.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.08%) Degree
5 7 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.55%) ISEB
7 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.51%) PMP
10 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.51%) CBAP
10 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.51%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.71%) QA
2 16 (8.16%) Basel II
2 16 (8.16%) Solvency II
2 16 (8.16%) Basel III
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Xen
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.51%) vSphere
1 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (11.22%) Puppet
2 6 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.04%) Cobbler
3 4 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (11.73%) Oracle
2 21 (10.71%) Atlassian
3 18 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.61%) IBM
5 8 (4.08%) Cognos
5 8 (4.08%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.55%) Adobe
6 5 (2.55%) SAP
7 4 (2.04%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.04%) Open Text
8 3 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.53%) VMware
8 3 (1.53%) Ektron
9 2 (1.02%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.51%) Progress
10 1 (0.51%) ILOG
10 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.51%) Alterian
10 1 (0.51%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.51%) Splunk
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