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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
UK / England
Rank 539 543 514
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs citing DSDM 35 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 55
Median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £450 £405
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +11.11%
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%

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
34237 39508 37993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.86% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22891 26199 24367
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 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1079 1033
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +11 14 £500 +6.38% 2
North West +16 7 £363 -30.80% 3
South West +4 5 £463 -7.50% 2
East of England +3 5 £425 -8.10% 1
South East +14 4 £431 -17.85%
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 75 (87.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Scrum
3 28 (32.56%) PRINCE2
4 26 (30.23%) Project Management
5 23 (26.74%) Waterfall
6 18 (20.93%) ISEB
7 17 (19.77%) RUP
7 17 (19.77%) Business Analysis
7 17 (19.77%) SDLC
8 16 (18.60%) Kanban
9 15 (17.44%) Finance
10 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (16.28%) .NET
11 13 (15.12%) UML
11 13 (15.12%) Migration
12 12 (13.95%) Retail
12 12 (13.95%) Use Case
12 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.95%) E-Commerce
12 12 (13.95%) Change Management
13 11 (12.79%) Java
13 11 (12.79%) User Stories
13 11 (12.79%) DevOps
14 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
14 10 (11.63%) SQL
14 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
15 9 (10.47%) Workflow
15 9 (10.47%) CMS
15 9 (10.47%) C#
15 9 (10.47%) TDD

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 9 (10.47%) CMS
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.33%) Confluence
4 2 (2.33%) JBoss
4 2 (2.33%) Moodle
4 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.16%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) Jetty
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
2 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.65%) MS Project
4 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Trello
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) VoIP
2 5 (5.81%) Firewall
3 3 (3.49%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.33%) Skype
4 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) LDAP
5 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.65%) Big Data
3 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (2.33%) Data Mart
4 2 (2.33%) DataStage
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) Informix
5 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Power BI
5 1 (1.16%) Redis
5 1 (1.16%) Riak
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (2.33%) JMeter
2 2 (2.33%) NeoLoad
2 2 (2.33%) Selenium
2 2 (2.33%) Toad
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Retail
3 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Front Office
6 1 (1.16%) German Language
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Business Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Project Manager
3 14 (16.28%) Architect
4 10 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.47%) Scrum Master
6 8 (9.30%) Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Head of Delivery
7 6 (6.98%) Migration Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Migration Project Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Supply Chain Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.65%) BPM Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Case Management Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Workflow Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Digital Business Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Retail Business Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) Web Services
3 3 (3.49%) Velocity
4 2 (2.33%) CSS
4 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.33%) WCF
4 2 (2.33%) XML
4 2 (2.33%) XSD
5 1 (1.16%) Ajax
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.16%) EJB
5 1 (1.16%) Flash
5 1 (1.16%) J2EE
5 1 (1.16%) JMS
5 1 (1.16%) JSP
5 1 (1.16%) LINQ
5 1 (1.16%) Lucene
5 1 (1.16%) WSDL
5 1 (1.16%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) User Experience
3 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.33%) VLE
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Fintech
5 1 (1.16%) PMI
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.16%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (87.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Scrum
3 28 (32.56%) PRINCE2
4 26 (30.23%) Project Management
5 23 (26.74%) Waterfall
6 17 (19.77%) Business Analysis
6 17 (19.77%) RUP
6 17 (19.77%) SDLC
7 16 (18.60%) Kanban
8 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (15.12%) Migration
9 13 (15.12%) UML
10 12 (13.95%) Change Management
10 12 (13.95%) E-Commerce
10 12 (13.95%) Use Case
11 11 (12.79%) DevOps
11 11 (12.79%) User Stories
12 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
13 9 (10.47%) Process Improvement
13 9 (10.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) Java
2 10 (11.63%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) C#
4 6 (6.98%) C
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) Perl
5 2 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) Go
6 1 (1.16%) Ruby
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) ISEB
2 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.14%) APMP
4 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (5.81%) Degree
5 5 (5.81%) PMP
6 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.16%) APMG
7 1 (1.16%) CBAP
7 1 (1.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) PMO
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) vSphere
2 1 (1.16%) Xen
2 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Ansible
1 8 (9.30%) Puppet
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.16%) Kibana
3 1 (1.16%) logstash
3 1 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.98%) VMware
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.49%) Informatica
4 2 (2.33%) Blackboard
4 2 (2.33%) Cognos
4 2 (2.33%) Compuware
4 2 (2.33%) Empirix
4 2 (2.33%) SumTotal
5 1 (1.16%) Apple
5 1 (1.16%) ATG
5 1 (1.16%) BEA
5 1 (1.16%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.16%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.16%) Facebook
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) Sybase
5 1 (1.16%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.16%) WorldPay