The first table below looks at the demand for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing DSDM 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.58 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 227 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 66.83% 63.76% 62.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 110 107
Average daily rate £375 £308 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £485 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £28.10 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.49% +60.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
DSDM
South East

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSDM across the Kent region.

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in Kent

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the Kent region.

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
DSDM
South East

DSDM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft