The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 88 98 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing DSDM 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.32% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.37% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £375 £485 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.68% +38.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £357 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £557 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £498 £413
% change year-on-year
-9.54% +20.60%
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%
DSDM
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
991 1368 952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.99% 87.13% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 911 652
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing DSDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Matrix Management
4 4 (50.00%) Use Case
4 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 4 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) Billing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (12.50%) XenServer
7 1 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (12.50%) Puppet

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Matrix Management
4 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 4 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) Use Case
4 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat