The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 138 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing DSDM 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.30% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.41% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£478 £482 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +24.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £420 £399
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.58
DSDM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Manchester -3 6 £480 -0.31% 1
Cheshire -4 1 £475 -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) Process Management
4 4 (33.33%) UML
4 4 (33.33%) RUP
4 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) Documentum
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (33.33%) Documentum
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Coach
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) RUP
3 4 (33.33%) Process Management
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe