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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 146 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs citing DSDM 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.070% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.096% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2731 2073 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.03% 72.41% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1491 1065 795
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 128 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 26 March 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 -10 1 £500 - 3
Merseyside - - - -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Cognos
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (11.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cognos Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Coach
3 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle