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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 140 129 142
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing DSDM 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.10% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£379 £481 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +20.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
2228 2013 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.32% 70.24% 64.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1030 1130
Average daily rate £368 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 99 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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
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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 - 2 £379 -
Cumbria - - - - 1
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) SAP
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Cognos
2 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
4 3 (27.27%) TM1 Developer
4 3 (27.27%) TM1 Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Coach
6 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
6 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Cognos
2 5 (45.45%) Business Objects