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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank - 143 127
Contract jobs citing DSDM 0 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £478 £482
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £465 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.36% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DSDM
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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
3234 2852 2298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 77.54% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2013 1642 1204
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 139 115
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DSDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 North West region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) RUP
1 9 (90.00%) Python
1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (90.00%) Tivoli
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (90.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
1 9 (90.00%) Cobbler
1 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 6 (60.00%) CloudStack
2 6 (60.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (60.00%) XenServer
2 6 (60.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 6 (60.00%) Xen
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Server Building
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (60.00%) CloudStack
1 6 (60.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
1 9 (90.00%) RUP
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (90.00%) Python
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
1 6 (60.00%) Xen
1 6 (60.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Cobbler
1 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
1 9 (90.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle