The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 66 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing DSDM 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.092% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £420 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
570 766 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.28% 70.79% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 414 256
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £33.10 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
3 3 (37.50%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Open Text
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Velocity
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Open Text
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) Progress