The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 125 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing DSDM 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£431 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
+1.34% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DSDM
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2300 1812 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.74% 72.34% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 923 808
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 22 23
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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
Edinburgh -12 2 £475 -
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JSON

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft