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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 147 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing DSDM 1 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% 0.13% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.17% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate £350 £431 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% +1.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £465 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 - -
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
2463 2366 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.82% 79.16% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1298 1069
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 24
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DSDM Hourly 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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Fife - 1 £350 -
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) QlikView
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) QlikView
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle