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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSDM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £415 £382
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +8.63%
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
2108 1705 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.80% 70.19% 67.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 843 877
Average daily rate £379 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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
Edinburgh - 1 £475 -
Glasgow - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Scrum
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (35.00%) User Experience
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) System Testing
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) Web Development
6 6 (30.00%) HTTP
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (30.00%) User Stories
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
7 5 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 5 (25.00%) Release Management
7 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (25.00%) RESTful

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) ScrumMaster
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) SOAP
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
1 9 (45.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) JSON
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) System Testing
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (30.00%) User Stories
5 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 6 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 5 (25.00%) Release Management
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) StatsD
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Ganglia