The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 239 208 224
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing DSDM 19 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
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£315 £313 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £261 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £448
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.98 -
% change year-on-year
-35.67% -
DSDM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7191 6084 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.29% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3269 2871
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DSDM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSDM across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DSDM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Hampshire -19 7 £280 -3.03% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £488 - 2
Surrey -2 3 - - 3
Berkshire -5 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) CSS
4 14 (37.84%) Finance
5 13 (35.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
6 12 (32.43%) Scrum
6 12 (32.43%) .NET
7 11 (29.73%) C#
7 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
7 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
8 10 (27.03%) CMS
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (24.32%) Web Services
9 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
10 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (21.62%) Ektron
11 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (18.92%) V-Model
11 7 (18.92%) XML
11 7 (18.92%) MVC
12 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
12 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
12 6 (16.22%) UML
12 6 (16.22%) RUP

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (27.03%) CMS
2 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
3 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (10.81%) Documentum
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (10.81%) LiveCycle
6 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) SPSS
2 1 (2.70%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) HTTP
3 4 (10.81%) Intranet
3 4 (10.81%) Extranet
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) DB2
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.70%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Moq
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) ERwin
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) AS400 Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) HTML
1 14 (37.84%) CSS
2 12 (32.43%) .NET
3 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
4 9 (24.32%) Web Services
5 7 (18.92%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) Middleware
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.51%) WCF
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (10.81%) EJB
8 3 (8.11%) LINQ
9 2 (5.41%) jQuery
9 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.41%) Ajax
9 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
10 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Open Source
3 3 (8.11%) iSeries
4 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) AS400
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Scrum
2 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
4 7 (18.92%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) V-Model
5 6 (16.22%) UML
5 6 (16.22%) RUP
5 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Workflow
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Data Management
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) EAI
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) RPG
5 3 (8.11%) RPG IV
6 2 (5.41%) RPG/400
7 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
1 6 (16.22%) ISEB
1 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) Ektron
4 5 (13.51%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Adobe
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
7 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
7 2 (5.41%) Open Text
8 1 (2.70%) Alterian
8 1 (2.70%) Progress
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago