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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 239 230 232
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing DSDM 15 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £369 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £290 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.58
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £475 -
Hampshire -2 4 £338 +7.14% 1
Surrey +7 3 £348 -33.80%
East Sussex -12 2 £450 +5.88%
Kent +3 1 £295 -28.48% 1
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Finance
3 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (27.50%) Project Management
5 11 (27.50%) Web Services
6 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Ektron
7 9 (22.50%) ISEB
7 9 (22.50%) RAD
8 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (20.00%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) Workflow
8 8 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 7 (17.50%) CMS
9 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
9 7 (17.50%) MS Project
9 7 (17.50%) UML
9 7 (17.50%) RUP
9 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (15.00%) Documentum
10 6 (15.00%) EAI
10 6 (15.00%) EJB
10 6 (15.00%) CSS
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle
10 6 (15.00%) HTML

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (17.50%) CMS
1 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) Documentum
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) ArcSDE
4 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Primavera
2 1 (2.50%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Intranet
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
1 6 (15.00%) Extranet
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Moq
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Project Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Web Tester
7 2 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.50%) GIS Developer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) EJB
2 6 (15.00%) CSS
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) Middleware
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.50%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Scrum
3 11 (27.50%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
5 9 (22.50%) RAD
6 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 8 (20.00%) Workflow
6 8 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
7 7 (17.50%) UML
7 7 (17.50%) RUP
8 6 (15.00%) EAI
8 6 (15.00%) Data Management
9 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.50%) Process Management
10 4 (10.00%) MVC
10 4 (10.00%) Change Control
10 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) APMP
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
1 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Ektron
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Vermilion
5 1 (2.50%) ESRI
5 1 (2.50%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.50%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.50%) RightFax