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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 253 233 230
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing DSDM 22 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 8
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£495 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £420 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £398 £410
% change year-on-year
+19.49% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7697 6928 6483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.77% 74.51% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4723 3915 3571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 273 262
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.44 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Berkshire -5 8 £500 +29.03%
Surrey -3 6 £373 +16.40% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £520 +85.71%
Hampshire +2 1 £400 +18.95% 1
Kent +2 1 £500 +53.84%
Oxfordshire -18 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Finance
3 18 (47.37%) Project Management
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) Waterfall
5 14 (36.84%) Project Planning
5 14 (36.84%) PRINCE2
5 14 (36.84%) Scrum
6 9 (23.68%) RAD
6 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.05%) Change Control
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) ISEB
7 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) MS Project
9 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.79%) ETL
9 6 (15.79%) Informatica
9 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.79%) Primavera
10 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (13.16%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (13.16%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) Use Case
10 5 (13.16%) Kanban
10 5 (13.16%) Kimball Methodology

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) ArcSDE
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Project
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Primavera
2 1 (2.63%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.16%) DataStage
2 5 (13.16%) OLAP
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Toad
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.63%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (2.63%) ERwin
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Automotive
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) German Language
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Project Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Head of Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Head of Development
8 1 (2.63%) Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Coach
8 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.63%) GIS Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.63%) Velocity
3 1 (2.63%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Project Management
3 16 (42.11%) Waterfall
4 14 (36.84%) Project Planning
4 14 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.68%) RAD
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (21.05%) Change Control
7 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.79%) ETL
7 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) Six Sigma
8 5 (13.16%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) ISEB
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) APMP
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Informatica
3 5 (13.16%) Cognos
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) Ektron
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Vermilion
6 1 (2.63%) ESRI
6 1 (2.63%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) IBM