The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 225 214 236
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing DSDM 17 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
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£388 £334 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% -12.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £220 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £422 £415
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6706 6003 6893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 70.82% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3681 3231 3265
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 255 323
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
DSDM
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Berkshire -1 10 £388 +26.53% 2
Kent - 3 £369 - 2
Hampshire -9 2 £338 +20.53% 1
Surrey 0 1 £320 -32.63% 2
West Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (33.33%) .NET
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) CMS
6 10 (30.30%) Web Development
6 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 10 (30.30%) XML
7 9 (27.27%) HTML
7 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
8 8 (24.24%) WCF
8 8 (24.24%) MVC
8 8 (24.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
9 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.21%) C#
9 7 (21.21%) CSS
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 6 (18.18%) jQuery
10 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Ektron
10 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 5 (15.15%) Relational Database

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (30.30%) CMS
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) LiveCycle
5 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) FastStats
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.12%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) DataStage
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Ingres
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) Subversion
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 4 (12.12%) Selenium
5 2 (6.06%) ERwin
5 2 (6.06%) Toad
5 2 (6.06%) Ant
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) Hudson
5 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.09%) French Language
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Web Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 8 (24.24%) WCF
5 7 (21.21%) CSS
6 6 (18.18%) Web Services
6 6 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) Ajax
7 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
8 2 (6.06%) COM+
8 2 (6.06%) LINQ
8 2 (6.06%) REST
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) iSeries
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) AS400
3 2 (6.06%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 10 (30.30%) Web Development
4 8 (24.24%) MVC
4 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma
8 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
8 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
8 4 (12.12%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (12.12%) System Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
9 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Workflow
9 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) RPG
4 4 (12.12%) RPG IV
5 3 (9.09%) C
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) VB6
6 2 (6.06%) RPG/400
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.03%) Basel III
2 1 (3.03%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) vSphere
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Ektron
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) Open Text
3 4 (12.12%) Sitecore
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Alterian
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe