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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 233 234 240
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing DSDM 19 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
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£388 £280 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.39% -26.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £244 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £382
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6780 6205 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.42% 71.36% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3796 3467 3403
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 244 320
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.74% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 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
Berkshire +20 11 £400 +13.07%
Hampshire -14 5 £336 +20.08%
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £280 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) .NET
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) C#
5 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 9 (30.00%) XML
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL
8 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (23.33%) CMS
8 7 (23.33%) WCF
8 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (20.00%) iSeries
9 6 (20.00%) RPG IV
9 6 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (20.00%) jQuery
9 6 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
9 6 (20.00%) IBM
9 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (23.33%) CMS
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (13.33%) MQSeries
3 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) SAS
5 1 (3.33%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) SPSS
1 1 (3.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) DB2
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) Ingres
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) DataStage
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) ERwin
3 4 (13.33%) Selenium
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Moq
4 2 (6.67%) Toad
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior RPG Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) AS400 Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (30.00%) XML
4 8 (26.67%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) WCF
6 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.33%) Ajax
8 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (10.00%) LINQ
10 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
11 1 (3.33%) Velocity
11 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) iSeries
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) SWIFT
3 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (13.33%) AS400
4 2 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 6 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 5 (16.67%) System Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Workflow
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) RPG
4 6 (20.00%) RPG IV
5 4 (13.33%) C
5 4 (13.33%) RPG/400
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Basel III
2 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.33%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Open Text
3 4 (13.33%) Sitecore
4 3 (10.00%) Ektron
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Progress
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Alterian