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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 230 226 216
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing DSDM 20 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.19% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 18
Average daily rate £450 £500 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £480 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.58 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
DSDM
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -4 6 £518 - 3
Berkshire -7 6 £450 -
Hampshire +8 5 £320 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £425 -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (50.00%) Finance
3 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) Software Testing
5 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 14 (33.33%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (30.95%) ISEB
7 11 (26.19%) HTML
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
8 10 (23.81%) CSS
8 10 (23.81%) ISTQB
8 10 (23.81%) CMS
8 10 (23.81%) Ektron
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (21.43%) Scrum
9 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (21.43%) Web Development
9 9 (21.43%) Web Services
9 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) .NET
10 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
10 8 (19.05%) HP
10 8 (19.05%) WCF
10 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
10 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (16.67%) MVC

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (23.81%) CMS
4 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (4.76%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) Hudson
3 2 (4.76%) Ant
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) TestComplete
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.38%) FogBugz
4 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 5 (11.90%) French Language
4 2 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Business Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Web Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Release Manager
8 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 9 (21.43%) Web Services
4 8 (19.05%) .NET
4 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 8 (19.05%) WCF
4 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 7 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (9.52%) COM+
7 3 (7.14%) LINQ
8 2 (4.76%) REST
8 2 (4.76%) SOAP
8 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET
8 2 (4.76%) DCOM
8 2 (4.76%) WinForms
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.38%) K2 blackpearl
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.43%) Web Development
4 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
5 7 (16.67%) MVC
5 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Matrix Management
7 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.52%) User Stories
8 4 (9.52%) System Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.14%) TDD
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) VB
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) VB6
5 3 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.76%) VBScript
6 2 (4.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) ISEB
2 10 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) APMP
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Ektron
3 8 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle