The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 125 135 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Contract jobs citing DSDM 9 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.53% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
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£475 £451 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +9.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £405 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £428 £417
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2254 2281 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.96% 76.98% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1521 913
Average daily rate £400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 116 67
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSDM across the South West region.

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the South West region.

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire -3 6 £490 +8.76%
Bristol - 3 £475 - 1
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (82.35%) UML
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (76.47%) MS Visio
2 13 (76.47%) Data Modelling
2 13 (76.47%) Banking
2 13 (76.47%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (76.47%) SSADM
2 13 (76.47%) BPR
2 13 (76.47%) Basel II
2 13 (76.47%) BPMN
2 13 (76.47%) Basel III
2 13 (76.47%) Solvency II
2 13 (76.47%) Business Transformation
2 13 (76.47%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Use Case
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) NUnit
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
6 1 (5.88%) WF
6 1 (5.88%) Silverlight

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Senior Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Senior Business Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Coach
3 2 (11.76%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
1 1 (5.88%) WF
1 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
1 1 (5.88%) LINQ
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) UML
2 13 (76.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (76.47%) Data Modelling
2 13 (76.47%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (76.47%) SSADM
2 13 (76.47%) BPR
2 13 (76.47%) BPMN
2 13 (76.47%) Business Transformation
2 13 (76.47%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Use Case
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) Basel II
1 13 (76.47%) Basel III
1 13 (76.47%) Solvency II