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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 138 104 130
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +26
Contract jobs citing DSDM 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.46% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
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£475 £433 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% +13.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £423 £391
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +7.98%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2472 1521 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.33% 70.78% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1008 1187
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 96 148
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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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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 -11 6 £475 +9.82% 1
Bristol - - - -
Somerset - - - -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 19 (86.36%) GAP Analysis
2 19 (86.36%) Banking
2 19 (86.36%) Requirements Analysis
2 19 (86.36%) UML
2 19 (86.36%) SSADM
2 19 (86.36%) Business Transformation
3 17 (77.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (72.73%) BPMN
4 16 (72.73%) BPR
4 16 (72.73%) MS Visio
4 16 (72.73%) Data Modelling
5 15 (68.18%) Basel II
5 15 (68.18%) Solvency II
5 15 (68.18%) Basel III
6 4 (18.18%) SWIFT
7 3 (13.64%) APACS
7 3 (13.64%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (13.64%) Rational Rose
7 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) C
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (72.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Rational Rose
2 1 (4.55%) ERwin
General
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 19 (86.36%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Analyst
2 19 (86.36%) Business Analyst
2 19 (86.36%) Senior Business Analyst
2 19 (86.36%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) SWIFT
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (13.64%) APACS
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) SSADM
1 19 (86.36%) UML
1 19 (86.36%) GAP Analysis
1 19 (86.36%) Requirements Analysis
1 19 (86.36%) Business Transformation
2 17 (77.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (72.73%) Data Modelling
3 16 (72.73%) BPR
3 16 (72.73%) BPMN
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) RPG
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) RPG/400
2 1 (4.55%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) Basel II
1 15 (68.18%) Basel III
1 15 (68.18%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
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