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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 136 136 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing DSDM 1 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.56% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 10
Median daily rate £450 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £480 £410
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.82 -
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
2226 2493 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.71% 76.43% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1656 1710
Median daily rate £375 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 138 87
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £27.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing DSDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DSDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Coach
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP