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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 133 147 141
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing DSDM 10 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.094% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.12% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
Median daily rate £650 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £489 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.90% +22.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +121.42%
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
2218 2590 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.50% 81.14% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1819 1687
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 106 126
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSDM across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

DSDM Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +6 9 £650 +30.00%
Somerset - 1 £475 - 2
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 9 (81.82%) Project Management
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (54.55%) Migration
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Ansible
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 6 (54.55%) Puppet
4 6 (54.55%) RUP
4 6 (54.55%) VoIP
5 5 (45.45%) Service Design
5 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
7 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) ATG
8 1 (9.09%) Magento
8 1 (9.09%) Confluence
8 1 (9.09%) Ajax
8 1 (9.09%) JIRA

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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Fredhopper
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Informix
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Head of Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Head of Digital
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) EJB
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) WSDL
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Migration
4 6 (54.55%) RUP
5 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 5 (45.45%) Service Design
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
7 2 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 1 (9.09%) SOA
8 1 (9.09%) UML
8 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) ATG
3 1 (9.09%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) VeriFone
3 1 (9.09%) WorldPay