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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 143 135 123
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing DSDM 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.45% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
Average daily rate £500 £500 £476
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £403 £411
% change year-on-year
+19.25% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 £22.50 £34.98
% change year-on-year
+121.42% -35.67%
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
2426 2423 1900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.06% 75.09% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1592 1196
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 109 99
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 4 £500 -
Somerset - 1 £425 - 1
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) UML
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) GAP Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) SSADM
2 8 (61.54%) Business Transformation
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Basel III
3 6 (46.15%) BPR
3 6 (46.15%) Basel II
3 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
3 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 6 (46.15%) Solvency II
4 5 (38.46%) Use Case
4 5 (38.46%) BPMN
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Rational Rose
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) APACS
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
6 2 (15.38%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) SEPA
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) Informix
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Process Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Process Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Programme Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) EJB
1 1 (7.69%) Flash
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JMS
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) WSDL
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) APACS
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) UML
2 8 (61.54%) Business Transformation
2 8 (61.54%) GAP Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) SSADM
3 6 (46.15%) BPR
3 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) BPMN
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Use Case
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) Basel II
1 6 (46.15%) Basel III
1 6 (46.15%) Solvency II
2 2 (15.38%) SEPA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) BEA
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Sybase
1 1 (7.69%) VeriFone
1 1 (7.69%) WorldPay