The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 505 499 520
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing DSDM 121 118 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 92 42
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£475 £411 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £403 £410
% change year-on-year
+19.25% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSDM within the UK.

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DSDM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSDM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DSDM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSDM within the UK.

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DSDM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
England -18 102 £475 +17.28% 33
London +1 39 £475 +11.76% 12
South East -16 25 £500 +48.14% 1
Wales +7 17 £350 -17.64%
South Wales +5 15 £383 -15.00%
South West -12 12 £500 - 6
Cardiff - 11 £383 -
West Midlands +8 9 £575 +9.52% 3
North West -25 9 £610 +61.05% 2
Berkshire -8 8 £500 +29.03%
Surrey +2 6 £373 +16.40%
City of London -3 6 £443 +10.62% 4
Milton Keynes -3 6 £575 +105.35%
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £575 +105.35%
Wiltshire -7 6 £500 -
Swindon -11 6 £500 -
Croydon - 6 £475 -
Somerset - 6 - - 6
East of England +3 5 £405 +9.83% 2
Slough +2 5 - -
Lancashire -7 5 £623 -
Blackpool - 5 £623 -
Cobham - 5 £370 -
Newport +2 4 - -
Warwick - 4 - - 2
Warwickshire - 4 - - 2
Coventry 0 3 £575 +9.52%
Manchester -18 3 £450 +18.81% 2
West Yorkshire -25 3 £400 +1.26% 3
Leeds -26 3 £325 -13.33% 3

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 160 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (49.51%) Scrum
3 72 (35.29%) Finance
4 57 (27.94%) RUP
5 55 (26.96%) Security Cleared
6 54 (26.47%) UML
7 49 (24.02%) Project Management
8 47 (23.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (21.57%) PRINCE2
10 43 (21.08%) Waterfall
11 40 (19.61%) Microsoft
12 38 (18.63%) SC Cleared
13 37 (18.14%) SDLC
13 37 (18.14%) Java
14 35 (17.16%) SQL
14 35 (17.16%) XML
15 32 (15.69%) JIRA
15 32 (15.69%) Configuration Management
16 31 (15.20%) TDD
16 31 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (14.71%) RAD
18 29 (14.22%) SOAP
19 28 (13.73%) Requirements Analysis
20 27 (13.24%) Middleware
21 26 (12.75%) Open Source
21 26 (12.75%) DevOps
22 25 (12.25%) Release Management
22 25 (12.25%) Confluence
22 25 (12.25%) Jenkins
22 25 (12.25%) Business Intelligence

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 25 (12.25%) Confluence
2 17 (8.33%) JBoss
3 15 (7.35%) Apache
4 6 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.96%) Documentum
6 4 (1.96%) SAS
6 4 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.47%) ArcSDE
7 3 (1.47%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.47%) CMS
7 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.47%) Node.js
7 3 (1.47%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.98%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 16 (7.84%) MS Project
2 12 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.94%) Primavera
3 4 (1.96%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.98%) Unica
5 2 (0.98%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) ATM
1 4 (1.96%) ISDN
1 4 (1.96%) VoIP
1 4 (1.96%) Ethernet
1 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.47%) Internet
2 3 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (5.39%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.43%) IBM InfoSphere
4 7 (3.43%) QualityStage
5 6 (2.94%) DataStage
6 5 (2.45%) OLAP
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 32 (15.69%) JIRA
2 25 (12.25%) Jenkins
3 24 (11.76%) Maven
4 14 (6.86%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.88%) Subversion
6 11 (5.39%) Spock
6 11 (5.39%) Geb
6 11 (5.39%) Selenium
6 11 (5.39%) Hudson
7 10 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.43%) Toad
9 6 (2.94%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.47%) WebLogic Workshop
12 2 (0.98%) JDeveloper
12 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.49%) Rational Rose
13 1 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
13 1 (0.49%) ERwin
13 1 (0.49%) JUnit
General
1 72 (35.29%) Finance
2 17 (8.33%) Banking
3 7 (3.43%) Retail
4 6 (2.94%) Marketing
5 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.47%) Automotive
7 3 (1.47%) Legal
8 2 (0.98%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (24.02%) Project Manager
2 47 (23.04%) Analyst
3 43 (21.08%) Business Analyst
4 35 (17.16%) Developer
5 25 (12.25%) Architect
6 19 (9.31%) Java Developer
7 17 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
8 15 (7.35%) Delivery Manager
8 15 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (6.37%) Technical Architect
9 13 (6.37%) ScrumMaster
10 12 (5.88%) Programme Manager
10 12 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (5.39%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (3.43%) Middleware Developer
12 7 (3.43%) Agile Coach
13 5 (2.45%) Senior Manager
13 5 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 4 (1.96%) Business Manager
14 4 (1.96%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.16%) XML
2 29 (14.22%) SOAP
3 27 (13.24%) Middleware
4 22 (10.78%) HTML
5 19 (9.31%) Web Services
6 18 (8.82%) Spring
7 17 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 16 (7.84%) JSON
8 16 (7.84%) CSS
8 16 (7.84%) J2EE
9 14 (6.86%) .NET
10 13 (6.37%) XSD
10 13 (6.37%) XSLT
10 13 (6.37%) JSF
10 13 (6.37%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (6.37%) Apache Camel
10 13 (6.37%) OSGi
11 12 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 11 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (2.94%) Spring XD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.43%) Algorithms
3 7 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.45%) User Experience
6 3 (1.47%) GIS
7 2 (0.98%) NHS
7 2 (0.98%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.41%) UNIX
2 7 (3.43%) Linux
3 6 (2.94%) Windows
4 5 (2.45%) MVS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (49.51%) Scrum
3 57 (27.94%) RUP
4 54 (26.47%) UML
5 49 (24.02%) Project Management
6 47 (23.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (21.57%) PRINCE2
8 43 (21.08%) Waterfall
9 37 (18.14%) SDLC
10 32 (15.69%) Configuration Management
11 31 (15.20%) TDD
11 31 (15.20%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (14.71%) RAD
13 28 (13.73%) Requirements Analysis
14 26 (12.75%) Open Source
14 26 (12.75%) DevOps
15 25 (12.25%) Release Management
15 25 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (11.76%) SSADM
17 23 (11.27%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.14%) Java
2 35 (17.16%) SQL
3 15 (7.35%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.94%) C#
5 5 (2.45%) Python
5 5 (2.45%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.47%) PHP
7 3 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.47%) Ruby
8 2 (0.98%) Perl
8 2 (0.98%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) Delphi
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (26.96%) Security Cleared
2 38 (18.63%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.84%) CTC Cleared
3 16 (7.84%) ISEB
4 11 (5.39%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.90%) Degree
6 9 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.45%) APMP
8 2 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.98%) MAPM
8 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.49%) MCAD
9 1 (0.49%) MCSD
9 1 (0.49%) PMP
9 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.39%) Basel II
1 11 (5.39%) Basel III
1 11 (5.39%) Solvency II
2 7 (3.43%) QA
3 4 (1.96%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.47%) SLA
4 3 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.98%) P3O
6 1 (0.49%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Xen
1 2 (0.98%) XenServer
1 2 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (7.84%) Puppet
2 3 (1.47%) Cobbler
2 3 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.27%) Oracle
3 22 (10.78%) IBM
4 14 (6.86%) Atlassian
5 13 (6.37%) Cognos
6 11 (5.39%) Twitter
7 7 (3.43%) Teradata
7 7 (3.43%) Netezza
8 6 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.94%) Informatica
9 5 (2.45%) SAP
10 4 (1.96%) Vermilion
11 3 (1.47%) Mapinfo
11 3 (1.47%) ESRI
12 2 (0.98%) Adobe
12 2 (0.98%) EnterpriseDB
12 2 (0.98%) Ektron
13 1 (0.49%) BMC
13 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.49%) Sybase
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