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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 528 500 493
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Contract jobs citing DSDM 85 89 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 28
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£475 £425 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £342 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £425 £417
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.58

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
42560 39708 34604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.14% 75.30% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26984 25126 20661
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1224 1175 1047
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -10 73 £475 +5.43% 24
London +15 26 £500 +23.07% 6
South East -13 14 £425 +15.25% 3
South West +7 9 £475 +5.43% 1
City of London +3 8 £400 +6.66% 4
North West -22 8 £478 -0.83% 1
Swindon +3 6 £490 +8.76%
East of England +1 6 £410 +8.60% 5
Wiltshire -1 6 £490 +8.76%
Manchester -1 5 £500 +3.84% 1
Wales -7 5 £280 -36.00%
Hampshire +8 4 £338 +7.14% 1
South Wales -1 4 £160 -63.42%
West Midlands -7 4 £500 +6.38% 1
Scotland -18 4 £431 +1.94%
Milton Keynes - 4 £463 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £463 -
Surrey +6 3 £348 -33.80%
Cheshire -7 3 £475 -
Warrington - 3 £475 -
Bristol - 3 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 3
Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 4
Suffolk +9 2 £330 -
Ipswich +8 2 £330 -
Bedfordshire +5 2 £425 +11.84% 2
Luton +2 2 £425 +11.84% 1
Coventry +2 2 £425 -9.57%
Basingstoke +1 2 £338 +7.14%
Brighton -12 2 £450 +5.88%

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 127 (72.99%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (45.40%) Scrum
3 73 (41.95%) Finance
4 44 (25.29%) RUP
5 43 (24.71%) UML
6 42 (24.14%) PRINCE2
7 40 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (22.41%) Waterfall
9 35 (20.11%) Project Management
10 31 (17.82%) Microsoft
10 31 (17.82%) Security Cleared
11 30 (17.24%) SQL
12 29 (16.67%) .NET
13 27 (15.52%) Oracle
14 25 (14.37%) Web Services
15 24 (13.79%) SSADM
16 22 (12.64%) XML
17 21 (12.07%) Banking
18 20 (11.49%) GAP Analysis
18 20 (11.49%) Open Source
19 19 (10.92%) SC Cleared
19 19 (10.92%) SDLC
19 19 (10.92%) Business Analysis
19 19 (10.92%) RAD
20 18 (10.34%) BPR
20 18 (10.34%) ISEB
20 18 (10.34%) Data Management
21 17 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (9.77%) Data Warehouse
21 17 (9.77%) Data Modelling

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (5.75%) SharePoint
1 10 (5.75%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (5.17%) Documentum
2 9 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.02%) CMS
4 6 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.30%) IIS
6 3 (1.72%) JBoss
6 3 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.72%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.72%) ArcSDE
6 3 (1.72%) Node.js
6 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.15%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.15%) nginx
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (9.20%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.17%) MS Project
3 7 (4.02%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.15%) MS Office
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Primavera
2 4 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.72%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.15%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (1.15%) Unica
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.57%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) HTTP
2 9 (5.17%) Internet
3 7 (4.02%) Firewall
4 6 (3.45%) Extranet
4 6 (3.45%) Intranet
5 4 (2.30%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.57%) DMZ
7 1 (0.57%) VPN
7 1 (0.57%) DNS
7 1 (0.57%) ADSL
7 1 (0.57%) LAN
7 1 (0.57%) PSTN
7 1 (0.57%) WAN
7 1 (0.57%) DHCP
7 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.57%) SS7
7 1 (0.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.77%) SQL Server
1 17 (9.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.87%) QualityStage
2 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.57%) DataStage
6 1 (0.57%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.60%) JIRA
3 5 (2.87%) Selenium
4 4 (2.30%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.30%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.30%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.30%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.72%) JUnit
6 2 (1.15%) Toad
6 2 (1.15%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.15%) Subversion
6 2 (1.15%) Maven
7 1 (0.57%) NUnit
7 1 (0.57%) Ant
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.57%) MSTest
7 1 (0.57%) Moq
7 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (41.95%) Finance
2 21 (12.07%) Banking
3 10 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.45%) Marketing
5 5 (2.87%) Advertising
6 4 (2.30%) Retail
7 3 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.15%) Electronics
8 2 (1.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) French Language
9 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (25.86%) Analyst
2 40 (22.99%) Business Analyst
3 35 (20.11%) Project Manager
4 27 (15.52%) Architect
5 18 (10.34%) Developer
6 15 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (8.05%) Senior Business Analyst
8 11 (6.32%) ScrumMaster
9 10 (5.75%) Agile Project Manager
10 8 (4.60%) Agile Coach
11 7 (4.02%) Programme Manager
12 6 (3.45%) Tester
12 6 (3.45%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
13 5 (2.87%) Integration Architect
13 5 (2.87%) Development Manager
14 4 (2.30%) BizTalk Architect
14 4 (2.30%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.67%) .NET
2 25 (14.37%) Web Services
3 22 (12.64%) XML
4 16 (9.20%) Middleware
4 16 (9.20%) HTML
5 11 (6.32%) CSS
6 9 (5.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (4.60%) RESTful
7 8 (4.60%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.02%) JSON
9 6 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.45%) EJB
9 6 (3.45%) JSP
9 6 (3.45%) SOAP
10 5 (2.87%) J2EE
10 5 (2.87%) Ajax
10 5 (2.87%) WCF
11 4 (2.30%) XSLT
11 4 (2.30%) jQuery
12 3 (1.72%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.87%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.87%) User Experience
4 4 (2.30%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.72%) GIS
6 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.15%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.15%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.57%) CESG
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.47%) Windows
2 5 (2.87%) Linux
3 4 (2.30%) UNIX
4 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (72.99%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (45.40%) Scrum
3 44 (25.29%) RUP
4 43 (24.71%) UML
5 42 (24.14%) PRINCE2
6 40 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (22.41%) Waterfall
8 35 (20.11%) Project Management
9 24 (13.79%) SSADM
10 20 (11.49%) GAP Analysis
10 20 (11.49%) Open Source
11 19 (10.92%) SDLC
11 19 (10.92%) RAD
11 19 (10.92%) Business Analysis
12 18 (10.34%) Data Management
12 18 (10.34%) BPR
13 17 (9.77%) Data Modelling
13 17 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (9.77%) BPMN
14 16 (9.20%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.24%) SQL
2 16 (9.20%) C#
3 12 (6.90%) Java
4 11 (6.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.17%) C++
6 7 (4.02%) Python
6 7 (4.02%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.45%) C
8 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.30%) PHP
10 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.72%) Ruby
10 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.15%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) COBOL
12 1 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.34%) ISEB
4 11 (6.32%) Degree
5 9 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.87%) MAPM
8 4 (2.30%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.30%) APMP
8 4 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.57%) MCP
10 1 (0.57%) MCAD
10 1 (0.57%) MCSD
10 1 (0.57%) GNVQ
10 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.05%) Basel II
1 14 (8.05%) Basel III
1 14 (8.05%) Solvency II
2 7 (4.02%) QA
3 5 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.87%) P3O
4 3 (1.72%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.15%) SLA
6 1 (0.57%) COBIT
6 1 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.57%) Xen
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.57%) XenServer
1 1 (0.57%) vSphere
1 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.72%) Puppet
2 3 (1.72%) Cobbler
2 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.52%) Oracle
3 15 (8.62%) IBM
4 9 (5.17%) Ektron
5 6 (3.45%) Cognos
5 6 (3.45%) HP
6 5 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.30%) Teradata
8 3 (1.72%) ESRI
8 3 (1.72%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.72%) Vermilion
9 2 (1.15%) Tableau
9 2 (1.15%) Netezza
9 2 (1.15%) Adobe
9 2 (1.15%) SAP
10 1 (0.57%) Sybase
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix
10 1 (0.57%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.57%) Reuters
10 1 (0.57%) BT
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago