The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 510 506 502
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing DSDM 94 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 43
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£425 £422 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £278 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £588 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £422 £418
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +28 83 £425 +4.61% 42
London +46 38 £425 +17.24% 15
South East -24 17 £388 +38.39% 8
South West -25 15 £500 +18.34% 2
Wiltshire -5 14 £500 +18.34% 1
Berkshire +3 10 £388 +26.53% 2
City of London +16 7 £525 - 2
Wales -29 6 £419 -33.66% 1
North West -4 5 £379 -21.29% 1
Scotland - 5 £420 - 2
East of England - 5 £381 - 6
Edinburgh - 5 £420 -
Slough +1 4 £250 +12.35%
South Wales -23 3 £438 - 1
Kent - 3 £369 - 2
Reading - 3 £388 - 1
Hampshire -13 2 £338 +20.53%
Manchester - 2 £379 - 1
West Yorkshire +3 1 £395 +31.66% 8
Yorkshire +1 1 £395 +31.66% 8
West Midlands -9 1 £525 +31.25%
North East - 1 £450 -
Woking - 1 £320 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 - 5
Surrey - 1 £320 - 1
Bristol - 1 £370 -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 1
Cobham - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 104 (52.53%) Scrum
2 78 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (36.36%) Finance
4 60 (30.30%) Project Management
5 57 (28.79%) UML
6 48 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (20.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 38 (19.19%) XML
9 35 (17.68%) PRINCE2
10 33 (16.67%) SSADM
11 32 (16.16%) Waterfall
12 31 (15.66%) Business Transformation
12 31 (15.66%) Java
13 30 (15.15%) ITIL
13 30 (15.15%) Banking
14 29 (14.65%) RUP
14 29 (14.65%) Microsoft
15 27 (13.64%) SOAP
15 27 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
15 27 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (13.13%) .NET
16 26 (13.13%) Data Modelling
17 25 (12.63%) SQL
17 25 (12.63%) Release Management
18 24 (12.12%) Web Services
18 24 (12.12%) MS Visio
18 24 (12.12%) Web Development
19 23 (11.62%) Business Analysis
20 22 (11.11%) Jenkins
21 21 (10.61%) BPMN

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 12 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 12 (6.06%) Confluence
2 11 (5.56%) CMS
3 10 (5.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.03%) Apache
5 5 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.53%) IIS
5 5 (2.53%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.53%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.02%) LiveCycle
6 4 (2.02%) SAS
7 3 (1.52%) nginx
8 2 (1.01%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.01%) FileNet
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (12.12%) MS Visio
2 19 (9.60%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.55%) MS Project
3 9 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.03%) MS Office
5 4 (2.02%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.51%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.51%) FastStats
6 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.01%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Heroku
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) HTTP
2 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.02%) VoIP
4 3 (1.52%) Internet
5 2 (1.01%) DNS
5 2 (1.01%) SAN
6 1 (0.51%) DMZ
6 1 (0.51%) SSL
6 1 (0.51%) DHCP
6 1 (0.51%) VPN
6 1 (0.51%) DWDM
6 1 (0.51%) Firewall
6 1 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.51%) NAS
6 1 (0.51%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 11 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.53%) CouchDB
5 5 (2.53%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.53%) Impala
5 5 (2.53%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.02%) DB2
6 4 (2.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.60%) Maven
2 19 (9.60%) JIRA
3 18 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.05%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.55%) Hudson
6 7 (3.54%) Subversion
6 7 (3.54%) Ant
7 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.53%) Selenium
8 4 (2.02%) Rational Rose
8 4 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.01%) ERwin
9 2 (1.01%) Toad
10 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 72 (36.36%) Finance
2 30 (15.15%) Banking
3 15 (7.58%) Retail
4 7 (3.54%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.03%) Legal
6 5 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.02%) French Language
7 4 (2.02%) Publishing
8 3 (1.52%) Marketing
9 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (29.29%) Analyst
2 51 (25.76%) Project Manager
3 41 (20.71%) Business Analyst
4 35 (17.68%) Developer
5 32 (16.16%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (13.64%) Senior Business Analyst
7 13 (6.57%) ScrumMaster
8 11 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
8 11 (5.56%) Architect
9 10 (5.05%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.04%) Senior Manager
10 8 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (3.54%) Release Manager
12 6 (3.03%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.03%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.03%) Consultant
12 6 (3.03%) Middleware Developer
12 6 (3.03%) Payments Business Analyst
13 5 (2.53%) Change Project Manager
13 5 (2.53%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.19%) XML
2 27 (13.64%) SOAP
3 26 (13.13%) .NET
4 24 (12.12%) Web Services
5 16 (8.08%) Middleware
5 16 (8.08%) HTML
6 14 (7.07%) JSON
7 13 (6.57%) CSS
7 13 (6.57%) ASP.NET
8 11 (5.56%) REST
9 10 (5.05%) WCF
10 9 (4.55%) jQuery
10 9 (4.55%) XSD
11 7 (3.54%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.03%) OSGi
12 6 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (3.03%) Apache Camel
13 5 (2.53%) RESTful
14 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (2.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.09%) Open Source
2 8 (4.04%) SWIFT
3 6 (3.03%) APACS
4 5 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.53%) FMCG
5 4 (2.02%) iSeries
5 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.01%) AS400
6 2 (1.01%) PMI
6 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.57%) Linux
2 11 (5.56%) UNIX
3 9 (4.55%) Windows
4 5 (2.53%) VME
4 5 (2.53%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.53%) MVS
5 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (52.53%) Scrum
2 78 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (30.30%) Project Management
4 57 (28.79%) UML
5 48 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (20.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 35 (17.68%) PRINCE2
8 33 (16.67%) SSADM
9 32 (16.16%) Waterfall
10 31 (15.66%) Business Transformation
11 30 (15.15%) ITIL
12 29 (14.65%) RUP
13 27 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
13 27 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (13.13%) Data Modelling
15 25 (12.63%) Release Management
16 24 (12.12%) Web Development
17 23 (11.62%) Business Analysis
18 21 (10.61%) BPMN
19 20 (10.10%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.66%) Java
2 25 (12.63%) SQL
3 18 (9.09%) C#
4 15 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.04%) Ruby
6 5 (2.53%) Python
6 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.53%) Scala
7 4 (2.02%) RPG IV
7 4 (2.02%) RPG
7 4 (2.02%) C++
7 4 (2.02%) C
8 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.01%) RPG/400
9 2 (1.01%) VB6
9 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.01%) VB
9 2 (1.01%) Perl
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
10 1 (0.51%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 15 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (4.55%) ISEB
5 7 (3.54%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.53%) Degree
7 5 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.02%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.52%) PMP
10 2 (1.01%) MAPM
10 2 (1.01%) APMP
11 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.51%) GISP
11 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.59%) Basel II
1 17 (8.59%) Basel III
1 17 (8.59%) Solvency II
2 9 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) P3O
3 2 (1.01%) COBIT
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.06%) Puppet
2 9 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.04%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.52%) Capistrano
5 3 (1.52%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.51%) StatsD
6 1 (0.51%) Nagios
6 1 (0.51%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 29 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.59%) Oracle
3 11 (5.56%) IBM
4 9 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 8 (4.04%) SAP
6 6 (3.03%) JBoss
6 6 (3.03%) HP
6 6 (3.03%) Ektron
7 5 (2.53%) Cognos
7 5 (2.53%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.02%) Adobe
8 4 (2.02%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.02%) Open Text
9 3 (1.52%) VMware
9 3 (1.52%) Splunk
10 2 (1.01%) Twitter
11 1 (0.51%) Alterian
11 1 (0.51%) Citrix
11 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £390.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago