The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
UK
Rank 548 548 511
Rank change year-on-year
0 -37
Contract jobs citing DSDM 39 82 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 64
Median daily rate £520 £480 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £480 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £49.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +121.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +121.42%

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
36868 40843 39798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.19% 81.72% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24443 26520 25648
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 930 1195 1050
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DSDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
England -4 37 £520 +8.33% 18
London +3 15 £520 +8.90% 7
South West +10 10 £650 +36.77% 1
Wiltshire +10 9 £650 +30.00%
Corsham - 8 £650 -
North West +17 7 £450 -8.62% 4
Manchester +11 7 £450 +38.46% 2
Bolton - 6 £450 -
City of London +1 4 £500 +33.33% 2
South East +8 2 £484 -7.85%
Scotland +24 1 £405 -
Surrey +14 1 £550 +4.76%
Glasgow +10 1 £405 -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £375 -16.66% 5
East of England +3 1 £388 -13.88% 1
Leeds +2 1 £375 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire +1 1 £375 -9.09% 5
West Sussex 0 1 £418 -1.76%
Somerset 0 1 £475 +11.76% 1
Suffolk - 1 £388 -
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Ipswich - 1 £388 -
Leatherhead - 1 £550 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £550 -

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for DSDM.

1 81 (85.26%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (57.89%) Scrum
3 38 (40.00%) Project Management
4 27 (28.42%) PRINCE2
5 24 (25.26%) SDLC
6 21 (22.11%) RUP
6 21 (22.11%) Waterfall
7 19 (20.00%) Kanban
8 18 (18.95%) .NET
9 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
10 15 (15.79%) Process Improvement
11 14 (14.74%) Finance
12 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
12 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (12.63%) DevOps
13 12 (12.63%) ISEB
13 12 (12.63%) C#
13 12 (12.63%) Java
13 12 (12.63%) Migration
13 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.63%) CMS
14 11 (11.58%) Change Management
14 11 (11.58%) SQL
15 10 (10.53%) MS Project
15 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
15 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
15 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
15 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
15 10 (10.53%) Mentoring
15 10 (10.53%) User Stories

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (12.63%) CMS
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) JBoss
3 2 (2.11%) Moodle
3 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.05%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.05%) Jetty
4 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.53%) MS Project
3 6 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.32%) Photoshop
4 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) VoIP
2 5 (5.26%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.16%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (1.05%) LDAP
5 1 (1.05%) PSTN
5 1 (1.05%) Skype
5 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.16%) Big Data
5 3 (3.16%) MOLAP
6 2 (2.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.11%) DataStage
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.05%) DB2
7 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.05%) Informix
7 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.05%) MySQL
7 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) JIRA
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.11%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.11%) JMeter
3 2 (2.11%) NeoLoad
3 2 (2.11%) Selenium
3 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) Toad
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.42%) Retail
4 6 (6.32%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Billing
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Analyst
1 23 (24.21%) Project Manager
2 14 (14.74%) Architect
2 14 (14.74%) Business Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Scrum Master
3 10 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.32%) Head of Delivery
4 6 (6.32%) Migration Manager
4 6 (6.32%) Migration Project Manager
4 6 (6.32%) Supply Chain Architect
5 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 5 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 4 (4.21%) Case Management Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Telecoms Analyst
6 4 (4.21%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (4.21%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) Web Services
3 4 (4.21%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.16%) Velocity
5 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.11%) HTML
5 2 (2.11%) WCF
5 2 (2.11%) XML
5 2 (2.11%) XSD
6 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.05%) EJB
6 1 (1.05%) Flash
6 1 (1.05%) J2EE
6 1 (1.05%) JMS
6 1 (1.05%) jQuery
6 1 (1.05%) JSP
6 1 (1.05%) LINQ
6 1 (1.05%) WSDL
6 1 (1.05%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.47%) User Experience
3 4 (4.21%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.11%) RIA
5 2 (2.11%) VLE
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.05%) PMI
6 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Unix
3 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (85.26%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (57.89%) Scrum
3 38 (40.00%) Project Management
4 27 (28.42%) PRINCE2
5 24 (25.26%) SDLC
6 21 (22.11%) RUP
6 21 (22.11%) Waterfall
7 19 (20.00%) Kanban
8 15 (15.79%) Process Improvement
9 12 (12.63%) DevOps
9 12 (12.63%) Migration
9 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.58%) Change Management
11 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 10 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.53%) User Stories
12 9 (9.47%) ITIL
12 9 (9.47%) UML
12 9 (9.47%) Workflow
13 7 (7.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) C#
1 12 (12.63%) Java
2 11 (11.58%) SQL
3 6 (6.32%) C
4 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.11%) Perl
5 2 (2.11%) Python
6 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.05%) Go
6 1 (1.05%) Ruby
6 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) ISEB
2 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) PMP
3 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.21%) APMP
5 4 (4.21%) Degree
6 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.11%) CBAP
8 1 (1.05%) APMG
8 1 (1.05%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) vSphere
2 1 (1.05%) Xen
2 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Ansible
1 8 (8.42%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) Kibana
3 1 (1.05%) logstash
3 1 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle
3 6 (6.32%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.16%) Informatica
5 2 (2.11%) Blackboard
5 2 (2.11%) Cognos
5 2 (2.11%) Compuware
5 2 (2.11%) Empirix
5 2 (2.11%) SumTotal
6 1 (1.05%) ATG
6 1 (1.05%) BEA
6 1 (1.05%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.05%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Sybase
6 1 (1.05%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.05%) WorldPay
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