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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 600 543 527
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -16
Contract jobs citing DSDM 48 84 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 46
Median daily rate £426 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.26% +12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £348 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £465 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.36% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
44047 42983 40920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27209 25852
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1223 1213
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £48.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 2016.

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 24 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 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -33 48 £426 -10.26% 18
London -6 27 £450 -10.00% 2
South East -11 11 £425 - 2
Surrey -2 7 £428 +23.02%
Cobham +9 6 £426 +29.16%
City of London +37 5 £575 +43.75% 1
East of England +11 4 £325 -15.85% 5
Bedfordshire +4 4 £325 -23.52% 5
Yorkshire +8 3 £380 +1.33% 5
Luton +1 3 £325 -23.52%
West Yorkshire -2 3 £380 +1.33% 5
Leeds 0 2 £378 +0.66% 4
Wiltshire -11 2 £713 +45.40%
South West -17 2 £713 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £450 -2.70% 1
East Midlands +10 1 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 1 - -
Milton Keynes -1 1 £450 -2.70% 1
Nottingham -2 1 - -
Hampshire -2 1 £400 +18.51%
Crawley - 1 £400 -
Fareham - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Home Counties - 1 £415 -

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (68.85%) Scrum
3 35 (28.69%) Finance
4 32 (26.23%) Project Management
4 32 (26.23%) SQL
4 32 (26.23%) PRINCE2
5 27 (22.13%) SSADM
6 25 (20.49%) RUP
7 22 (18.03%) Linux
7 22 (18.03%) Oracle
8 21 (17.21%) Unix
9 18 (14.75%) UML
9 18 (14.75%) Marketing
10 17 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (13.93%) Configuration Management
10 17 (13.93%) ISEB
10 17 (13.93%) Puppet
11 16 (13.11%) Cobbler
11 16 (13.11%) Bash Shell
11 16 (13.11%) Waterfall
11 16 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (13.11%) Tivoli
11 16 (13.11%) Python
11 16 (13.11%) CRM
11 16 (13.11%) Ruby
12 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
12 15 (12.30%) DevOps
13 14 (11.48%) Business Analysis
13 14 (11.48%) Java
13 14 (11.48%) Shell Script

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 11 (9.02%) CloudStack
1 11 (9.02%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.92%) JBoss
2 6 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.64%) GemFire
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.82%) Apache
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Project
2 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.10%) MS Office
6 1 (0.82%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (4.10%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.28%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.64%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Google Play
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) iTunes
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 3 (2.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Broadband
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.28%) QlikView
3 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.46%) Neo4j
3 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.64%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.64%) Infinispan
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.82%) DB2
5 1 (0.82%) Informix
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (5.74%) JIRA
2 4 (3.28%) JUnit
2 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.46%) Selenium
4 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.64%) eggPlant
4 2 (1.64%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.64%) MSTest
4 2 (1.64%) Subversion
4 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.82%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.82%) NUnit
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 18 (14.75%) Marketing
3 12 (9.84%) Banking
4 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
7 2 (1.64%) Games
7 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (37.70%) Analyst
2 40 (32.79%) Business Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) Project Manager
4 17 (13.93%) Developer
5 14 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) CRM Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) CRM Business Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) Campaign Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) Process Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Marketing Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Marketing Business Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Marketing Campaign Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Agile Project Manager
9 6 (4.92%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.84%) .NET
2 11 (9.02%) XML
3 10 (8.20%) Spring
4 8 (6.56%) Web Services
5 7 (5.74%) HTML
6 6 (4.92%) CSS
7 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.28%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.28%) JMS
8 4 (3.28%) Play Framework
8 4 (3.28%) WCF
9 3 (2.46%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.46%) Akka
9 3 (2.46%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.46%) HTML5
9 3 (2.46%) JSON
9 3 (2.46%) REST
9 3 (2.46%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.64%) Java EE
10 2 (1.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (0.82%) iPad
4 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Linux
2 21 (17.21%) Unix
3 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Windows
4 3 (2.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (68.85%) Scrum
3 32 (26.23%) PRINCE2
3 32 (26.23%) Project Management
4 27 (22.13%) SSADM
5 25 (20.49%) RUP
6 18 (14.75%) UML
7 17 (13.93%) Configuration Management
7 17 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.11%) CRM
8 16 (13.11%) Waterfall
9 15 (12.30%) DevOps
10 14 (11.48%) Business Analysis
10 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (9.84%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (9.84%) Kanban
12 11 (9.02%) BPR
13 9 (7.38%) Analytics
13 9 (7.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.23%) SQL
2 16 (13.11%) Bash Shell
2 16 (13.11%) Python
2 16 (13.11%) Ruby
3 14 (11.48%) Java
3 14 (11.48%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.28%) C#
4 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.28%) Scala
5 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.64%) Clojure
6 2 (1.64%) Groovy
7 1 (0.82%) ABAP
7 1 (0.82%) C
7 1 (0.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) ISEB
2 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.92%) MAPM
5 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.28%) CBAP
6 4 (3.28%) Degree
7 3 (2.46%) IIBA
8 2 (1.64%) APMP
8 2 (1.64%) CITP
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.82%) PMP
9 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) P3O
2 7 (5.74%) QA
3 6 (4.92%) ISO 9000
4 4 (3.28%) Basel II
4 4 (3.28%) Basel III
4 4 (3.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) vSphere
1 11 (9.02%) Xen
1 11 (9.02%) XenServer
2 3 (2.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (13.93%) Puppet
2 16 (13.11%) Cobbler
2 16 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (13.11%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.64%) Ansible
3 2 (1.64%) Salt
3 2 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (18.03%) Oracle
2 12 (9.84%) Adobe
3 11 (9.02%) EnterpriseDB
4 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.92%) HP
5 6 (4.92%) Pega
6 5 (4.10%) Vermilion
7 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.46%) SAP
9 1 (0.82%) ATG
9 1 (0.82%) BEA
9 1 (0.82%) Google
9 1 (0.82%) hybris
9 1 (0.82%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.82%) Remedy
9 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.82%) Sybase
9 1 (0.82%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.82%) webMethods
9 1 (0.82%) WorldPay