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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 493 508 496
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing DSDM 91 55 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 43
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£425 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £276 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £388 £418
% change year-on-year
+7.74% -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39059 36470 40170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.82% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24278 21979 22955
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1165 1063 1399
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.84 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%

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 10 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 10 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 79 £444 +14.51% 40
London +35 35 £475 +16.92% 15
South West -26 15 £500 +19.04%
Wiltshire 0 14 £500 +19.04%
South East -9 14 £388 +38.39% 8
Berkshire -2 8 £388 +26.53% 3
City of London +32 7 £525 - 2
North West +4 7 £388 +0.12% 2
Wales -15 5 £419 - 1
Scotland - 5 £420 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £420 - 1
East of England - 4 £388 - 5
Slough +1 3 £250 +12.35%
South Wales -24 3 £438 - 1
Hampshire -11 2 £338 +20.53% 3
West Midlands - 2 £498 -
Reading - 2 £388 - 3
Yorkshire +3 1 £395 +31.66% 7
Surrey +2 1 £320 - 1
West Yorkshire 0 1 £395 +31.66% 7
North East - 1 £450 - 1
Woking - 1 £320 -
Bristol - 1 £370 -
Manchester - 1 £388 - 2
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Cobham - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dorking - - - -

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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.

1 102 (51.78%) Scrum
2 75 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (36.55%) Finance
4 59 (29.95%) UML
5 56 (28.43%) Project Management
6 50 (25.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (19.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 37 (18.78%) XML
9 36 (18.27%) PRINCE2
10 33 (16.75%) SSADM
11 31 (15.74%) Waterfall
11 31 (15.74%) Business Transformation
12 30 (15.23%) RUP
12 30 (15.23%) Microsoft
12 30 (15.23%) Banking
13 29 (14.72%) Java
14 28 (14.21%) ITIL
14 28 (14.21%) GAP Analysis
14 28 (14.21%) Business Analysis
15 27 (13.71%) SQL
16 26 (13.20%) SOAP
16 26 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (12.69%) Data Modelling
17 25 (12.69%) .NET
18 24 (12.18%) Web Services
19 23 (11.68%) MS Visio
19 23 (11.68%) Web Development
20 22 (11.17%) Release Management
21 20 (10.15%) BPMN
21 20 (10.15%) Jenkins

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 13 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.58%) Confluence
3 10 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (5.08%) CMS
4 8 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.05%) Apache
6 5 (2.54%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.54%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.03%) IIS
8 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.52%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.52%) nginx
8 3 (1.52%) SAS
9 2 (1.02%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.51%) FileNet
10 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (11.68%) MS Visio
2 20 (10.15%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.08%) MS Project
4 8 (4.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.54%) MS Office
6 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.51%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.02%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.02%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Heroku
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.08%) HTTP
2 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.03%) VoIP
4 3 (1.52%) Internet
5 2 (1.02%) DNS
5 2 (1.02%) 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 17 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.08%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.05%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.54%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.54%) Impala
5 5 (2.54%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.54%) CouchDB
5 5 (2.54%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.03%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.52%) DB2
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (10.15%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.14%) Maven
3 15 (7.61%) JIRA
4 14 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.08%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.57%) Git (software)
7 8 (4.06%) Hudson
8 7 (3.55%) Ant
9 5 (2.54%) Subversion
10 4 (2.03%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.03%) Rational Rose
10 4 (2.03%) Selenium
11 3 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.02%) ERwin
13 1 (0.51%) Toad
13 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 72 (36.55%) Finance
2 30 (15.23%) Banking
3 15 (7.61%) Retail
4 8 (4.06%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.55%) Legal
6 5 (2.54%) French Language
7 4 (2.03%) Publishing
7 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
10 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 60 (30.46%) Analyst
2 46 (23.35%) Project Manager
3 45 (22.84%) Business Analyst
4 34 (17.26%) Developer
5 30 (15.23%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (13.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 13 (6.60%) Architect
7 13 (6.60%) ScrumMaster
8 10 (5.08%) Team Leader
9 8 (4.06%) Senior Manager
9 8 (4.06%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (3.55%) Release Manager
10 7 (3.55%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (3.55%) Payments Business Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) Middleware Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Consultant
12 5 (2.54%) Change Manager
12 5 (2.54%) Business Change Manager
12 5 (2.54%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.78%) XML
2 26 (13.20%) SOAP
3 25 (12.69%) .NET
4 24 (12.18%) Web Services
5 17 (8.63%) Middleware
6 15 (7.61%) HTML
7 14 (7.11%) JSON
8 12 (6.09%) CSS
9 11 (5.58%) REST
10 10 (5.08%) ASP.NET
11 9 (4.57%) XSD
11 9 (4.57%) WCF
12 8 (4.06%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.55%) jQuery
14 6 (3.05%) OSGi
14 6 (3.05%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (3.05%) Apache Camel
15 5 (2.54%) RESTful
15 5 (2.54%) XSLT
16 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.12%) Open Source
2 9 (4.57%) SWIFT
3 7 (3.55%) APACS
4 5 (2.54%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.03%) FMCG
5 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.52%) iSeries
7 2 (1.02%) AS400
7 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) PMI
8 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.60%) Linux
2 11 (5.58%) UNIX
3 9 (4.57%) Windows
4 5 (2.54%) VME
4 5 (2.54%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.54%) MVS
5 4 (2.03%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (51.78%) Scrum
2 75 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (29.95%) UML
4 56 (28.43%) Project Management
5 50 (25.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (19.80%) Requirements Analysis
7 36 (18.27%) PRINCE2
8 33 (16.75%) SSADM
9 31 (15.74%) Waterfall
9 31 (15.74%) Business Transformation
10 30 (15.23%) RUP
11 28 (14.21%) ITIL
11 28 (14.21%) GAP Analysis
11 28 (14.21%) Business Analysis
12 26 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (12.69%) Data Modelling
14 23 (11.68%) Web Development
15 22 (11.17%) Release Management
16 20 (10.15%) BPMN
17 19 (9.64%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.72%) Java
2 27 (13.71%) SQL
3 18 (9.14%) C#
4 14 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.06%) Ruby
6 6 (3.05%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.54%) Python
7 5 (2.54%) Scala
8 4 (2.03%) C++
9 3 (1.52%) RPG
9 3 (1.52%) C
9 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.52%) RPG IV
10 2 (1.02%) RPG/400
10 2 (1.02%) VB
10 2 (1.02%) VB6
10 2 (1.02%) Perl
11 1 (0.51%) PHP
11 1 (0.51%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.57%) ISEB
4 7 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.05%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.54%) Degree
7 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.02%) MAPM
8 2 (1.02%) PMP
8 2 (1.02%) APMP
9 1 (0.51%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) Basel II
1 16 (8.12%) Basel III
1 16 (8.12%) Solvency II
2 12 (6.09%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) COBIT
3 2 (1.02%) P3O
4 1 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.02%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.09%) Puppet
2 9 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.06%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.54%) 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 30 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.12%) Oracle
3 9 (4.57%) Atlassian
3 9 (4.57%) IBM
4 7 (3.55%) SAP
5 6 (3.05%) JBoss
5 6 (3.05%) Ektron
5 6 (3.05%) HP
6 5 (2.54%) Cognos
6 5 (2.54%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.52%) Adobe
7 3 (1.52%) Open Text
7 3 (1.52%) VMware
7 3 (1.52%) Splunk
7 3 (1.52%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.51%) Twitter
8 1 (0.51%) Citrix
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) Siebel
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