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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 596 555 518
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -37
Contract jobs citing DSDM 51 81 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 55
Median daily rate £424 £465 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% +10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £324 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £458 £424
% change year-on-year
-15.30% +7.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.82 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.82 - -

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
45369 44062 42291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.62% 78.90% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29987 27471 26430
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1287 1211
Median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 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 29 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 4 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 -42 48 £435 -7.44% 21
London -1 30 £450 -10.00% 3
South East -13 11 £400 -5.88% 2
City of London +39 6 £575 +35.29% 1
Surrey -4 4 £450 +4.34%
East of England +8 3 £325 -15.85% 1
Bedfordshire +5 3 £325 -23.52% 1
Cobham +4 3 - -
Luton -2 3 £325 -23.52%
West Yorkshire +5 2 £381 - 6
Hampshire -2 2 £400 +18.51%
Yorkshire -3 2 £381 - 6
Tunbridge Wells -5 2 £263 -11.01%
Kent -18 2 £263 -11.01%
Fareham - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes +4 1 £450 - 1
Lancashire +3 1 - -
Swindon -2 1 £500 -
Wiltshire -7 1 £500 -
Leeds -7 1 £375 - 6
North West -8 1 - - 6
South West -10 1 £500 +4.16%
Scotland -18 1 £350 -18.73% 1
Fife - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Home Counties - 1 £415 -
Crawley - 1 £400 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 115 (86.47%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (69.92%) Scrum
3 36 (27.07%) Finance
4 33 (24.81%) Project Management
5 32 (24.06%) SQL
6 31 (23.31%) PRINCE2
7 27 (20.30%) SSADM
8 25 (18.80%) RUP
9 23 (17.29%) Oracle
10 22 (16.54%) Waterfall
11 21 (15.79%) Unix
12 20 (15.04%) Linux
12 20 (15.04%) Kanban
13 19 (14.29%) Marketing
14 18 (13.53%) ISEB
15 17 (12.78%) Configuration Management
15 17 (12.78%) UML
15 17 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (12.78%) Puppet
16 16 (12.03%) Bash Shell
16 16 (12.03%) Cobbler
16 16 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
16 16 (12.03%) Business Analysis
16 16 (12.03%) Ruby
16 16 (12.03%) CRM
16 16 (12.03%) Python
16 16 (12.03%) Tivoli
17 15 (11.28%) HP

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 (8.27%) CloudStack
1 11 (8.27%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (3.01%) JBoss
2 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Project
2 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.51%) MS Office
3 6 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (3.76%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) Firewall
1 3 (2.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Broadband
2 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) QlikView
3 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.26%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) DataStage
7 1 (0.75%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) Informix
7 1 (0.75%) OLAP
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Selenium
2 12 (9.02%) Cucumber
2 12 (9.02%) JIRA
3 7 (5.26%) eggPlant
3 7 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 4 (3.01%) JUnit
4 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.01%) TestDirector
5 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.50%) MSTest
6 2 (1.50%) Subversion
6 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.75%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.75%) JMeter
7 1 (0.75%) NUnit
7 1 (0.75%) Toad
General
1 36 (27.07%) Finance
2 19 (14.29%) Marketing
3 14 (10.53%) Banking
4 7 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (36.84%) Analyst
2 40 (30.08%) Business Analyst
3 19 (14.29%) Developer
4 18 (13.53%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Process Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) CRM Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) CRM Business Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Campaign Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Marketing Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Marketing Business Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Marketing Campaign Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Business Process Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Data Business Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) XML
2 9 (6.77%) .NET
3 8 (6.02%) Spring
4 7 (5.26%) HTML
5 6 (4.51%) CSS
6 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.76%) Web Services
7 4 (3.01%) JMS
7 4 (3.01%) Play Framework
7 4 (3.01%) WCF
8 3 (2.26%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.26%) Akka
8 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.26%) HTML5
8 3 (2.26%) JSON
8 3 (2.26%) REST
8 3 (2.26%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.50%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.50%) jQuery
9 2 (1.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) iPad
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Unix
2 20 (15.04%) Linux
3 4 (3.01%) Windows
4 3 (2.26%) Solaris
5 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (86.47%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (69.92%) Scrum
3 33 (24.81%) Project Management
4 31 (23.31%) PRINCE2
5 27 (20.30%) SSADM
6 25 (18.80%) RUP
7 22 (16.54%) Waterfall
8 20 (15.04%) Kanban
9 17 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (12.78%) Configuration Management
9 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (12.78%) UML
10 16 (12.03%) Business Analysis
10 16 (12.03%) CRM
11 15 (11.28%) DevOps
12 14 (10.53%) SDLC
12 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.53%) Use Case
12 14 (10.53%) User Stories
13 13 (9.77%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.06%) SQL
2 16 (12.03%) Bash Shell
2 16 (12.03%) Python
2 16 (12.03%) Ruby
3 14 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 12 (9.02%) Java
5 4 (3.01%) C#
5 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.01%) Scala
6 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.50%) Clojure
7 2 (1.50%) Groovy
8 1 (0.75%) ABAP
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) Perl
8 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) ISEB
2 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.51%) MAPM
5 4 (3.01%) CBAP
5 4 (3.01%) Degree
6 3 (2.26%) IIBA
6 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.75%) APMP
8 1 (0.75%) CCA
8 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) P3O
2 7 (5.26%) QA
3 6 (4.51%) ISO 9000
4 5 (3.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (3.01%) Basel II
5 4 (3.01%) Basel III
5 4 (3.01%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (8.27%) vSphere
1 11 (8.27%) Xen
1 11 (8.27%) XenServer
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (12.78%) Puppet
2 16 (12.03%) Cobbler
2 16 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (12.03%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.50%) Ansible
4 2 (1.50%) Salt
4 2 (1.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Oracle
2 15 (11.28%) HP
3 12 (9.02%) Adobe
4 11 (8.27%) EnterpriseDB
5 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.76%) Pega
6 5 (3.76%) Vermilion
7 4 (3.01%) IBM
8 3 (2.26%) SAP
9 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.75%) ATG
10 1 (0.75%) BEA
10 1 (0.75%) Cognos
10 1 (0.75%) Google
10 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.75%) Informatica
10 1 (0.75%) Remedy
10 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.75%) Sybase
10 1 (0.75%) webMethods
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