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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
UK
Rank 549 542 533
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing DSDM 37 80 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 57 57
Median daily rate £475 £480 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £484 £403
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +20.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 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
36679 42732 41310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.31% 82.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24330 27936 26209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1157 1103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +42.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 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 21 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 19 February 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 +20 36 £475 -5.00% 17
London +10 16 £525 +9.37% 1
North West +22 7 £363 -30.80% 3
Manchester +12 6 £450 +38.46% 3
East of England +11 5 £425 -8.10% 1
South West +9 5 £463 -7.50% 4
City of London - 5 £525 -
Bolton - 5 £450 -
Bedfordshire +7 4 £488 +5.40% 1
Bristol - 4 £450 - 2
South East +14 3 £418 -20.47% 1
Luton +12 3 £425 -8.10% 1
Surrey +9 2 £381 -27.38%
Warrington +28 1 £277 -59.03%
Cheshire +20 1 £277 -59.03%
Somerset +2 1 £475 +11.76% 1
West Sussex -5 1 £418 -1.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £550 -
Suffolk - 1 £388 -
Leatherhead - 1 £550 -
Ipswich - 1 £388 -

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 80 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (52.13%) Scrum
3 30 (31.91%) Project Management
4 29 (30.85%) PRINCE2
5 23 (24.47%) Waterfall
6 18 (19.15%) ISEB
6 18 (19.15%) SDLC
7 17 (18.09%) RUP
7 17 (18.09%) Kanban
7 17 (18.09%) Business Analysis
8 16 (17.02%) Finance
9 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
10 14 (14.89%) .NET
11 13 (13.83%) Migration
11 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (13.83%) UML
12 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
12 12 (12.77%) Change Management
12 12 (12.77%) Use Case
12 12 (12.77%) Process Improvement
13 11 (11.70%) Retail
13 11 (11.70%) CMS
13 11 (11.70%) Java
13 11 (11.70%) User Stories
13 11 (11.70%) DevOps
13 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.64%) SQL
14 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
14 10 (10.64%) TDD
14 10 (10.64%) Telecoms

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 (11.70%) CMS
2 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.13%) Confluence
4 2 (2.13%) JBoss
4 2 (2.13%) Moodle
4 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.06%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.06%) Jetty
5 1 (1.06%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.45%) MS Project
3 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.32%) MS Office
5 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Office 365
3 2 (2.13%) Trello
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) VoIP
2 5 (5.32%) Firewall
3 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.13%) Skype
4 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.06%) Internet
5 1 (1.06%) LDAP
5 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.26%) Big Data
3 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (2.13%) Data Mart
4 2 (2.13%) DataStage
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.06%) DB2
5 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.06%) Informix
5 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Power BI
5 1 (1.06%) Redis
5 1 (1.06%) Riak
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) JIRA
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.13%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.13%) JMeter
3 2 (2.13%) NeoLoad
3 2 (2.13%) Selenium
3 2 (2.13%) Toad
4 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Retail
3 10 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Front Office
6 1 (1.06%) German Language
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) Business Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) Project Manager
3 14 (14.89%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Scrum Master
5 10 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Head of Delivery
6 6 (6.38%) Migration Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Migration Project Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Supply Chain Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.26%) BPM Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Case Management Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Workflow Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Retail Business Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Telephony Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) .NET
2 5 (5.32%) Web Services
3 3 (3.19%) Velocity
4 2 (2.13%) CSS
4 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.13%) WCF
4 2 (2.13%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) XSD
5 1 (1.06%) Ajax
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.06%) EJB
5 1 (1.06%) Flash
5 1 (1.06%) J2EE
5 1 (1.06%) JMS
5 1 (1.06%) jQuery
5 1 (1.06%) JSP
5 1 (1.06%) LINQ
5 1 (1.06%) Lucene
5 1 (1.06%) WSDL
5 1 (1.06%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.57%) User Experience
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.13%) RIA
5 2 (2.13%) VLE
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Fintech
6 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.06%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (52.13%) Scrum
3 30 (31.91%) Project Management
4 29 (30.85%) PRINCE2
5 23 (24.47%) Waterfall
6 18 (19.15%) SDLC
7 17 (18.09%) Business Analysis
7 17 (18.09%) Kanban
7 17 (18.09%) RUP
8 13 (13.83%) Migration
8 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.83%) UML
9 12 (12.77%) Change Management
9 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.77%) Process Improvement
9 12 (12.77%) Use Case
10 11 (11.70%) DevOps
10 11 (11.70%) User Stories
11 10 (10.64%) TDD
12 9 (9.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) Java
2 10 (10.64%) SQL
3 9 (9.57%) C#
4 6 (6.38%) C
5 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) Perl
5 2 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.06%) Go
6 1 (1.06%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) ISEB
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (7.45%) APMP
5 6 (6.38%) PMP
5 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (5.32%) Degree
7 3 (3.19%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.13%) CBAP
9 1 (1.06%) APMG
9 1 (1.06%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) vSphere
2 1 (1.06%) Xen
2 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) Ansible
1 8 (8.51%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.06%) Kibana
3 1 (1.06%) logstash
3 1 (1.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle
3 6 (6.38%) VMware
4 3 (3.19%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.19%) Informatica
5 2 (2.13%) Blackboard
5 2 (2.13%) Cognos
5 2 (2.13%) Compuware
5 2 (2.13%) Empirix
5 2 (2.13%) SumTotal
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.06%) ATG
6 1 (1.06%) BEA
6 1 (1.06%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.06%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.06%) Sybase
6 1 (1.06%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.06%) WorldPay
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