The table below looks at the statistics 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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 546 522 502
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -20
Contract jobs citing DSDM 80 90 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 57
Average daily rate £480 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £280 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £403 £411
% change year-on-year
+19.25% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £49.82 £22.50 £34.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% -35.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 £22.50 £34.98
% change year-on-year
+121.42% -35.67%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 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 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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 69 £480 +16.36% 20
London +8 24 £478 +15.75% 2
North West -5 18 £493 +24.68% 2
Yorkshire -10 12 £413 - 4
West Yorkshire 0 11 £450 - 3
Leeds -1 11 £450 - 3
Manchester - 9 £325 - 2
South East +2 7 £525 +31.25% 4
Newport -2 6 £415 -
Wales -10 6 £415 +39.49%
South Wales -12 6 £415 +39.49%
North East - 6 £563 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £563 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £563 -
South West -1 5 £500 - 1
Surrey - 5 £525 -
Lancashire +1 4 £486 -
Cheshire -4 4 £675 +70.88%
Warrington -6 4 £675 -
Swindon -7 4 £500 -
Wiltshire -10 4 £500 -
Blackpool - 4 £486 -
Scotland - 3 £350 -
Bedfordshire +8 2 £463 +8.82% 3
East of England -11 2 £463 +15.62% 3
Fife - 2 £350 -
Luton - 2 £463 -
City of London +27 1 £375 -1.31%
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £550 +10.00%
Milton Keynes -1 1 £550 +10.00%

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (55.21%) Scrum
3 50 (30.67%) Finance
4 39 (23.93%) SQL
4 39 (23.93%) RUP
5 34 (20.86%) UML
6 32 (19.63%) PRINCE2
7 31 (19.02%) Unix
7 31 (19.02%) Project Management
8 29 (17.79%) Microsoft
8 29 (17.79%) Oracle
8 29 (17.79%) SSADM
9 28 (17.18%) Waterfall
10 27 (16.56%) Configuration Management
11 24 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (14.11%) Kanban
12 23 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (13.50%) SQL Server
13 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
13 22 (13.50%) DevOps
14 21 (12.88%) SDLC
15 20 (12.27%) Linux
15 20 (12.27%) Banking
16 19 (11.66%) Business Analysis
17 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (11.04%) Java
17 18 (11.04%) Puppet
17 18 (11.04%) Business Transformation
18 17 (10.43%) Cobbler
18 17 (10.43%) Opscode Chef

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (6.75%) CloudStack
1 11 (6.75%) OpenStack
2 8 (4.91%) Confluence
3 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.45%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.84%) CMS
5 3 (1.84%) JBoss
5 3 (1.84%) SAS
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Documentum
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (10.43%) MS Project
2 11 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.68%) MS Office
3 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (1.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.84%) Primavera
3 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.68%) ATM
2 6 (3.68%) Ethernet
2 6 (3.68%) ISDN
2 6 (3.68%) VoIP
3 5 (3.07%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Extranet
5 1 (0.61%) Intranet
5 1 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.68%) QlikView
4 5 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.07%) Neo4j
4 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.45%) MySQL
5 4 (2.45%) SQLite
6 3 (1.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (1.84%) DataStage
6 3 (1.84%) OLAP
7 2 (1.23%) Big Data
7 2 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.61%) Informix
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) Selenium
2 16 (9.82%) JIRA
3 12 (7.36%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.52%) Subversion
5 8 (4.91%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.29%) eggPlant
6 7 (4.29%) HP UFT
7 6 (3.68%) Maven
8 5 (3.07%) Geb
8 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.07%) Hudson
8 5 (3.07%) Spock
9 4 (2.45%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.45%) Rational Rose
9 4 (2.45%) TestDirector
10 3 (1.84%) Toad
10 3 (1.84%) WebLogic Workshop
11 2 (1.23%) ERwin
11 2 (1.23%) PowerDesigner
12 1 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 50 (30.67%) Finance
2 20 (12.27%) Banking
3 9 (5.52%) Retail
4 8 (4.91%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.07%) Legal
6 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.84%) Automotive
7 3 (1.84%) Marketing
8 2 (1.23%) Local Government
8 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (27.61%) Analyst
2 35 (21.47%) Business Analyst
3 23 (14.11%) Architect
3 23 (14.11%) Developer
4 22 (13.50%) Project Manager
5 15 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.36%) Process Analyst
7 11 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.13%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Data Business Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.68%) Business Process Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 5 (3.07%) Data Architect
12 5 (3.07%) Senior Manager
12 5 (3.07%) Senior Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.20%) Web Services
2 14 (8.59%) Middleware
2 14 (8.59%) XML
3 11 (6.75%) SOAP
4 10 (6.13%) J2EE
4 10 (6.13%) Spring
5 9 (5.52%) XSLT
6 8 (4.91%) HTML
7 6 (3.68%) CSS
7 6 (3.68%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.07%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.07%) JSF
8 5 (3.07%) JSON
8 5 (3.07%) REST
8 5 (3.07%) Spring Integration
8 5 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.45%) .NET
9 4 (2.45%) JAX-RS
10 3 (1.84%) Velocity
11 2 (1.23%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.91%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.29%) User Experience
5 4 (2.45%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.23%) APACS
6 2 (1.23%) iPad
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.23%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.02%) Unix
2 20 (12.27%) Linux
3 9 (5.52%) MVS
4 4 (2.45%) Windows
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (55.21%) Scrum
3 39 (23.93%) RUP
4 34 (20.86%) UML
5 32 (19.63%) PRINCE2
6 31 (19.02%) Project Management
7 29 (17.79%) SSADM
8 28 (17.18%) Waterfall
9 27 (16.56%) Configuration Management
10 24 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (14.11%) Kanban
12 22 (13.50%) DevOps
13 21 (12.88%) SDLC
14 19 (11.66%) Business Analysis
15 18 (11.04%) Business Transformation
15 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.43%) GAP Analysis
17 15 (9.20%) BPR
17 15 (9.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.93%) SQL
2 18 (11.04%) Java
3 17 (10.43%) Bash Shell
3 17 (10.43%) Python
3 17 (10.43%) Ruby
4 12 (7.36%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.07%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.45%) Jython
7 3 (1.84%) ABAP
7 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.61%) C#
8 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.20%) ISEB
3 7 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) APMP
4 4 (2.45%) CBAP
4 4 (2.45%) Degree
4 4 (2.45%) OCPJP
4 4 (2.45%) OCPJWCD
4 4 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.84%) MAPM
6 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CCA
7 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.29%) ISO 9000
2 7 (4.29%) QA
3 6 (3.68%) Basel II
3 6 (3.68%) Basel III
3 6 (3.68%) Solvency II
4 5 (3.07%) P3O
5 3 (1.84%) SLA
6 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.23%) SEPA
7 1 (0.61%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (6.75%) vSphere
1 11 (6.75%) Xen
1 11 (6.75%) XenServer
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) XenApp
2 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (11.04%) Puppet
2 17 (10.43%) Cobbler
2 17 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (10.43%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (17.79%) Microsoft
1 29 (17.79%) Oracle
2 14 (8.59%) HP
3 12 (7.36%) EnterpriseDB
4 11 (6.75%) IBM
5 8 (4.91%) Cognos
6 7 (4.29%) Vermilion
7 5 (3.07%) Informatica
7 5 (3.07%) Pega
7 5 (3.07%) SAP
7 5 (3.07%) Twitter
8 3 (1.84%) Google
8 3 (1.84%) Sybase
9 2 (1.23%) BMC
9 2 (1.23%) Netezza
9 2 (1.23%) Rally
9 2 (1.23%) Remedy
9 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.61%) ATG
10 1 (0.61%) VMware
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