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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 487 478 474
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing DSDM 96 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 31
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£406 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £272 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.98 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.98 -
% change year-on-year
-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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 +5 88 £413 +3.12% 22
London +2 28 £413 +6.45% 4
South East -4 21 £400 +3.22% 4
East of England +12 15 £400 +84.97% 1
South West -8 12 £500 +5.15% 1
City of London +15 11 £355 -21.11%
Hampshire -18 10 £280 -3.03% 1
West Midlands +9 9 £425 -5.55%
Hertfordshire - 8 £383 -
Wales -15 6 £298 -30.00%
South Wales -16 6 £298 -30.00%
Birmingham - 6 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 - -
North West -9 5 £395 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £500 - 1
Berkshire -2 3 £400 -11.11%
Suffolk - 3 £400 -
Cambridge -3 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -12 2 - -
West Yorkshire -12 2 £375 +15.38% 9
Yorkshire -13 2 £375 +15.38% 9
Leeds -14 2 £375 +17.18% 8
Winchester - 2 £388 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire -9 1 £425 +142.85% 1
East Sussex - 1 £495 - 1
Essex - 1 £398 -
Brighton - 1 £495 - 1
Bristol - - - -

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 173 (76.21%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (55.51%) Scrum
3 84 (37.00%) RUP
4 73 (32.16%) Finance
5 55 (24.23%) XML
6 52 (22.91%) UML
7 50 (22.03%) Java
8 49 (21.59%) SQL
9 48 (21.15%) TDD
10 44 (19.38%) Microsoft
11 43 (18.94%) Project Management
11 43 (18.94%) SOAP
12 40 (17.62%) SQL Server
12 40 (17.62%) Configuration Management
12 40 (17.62%) JIRA
12 40 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (17.18%) DevOps
13 39 (17.18%) PRINCE2
14 38 (16.74%) Waterfall
15 37 (16.30%) Web Services
15 37 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (15.86%) Maven
16 36 (15.86%) Security Cleared
16 36 (15.86%) Release Management
16 36 (15.86%) Jenkins
17 34 (14.98%) SC Cleared
17 34 (14.98%) Open Source
17 34 (14.98%) Confluence
17 34 (14.98%) Pair Programming
18 33 (14.54%) .NET

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (14.98%) Confluence
2 17 (7.49%) FileNet
2 17 (7.49%) Apache
2 17 (7.49%) JBoss
3 11 (4.85%) IIS
4 9 (3.96%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.08%) CMS
5 7 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.20%) Documentum
8 3 (1.32%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.32%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.44%) CICS
Applications
1 22 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.49%) MS Visio
3 14 (6.17%) MS Project
4 13 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (3.96%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.32%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.32%) Misys Midas
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.44%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.85%) Internet
2 10 (4.41%) HTTP
3 5 (2.20%) Firewall
3 5 (2.20%) Extranet
3 5 (2.20%) Intranet
3 5 (2.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.44%) ADSL
4 1 (0.44%) PSTN
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.44%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (7.93%) NoSQL
4 17 (7.49%) MongoDB
4 17 (7.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.64%) OLAP
7 6 (2.64%) ProClarity
7 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (1.32%) DB2
10 3 (1.32%) MySQL
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (17.62%) JIRA
2 36 (15.86%) Maven
2 36 (15.86%) Jenkins
3 21 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (7.49%) Hudson
4 17 (7.49%) Git (software)
4 17 (7.49%) Subversion
5 16 (7.05%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.85%) WebDriver
6 11 (4.85%) Selenium
7 9 (3.96%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.64%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (2.20%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.20%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.76%) JUnit
10 4 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.76%) Calabash
11 3 (1.32%) ERwin
12 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 73 (32.16%) Finance
2 20 (8.81%) Banking
3 14 (6.17%) Legal
4 9 (3.96%) Marketing
4 9 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.64%) Retail
6 5 (2.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.32%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Automotive
8 2 (0.88%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.44%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (30.40%) Analyst
2 59 (25.99%) Developer
3 44 (19.38%) Business Analyst
4 27 (11.89%) Project Manager
5 26 (11.45%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.93%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (7.49%) Architect
8 16 (7.05%) Senior Business Analyst
8 16 (7.05%) Middleware Developer
9 15 (6.61%) Tester
10 10 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.96%) Automation Tester
12 8 (3.52%) Agile Project Manager
13 7 (3.08%) ScrumMaster
13 7 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 6 (2.64%) Data Analyst
14 6 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
15 5 (2.20%) Agile Coach
15 5 (2.20%) DevOps Engineer
15 5 (2.20%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.23%) XML
2 43 (18.94%) SOAP
3 37 (16.30%) Web Services
4 33 (14.54%) .NET
5 28 (12.33%) Middleware
6 24 (10.57%) XSLT
7 22 (9.69%) J2EE
8 21 (9.25%) JSON
8 21 (9.25%) Spring
8 21 (9.25%) Hibernate
9 20 (8.81%) HTML
10 18 (7.93%) CSS
10 18 (7.93%) JSF
10 18 (7.93%) AngularJS
11 17 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (7.49%) XSD
12 16 (7.05%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (7.05%) OSGi
12 16 (7.05%) Apache Camel
13 14 (6.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.98%) Open Source
2 28 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.20%) User Experience
4 5 (2.20%) Video on Demand
5 4 (1.76%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.76%) Video Editing
5 4 (1.76%) iPad
6 3 (1.32%) iSeries
6 3 (1.32%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.32%) AS400
7 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.61%) Windows
2 11 (4.85%) UNIX
3 10 (4.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) VME
4 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.44%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (76.21%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (55.51%) Scrum
3 84 (37.00%) RUP
4 52 (22.91%) UML
5 48 (21.15%) TDD
6 43 (18.94%) Project Management
7 40 (17.62%) Configuration Management
7 40 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (17.18%) DevOps
8 39 (17.18%) PRINCE2
9 38 (16.74%) Waterfall
10 37 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (15.86%) Release Management
12 34 (14.98%) Pair Programming
13 31 (13.66%) Requirements Analysis
14 29 (12.78%) OO
15 26 (11.45%) Data Modelling
16 25 (11.01%) SSADM
17 24 (10.57%) Business Analysis
17 24 (10.57%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.03%) Java
2 49 (21.59%) SQL
3 25 (11.01%) C#
4 14 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.85%) Ruby
6 10 (4.41%) C
7 9 (3.96%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.52%) C++
9 7 (3.08%) Python
9 7 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.64%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.20%) PHP
11 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.32%) RPG/400
12 3 (1.32%) RPG IV
12 3 (1.32%) RPG
12 3 (1.32%) COBOL
13 2 (0.88%) VB
13 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (15.86%) Security Cleared
2 34 (14.98%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.29%) Degree
4 10 (4.41%) ISEB
4 10 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (3.08%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.32%) MAPM
8 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.44%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) CBAP
9 1 (0.44%) MCP
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.44%) PMP
9 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) QA
2 15 (6.61%) Solvency II
2 15 (6.61%) Basel III
2 15 (6.61%) Basel II
3 3 (1.32%) P3O
3 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Xen
1 2 (0.88%) vSphere
1 2 (0.88%) XenServer
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (9.69%) Puppet
2 7 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.64%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.64%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 44 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.13%) Oracle
2 23 (10.13%) IBM
3 17 (7.49%) Twitter
4 16 (7.05%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.96%) Cognos
6 8 (3.52%) Ektron
7 6 (2.64%) Adobe
7 6 (2.64%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.20%) HP
9 3 (1.32%) VMware
9 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.88%) ILOG
10 2 (0.88%) SAP
10 2 (0.88%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (0.88%) Tableau
11 1 (0.44%) Vermilion
11 1 (0.44%) Splunk
11 1 (0.44%) BT
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