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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 525 483 501
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +18
Contract jobs citing DSDM 84 99 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 26
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£465 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.05% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £317 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £425 £417
% change year-on-year
+7.64% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.58

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
42721 40908 35003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.41% 74.95% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 25646 20857
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1245 1181 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £29.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -25 72 £465 +10.05% 24
London +11 23 £500 +29.87% 7
South East -24 18 £425 - 5
South West +6 12 £480 +6.54%
City of London +14 9 £425 +15.25% 1
Wiltshire +7 8 £500 +10.98%
Swindon +5 8 £500 +10.98%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £450 -
North West -16 6 £488 +1.24% 4
Wales -6 5 £280 -
Hampshire -12 5 £338 +5.46% 2
East of England +15 4 £386 +2.31% 3
South Wales 0 4 £160 -
Scotland -17 4 £431 +1.94%
Coventry +2 3 £425 -9.57%
Surrey +1 3 £348 -32.85%
Manchester -3 3 £500 +3.84% 3
Cheshire -5 3 £475 -
West Midlands -13 3 £425 -9.57%
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 3 - - 3
Warrington - 3 £475 -
Bristol - 3 £475 -
Luton +6 2 £425 +11.84%
Ipswich +3 2 £330 -
Suffolk +3 2 £330 -
Basingstoke +1 2 £338 +5.46%
Bedfordshire 0 2 £425 +11.84% 1
Cobham -1 2 £330 -36.23%

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 131 (73.60%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.88%) Scrum
3 72 (40.45%) Finance
4 45 (25.28%) RUP
5 43 (24.16%) PRINCE2
6 42 (23.60%) UML
7 38 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (20.79%) Waterfall
9 36 (20.22%) Project Management
10 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
10 32 (17.98%) Security Cleared
11 30 (16.85%) SQL
11 30 (16.85%) .NET
12 27 (15.17%) Web Services
13 25 (14.04%) SSADM
13 25 (14.04%) Oracle
14 23 (12.92%) Banking
15 22 (12.36%) XML
16 21 (11.80%) GAP Analysis
16 21 (11.80%) SC Cleared
17 19 (10.67%) Coaching
17 19 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (10.67%) MS Visio
17 19 (10.67%) Data Modelling
17 19 (10.67%) SQL Server
17 19 (10.67%) BPR
18 18 (10.11%) Business Transformation
18 18 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (9.55%) Open Source
19 17 (9.55%) BPMN

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (6.18%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.06%) Documentum
3 9 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (5.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (4.49%) CMS
5 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.37%) IIS
6 4 (2.25%) JBoss
6 4 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.69%) ArcSDE
7 3 (1.69%) Apache
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.69%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.12%) Node.js
8 2 (1.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (10.67%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.06%) MS Project
3 8 (4.49%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.69%) MS Office
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Primavera
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.69%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.74%) HTTP
2 8 (4.49%) Internet
3 7 (3.93%) Firewall
4 6 (3.37%) Extranet
4 6 (3.37%) Intranet
5 4 (2.25%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) DMZ
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.56%) ADSL
7 1 (0.56%) LAN
7 1 (0.56%) PSTN
7 1 (0.56%) WAN
7 1 (0.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.56%) SS7
7 1 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.67%) SQL Server
1 19 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.12%) QualityStage
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.56%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 18 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.49%) JIRA
3 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.37%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.81%) Selenium
6 4 (2.25%) Fiddler
6 4 (2.25%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.25%) JUnit
6 4 (2.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.12%) Calabash
7 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.12%) Toad
7 2 (1.12%) JDeveloper
7 2 (1.12%) Subversion
7 2 (1.12%) Maven
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.56%) MSTest
8 1 (0.56%) Moq
General
1 72 (40.45%) Finance
2 23 (12.92%) Banking
3 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.81%) Advertising
5 4 (2.25%) Marketing
6 3 (1.69%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.12%) Electronics
7 2 (1.12%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 43 (24.16%) Analyst
2 39 (21.91%) Business Analyst
3 34 (19.10%) Project Manager
4 25 (14.04%) Architect
5 23 (12.92%) Developer
6 17 (9.55%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (8.99%) Senior Business Analyst
8 14 (7.87%) ScrumMaster
9 13 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (4.49%) Agile Project Manager
10 8 (4.49%) Agile Coach
11 7 (3.93%) Tester
12 6 (3.37%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
13 5 (2.81%) Programme Manager
13 5 (2.81%) Integration Architect
13 5 (2.81%) Development Manager
14 4 (2.25%) BizTalk Architect
14 4 (2.25%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.85%) .NET
2 27 (15.17%) Web Services
3 22 (12.36%) XML
4 17 (9.55%) HTML
4 17 (9.55%) Middleware
5 11 (6.18%) CSS
6 9 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (4.49%) RESTful
8 7 (3.93%) EJB
8 7 (3.93%) JSON
8 7 (3.93%) SOAP
9 6 (3.37%) WCF
9 6 (3.37%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.37%) JSP
9 6 (3.37%) J2EE
9 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.37%) jQuery
10 5 (2.81%) XSLT
10 5 (2.81%) Ajax
11 3 (1.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Open Source
2 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.37%) User Experience
5 4 (2.25%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.69%) GIS
7 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.12%) iPad
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.56%) CESG
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.99%) Windows
2 5 (2.81%) Linux
3 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (1.69%) UNIX
4 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (73.60%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.88%) Scrum
3 45 (25.28%) RUP
4 43 (24.16%) PRINCE2
5 42 (23.60%) UML
6 38 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (20.79%) Waterfall
8 36 (20.22%) Project Management
9 25 (14.04%) SSADM
10 21 (11.80%) GAP Analysis
11 19 (10.67%) BPR
11 19 (10.67%) Data Modelling
11 19 (10.67%) Coaching
12 18 (10.11%) Business Transformation
13 17 (9.55%) BPMN
13 17 (9.55%) RAD
13 17 (9.55%) Business Analysis
14 16 (8.99%) Software Testing
14 16 (8.99%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.85%) SQL
2 15 (8.43%) C#
3 13 (7.30%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.62%) Java
5 8 (4.49%) C++
6 7 (3.93%) C
6 7 (3.93%) Python
7 5 (2.81%) Ruby
7 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.69%) PHP
10 2 (1.12%) Perl
10 2 (1.12%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
11 1 (0.56%) VB6
11 1 (0.56%) Scala
11 1 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 32 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.43%) ISEB
4 12 (6.74%) Degree
5 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.81%) MAPM
7 4 (2.25%) APMP
7 4 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.25%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) MCAD
9 1 (0.56%) MCSD
9 1 (0.56%) GNVQ
9 1 (0.56%) PMP
9 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.99%) Basel II
1 16 (8.99%) Basel III
1 16 (8.99%) Solvency II
2 7 (3.93%) QA
3 5 (2.81%) P3O
4 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.69%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.12%) SLA
5 2 (1.12%) HL7
5 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.56%) Xen
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) XenServer
2 1 (0.56%) vSphere
2 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.69%) Puppet
2 3 (1.69%) Cobbler
2 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.04%) Oracle
3 9 (5.06%) Ektron
4 8 (4.49%) IBM
5 6 (3.37%) HP
6 4 (2.25%) Cognos
6 4 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.69%) Mapinfo
7 3 (1.69%) ESRI
7 3 (1.69%) Vermilion
8 2 (1.12%) Tableau
8 2 (1.12%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Sybase
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.56%) ILOG
9 1 (0.56%) BT
9 1 (0.56%) VMware
9 1 (0.56%) Teradata
9 1 (0.56%) Google
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