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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 534 503 510
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +7
Contract jobs citing DSDM 66 96 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 33
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£465 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £371 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +8.38%
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
43473 40914 36692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 75.97% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 25608 22030
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1201 1086
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 June 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 June 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 -18 63 £470 +10.58% 21
South East -19 17 £488 +25.80% 3
London -25 17 £500 +11.11% 5
East of England +3 7 £408 +6.18% 2
South West -5 7 £480 +6.54% 2
North West -21 7 £478 -0.83% 1
City of London 0 6 £450 +9.09% 2
Swindon -6 6 £490 +4.47% 1
Wiltshire -7 6 £490 +4.47% 1
Manchester -10 6 £480 -0.31% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £575 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £575 -
Hampshire - 5 £363 - 1
West Midlands +4 4 £575 +22.34% 1
Berkshire -5 3 £500 +29.03% 1
Luton +7 2 £425 +11.84%
Bedfordshire +6 2 £425 +11.84% 2
Surrey -1 2 £330 +3.12%
Wales -6 2 £400 -8.57%
Suffolk - 2 £330 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 6
Essex - 2 £408 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 6
Winchester - 2 £388 -
Ipswich - 2 £330 -
Leeds - 2 £388 - 6
Basingstoke - 2 £338 -
Cobham - 2 £330 -
Slough +2 1 - - 1
Bristol -4 1 £475 +28.37% 1

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 115 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (43.87%) Finance
3 65 (41.94%) Scrum
4 44 (28.39%) PRINCE2
4 44 (28.39%) Waterfall
5 42 (27.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (24.52%) UML
7 37 (23.87%) RUP
8 34 (21.94%) Project Management
9 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
10 25 (16.13%) Oracle
10 25 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 24 (15.48%) .NET
12 22 (14.19%) SQL
12 22 (14.19%) SSADM
13 20 (12.90%) SDLC
14 19 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (12.26%) IBM
14 19 (12.26%) RAD
14 19 (12.26%) XML
14 19 (12.26%) Banking
15 18 (11.61%) GAP Analysis
16 17 (10.97%) Data Management
16 17 (10.97%) BPMN
16 17 (10.97%) Use Case
17 16 (10.32%) Business Transformation
17 16 (10.32%) TOGAF
17 16 (10.32%) Programme Management
17 16 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (10.32%) ISEB

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.81%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (3.87%) Documentum
4 5 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.94%) Node.js
5 3 (1.94%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.94%) JBoss
5 3 (1.94%) ArcSDE
5 3 (1.94%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.29%) CMS
6 2 (1.29%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.29%) nginx
6 2 (1.29%) Apache
6 2 (1.29%) IIS
6 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.45%) MS Project
3 8 (5.16%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.94%) MS Office
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Primavera
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.29%) Unica
5 2 (1.29%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.29%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) HTTP
2 4 (2.58%) Internet
3 3 (1.94%) Firewall
4 2 (1.29%) Extranet
4 2 (1.29%) Intranet
4 2 (1.29%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.29%) SAN
5 1 (0.65%) DMZ
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) ADSL
5 1 (0.65%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) PSTN
5 1 (0.65%) WAN
5 1 (0.65%) DHCP
5 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.65%) SS7
5 1 (0.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (9.03%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.52%) QualityStage
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.58%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.29%) DataStage
6 2 (1.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.16%) JIRA
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.94%) Toad
4 3 (1.94%) Selenium
5 2 (1.29%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.29%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.29%) Subversion
5 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.29%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.29%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) MSTest
6 1 (0.65%) Moq
6 1 (0.65%) NUnit
6 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 68 (43.87%) Finance
2 19 (12.26%) Banking
3 8 (5.16%) Marketing
4 7 (4.52%) Retail
4 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.94%) Automotive
6 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.29%) Advertising
6 2 (1.29%) German Language
6 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (25.16%) Analyst
2 36 (23.23%) Project Manager
3 35 (22.58%) Business Analyst
4 22 (14.19%) Architect
5 16 (10.32%) Developer
6 14 (9.03%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (8.39%) Senior Business Analyst
8 11 (7.10%) ScrumMaster
9 10 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
10 8 (5.16%) Agile Coach
11 7 (4.52%) Programme Manager
12 6 (3.87%) Technical Architect
13 5 (3.23%) Integration Architect
14 4 (2.58%) IT Project Manager
14 4 (2.58%) Delivery Manager
14 4 (2.58%) Business Manager
14 4 (2.58%) BizTalk Architect
15 3 (1.94%) Agile Business Analyst
15 3 (1.94%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.48%) .NET
2 19 (12.26%) XML
3 15 (9.68%) Web Services
4 12 (7.74%) Middleware
5 10 (6.45%) HTML
5 10 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.87%) CSS
7 6 (3.87%) JSP
7 6 (3.87%) SOAP
7 6 (3.87%) RESTful
8 5 (3.23%) WCF
8 5 (3.23%) JSON
9 4 (2.58%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.58%) Ajax
10 3 (1.94%) Java EE
10 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.94%) FpML
10 3 (1.94%) XSLT
10 3 (1.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) Management Information System
1 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.52%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.23%) User Experience
4 3 (1.94%) GIS
5 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.29%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.29%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.65%) CESG
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.45%) Windows
2 5 (3.23%) Linux
3 4 (2.58%) UNIX
4 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (41.94%) Scrum
3 44 (28.39%) PRINCE2
3 44 (28.39%) Waterfall
4 42 (27.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (24.52%) UML
6 37 (23.87%) RUP
7 34 (21.94%) Project Management
8 22 (14.19%) SSADM
9 20 (12.90%) SDLC
10 19 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (12.26%) RAD
11 18 (11.61%) GAP Analysis
12 17 (10.97%) Data Management
12 17 (10.97%) Use Case
12 17 (10.97%) BPMN
13 16 (10.32%) Business Transformation
13 16 (10.32%) Programme Management
13 16 (10.32%) TOGAF
13 16 (10.32%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.19%) SQL
2 12 (7.74%) C#
3 10 (6.45%) Java
4 7 (4.52%) C++
5 6 (3.87%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.87%) Python
5 6 (3.87%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.58%) PHP
8 3 (1.94%) C
8 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.94%) Ruby
9 2 (1.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.32%) ISEB
3 13 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (6.45%) Degree
6 5 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.58%) APMP
8 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.29%) MAPM
9 2 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) PMP
10 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.65%) MCP
10 1 (0.65%) MCAD
10 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) Basel II
1 13 (8.39%) Basel III
1 13 (8.39%) Solvency II
2 8 (5.16%) QA
3 5 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.29%) P3O
4 2 (1.29%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.65%) Xen
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.65%) XenServer
1 1 (0.65%) vSphere
1 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.94%) Puppet
1 3 (1.94%) Cobbler
1 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.13%) Oracle
3 19 (12.26%) IBM
4 7 (4.52%) Cognos
5 6 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.87%) Teradata
6 4 (2.58%) SAP
6 4 (2.58%) Netezza
6 4 (2.58%) Ektron
7 3 (1.94%) ESRI
7 3 (1.94%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.29%) Adobe
8 2 (1.29%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.65%) RightFax
9 1 (0.65%) Tableau
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.65%) Pega
9 1 (0.65%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.65%) HP
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix
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