The table below looks at the statistics for SSADM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSADM over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
Rank 593 562 544
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -18
Contract jobs citing SSADM 18 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.057% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.074% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 22
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£588 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +17.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £451 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £690 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
44318 41702 38141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.68% 76.22% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28766 25845 23099
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1167 1177 1114
Average hourly rate £28.85 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

SSADM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSADM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SSADM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SSADM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSADM within the UK.

SSADM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SSADM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSADM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SSADM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SSADM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSADM within the UK.

SSADM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SSADM
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSADM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -39 18 £588 +17.50% 3
London +5 13 £625 -6.71%
City of London -4 8 £625 -3.84%
Swindon -8 4 £500 -
South West -11 4 £500 -
Wiltshire -12 4 £500 -
Surrey +1 1 £625 - 2
South East -19 1 £625 +51.51% 3
Dorking - 1 £625 -

SSADM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SSADM 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 SSADM.

1 31 (72.09%) UML
2 22 (51.16%) DSDM
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) Finance
4 19 (44.19%) GAP Analysis
5 17 (39.53%) BPR
5 17 (39.53%) Banking
6 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (32.56%) Project Management
8 13 (30.23%) Degree
9 12 (27.91%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (27.91%) BPMN
9 12 (27.91%) Basel II
9 12 (27.91%) Middleware
9 12 (27.91%) RUP
9 12 (27.91%) MS Visio
9 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
9 12 (27.91%) Basel III
9 12 (27.91%) Solvency II
9 12 (27.91%) Business Transformation
10 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
10 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2
10 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
11 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.26%) Oracle
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (20.93%) Change Management

SSADM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SSADM 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 SSADM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Visio
2 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.65%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.28%) DTS
3 7 (16.28%) EDRMS
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (6.98%) OLAP
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.65%) WebFOCUS
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) TeamCity
1 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Analyst
2 22 (51.16%) Business Analyst
3 16 (37.21%) Architect
4 14 (32.56%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (32.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 11 (25.58%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Integration Architect
7 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) UML Business Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Business Data Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Data Business Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Process Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Information Security Officer
10 1 (2.33%) Security Officer
10 1 (2.33%) Integration Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) SAP Business Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Middleware
2 9 (20.93%) XML
3 7 (16.28%) .NET
3 7 (16.28%) JRules
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (11.63%) Web Services
5 3 (6.98%) FpML
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) Itk
6 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.98%) NHS
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) UML
2 22 (51.16%) DSDM
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) GAP Analysis
5 17 (39.53%) BPR
6 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (32.56%) Project Management
8 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
8 12 (27.91%) RUP
8 12 (27.91%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (27.91%) BPMN
8 12 (27.91%) Business Transformation
9 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
9 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2
10 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
11 9 (20.93%) Change Management
11 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (20.93%) Use Case
12 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) CISM
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) Basel II
1 12 (27.91%) Basel III
1 12 (27.91%) Solvency II
2 5 (11.63%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) HL7
3 1 (2.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
1 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) webMethods
3 5 (11.63%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Vermilion
4 2 (4.65%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.33%) InterSystems