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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
Rank 614 580 550
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -30
Contract jobs citing SSADM 19 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.054% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.071% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 24
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£550 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £424 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £694 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £500 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.04%
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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 15 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 4 September 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 -15 19 £550 +10.00% 3
London 0 6 £575 -11.53% 1
North West - 6 £635 -
Wiltshire -4 5 £500 -
Swindon -7 5 £500 -
South West -13 5 £500 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £623 -
Blackpool - 5 £623 -
City of London +5 2 £588 -9.61%
South East -25 1 £450 +100.00% 1
East of England - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £450 -
Brighton - 1 £450 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

SSADM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 30 (69.77%) UML
2 23 (53.49%) DSDM
3 21 (48.84%) Finance
4 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (41.86%) GAP Analysis
6 17 (39.53%) Banking
7 16 (37.21%) Middleware
8 15 (34.88%) BPR
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 14 (32.56%) Project Management
9 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (30.23%) Degree
10 13 (30.23%) Data Modelling
11 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2
11 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (25.58%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (25.58%) BPMN
12 11 (25.58%) MS Visio
12 11 (25.58%) Basel II
12 11 (25.58%) Basel III
12 11 (25.58%) Solvency II
12 11 (25.58%) Business Transformation
13 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
13 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
13 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
13 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (20.93%) Change Management
14 9 (20.93%) RAD
14 9 (20.93%) Mentoring

SSADM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Visio
2 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.65%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) ATM
1 4 (9.30%) ISDN
1 4 (9.30%) VoIP
1 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (16.28%) EDRMS
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) DTS
3 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (6.98%) OLAP
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.98%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) TeamCity
1 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Business Analyst
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
2 18 (41.86%) Architect
3 13 (30.23%) Senior Business Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (25.58%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Middleware
2 7 (16.28%) JRules
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) FpML
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) Drools
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.98%) NHS
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) UNIX
2 5 (11.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) UML
2 23 (53.49%) DSDM
3 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) GAP Analysis
5 15 (34.88%) BPR
6 14 (32.56%) Project Management
6 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (30.23%) Data Modelling
8 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2
8 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (25.58%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (25.58%) BPMN
9 11 (25.58%) Business Transformation
10 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
10 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
11 9 (20.93%) Change Management
11 9 (20.93%) RAD
11 9 (20.93%) Use Case
11 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
12 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CISM
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) Basel II
1 11 (25.58%) Basel III
1 11 (25.58%) Solvency II
2 6 (13.95%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.33%) FATCA
3 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
1 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) webMethods
3 3 (6.98%) Informatica
4 2 (4.65%) Vermilion
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) SAP