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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
Rank 591 548 558
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +10
Contract jobs citing SSADM 27 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.072% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.098% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 14
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£500 £433 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +12.41%
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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 30 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 21 October 2014. 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 -35 27 £500 +15.60% 2
London -9 8 £525 +5.00%
South West -33 8 £475 +9.82%
South East -23 7 £350 -22.22% 2
Surrey -6 4 £600 +37.14% 1
East of England -18 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Kent - 1 £225 -
East Midlands - 1 £410 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 -
Reading - - - - 1
Tonbridge - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Leamington Spa - - - -
Luton - - - -
Andover - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Devon - - - -

SSADM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 40 (70.18%) Finance
2 39 (68.42%) UML
3 34 (59.65%) DSDM
4 26 (45.61%) GAP Analysis
5 22 (38.60%) BPR
6 21 (36.84%) Banking
6 21 (36.84%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (35.09%) Business Transformation
8 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (31.58%) MS Visio
8 18 (31.58%) Data Modelling
9 16 (28.07%) Basel II
9 16 (28.07%) Solvency II
9 16 (28.07%) Basel III
9 16 (28.07%) BPMN
10 14 (24.56%) TOGAF
11 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
12 11 (19.30%) SQL
12 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.54%) UNIX
13 10 (17.54%) RAD
13 10 (17.54%) Project Management
14 9 (15.79%) Java
15 8 (14.04%) Oracle
15 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
15 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
15 8 (14.04%) Investment Management
15 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
16 7 (12.28%) Scala

SSADM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) HFM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) VoIP
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.02%) VPN
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.51%) Essbase
5 1 (1.75%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) DataStage
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.75%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Rational Rose
2 3 (5.26%) Toad
2 3 (5.26%) JDeveloper
2 3 (5.26%) TestDirector
2 3 (5.26%) PVCS
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (70.18%) Finance
2 21 (36.84%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing
6 2 (3.51%) Law
6 2 (3.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Analyst
2 35 (61.40%) Business Analyst
3 19 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 19 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Digital Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Data Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) XML
1 6 (10.53%) Middleware
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (3.51%) SOAP
4 2 (3.51%) REST
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Open Source
2 3 (5.26%) SWIFT
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (5.26%) APACS
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.75%) IPTV
4 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) UNIX
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) MVS
3 6 (10.53%) VME
4 4 (7.02%) Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) UML
2 34 (59.65%) DSDM
3 26 (45.61%) GAP Analysis
4 22 (38.60%) BPR
5 21 (36.84%) Requirements Analysis
6 20 (35.09%) Business Transformation
7 18 (31.58%) Data Modelling
7 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (28.07%) BPMN
9 14 (24.56%) TOGAF
10 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
11 10 (17.54%) RAD
11 10 (17.54%) Project Management
12 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
12 8 (14.04%) Investment Management
13 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
14 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (10.53%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 7 (12.28%) Python
3 7 (12.28%) Ruby
3 7 (12.28%) Scala
4 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.77%) C#
4 5 (8.77%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) Groovy
5 2 (3.51%) Clojure
6 1 (1.75%) Haskell
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) CCNP
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) Basel II
1 16 (28.07%) Basel III
1 16 (28.07%) Solvency II
2 5 (8.77%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Brocade
3 4 (7.02%) ProCurve
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Serena
5 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.75%) Remedy
6 1 (1.75%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos
6 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
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