The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 111 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing DSDM 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.084% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £498 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.45% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.58
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1711 1791 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.01% 75.47% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1063 941 603
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 142 62
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.55 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% -11.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSDM across the West Midlands region.

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the West Midlands region.

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (91.67%) RUP
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 7 (58.33%) IBM
3 7 (58.33%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Netezza
5 4 (33.33%) BPMN
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (33.33%) RAD
5 4 (33.33%) Cognos
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) SSADM
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Data Security
7 2 (16.67%) User Experience

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) RUP
2 8 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 7 (58.33%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) BPMN
5 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) RAD
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) SSADM
6 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Data Security
8 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) Kanban
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Netezza
2 4 (33.33%) Cognos
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle