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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 115 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing DSDM 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1690 1413 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.87% 68.73% 68.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 794 782
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 58 117
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -14.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.20 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle