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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 149 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +15
Contract jobs citing DSDM 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.030% 0.32% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.42% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £475 £403
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DSDM
England

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
2642 1893 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.52% 76.58% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1570 1132 1018
Median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 91 131
Median hourly rate £21.50 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing DSDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -15 1 - -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DSDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum-ban
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Scrum Master
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum Master
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum-ban
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall