The table below looks at the statistics for SSADM 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 SSADM over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
Rank 109 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SSADM 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
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£425 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £436 £410
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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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
1832 1544 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.56% 70.47% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 794 625
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 118
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

SSADM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSADM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SSADM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSADM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SSADM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSADM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SSADM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) DSDM
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Yourdon
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle ERP

SSADM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Architect
2 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) DSDM
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Yourdon
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft