The first table below looks at the demand for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 105 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing DSDM 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.075% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.10% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £320 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.58 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
DSDM
Yorkshire

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 2 £320 -14.66% 3
DSDM
Yorkshire

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) RUP
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) XHTML
6 3 (27.27%) MS Project
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
6 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) V-Model

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (18.18%) LiveCycle
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) XHTML
2 3 (27.27%) Ajax
2 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) RUP
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 3 (27.27%) V-Model
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
2 2 (18.18%) Capistrano
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) EnterpriseDB