The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 85 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing DSDM 15 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.89% 0.067% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.086% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £423 £391
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DSDM
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1262 1169 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 74.72% 78.72% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 678 716
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 34
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSDM across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

DSDM Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 8 £350 +7.69% 6
DSDM
Yorkshire

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) JPA
5 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (25.00%) Cobbler
5 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 4 (25.00%) Maven
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) JDBC
5 4 (25.00%) RUP
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) XSLT
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Tester
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) JPA
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
1 4 (25.00%) JDBC
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) XSLT
1 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) RUP
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
1 4 (25.00%) Cobbler
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) EnterpriseDB
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