The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 106 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing DSDM 16 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.41% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.54% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 2
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £423 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +10.45%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1821 1672 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.81% 75.28% 75.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 979 990
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 64 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DSDM
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSDM across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

DSDM Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
West Yorkshire +10 15 £375 +15.38% 9
South Yorkshire - - - -
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
2 8 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) QA
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) Maven
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Cobbler
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (23.53%) Puppet
4 4 (23.53%) JPA
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) JDBC
4 4 (23.53%) RUP
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) XSLT
4 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (5.88%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
1 4 (23.53%) Tester
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Coach
3 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Spring
1 4 (23.53%) JPA
1 4 (23.53%) JDBC
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) XML
1 4 (23.53%) XSLT
1 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) RUP
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Ruby
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) XenServer
1 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cobbler
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) EnterpriseDB
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