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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 125 124 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing DSDM 12 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.078% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.098% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate £413 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 £22.50 £34.98
% change year-on-year
+121.42% -35.67%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2258 2048 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.27% 80.35% 75.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1501 1387 1027
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire +1 11 £450 - 4
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (50.00%) Ruby
4 8 (50.00%) Unix
4 8 (50.00%) RUP
4 8 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (50.00%) Puppet
4 8 (50.00%) Cobbler
4 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (43.75%) DevOps
6 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) EnterpriseDB
7 5 (31.25%) XenServer
7 5 (31.25%) Xen
7 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
7 5 (31.25%) CloudStack
7 5 (31.25%) vSphere
8 4 (25.00%) User Stories
8 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) T-SQL

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) CloudStack
1 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) eggPlant
2 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (50.00%) RUP
5 7 (43.75%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
8 2 (12.50%) Kanban
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum-ban
8 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
8 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) CBAP
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) vSphere
1 5 (31.25%) Xen
1 5 (31.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Cobbler
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
1 8 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) EnterpriseDB
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) IBM