Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DSDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DSDM over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 174 182
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing DSDM 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £313 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -37.50% +21.21%
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -3.13% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

DSDM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3060 3940 4221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.95% 80.54% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1473 2102 2223
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% +3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 120 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -31.11% +31.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £13.03
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.28 £39.90
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing DSDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in Berkshire

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DSDM in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in Berkshire

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +31 2 £365 -2.67%
Slough +4 2 £400 +28.00%
DSDM
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DSDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Velocity
2 2 (50.00%) Fiddler

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Pentaho
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Development Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Velocity
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) PMI
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft