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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £394 £465
% change year-on-year -1.26% -15.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.82 -

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 1511 1989 2171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.07% 79.78% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 1078 1155
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 47 60
Median hourly rate £17.68 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £26.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing DSDM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £365 -
DSDM
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft