Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 November 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 56 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +71
Contract jobs citing DSDM 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.57% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Cambridge median daily rate £480 £456 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.21% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £480 £456 -
% change year-on-year +5.21% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

DSDM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 595 523 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 84.28% 82.88% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 263 535
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £216 £238 £262
90th Percentile £570 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 59 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.54% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.82 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in Cambridge

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 3 (75.00%) Business Forecasting
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) HR Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Business Forecasting
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft