Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 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)
London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 238 280
Rank change year-on-year +10 +42 +18
Contract jobs citing DSDM 8 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
City of London median daily rate £525 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +35.29% +4.62%
10th Percentile £379 £434 £385
90th Percentile £599 £628 £563
London median daily rate £513 £466 £500
% change year-on-year +9.92% -6.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London 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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5731 5991 9321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.54% 86.98% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4440 4865 7281
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 94
City of London median hourly rate £20.85 £19.74 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% -6.65% -2.76%
10th Percentile £13.37 £11.33 £10.70
90th Percentile £32.98 £40.17 £53.38
London median hourly rate £24.41 £21.34 £19.72
% change year-on-year +14.39% +8.24% +3.76%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DSDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in the City of London

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in the City of London

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DSDM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) RUP
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) Use Case
4 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Swim Lanes
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) BPMN
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Fund Management
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (12.50%) Velocity

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Java Scrum Master
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) RUP
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Use Case
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
5 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
6 2 (25.00%) BPMN
6 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Fund Management
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Swim Lanes
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) P3O
1 1 (12.50%) PMO