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 3 months to 28 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 156 195
Rank change year-on-year -4 +39  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £448 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £605 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £388 £465
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.66%  
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 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 2799 3018 4476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.91% 87.05% 82.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2137 2448 3464
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 39
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -30.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £44.00 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DSDM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Use Case
4 4 (40.00%) RUP
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Fund Management
5 3 (30.00%) Velocity
5 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) BPMN
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Swim Lanes
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) LINQ
7 1 (10.00%) WCF
7 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
7 1 (10.00%) Asset Management

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 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum Master
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Java Scrum Master
3 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Velocity
2 1 (10.00%) LINQ
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) RUP
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) BPMN
5 3 (30.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Fund Management
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) P3O
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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