The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 531 592 552
Rank change year-on-year +61 -40  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 59 45 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £570 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -14.11% -10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36460 41364 41331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.71% 83.50% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23944 27759 26979
Median daily rate £450 £446 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 965 1150
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.43% +4.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in England

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DSDM in England

DSDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSDM in England

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London +23 28 £550 +29.79% 3
South East +26 15 £375 -12.28% 2
Yorkshire +29 6 £363 -4.60% 13
East Midlands -7 4 £300 - 4
West Midlands +28 3 - - 3
North East - 1 £385 -
DSDM
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 95 (96.94%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (68.37%) Scrum
3 44 (44.90%) Project Management
4 29 (29.59%) RUP
5 28 (28.57%) ITIL
6 25 (25.51%) PRINCE2
6 25 (25.51%) Business Analysis
6 25 (25.51%) Waterfall
6 25 (25.51%) User Stories
7 24 (24.49%) Service Delivery
8 23 (23.47%) Programme Management
8 23 (23.47%) Kanban
9 21 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 19 (19.39%) Agile Project Management
11 18 (18.37%) BDD
11 18 (18.37%) MAPM
11 18 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (18.37%) TDD
11 18 (18.37%) Finance
12 17 (17.35%) Use Case
13 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (16.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
14 15 (15.31%) SC Cleared
15 14 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (14.29%) Big Data
16 13 (13.27%) Service Management
16 13 (13.27%) UML
16 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (13.27%) ISEB
17 12 (12.24%) Penetration Testing

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (9.18%) Confluence
2 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) CMS
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.06%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.06%) JBoss
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.06%) WildFly
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
2 1 (1.02%) PaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) MVNO
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) Skype
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) Big Data
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.06%) MOLAP
4 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.06%) MySQL
4 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.02%) Power BI
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) JIRA
2 3 (3.06%) Hudson
2 3 (3.06%) JBehave
2 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.06%) JUnit
2 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.04%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.04%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (30.61%) Analyst
2 28 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 20 (20.41%) Delivery Manager
4 12 (12.24%) Architect
5 11 (11.22%) Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Service Architect
7 9 (9.18%) Agile Business Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.12%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Digital Business Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Scrum Master
10 5 (5.10%) BSS Architect
10 5 (5.10%) ITIL Service Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Junior
10 5 (5.10%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Junior Business Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) OSS Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Remedy Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) RESTful
3 4 (4.08%) Velocity
4 3 (3.06%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.06%) HornetQ
4 3 (3.06%) Java EE
4 3 (3.06%) JAX-RS
4 3 (3.06%) JMS
4 3 (3.06%) RESTEasy
4 3 (3.06%) Spring
4 3 (3.06%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.06%) Web Services
4 3 (3.06%) WireMock
5 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.04%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.04%) JSON
5 2 (2.04%) XML
6 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) CMDB
2 9 (9.18%) User Experience
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) PMI
6 2 (2.04%) Fintech
6 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Android
1 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (96.94%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (68.37%) Scrum
3 44 (44.90%) Project Management
4 29 (29.59%) RUP
5 28 (28.57%) ITIL
6 25 (25.51%) Business Analysis
6 25 (25.51%) PRINCE2
6 25 (25.51%) User Stories
6 25 (25.51%) Waterfall
7 24 (24.49%) Service Delivery
8 23 (23.47%) Kanban
8 23 (23.47%) Programme Management
9 19 (19.39%) Agile Project Management
10 18 (18.37%) BDD
10 18 (18.37%) TDD
10 18 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (17.35%) Use Case
12 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (16.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 14 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) Java
3 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.06%) C#
4 3 (3.06%) C++
4 3 (3.06%) Scala
5 2 (2.04%) C
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) VB
6 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.02%) VB6
6 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.37%) MAPM
3 15 (15.31%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.27%) ISEB
5 11 (11.22%) Degree
6 5 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (5.10%) PMI Certification
6 5 (5.10%) PMP
6 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (4.08%) APMP
8 1 (1.02%) APMG
8 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) PMO
2 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (5.10%) SLA
3 4 (4.08%) P3O
4 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.02%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Netcool
2 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.02%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) BMC
1 10 (10.20%) Remedy
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.02%) Apple
5 1 (1.02%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.02%) Facebook
5 1 (1.02%) Informatica
5 1 (1.02%) SAP
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