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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
UK / England
Rank 544 556 520
Rank change year-on-year +12 -36  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 39 61 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.093% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 56
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £345 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £415 £450
% change year-on-year +4.81% -7.77%  
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 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 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +21 20 £475 -1.04% 2
East of England -2 6 £425 +9.67% 2
North West +27 5 £277 -23.72% 4
South East +20 4 £431 +7.81% 1
South West -2 4 £450 -10.00% 3
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 65 (87.84%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (60.81%) Scrum
3 23 (31.08%) Project Management
3 23 (31.08%) Waterfall
4 19 (25.68%) Business Analysis
4 19 (25.68%) PRINCE2
4 19 (25.68%) Kanban
5 16 (21.62%) RUP
6 15 (20.27%) UML
6 15 (20.27%) ISEB
7 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (18.92%) Use Case
8 13 (17.57%) User Stories
9 12 (16.22%) DevOps
9 12 (16.22%) Finance
9 12 (16.22%) Migration
9 12 (16.22%) TDD
9 12 (16.22%) SDLC
10 11 (14.86%) Change Management
10 11 (14.86%) Mentoring
11 10 (13.51%) Retail
12 9 (12.16%) Workflow
12 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
12 9 (12.16%) BPMN
12 9 (12.16%) Coaching
12 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
13 8 (10.81%) Business Process Analysis
13 8 (10.81%) Business Process Modelling
13 8 (10.81%) Ansible
13 8 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery

DSDM
Top Related 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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
3 3 (4.05%) Confluence
3 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.70%) JBoss
4 2 (2.70%) Moodle
4 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.35%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.35%) Jetty
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Office
1 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) MS Project
3 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Office 365
3 2 (2.70%) Trello
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) VoIP
2 5 (6.76%) Firewall
3 2 (2.70%) Skype
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.35%) LDAP
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.35%) Informix
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Power BI
5 1 (1.35%) Redis
5 1 (1.35%) Riak
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
2 2 (2.70%) JMeter
2 2 (2.70%) NeoLoad
2 2 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Retail
3 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Analyst
2 19 (25.68%) Business Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.51%) Scrum Master
5 6 (8.11%) Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Head of Delivery
6 5 (6.76%) Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Agile Coach
7 4 (5.41%) Agile Developer
7 4 (5.41%) BPM Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Case Management Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Migration Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Migration Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) .NET
2 5 (6.76%) Web Services
3 4 (5.41%) Velocity
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.70%) WCF
4 2 (2.70%) XML
4 2 (2.70%) XSD
5 1 (1.35%) Ajax
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.35%) EJB
5 1 (1.35%) Flash
5 1 (1.35%) J2EE
5 1 (1.35%) JMS
5 1 (1.35%) jQuery
5 1 (1.35%) JSP
5 1 (1.35%) LINQ
5 1 (1.35%) Lucene
5 1 (1.35%) WSDL
5 1 (1.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.70%) VLE
5 1 (1.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (87.84%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (60.81%) Scrum
3 23 (31.08%) Project Management
3 23 (31.08%) Waterfall
4 19 (25.68%) Business Analysis
4 19 (25.68%) Kanban
4 19 (25.68%) PRINCE2
5 16 (21.62%) RUP
6 15 (20.27%) UML
7 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (18.92%) Use Case
8 13 (17.57%) User Stories
9 12 (16.22%) DevOps
9 12 (16.22%) Migration
9 12 (16.22%) SDLC
9 12 (16.22%) TDD
10 11 (14.86%) Change Management
10 11 (14.86%) Mentoring
11 9 (12.16%) BPMN
11 9 (12.16%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) Java
3 3 (4.05%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) Perl
4 2 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) Go
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) ISEB
2 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (6.76%) APMP
4 5 (6.76%) PMP
5 3 (4.05%) Degree
6 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.35%) APMG
7 1 (1.35%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
2 1 (1.35%) Xen
2 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Ansible
1 8 (10.81%) Puppet
2 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.35%) Kibana
3 1 (1.35%) logstash
3 1 (1.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) VMware
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.70%) Blackboard
4 2 (2.70%) Compuware
4 2 (2.70%) Empirix
4 2 (2.70%) SumTotal
5 1 (1.35%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) ATG
5 1 (1.35%) BEA
5 1 (1.35%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.35%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.35%) Facebook
5 1 (1.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.35%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
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