The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SSADM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSADM over the 3 months to 29 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.

Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 606 621
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15  
Contract jobs citing SSADM 5 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.032% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.039% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 18
England median daily rate £336 £338 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.37% -46.00%  
10th Percentile £256 £318 £413
90th Percentile £576 £499 £666
UK median daily rate £336 £338 £625
% change year-on-year -0.37% -46.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

SSADM 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 36628 41177 41257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.72% 83.54% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92282 104544 94562
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2775 2674 2752
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.50 £11.29
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.78 £51.30
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

SSADM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SSADM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SSADM in England

SSADM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSADM in England

SSADM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSADM in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSADM in England

SSADM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSADM in England

SSADM
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 SSADM within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Midlands +22 2 £263 -34.37%
Midlands +14 2 £263 -34.37%
London -3 2 £638 +88.88% 1
South West 0 1 £410 +26.15%
SSADM
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSADM 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 SSADM.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 8 (44.44%) UML
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) RUP
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 2 (11.11%) Workday
8 2 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Workday HCM
8 2 (11.11%) Test Management
8 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint

SSADM
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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Workday Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Workday Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HR Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HR Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) UML
2 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) RUP
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CBAP
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Workday
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Murex
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware