Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 November 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 137 153
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16 -41
Contract jobs citing DSDM 17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.76% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 9
Leeds median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £385 £303 £313
90th Percentile £440 £406 £422
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

DSDM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1925 2273 2832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.01% 87.79% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1536 1988
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing DSDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in Leeds

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in Leeds

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DSDM in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) RUP
4 11 (64.71%) Oracle
5 10 (58.82%) TDD
5 10 (58.82%) BDD
6 9 (52.94%) Puppet
6 9 (52.94%) Kanban
6 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (52.94%) Java
7 8 (47.06%) Python
7 8 (47.06%) Ruby
7 8 (47.06%) DevOps
7 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
7 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
7 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
7 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (35.29%) Node.js
8 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
8 6 (35.29%) Ansible
8 6 (35.29%) Docker
8 6 (35.29%) Vagrant
9 5 (29.41%) Flask
9 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
9 5 (29.41%) Tornado
9 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
9 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
9 5 (29.41%) Gherkin

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (29.41%) JBoss
1 5 (29.41%) Jetty
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 5 (29.41%) Tornado
1 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) CloudStack
2 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (29.41%) Couchbase
2 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) Redis
2 5 (29.41%) Riak
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Vagrant
3 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 5 (29.41%) FitNesse
3 5 (29.41%) JBehave
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) Maven
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
4 3 (17.65%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
1 6 (35.29%) Node.js
2 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
2 5 (29.41%) Flask
2 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
2 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
2 5 (29.41%) JMS
2 5 (29.41%) Kafka
2 5 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
1 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
3 12 (70.59%) RUP
4 10 (58.82%) BDD
4 10 (58.82%) TDD
5 9 (52.94%) Kanban
6 8 (47.06%) DevOps
6 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
9 4 (23.53%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
10 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
10 3 (17.65%) Project Management
11 2 (11.76%) Change Management
11 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
12 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 8 (47.06%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) APMP
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Xen
2 3 (17.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Ansible
3 4 (23.53%) Cobbler
4 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft