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 3 months to 28 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)
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 105 104
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.73% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £363 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% -1.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £376 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £408 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £415 £465
% change year-on-year -11.14% -10.75%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 971 1315 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.03% 88.73% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 931 985
Median daily rate £405 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -17.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.65 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DSDM in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSDM in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
4 2 (25.00%) PMO
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) PMP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management

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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) P3O
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft