Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 227 229
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 -27
Contract jobs citing DSDM 2 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.073% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.088% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 17
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -33.33% +58.42%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £425
90th Percentile £438 £425 £660
England median daily rate £414 £450 £480
% change year-on-year -8.03% -6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.00 - -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4619 5702 6982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.18% 83.75% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2959 3672 4232
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 167 284
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.70 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DSDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in the North West

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in the North West

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 2 £425 +6.25% 6
DSDM
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle