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 3 months to 27 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)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 157 147
Contract jobs citing DSDM 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.053% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.064% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £325 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £415 £465
% change year-on-year -10.84% -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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2381 3115 2862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.85% 82.06% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1960 1689
Median daily rate £410 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 78 122
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £56.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) BPMN
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management
4 1 (25.00%) SFIA
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) PMI
4 1 (25.00%) PMP
4 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Developer
1 2 (50.00%) BPM Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Case Management Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) BPMN
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SFIA
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) APMG
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple