The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 255 246
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 17 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Median daily rate £375 £428 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.28% -12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £623
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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6434 7379 7520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 82.05% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3763 4510 4350
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 273 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in the South East

DSDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSDM in the South East

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire - 12 £300 -
Berkshire +23 4 £375 +9.09% 1
Surrey +2 1 £413 -3.50%
DSDM
England

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 South East region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Project Management
3 15 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2
5 12 (57.14%) ITIL
5 12 (57.14%) BMC
5 12 (57.14%) Netcool
5 12 (57.14%) Remedy
5 12 (57.14%) Service Management
5 12 (57.14%) CMDB
5 12 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (57.14%) ITIL V3
5 12 (57.14%) Presales
6 8 (38.10%) Supplier Management
6 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
6 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
7 7 (33.33%) Scrum
7 7 (33.33%) SLA
7 7 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (33.33%) Service Design
7 7 (33.33%) Compliance Management
7 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Demand Management
7 7 (33.33%) Capacity Management
7 7 (33.33%) User Experience
7 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) MVNO
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) Pentaho
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Fiddler
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
1 12 (57.14%) Service Architect
2 5 (23.81%) BSS Architect
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL Service Architect
2 5 (23.81%) OSS Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Remedy Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum Master
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Development Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
4 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) RESTful
1 2 (9.52%) Velocity
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) CMDB
2 7 (33.33%) User Experience
3 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.52%) PMI
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Project Management
3 15 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2
5 12 (57.14%) ITIL
5 12 (57.14%) ITIL V3
5 12 (57.14%) Presales
5 12 (57.14%) Service Management
6 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
6 8 (38.10%) Supplier Management
7 7 (33.33%) Capacity Management
7 7 (33.33%) Compliance Management
7 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (33.33%) Demand Management
7 7 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Scrum
7 7 (33.33%) Service Design
7 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) User Stories
8 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) BMC
1 12 (57.14%) Remedy
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (9.52%) Motorola