Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 360 364
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing DSDM 18 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 19
South East median daily rate £423 £426 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% -14.75% +37.93%
10th Percentile £370 £306 £369
90th Percentile £594 £455 £620
England median daily rate £413 £450 £480
% change year-on-year -8.33% -6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DSDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +1 8 £425 +23.64%
Hampshire - 8 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire -15 7 £431 -9.21%
Berkshire -9 1 £300 -4.00%
Surrey -20 1 £525 +22.81%
DSDM
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (44.44%) BMC
4 8 (44.44%) Remedy
4 8 (44.44%) Netcool
4 8 (44.44%) Service Management
4 8 (44.44%) CMDB
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (44.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (44.44%) Presales
5 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) Service Design
6 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) Demand Management
7 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
7 4 (22.22%) MVNO
7 4 (22.22%) User Experience
7 4 (22.22%) Compliance Management
7 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) SLA

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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) MVNO
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) Extranet
3 2 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) OLAP
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Service Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) BSS Architect
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL Service Architect
3 3 (16.67%) OSS Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Remedy Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SSRS Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) EJB
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) CMDB
2 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (22.22%) User Experience
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
4 8 (44.44%) Presales
4 8 (44.44%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) Service Design
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
6 4 (22.22%) Compliance Management
6 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (22.22%) Demand Management
6 4 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) Tcl
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) BMC
1 8 (44.44%) Remedy
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Motorola
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) HP