The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 28 March 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 West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 130 138
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £440
% change year-on-year +4.29% -7.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.82 -

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2325 2484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.64% 79.84% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1533 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 138 87
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.20 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in the South West

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Bristol - 4 £450 - 1
DSDM
England

DSDM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

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

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (42.86%) Puppet
5 6 (42.86%) Ansible
5 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (42.86%) VoIP
5 6 (42.86%) RUP
5 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 5 (35.71%) Service Design
6 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 4 (28.57%) APMP
7 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (21.43%) Service Management
8 3 (21.43%) Change Management
9 2 (14.29%) Workflow
9 2 (14.29%) Demand Management
9 2 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
9 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
10 1 (7.14%) Magento
10 1 (7.14%) ATG

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Fredhopper
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Informix
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Head of Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Head of Digital
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) EJB
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
1 1 (7.14%) WSDL
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) RUP
6 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (35.71%) Service Design
7 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (21.43%) Change Management
8 3 (21.43%) Service Management
9 2 (14.29%) Demand Management
9 2 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
9 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (14.29%) Workflow
10 1 (7.14%) Behavioural Change
10 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analysis
10 1 (7.14%) SOA
10 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) APMP
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Ansible
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) ATG
3 1 (7.14%) BEA
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) VeriFone
3 1 (7.14%) WorldPay
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