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 22 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 West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 145 133
Contract jobs citing DSDM 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.067% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.084% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £713 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +49.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -14.11% -10.52%  
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 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 2211 2375 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 79.19% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1565 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -1.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (100.00%) APMP
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Behavioural Change

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Behavioural Change
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) APMP
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner