Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 207 196
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 -10
Contract jobs citing DSDM 5 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.091% 0.051% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.064% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
South West median daily rate £388 £650 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.38% +30.00% -
10th Percentile £353 £485 £458
90th Percentile £414 £765 £531
England median daily rate £411 £428 £475
% change year-on-year -3.80% -10.00% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4493 4658 5007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.56% 79.76% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2831 3105 3362
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £246 £255
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 255 244
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +52.00%
10th Percentile £12.87 £12.10 £13.58
90th Percentile £49.50 £47.50 £53.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.72 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.42% +7.80% +12.82%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 18 October 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
Wiltshire -6 2 £365 -48.77% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £410 -
DSDM
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) CITP
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) MSF
2 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) ATDD
2 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
2 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) Master's Degree

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (20.00%) Route 53
1 1 (20.00%) Serverless
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Head of Design
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Information
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Information Systems
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) CoreOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) ATDD
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) MSF
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) CITP
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (60.00%) Master's Degree
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) GlusterFS
1 1 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) OSSEC
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) New Relic
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat