The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 600 568
Rank change year-on-year +45 -32  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 60 45 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.083% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 57
Median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £570 £575
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in the UK

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DSDM in the UK

DSDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSDM in the UK

DSDM
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +61 59 £425 - 31
London +23 28 £550 +29.79% 3
South East +26 15 £375 -12.28% 2
Basingstoke - 10 £300 -
Hampshire - 10 £300 -
Yorkshire +29 6 £363 -4.60% 13
West Yorkshire +25 6 £363 -4.60% 12
Leeds +15 6 £363 -4.60% 12
City of London - 5 £525 - 1
Berkshire +19 4 £375 - 1
Nottingham +7 4 £300 - 4
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £300 - 4
East Midlands -7 4 £300 - 4
West Midlands +28 3 - - 3
Reading +18 2 £365 -
Slough +7 2 £400 -
Warwick - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Coventry +15 1 - - 2
Surrey 0 1 £413 -3.50%
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £385 -
North East - 1 £385 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £385 -
Leatherhead - 1 £413 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -

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 with a requirement for DSDM.

1 97 (97.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (69.00%) Scrum
3 44 (44.00%) Project Management
4 29 (29.00%) RUP
5 28 (28.00%) ITIL
6 26 (26.00%) PRINCE2
6 26 (26.00%) User Stories
7 25 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 25 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 24 (24.00%) Kanban
8 24 (24.00%) Programme Management
8 24 (24.00%) Service Delivery
9 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
10 19 (19.00%) TDD
10 19 (19.00%) BDD
10 19 (19.00%) Agile Project Management
11 18 (18.00%) MAPM
11 18 (18.00%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (18.00%) Finance
12 17 (17.00%) Use Case
13 16 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (16.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
14 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 14 (14.00%) Big Data
15 14 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (13.00%) Service Management
16 13 (13.00%) UML
16 13 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (13.00%) ISEB
17 12 (12.00%) Penetration Testing

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (9.00%) Confluence
2 5 (5.00%) CMS
2 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.00%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.00%) JBoss
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.00%) WildFly
4 2 (2.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) MVNO
2 2 (2.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) Skype
3 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) Big Data
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.00%) MOLAP
4 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.00%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.00%) Power BI
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.00%) Hudson
2 3 (3.00%) JBehave
2 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.00%) JUnit
2 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Analyst
2 28 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 20 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 12 (12.00%) Architect
5 11 (11.00%) Developer
6 10 (10.00%) Service Architect
7 9 (9.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Project Manager
8 8 (8.00%) Scrum Master
9 6 (6.00%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Digital Business Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) BSS Architect
10 5 (5.00%) ITIL Service Architect
10 5 (5.00%) Junior
10 5 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Junior Business Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) OSS Architect
10 5 (5.00%) Remedy Architect
10 5 (5.00%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) .NET
2 5 (5.00%) RESTful
3 4 (4.00%) Velocity
4 3 (3.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.00%) HornetQ
4 3 (3.00%) Java EE
4 3 (3.00%) JAX-RS
4 3 (3.00%) JMS
4 3 (3.00%) RESTEasy
4 3 (3.00%) Spring
4 3 (3.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.00%) Web Services
4 3 (3.00%) WireMock
5 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.00%) JSON
5 2 (2.00%) XML
6 1 (1.00%) Node.js
6 1 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) User Experience
2 10 (10.00%) CMDB
3 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) PMI
6 2 (2.00%) Fintech
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Android
1 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (97.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (69.00%) Scrum
3 44 (44.00%) Project Management
4 29 (29.00%) RUP
5 28 (28.00%) ITIL
6 26 (26.00%) PRINCE2
6 26 (26.00%) User Stories
7 25 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 25 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 24 (24.00%) Kanban
8 24 (24.00%) Programme Management
8 24 (24.00%) Service Delivery
9 19 (19.00%) Agile Project Management
9 19 (19.00%) BDD
9 19 (19.00%) TDD
10 18 (18.00%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (17.00%) Use Case
12 16 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (16.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 14 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) SQL
2 6 (6.00%) Java
3 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.00%) C#
4 3 (3.00%) C++
4 3 (3.00%) Scala
5 2 (2.00%) C
6 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.00%) VB
6 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.00%) VB6
6 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.00%) MAPM
3 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.00%) ISEB
5 11 (11.00%) Degree
6 5 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 5 (5.00%) PMP
6 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (4.00%) APMP
8 1 (1.00%) APMG
8 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) PMO
2 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (5.00%) SLA
3 4 (4.00%) P3O
4 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.00%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) Netcool
2 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.00%) BMC
1 10 (10.00%) Remedy
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.00%) Apple
5 1 (1.00%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.00%) Facebook
5 1 (1.00%) Informatica
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
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