The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SSADM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSADM over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
UK
Rank 585 606 595
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11  
Contract jobs citing SSADM 14 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.042% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.050% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 22
Median daily rate £328 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.56% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -39.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SSADM 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 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SSADM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SSADM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SSADM in the UK

SSADM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSADM in the UK

SSADM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSADM over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSADM in the UK

SSADM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSADM in the UK

SSADM
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSADM within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +27 14 £328 -29.56%
South East +21 7 £328 -37.61%
West Sussex - 4 £325 -
Kent - 3 £525 -
Crawley - 3 £300 -
Surrey +16 2 £428 -18.57%
South West +1 2 £275 -45.00%
Exeter - 2 £275 -
Devon - 2 £275 -
West Midlands +13 1 £575 +17.94%
London +9 1 £441 -2.00%
Warwick 0 1 £575 +4.54%
East Midlands -2 1 £135 -73.00%
Warwickshire -4 1 £575 +4.54%
East of England -6 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £441 -
Sussex - 1 £305 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £135 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £135 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
East Grinstead - 1 £545 -

SSADM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSADM 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 SSADM.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 9 (37.50%) RUP
4 8 (33.33%) UML
4 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) SLA
5 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
6 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (25.00%) RAD
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Software Deployment
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.50%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) MS Project
9 3 (12.50%) Yourdon
9 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

SSADM
Top Related 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (12.50%) MS Project
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Rational Rose
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Business Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Applications Manager
3 7 (29.17%) Service Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Workday Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) Drools
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 9 (37.50%) RUP
4 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (33.33%) UML
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
6 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (25.00%) RAD
7 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Software Deployment
8 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.50%) Yourdon
10 2 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.17%) CBAP
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) IIBA
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.17%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Casewise
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Workday
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) VMware