Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 867 851
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 -30
Contract jobs citing SSADM 16 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.013% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.016% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 28
UK median daily rate £420 £305 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.70% -49.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £284 £250 £463
90th Percentile £596 £425 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £289 £558
% change year-on-year +55.84% -48.21% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SSADM 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

SSADM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SSADM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSADM in the UK

SSADM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSADM in the UK

SSADM
Top 7 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 6 months to 21 November 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
England +18 16 £420 +37.70% 2
London -15 9 £420 +37.70% 2
UK excluding London +16 7 £450 +55.84%
Midlands +19 5 £450 +39.53%
West Midlands +22 3 £263 -34.38%
South East -1 1 £700 -
South West - 1 £410 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) UML
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
3 9 (56.25%) DSDM
4 8 (50.00%) SDLC
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) ISEB
6 6 (37.50%) Cognos
6 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (31.25%) Feasibility Study
7 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (31.25%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (12.50%) Banking
10 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
10 2 (12.50%) Change Management
10 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
10 2 (12.50%) RUP
10 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce

SSADM
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 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Process Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) EJB
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) UML
3 9 (56.25%) DSDM
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
4 8 (50.00%) SDLC
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) Feasibility Study
7 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (31.25%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
10 2 (12.50%) Change Management
10 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
10 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
10 2 (12.50%) RUP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9000
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Murex
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Vermilion