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 27 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.

Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 638 622
Rank change year-on-year +33 -16  
Contract jobs citing SSADM 5 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.036% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 18
Median daily rate £336 £369 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.81% -41.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £338 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £484 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £400 £473
% change year-on-year -34.37% -15.34%  
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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
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 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 8 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 27 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 +11 5 £336 -8.81% 2
West Midlands +20 2 £263 -34.37%
London -6 2 £638 +88.88% 1
Birmingham - 2 £263 -
South West +3 1 £410 +26.15%
City of London - 1 - - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £410 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £410 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 8 (44.44%) UML
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) RUP
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 2 (11.11%) Workday
8 2 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Workday HCM
8 2 (11.11%) Test Management
8 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Workday Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Workday Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HR Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HR Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) UML
2 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) RUP
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CBAP
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Workday
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Murex
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware