Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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.

Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 205 162
Rank change year-on-year +32 -43 +16
Contract jobs citing DSDM 11 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.016% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.020% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
West Midlands median daily rate - - £575
England median daily rate £413 £450 £480
% change year-on-year -8.33% -6.25% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.00 - -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4013 5120 3900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.91% 83.05% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2559 3069 2234
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 135 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in the West Midlands

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in the West Midlands

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the West Midlands region 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
Warwickshire - 6 - - 1
Coventry +21 5 - - 1
DSDM
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) Java EE
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 11 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 11 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Kanban
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) RESTful
1 11 (100.00%) Scala
1 11 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 11 (100.00%) JBehave
1 11 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 11 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 11 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (100.00%) Hudson
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 11 (100.00%) Big Data
1 11 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 11 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 11 (100.00%) Analytics
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile App

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 11 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 11 (100.00%) JBoss
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 11 (100.00%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (100.00%) Big Data
1 11 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 11 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
1 11 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 11 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Hudson
1 11 (100.00%) JBehave
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Digital Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (100.00%) HornetQ
1 11 (100.00%) Java EE
1 11 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 11 (100.00%) JMS
1 11 (100.00%) RESTEasy
1 11 (100.00%) RESTful
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 11 (100.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Analytics
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 11 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Kanban
1 11 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 11 (100.00%) Personalization
1 11 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
1 11 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Scala
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle