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

Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 130 119
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Contract jobs citing SSADM 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.045% 0.074% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.090% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £575 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.94% +14.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -39.00% +11.11%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1797 2219 1944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.97% 82.43% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1219 1120
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

SSADM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

SSADM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSADM in the West Midlands

SSADM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSADM in the West Midlands

SSADM
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 SSADM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Warwickshire 0 1 £575 +4.54%
SSADM
England

SSADM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SSADM.

1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Yourdon
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Rose
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Casewise
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 1 (33.33%) P3O
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

SSADM
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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Yourdon
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Casewise
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle