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

Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 121 120
Rank change year-on-year +27 -1  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.56% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £363 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £420 £475
% change year-on-year -13.09% -11.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DSDM 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1246 1806 1816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.95% 87.76% 86.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1250 1288
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 35
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -55.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in West Yorkshire

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in West Yorkshire

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DSDM in West Yorkshire

DSDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSDM in West Yorkshire

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds +18 8 £363 -4.60% 10
DSDM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
4 2 (25.00%) PMO
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) PMP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Office Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) P3O
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft