The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 142 143
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1  
Contract jobs citing DSDM 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.12% 0.081%
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 £465
% change year-on-year -13.09% -9.67%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1678 2437 2459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.41% 86.57% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 1695 1712
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -7.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in Yorkshire

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DSDM in Yorkshire

DSDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSDM in Yorkshire

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +28 8 £363 -4.60% 10
DSDM
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 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 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 Analyst
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%) 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%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
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