The first table below looks at the demand for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 59 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing DSDM 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.47% 0.49% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.69% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£438 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £394 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.39% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
470 289 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.67% 70.32% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 182 191
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
DSDM
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DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSDM across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSDM across the South Wales region.

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
DSDM
Wales

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing DSDM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSDM.

1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
4 2 (28.57%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) P3O
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) MAPM
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) HL7
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing DSDM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Change Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Business Change Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Business Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Business Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Business Change Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Process
5 1 (14.29%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (28.57%) MAPM
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) P3O
2 1 (14.29%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft