The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 58 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing DSDM 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% 0.21% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.31% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £423 £391
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DSDM
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
442 326 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.68% 69.81% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 216 182
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £24.75 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2 £438 -
DSDM
Wales

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) RUP
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) P3O
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Confluence
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Hudson
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) JSF

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (33.33%) SAS
1 2 (33.33%) FileNet
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) JSF
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) RUP
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (33.33%) MAPM
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) P3O
2 1 (16.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) IBM