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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 53 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing DSDM 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.30% 1.69% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.49% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£375 £425 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £425 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £449
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.98 -
% change year-on-year
-35.67% -
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
424 281 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.52% 67.87% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 153 196
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +38.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.15 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £190.00 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSDM across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

DSDM Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 December 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 - 3 £413 -
DSDM
Wales

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 5 (55.56%) RUP
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (33.33%) MAPM
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 3 (33.33%) JSF
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) XSLT
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) P3O
7 2 (22.22%) DevOps
7 2 (22.22%) Coaching

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (22.22%) FileNet
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Hudson
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) DbUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) JSF
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XSLT
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) XHTML
3 1 (11.11%) Dojo
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JRules
3 1 (11.11%) J2SE
3 1 (11.11%) EJB
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 5 (55.56%) RUP
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) BPEL
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) RAD
6 2 (22.22%) UML
6 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (33.33%) MAPM
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) P3O
2 2 (22.22%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) ILOG