The table below looks at the statistics for DSDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 57 64 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing DSDM 17 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.88% 0.86% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.15% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £628
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -32.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £405 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £445 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £403 £410
% change year-on-year
+19.25% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
698 523 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.38% 75.36% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 366 278
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.10 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

DSDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

DSDM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DSDM
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

DSDM Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DSDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

DSDM Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
South Wales +5 15 £383 -15.00%
West Wales -2 2 £325 -18.75%
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (90.91%) RUP
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) Java
4 16 (72.73%) OO
4 16 (72.73%) Scrum
4 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 15 (68.18%) HTML
5 15 (68.18%) J2EE
5 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
6 14 (63.64%) OOA/OOD
6 14 (63.64%) SOAP
6 14 (63.64%) XML
6 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
7 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (59.09%) Open Source
7 13 (59.09%) JSF
7 13 (59.09%) XSLT
7 13 (59.09%) Web Services
7 13 (59.09%) CSS
7 13 (59.09%) SQL
7 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
8 12 (54.55%) TDD
8 12 (54.55%) SDLC
9 11 (50.00%) Spock
9 11 (50.00%) Geb
9 11 (50.00%) Twitter
9 11 (50.00%) DevOps
9 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
9 11 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (50.00%) NoSQL

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (50.00%) Confluence
2 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.64%) SAS
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (9.09%) ArcGIS
4 2 (9.09%) ArcSDE
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Firebird
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) InterBase
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Subversion
1 11 (50.00%) Maven
1 11 (50.00%) JIRA
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
1 11 (50.00%) Hudson
1 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (50.00%) Spock
1 11 (50.00%) Geb
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Architect
4 2 (9.09%) GIS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
1 15 (68.18%) J2EE
2 14 (63.64%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) SOAP
3 13 (59.09%) Web Services
3 13 (59.09%) XSLT
3 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 13 (59.09%) JSF
4 11 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (50.00%) Spring
4 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) Dojo
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) RUP
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) Scrum
3 16 (72.73%) OO
4 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
5 14 (63.64%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (59.09%) Open Source
7 12 (54.55%) SDLC
7 12 (54.55%) TDD
8 11 (50.00%) DevOps
8 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
8 11 (50.00%) Release Management
9 10 (45.45%) Pair Programming
10 6 (27.27%) UML
11 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
12 3 (13.64%) Requirements Management
12 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.09%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) P3O
2 1 (4.55%) HL7
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (50.00%) Twitter
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Mapinfo
4 2 (9.09%) ESRI