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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank 65 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing DSDM 5 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.69% 2.50% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 3.53% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
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£400 £628 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +54.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +2.81%
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
516 425 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.27% 70.95% 67.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 286 240
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £21.60 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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
South Wales - - - - 1
DSDM
UK

DSDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) RUP
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) FileNet
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (33.33%) Confluence
5 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Hudson
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) FileNet
1 4 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Hudson
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Change Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Business Change Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Business Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Business Change Project Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) XSLT
1 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) JSF
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) XHTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) RUP
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) UML
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (16.67%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) P3O
2 1 (8.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Twitter