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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Rank - 70 65
Contract jobs citing DSDM 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.83% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £280 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £465 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.82 - -
DSDM
UK

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
522 602 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.80% 78.59% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 363 356
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.47 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) P3O
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (50.00%) MAPM
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching

DSDM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MAPM
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) P3O