The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for DSDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DSDM over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 64 45
Contract jobs citing DSDM 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 1.04% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.21% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £415 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +159.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £415 £440
% change year-on-year +4.81% -5.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.82 -

DSDM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 467 497 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.69% 86.28% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 343 239
Median daily rate £388 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing DSDM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in South Wales

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in South Wales

DSDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSDM in South Wales