Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 103 104
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 -13
Contract jobs citing DSDM 3 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% 0.071% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.084% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Wales median daily rate £410 - £350
10th Percentile £377 - £313
90th Percentile £436 - £393
UK median daily rate £411 £428 £475
% change year-on-year -3.80% -10.00% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £57.00 - £49.82

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 992 1191 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.50% 83.99% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 843 958
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +12.68% -2.74%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.58 £10.28
90th Percentile £51.17 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing DSDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in Wales

DSDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSDM in Wales

DSDM
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Wales - 3 £410 -
DSDM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DSDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DSDM.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) TestComplete

DSDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA