The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Domain-Driven Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Domain-Driven Design over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain-Driven Design (DDD)
London / City of London
Rank 139 153 180
Rank change year-on-year +14 +27  
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 14 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £493 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £570 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £406
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Domain-Driven Design 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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Domain-Driven Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Domain-Driven Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Domain-Driven Design in the City of London

Domain-Driven Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Domain-Driven Design in the City of London

Domain-Driven Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Domain-Driven Design in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Domain-Driven Design in the City of London

Domain-Driven Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 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 City of London region with a requirement for Domain-Driven Design.

1 22 (95.65%) MVC
1 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
3 20 (86.96%) BDD
4 19 (82.61%) SOA
4 19 (82.61%) SOLID
5 18 (78.26%) AngularJS
6 16 (69.57%) HTML5
6 16 (69.57%) Scrum
6 16 (69.57%) HTML
6 16 (69.57%) CSS
7 14 (60.87%) MongoDB
7 14 (60.87%) Web Application Development
8 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
9 12 (52.17%) Refactoring
9 12 (52.17%) QA
9 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (52.17%) Kanban
9 12 (52.17%) Web Services
9 12 (52.17%) Java
9 12 (52.17%) Pair Programming
9 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
9 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
9 12 (52.17%) Web Development
9 12 (52.17%) Front End Development
9 12 (52.17%) Scalatra
9 12 (52.17%) New Relic
9 12 (52.17%) Dropwizard
9 12 (52.17%) Hystrix

Domain-Driven Design
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MongoDB
2 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) RavenDB
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 11 (47.83%) IntelliJ
3 8 (34.78%) Grunt
3 8 (34.78%) gulp
4 3 (13.04%) Gradle
5 2 (8.70%) Moq
5 2 (8.70%) MSTest
5 2 (8.70%) NUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) Full Stack Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
4 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Angular Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) AngularJS
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 16 (69.57%) HTML5
3 12 (52.17%) Dropwizard
3 12 (52.17%) Hystrix
3 12 (52.17%) Scalatra
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
4 11 (47.83%) React
5 10 (43.48%) .NET
5 10 (43.48%) Play Framework
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (17.39%) Aurelia
8 3 (13.04%) CSS3
8 3 (13.04%) Node.js
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
9 2 (8.70%) jQuery
9 2 (8.70%) StructureMap
9 2 (8.70%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) MVC
1 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (86.96%) BDD
4 19 (82.61%) SOA
4 19 (82.61%) SOLID
5 16 (69.57%) Scrum
6 14 (60.87%) Web Application Development
7 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
7 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (52.17%) Front End Development
7 12 (52.17%) Kanban
7 12 (52.17%) Pair Programming
7 12 (52.17%) Refactoring
7 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
7 12 (52.17%) Web Development
8 7 (30.43%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (13.04%) Microservices
10 2 (8.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) Groovy
5 3 (13.04%) Scala
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) New Relic
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft