The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 June 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.

Domain-Driven Design (DDD)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 146 147
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1  
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 5 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.42% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 0
Median daily rate £338 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £475 £363
% change year-on-year -14.47% +30.85%  
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 North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Domain-Driven Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Domain-Driven Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Domain-Driven Design in the North West

Domain-Driven Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Domain-Driven Design in the North West

Domain-Driven Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Domain-Driven Design in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Domain-Driven Design in the North West

Domain-Driven Design
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Domain-Driven Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 4 £338 -28.94% 4
Cheshire - 1 £525 -
Domain-Driven Design
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Domain-Driven Design.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) API Development
4 2 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 2 (33.33%) JProfiler
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Confluence
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) JPA

Domain-Driven Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) JProfiler
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (16.67%) gulp
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) jspm
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) NuGet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 2 (33.33%) Velocity
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Autofac
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Kafka
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) API Development
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) RAD
4 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft