Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 21 September 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)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 512 548 756
Rank change year-on-year +36 +208 -33
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 364 354 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.39% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 261 103
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £357 £325 £325
90th Percentile £588 £576 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Domain-Driven Design 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83335 90065 92253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.38% 83.71% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54986 59640 59676
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.82% +1.37%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2273 2594
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.42 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.38 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year -4.00% +9.51% +8.71%

Domain-Driven Design
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Domain-Driven Design in the UK

Domain-Driven Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Domain-Driven Design in the UK

Domain-Driven Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Domain-Driven Design over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Domain-Driven Design in the UK

Domain-Driven Design
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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
England +60 344 £513 +7.89% 62
London +100 257 £525 +5.00% 35
UK excluding London -32 106 £425 -5.56% 28
South East -10 40 £463 -2.63% 9
Midlands +25 13 £388 -11.43% 2
Wales +6 13 £375 -20.84% 1
East of England +5 13 £475 +18.75% 1
North of England +38 11 £338 -28.95% 10
West Midlands +43 10 £425 -2.86% 1
South West +6 9 £388 -20.51% 5
North West +18 7 £338 -28.95% 4
Scotland -8 7 £463 -2.63%
East Midlands -6 3 £335 -26.58% 1
North East +81 2 £500 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +26 2 £375 -8.54% 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 with a requirement for Domain-Driven Design.

1 320 (87.91%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (58.79%) TDD
3 194 (53.30%) Java
4 173 (47.53%) BDD
5 148 (40.66%) Microservices
6 147 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
7 131 (35.99%) .NET
8 128 (35.16%) SOLID
9 126 (34.62%) JavaScript
9 126 (34.62%) Scrum
10 125 (34.34%) CQRS
11 117 (32.14%) AngularJS
12 115 (31.59%) MVC
13 114 (31.32%) C#
14 109 (29.95%) Git (software)
15 101 (27.75%) REST
16 96 (26.37%) Test Automation
17 92 (25.27%) RESTful
18 91 (25.00%) Pair Programming
19 89 (24.45%) React
20 88 (24.18%) Software Engineering
21 84 (23.08%) Web Services
22 83 (22.80%) Amazon AWS
22 83 (22.80%) MongoDB
23 82 (22.53%) HTML
24 77 (21.15%) SOA
25 75 (20.60%) CSS
26 74 (20.33%) NoSQL
27 73 (20.05%) HTML5
28 72 (19.78%) ASP.NET Web API

Domain-Driven Design
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 36 (9.89%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (6.87%) NServiceBus
3 22 (6.04%) Confluence
4 21 (5.77%) WildFly
5 15 (4.12%) CMS
6 11 (3.02%) EPiServer
7 10 (2.75%) Apache
7 10 (2.75%) IIS
8 8 (2.20%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.82%) Jetty
11 2 (0.55%) JBoss
11 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.27%) Drupal
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.27%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.27%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 83 (22.80%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.47%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.65%) SaaS
5 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.10%) Heroku
5 4 (1.10%) PaaS
6 2 (0.55%) GitHub
6 2 (0.55%) Google Play
6 2 (0.55%) IaaS
6 2 (0.55%) npm
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.67%) HTTP
2 6 (1.65%) DNS
3 5 (1.37%) Internet
4 4 (1.10%) FTP
4 4 (1.10%) SSL
4 4 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) CTI
5 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.27%) MQTT
5 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (22.80%) MongoDB
2 74 (20.33%) NoSQL
3 52 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 38 (10.44%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 26 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 18 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.30%) RavenDB
9 11 (3.02%) MySQL
10 9 (2.47%) Redis
11 8 (2.20%) Event Store
12 5 (1.37%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.10%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.55%) Big Data
15 2 (0.55%) DB2
15 2 (0.55%) InfluxDB
15 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 109 (29.95%) Git (software)
2 71 (19.51%) Mockito
3 64 (17.58%) JUnit
4 47 (12.91%) TeamCity
5 45 (12.36%) IntelliJ
6 42 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 42 (11.54%) Maven
7 39 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 37 (10.16%) gulp
8 37 (10.16%) JIRA
9 35 (9.62%) Grunt
10 24 (6.59%) Vagrant
11 22 (6.04%) SonarQube
12 21 (5.77%) Checkstyle
12 21 (5.77%) Liquibase
13 17 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (4.12%) Cucumber
16 13 (3.57%) Selenium
16 13 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 53 (14.56%) Finance
2 26 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (1.65%) Law
3 6 (1.65%) Marketing
4 5 (1.37%) Games
4 5 (1.37%) Publishing
5 4 (1.10%) Electronics
5 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.10%) Retail
5 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.82%) Advertising
6 3 (0.82%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.27%) French Language
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
8 1 (0.27%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 293 (80.49%) Developer
2 124 (34.07%) Java Developer
3 84 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 54 (14.84%) Senior Developer
5 52 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 39 (10.71%) Agile Developer
7 33 (9.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (8.24%) Full Stack Developer
9 23 (6.32%) Angular Developer
10 21 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
11 20 (5.49%) Agile Java Developer
12 18 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (4.67%) Agile .NET Developer
14 15 (4.12%) Architect
14 15 (4.12%) Azure Developer
14 15 (4.12%) Scala Developer
15 14 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 12 (3.30%) Analyst
16 12 (3.30%) Business Analyst
16 12 (3.30%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (35.99%) .NET
2 117 (32.14%) AngularJS
3 101 (27.75%) REST
4 92 (25.27%) RESTful
5 89 (24.45%) React
6 84 (23.08%) Web Services
7 82 (22.53%) HTML
8 75 (20.60%) CSS
9 73 (20.05%) HTML5
10 72 (19.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 54 (14.84%) ASP.NET
12 53 (14.56%) Dropwizard
13 48 (13.19%) Hibernate
14 47 (12.91%) Play Framework
15 46 (12.64%) JMS
15 46 (12.64%) Spring
16 41 (11.26%) WireMock
17 40 (10.99%) JAX-RS
17 40 (10.99%) Node.js
18 36 (9.89%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.36%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (6.87%) User Experience
3 24 (6.59%) Fintech
4 21 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (3.57%) Animation
8 10 (2.75%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.47%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.47%) Online Banking
10 7 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.92%) iPad
10 7 (1.92%) iPhone
11 5 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.10%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.10%) Spread Betting
13 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.82%) PMI
14 2 (0.55%) Derivative
14 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.09%) Unix
2 33 (9.07%) Linux
3 23 (6.32%) Apple iOS
4 21 (5.77%) VMS
5 20 (5.49%) Android
6 9 (2.47%) Windows
7 6 (1.65%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (87.91%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (58.79%) TDD
3 173 (47.53%) BDD
4 148 (40.66%) Microservices
5 147 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
6 128 (35.16%) SOLID
7 126 (34.62%) Scrum
8 125 (34.34%) CQRS
9 115 (31.59%) MVC
10 96 (26.37%) Test Automation
11 91 (25.00%) Pair Programming
12 88 (24.18%) Software Engineering
13 77 (21.15%) SOA
14 72 (19.78%) OO
15 69 (18.96%) Kanban
16 64 (17.58%) Front End Development
17 63 (17.31%) DevOps
18 61 (16.76%) Web Development
19 53 (14.56%) Refactoring
20 46 (12.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 194 (53.30%) Java
2 126 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 114 (31.32%) C#
4 54 (14.84%) Groovy
5 51 (14.01%) Scala
6 50 (13.74%) SQL
7 21 (5.77%) JPQL
8 19 (5.22%) C++
8 19 (5.22%) Python
9 17 (4.67%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.30%) GraphQL
10 12 (3.30%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.02%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.75%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.20%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.92%) ES6
14 7 (1.92%) Ruby
15 6 (1.65%) PHP
16 5 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.85%) Degree
4 9 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (0.82%) CISSP
6 3 (0.82%) CITP
6 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.82%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.36%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.55%) EMIR
4 2 (0.55%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (5.22%) Docker
2 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (6.87%) Ansible
2 21 (5.77%) Kibana
3 20 (5.49%) Grafana
4 19 (5.22%) logstash
5 15 (4.12%) Kubernetes
5 15 (4.12%) Puppet
6 11 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.20%) Nagios
7 8 (2.20%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.37%) Terraform
9 3 (0.82%) Marathon
9 3 (0.82%) Mesos
10 2 (0.55%) rkt
11 1 (0.27%) Consul
11 1 (0.27%) Graphite
Vendors
1 44 (12.09%) New Relic
2 27 (7.42%) Splunk
3 26 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 22 (6.04%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.30%) Google
6 7 (1.92%) Apple
7 6 (1.65%) Apigee
8 4 (1.10%) SAP
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle
9 3 (0.82%) Perforce
9 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe
10 1 (0.27%) Cadence
10 1 (0.27%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.27%) Marketo
10 1 (0.27%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.27%) Pega
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.27%) Zend