Period
to 19 November 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 19 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.

Domain-Driven Design (DDD)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 476 543 722
Rank change year-on-year +67 +179 -66
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 454 375 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 263 112
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% -15.00%
10th Percentile £370 £328 £325
90th Percentile £625 £594 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
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 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

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 19 November 2017.

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

Domain-Driven Design
Top 14 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 19 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
England +114 435 £525 +10.53% 59
London +119 337 £538 +4.88% 37
UK excluding London -63 114 £425 -5.56% 22
South East -2 46 £455 -4.21% 6
Midlands +24 17 £400 - 3
East of England -9 15 £525 +31.25% 3
Wales -16 14 £370 -31.48%
North of England +33 11 £335 -18.29% 8
West Midlands +24 10 £425 +6.25%
North West +15 10 £335 -17.28% 5
East Midlands +10 7 £400 -8.57% 3
South West +1 7 £340 -27.47% 2
Scotland -40 5 - -
North East +68 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 406 (89.43%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (59.25%) Java
3 266 (58.59%) TDD
4 218 (48.02%) Microservices
5 212 (46.70%) BDD
6 198 (43.61%) Continuous Integration
7 164 (36.12%) RESTful
8 163 (35.90%) CQRS
9 162 (35.68%) Git (software)
10 156 (34.36%) Scrum
11 152 (33.48%) SOLID
12 143 (31.50%) .NET
13 140 (30.84%) REST
14 139 (30.62%) Test Automation
15 132 (29.07%) JavaScript
16 128 (28.19%) Pair Programming
17 126 (27.75%) C#
17 126 (27.75%) MVC
17 126 (27.75%) AngularJS
18 121 (26.65%) Mockito
19 120 (26.43%) NoSQL
20 114 (25.11%) MongoDB
20 114 (25.11%) Software Engineering
21 107 (23.57%) Web Services
22 105 (23.13%) OO
23 103 (22.69%) React
24 100 (22.03%) DevOps
24 100 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
24 100 (22.03%) JUnit
24 100 (22.03%) Kanban

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 73 (16.08%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (11.67%) Confluence
3 49 (10.79%) WildFly
4 27 (5.95%) NServiceBus
5 19 (4.19%) CMS
6 18 (3.96%) EPiServer
7 11 (2.42%) Apache
8 10 (2.20%) IIS
9 6 (1.32%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.10%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.88%) Jetty
12 3 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.22%) JBoss
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 100 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (11.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.20%) Google Play
4 9 (1.98%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.32%) Heroku
5 6 (1.32%) SaaS
6 4 (0.88%) GitHub
6 4 (0.88%) PaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.44%) IaaS
8 2 (0.44%) npm
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.96%) HTTP
2 8 (1.76%) DNS
3 6 (1.32%) FTP
3 6 (1.32%) SSL
3 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) CTI
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (26.43%) NoSQL
2 114 (25.11%) MongoDB
3 83 (18.28%) Relational Database
4 61 (13.44%) RDBMS
5 50 (11.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 49 (10.79%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (4.85%) SQL Server
8 18 (3.96%) MySQL
9 15 (3.30%) RavenDB
10 14 (3.08%) Redis
11 11 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.98%) Event Store
13 8 (1.76%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.76%) Neo4j
14 6 (1.32%) MarkLogic
15 5 (1.10%) CouchDB
16 3 (0.66%) Couchbase
17 2 (0.44%) DB2
17 2 (0.44%) InfluxDB
17 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 162 (35.68%) Git (software)
2 121 (26.65%) Mockito
3 100 (22.03%) JUnit
4 83 (18.28%) Maven
5 72 (15.86%) JIRA
6 66 (14.54%) SonarQube
7 63 (13.88%) IntelliJ
8 53 (11.67%) Vagrant
9 50 (11.01%) Checkstyle
10 49 (10.79%) Liquibase
11 47 (10.35%) Jenkins
12 46 (10.13%) TeamCity
13 45 (9.91%) gulp
14 41 (9.03%) Grunt
15 37 (8.15%) Octopus Deploy
16 28 (6.17%) Gradle
17 23 (5.07%) Cucumber
18 22 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (3.74%) Selenium
20 16 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 72 (15.86%) Finance
2 40 (8.81%) Banking
3 11 (2.42%) Publishing
4 9 (1.98%) Games
5 7 (1.54%) Electronics
5 7 (1.54%) Retail
6 5 (1.10%) Law
6 5 (1.10%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Military
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 377 (83.04%) Developer
2 186 (40.97%) Java Developer
3 96 (21.15%) .NET Developer
4 65 (14.32%) Senior Developer
5 59 (13.00%) C# Developer
6 53 (11.67%) Agile Developer
7 39 (8.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (7.93%) Scala Developer
9 33 (7.27%) Agile Java Developer
9 33 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
10 28 (6.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 26 (5.73%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 21 (4.63%) Architect
13 20 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
14 19 (4.19%) Angular Developer
14 19 (4.19%) Java Scala Developer
15 18 (3.96%) Agile .NET Developer
15 18 (3.96%) Senior .NET Developer
16 16 (3.52%) EPiServer Developer
17 15 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (36.12%) RESTful
2 143 (31.50%) .NET
3 140 (30.84%) REST
4 126 (27.75%) AngularJS
5 107 (23.57%) Web Services
6 103 (22.69%) React
7 81 (17.84%) HTML
8 79 (17.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 79 (17.40%) Hibernate
9 78 (17.18%) JMS
10 71 (15.64%) Spring
10 71 (15.64%) WireMock
11 70 (15.42%) HTML5
12 69 (15.20%) CSS
12 69 (15.20%) JAX-RS
13 67 (14.76%) Java EE
14 66 (14.54%) Dropwizard
15 54 (11.89%) ASP.NET
16 52 (11.45%) Drools
17 51 (11.23%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.23%) Linux Command Line
2 41 (9.03%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (6.61%) Fintech
4 26 (5.73%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.63%) User Experience
6 14 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.86%) Animation
8 11 (2.42%) Online Banking
9 9 (1.98%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.54%) iPad
10 7 (1.54%) iPhone
11 6 (1.32%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.88%) Spread Betting
14 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
14 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 96 (21.15%) Unix
2 52 (11.45%) VMS
3 34 (7.49%) Linux
4 31 (6.83%) Apple iOS
5 29 (6.39%) Android
6 9 (1.98%) Windows
7 5 (1.10%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.66%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.22%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (89.43%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (58.59%) TDD
3 218 (48.02%) Microservices
4 212 (46.70%) BDD
5 198 (43.61%) Continuous Integration
6 163 (35.90%) CQRS
7 156 (34.36%) Scrum
8 152 (33.48%) SOLID
9 139 (30.62%) Test Automation
10 128 (28.19%) Pair Programming
11 126 (27.75%) MVC
12 114 (25.11%) Software Engineering
13 105 (23.13%) OO
14 100 (22.03%) DevOps
14 100 (22.03%) Kanban
15 80 (17.62%) SOA
16 66 (14.54%) Front End Development
17 62 (13.66%) Web Development
18 57 (12.56%) Dependency Injection
18 57 (12.56%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 269 (59.25%) Java
2 132 (29.07%) JavaScript
3 126 (27.75%) C#
4 94 (20.70%) SQL
5 68 (14.98%) Scala
6 62 (13.66%) Groovy
7 50 (11.01%) JPQL
8 20 (4.41%) GraphQL
8 20 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.96%) C++
10 17 (3.74%) ES6
11 15 (3.30%) Python
11 15 (3.30%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.30%) T-SQL
12 14 (3.08%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.86%) Objective-C
14 12 (2.64%) TypeScript
15 10 (2.20%) PHP
16 8 (1.76%) Kotlin
17 7 (1.54%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 52 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.05%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (2.86%) Degree
4 8 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (0.66%) CISSP
5 3 (0.66%) CITP
5 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.66%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.23%) QA
2 6 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.44%) EMIR
4 2 (0.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (4.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 46 (10.13%) Grafana
1 46 (10.13%) Kibana
2 44 (9.69%) logstash
3 26 (5.73%) Ansible
4 17 (3.74%) Puppet
5 13 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.20%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.76%) Nagios
7 8 (1.76%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (1.32%) Terraform
10 3 (0.66%) Apache Brooklyn
10 3 (0.66%) Marathon
10 3 (0.66%) Mesos
11 1 (0.22%) rkt
Vendors
1 54 (11.89%) Splunk
2 52 (11.45%) AppDynamics
3 51 (11.23%) New Relic
4 23 (5.07%) Microsoft
5 22 (4.85%) Google
6 15 (3.30%) Apple
7 13 (2.86%) Oracle
8 11 (2.42%) Perforce
9 6 (1.32%) Apigee
10 4 (0.88%) SAP
11 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.22%) Cadence
12 1 (0.22%) IBM
12 1 (0.22%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.22%) Pega
12 1 (0.22%) Zend