Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 419 552 713
Rank change year-on-year +133 +161 -26
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 543 319 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 199 114
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £375 £335 £326
90th Percentile £625 £638 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £400
% change year-on-year -4.23% +10.94% +1.91%
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 85,333 80,386 89,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.78% 83.83% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,948 53,293 58,214
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,056 2,207 2,618
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +0.30% +24.63%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.43 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -2.84% -3.85% +23.81%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +152 509 £525 +5.00% 127
London +132 406 £540 +2.86% 73
UK excluding London +7 133 £425 -4.23% 56
South East +7 40 £425 +6.92% 15
Wales -14 25 £575 +6.48% 1
Midlands +7 22 £471 +14.24% 7
North of England +29 20 £356 +5.56% 20
North West +20 18 £350 +3.70% 10
West Midlands -7 12 £485 +21.25% 3
East of England -12 11 £525 +30.43% 5
East Midlands +10 10 £413 -3.79% 4
South West +19 8 £325 -27.78% 7
Scotland -25 8 £450 +16.13% 1
Yorkshire 0 1 £463 - 1
North East - 1 £375 - 9

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Domain-Driven Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Domain-Driven Design.

1 471 (86.74%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (58.38%) Java
3 295 (54.33%) TDD
4 277 (51.01%) Microservices
5 230 (42.36%) BDD
6 226 (41.62%) Git (software)
7 225 (41.44%) CQRS
8 217 (39.96%) Continuous Integration
9 204 (37.57%) RESTful
10 182 (33.52%) Scrum
11 174 (32.04%) JavaScript
11 174 (32.04%) REST
12 165 (30.39%) DevOps
13 162 (29.83%) .NET
14 154 (28.36%) C#
15 147 (27.07%) Test Automation
16 140 (25.78%) Software Engineering
17 138 (25.41%) MVC
18 137 (25.23%) Mockito
19 136 (25.05%) Unix
20 134 (24.68%) MongoDB
21 131 (24.13%) SQL
22 130 (23.94%) AngularJS
23 129 (23.76%) Pair Programming
24 127 (23.39%) OO
25 126 (23.20%) NoSQL
26 123 (22.65%) Maven
27 121 (22.28%) Amazon AWS
27 121 (22.28%) Relational Database
27 121 (22.28%) SOLID

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 84 (15.47%) Elasticsearch
2 79 (14.55%) Confluence
3 69 (12.71%) WildFly
4 23 (4.24%) CMS
5 22 (4.05%) NServiceBus
6 20 (3.68%) EPiServer
7 8 (1.47%) Documentum
8 7 (1.29%) Apache
9 6 (1.10%) IIS
10 3 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.37%) Jetty
11 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.18%) Captiva
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 121 (22.28%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.31%) Heroku
4 16 (2.95%) Google Analytics
5 11 (2.03%) Google Play
6 10 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.84%) PaaS
7 6 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.10%) GitHub
8 5 (0.92%) npm
9 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.37%) IaaS
10 2 (0.37%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.68%) DNS
1 20 (3.68%) HTTP
2 18 (3.31%) FTP
2 18 (3.31%) SSL
2 18 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (24.68%) MongoDB
2 126 (23.20%) NoSQL
3 121 (22.28%) Relational Database
4 101 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (16.57%) RDBMS
6 51 (9.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (6.08%) SQL Server
8 28 (5.16%) MySQL
9 22 (4.05%) Event Store
10 21 (3.87%) Redis
11 17 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (3.13%) RavenDB
12 12 (2.21%) Neo4j
13 11 (2.03%) JanusGraph
14 9 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (1.66%) DB2
14 9 (1.66%) MarkLogic
15 7 (1.29%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 226 (41.62%) Git (software)
2 137 (25.23%) Mockito
3 123 (22.65%) Maven
4 117 (21.55%) JUnit
5 98 (18.05%) JIRA
6 91 (16.76%) SonarQube
7 72 (13.26%) Checkstyle
8 71 (13.08%) Jenkins
9 70 (12.89%) Liquibase
10 69 (12.71%) Vagrant
11 54 (9.94%) Gradle
12 52 (9.58%) gulp
13 51 (9.39%) IntelliJ
14 49 (9.02%) TeamCity
15 42 (7.73%) Octopus Deploy
16 36 (6.63%) Cucumber
17 28 (5.16%) Grunt
18 25 (4.60%) Hudson
19 17 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 17 (3.13%) Spock
General
1 88 (16.21%) Finance
2 68 (12.52%) Banking
3 15 (2.76%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.21%) Games
4 12 (2.21%) Publishing
5 9 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.47%) Electronics
7 6 (1.10%) Marketing
8 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 459 (84.53%) Developer
2 235 (43.28%) Java Developer
3 119 (21.92%) .NET Developer
4 83 (15.29%) Senior Developer
5 55 (10.13%) Agile Developer
6 51 (9.39%) C# Developer
7 42 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (7.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 40 (7.37%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 37 (6.81%) Full Stack Developer
10 37 (6.81%) Scala Developer
10 37 (6.81%) Senior .NET Developer
11 33 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 26 (4.79%) Architect
13 25 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
14 23 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 20 (3.68%) Java Scala Developer
16 20 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
17 19 (3.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (37.57%) RESTful
2 174 (32.04%) REST
3 162 (29.83%) .NET
4 130 (23.94%) AngularJS
5 120 (22.10%) Web Services
6 114 (20.99%) JMS
7 109 (20.07%) HTML
8 107 (19.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 107 (19.71%) Spring
9 100 (18.42%) Hibernate
10 98 (18.05%) CSS
11 94 (17.31%) WireMock
12 90 (16.57%) ASP.NET
13 86 (15.84%) React
14 78 (14.36%) Dropwizard
14 78 (14.36%) Java EE
14 78 (14.36%) JAX-RS
15 73 (13.44%) Drools
15 73 (13.44%) HTML5
16 72 (13.26%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.18%) Linux Command Line
2 36 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (5.71%) Fintech
4 30 (5.52%) Online Banking
5 23 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 22 (4.05%) Public Cloud
7 17 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.39%) User Experience
9 11 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.47%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.29%) Wiki
12 4 (0.74%) Blog
13 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.55%) PMI
14 2 (0.37%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.37%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.37%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (25.05%) Unix
2 69 (12.71%) VMS
3 48 (8.84%) Linux
4 14 (2.58%) Android
4 14 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.92%) Windows
6 2 (0.37%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (86.74%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (54.33%) TDD
3 277 (51.01%) Microservices
4 230 (42.36%) BDD
5 225 (41.44%) CQRS
6 217 (39.96%) Continuous Integration
7 182 (33.52%) Scrum
8 165 (30.39%) DevOps
9 147 (27.07%) Test Automation
10 140 (25.78%) Software Engineering
11 138 (25.41%) MVC
12 129 (23.76%) Pair Programming
13 127 (23.39%) OO
14 121 (22.28%) SOLID
15 113 (20.81%) Kanban
16 91 (16.76%) Open Source
17 88 (16.21%) OOA/OOD
18 80 (14.73%) Dependency Injection
19 52 (9.58%) High Availability
20 49 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 317 (58.38%) Java
2 174 (32.04%) JavaScript
3 154 (28.36%) C#
4 131 (24.13%) SQL
5 82 (15.10%) Scala
6 72 (13.26%) JPQL
7 63 (11.60%) Groovy
8 31 (5.71%) ES6
9 27 (4.97%) TypeScript
10 24 (4.42%) Shell Script
11 21 (3.87%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.76%) GraphQL
12 15 (2.76%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.76%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.58%) Kotlin
13 14 (2.58%) PHP
14 12 (2.21%) XPath
15 9 (1.66%) Python
16 8 (1.47%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.10%) Go
Qualifications
1 71 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 53 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (2.58%) Degree
5 9 (1.66%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (0.55%) CISSP
7 3 (0.55%) CITP
7 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.37%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.66%) QA
2 10 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (1.66%) EMIR
3 9 (1.66%) MiFID
4 5 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.55%) GCP
5 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 45 (8.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 53 (9.76%) Grafana
2 50 (9.21%) Kibana
2 50 (9.21%) logstash
3 41 (7.55%) Ansible
4 21 (3.87%) Puppet
5 19 (3.50%) Docker Swarm
6 18 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.58%) Kubernetes
8 11 (2.03%) Terraform
9 4 (0.74%) Nagios
9 4 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.74%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Brooklyn
10 2 (0.37%) Marathon
10 2 (0.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 59 (10.87%) Splunk
2 54 (9.94%) AppDynamics
3 34 (6.26%) Google
3 34 (6.26%) Microsoft
4 32 (5.89%) New Relic
5 25 (4.60%) Oracle
6 19 (3.50%) Perforce
7 12 (2.21%) Apple
8 10 (1.84%) Pega
8 10 (1.84%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.29%) SAP
10 4 (0.74%) Telerik
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe
11 2 (0.37%) Apigee
11 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.37%) Capita
12 1 (0.18%) Cadence
12 1 (0.18%) EMC
12 1 (0.18%) OpenText
12 1 (0.18%) Tableau