Period
to 23 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 23 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 468 545 721
Rank change year-on-year +77 +176 -28
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 474 370 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 258 115
UK median daily rate £525 £481 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.24% -15.00%
10th Percentile £374 £326 £325
90th Percentile £625 £596 £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 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +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 23 November 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 23 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 +122 455 £525 +10.53% 77
London +126 354 £538 +4.88% 47
UK excluding London -44 117 £425 -5.56% 31
South East -1 46 £435 -8.42% 11
Midlands +23 17 £400 - 3
East of England -13 15 £525 +31.25% 3
North of England +39 14 £350 -14.63% 10
Wales -17 14 £370 -31.48%
North West +15 12 £343 -15.43% 8
West Midlands +29 10 £425 +6.25%
East Midlands -5 7 £400 -4.76% 3
South West -11 7 £340 -27.47% 3
Scotland -33 5 - - 1
North East +61 1 - -
Yorkshire +7 1 £463 +12.80% 2

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 425 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (59.49%) Java
3 275 (58.02%) TDD
4 229 (48.31%) Microservices
5 220 (46.41%) BDD
6 208 (43.88%) Continuous Integration
7 177 (37.34%) CQRS
8 174 (36.71%) RESTful
9 170 (35.86%) Git (software)
10 160 (33.76%) Scrum
11 153 (32.28%) SOLID
12 150 (31.65%) .NET
13 145 (30.59%) REST
14 143 (30.17%) Test Automation
15 140 (29.54%) JavaScript
16 133 (28.06%) C#
17 132 (27.85%) Pair Programming
17 132 (27.85%) AngularJS
18 131 (27.64%) MVC
19 128 (27.00%) Mockito
20 126 (26.58%) NoSQL
21 119 (25.11%) MongoDB
21 119 (25.11%) Software Engineering
22 110 (23.21%) OO
23 109 (23.00%) Web Services
24 108 (22.78%) DevOps
25 107 (22.57%) React
26 105 (22.15%) JUnit
27 104 (21.94%) Amazon AWS
28 103 (21.73%) SQL

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 78 (16.46%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (11.81%) Confluence
3 52 (10.97%) WildFly
4 28 (5.91%) NServiceBus
5 20 (4.22%) CMS
6 19 (4.01%) EPiServer
7 11 (2.32%) Apache
8 10 (2.11%) IIS
9 6 (1.27%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.84%) Jetty
12 3 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.21%) JBoss
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 104 (21.94%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.53%) Google Play
4 10 (2.11%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.48%) Heroku
6 6 (1.27%) PaaS
6 6 (1.27%) SaaS
7 4 (0.84%) GitHub
8 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.42%) IaaS
9 2 (0.42%) npm
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.01%) HTTP
2 9 (1.90%) DNS
3 7 (1.48%) FTP
3 7 (1.48%) SSL
3 7 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) CTI
4 1 (0.21%) Internet
4 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (26.58%) NoSQL
2 119 (25.11%) MongoDB
3 87 (18.35%) Relational Database
4 64 (13.50%) RDBMS
5 56 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (11.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 25 (5.27%) SQL Server
8 21 (4.43%) MySQL
9 17 (3.59%) Redis
10 16 (3.38%) RavenDB
11 13 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (2.11%) Event Store
12 10 (2.11%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.69%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.27%) MarkLogic
15 5 (1.05%) CouchDB
16 3 (0.63%) Couchbase
17 2 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
17 2 (0.42%) InfluxDB
17 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 170 (35.86%) Git (software)
2 128 (27.00%) Mockito
3 105 (22.15%) JUnit
4 86 (18.14%) Maven
5 75 (15.82%) JIRA
6 69 (14.56%) SonarQube
7 62 (13.08%) IntelliJ
8 56 (11.81%) Vagrant
9 53 (11.18%) Checkstyle
10 52 (10.97%) Liquibase
11 49 (10.34%) Jenkins
12 48 (10.13%) TeamCity
13 45 (9.49%) gulp
14 40 (8.44%) Grunt
15 39 (8.23%) Octopus Deploy
16 29 (6.12%) Gradle
17 25 (5.27%) Cucumber
18 22 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (4.22%) Selenium
20 16 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 76 (16.03%) Finance
2 44 (9.28%) Banking
3 12 (2.53%) Publishing
4 9 (1.90%) Games
5 7 (1.48%) Electronics
5 7 (1.48%) Retail
6 5 (1.05%) Law
6 5 (1.05%) Marketing
7 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 396 (83.54%) Developer
2 197 (41.56%) Java Developer
3 103 (21.73%) .NET Developer
4 69 (14.56%) Senior Developer
5 63 (13.29%) C# Developer
6 55 (11.60%) Agile Developer
7 43 (9.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (8.02%) Scala Developer
9 36 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 35 (7.38%) Agile Java Developer
11 30 (6.33%) Senior C# Developer
12 28 (5.91%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 22 (4.64%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (4.43%) Architect
15 20 (4.22%) Angular Developer
15 20 (4.22%) Java Scala Developer
15 20 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
16 18 (3.80%) Agile .NET Developer
17 16 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 16 (3.38%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (36.71%) RESTful
2 150 (31.65%) .NET
3 145 (30.59%) REST
4 132 (27.85%) AngularJS
5 109 (23.00%) Web Services
6 107 (22.57%) React
7 85 (17.93%) JMS
8 84 (17.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 84 (17.72%) HTML
9 82 (17.30%) Hibernate
10 76 (16.03%) WireMock
11 74 (15.61%) Spring
12 73 (15.40%) JAX-RS
13 72 (15.19%) CSS
14 71 (14.98%) HTML5
15 70 (14.77%) Java EE
16 67 (14.14%) Dropwizard
17 59 (12.45%) ASP.NET
18 55 (11.60%) Drools
19 54 (11.39%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.39%) Linux Command Line
2 43 (9.07%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (7.17%) Fintech
4 29 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.43%) User Experience
6 17 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.74%) Animation
8 13 (2.74%) Online Banking
9 9 (1.90%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.48%) iPad
10 7 (1.48%) iPhone
11 6 (1.27%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.27%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.05%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.84%) Spread Betting
14 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
14 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 101 (21.31%) Unix
2 55 (11.60%) VMS
3 36 (7.59%) Linux
4 33 (6.96%) Apple iOS
5 31 (6.54%) Android
6 9 (1.90%) Windows
7 5 (1.05%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.63%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.21%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (58.02%) TDD
3 229 (48.31%) Microservices
4 220 (46.41%) BDD
5 208 (43.88%) Continuous Integration
6 177 (37.34%) CQRS
7 160 (33.76%) Scrum
8 153 (32.28%) SOLID
9 143 (30.17%) Test Automation
10 132 (27.85%) Pair Programming
11 131 (27.64%) MVC
12 119 (25.11%) Software Engineering
13 110 (23.21%) OO
14 108 (22.78%) DevOps
15 102 (21.52%) Kanban
16 79 (16.67%) SOA
17 65 (13.71%) Front End Development
18 62 (13.08%) Web Development
19 60 (12.66%) Dependency Injection
19 60 (12.66%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 282 (59.49%) Java
2 140 (29.54%) JavaScript
3 133 (28.06%) C#
4 103 (21.73%) SQL
5 71 (14.98%) Scala
6 62 (13.08%) Groovy
7 53 (11.18%) JPQL
8 22 (4.64%) GraphQL
9 20 (4.22%) ES6
9 20 (4.22%) PowerShell
10 18 (3.80%) C++
11 15 (3.16%) Objective-C
11 15 (3.16%) Python
11 15 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 15 (3.16%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.95%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.11%) PHP
14 8 (1.69%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 54 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.95%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (2.95%) Degree
4 8 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (0.63%) CISSP
5 3 (0.63%) CITP
5 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.63%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.55%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.42%) EMIR
4 2 (0.42%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (4.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 48 (10.13%) Grafana
1 48 (10.13%) Kibana
2 46 (9.70%) logstash
3 27 (5.70%) Ansible
4 17 (3.59%) Puppet
5 13 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.11%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (1.69%) Nagios
7 8 (1.69%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.27%) Terraform
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Brooklyn
9 3 (0.63%) Marathon
9 3 (0.63%) Mesos
10 1 (0.21%) rkt
Vendors
1 56 (11.81%) Splunk
2 54 (11.39%) AppDynamics
3 50 (10.55%) New Relic
4 26 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 25 (5.27%) Google
6 17 (3.59%) Apple
7 15 (3.16%) Oracle
8 11 (2.32%) Perforce
9 6 (1.27%) Apigee
10 4 (0.84%) SAP
11 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.21%) Cadence
12 1 (0.21%) IBM
12 1 (0.21%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.21%) Pega
12 1 (0.21%) Zend