Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 517 566
Rank change year-on-year +23 +49 +202
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 455 365 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 268 259
UK median daily rate £505 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +7.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £405 £357 £325
90th Percentile £650 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
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 88,599 84,098 90,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.17% 85.60% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,535 55,446 59,633
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,426 2,078 2,364
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +5.10% +4.22%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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 +21 417 £505 -2.88% 91
London +27 311 £525 - 48
UK excluding London +14 143 £475 +11.76% 46
Midlands +6 37 £480 +23.87% 5
North of England +7 31 £388 +14.81% 16
West Midlands -2 30 £485 +14.12% 2
Scotland +6 28 £500 +8.11% 2
South East -47 20 £500 +5.26% 13
Yorkshire -5 19 £388 +3.47% 4
East of England -1 18 £513 -2.38% 5
North West -17 11 £388 +14.81% 10
Wales -22 9 £613 +63.33% 1
East Midlands +7 7 £400 +19.40% 3
North East -8 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 339 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (61.54%) TDD
3 268 (58.90%) Microservices
4 208 (45.71%) Java
5 194 (42.64%) Git (software)
6 191 (41.98%) CQRS
7 179 (39.34%) BDD
8 169 (37.14%) JavaScript
9 167 (36.70%) .NET
10 152 (33.41%) REST
11 142 (31.21%) Java 8
12 137 (30.11%) AngularJS
13 134 (29.45%) Scrum
14 132 (29.01%) Amazon AWS
15 130 (28.57%) RESTful
16 125 (27.47%) OO
17 124 (27.25%) C#
18 122 (26.81%) Test Automation
19 118 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
20 116 (25.49%) Software Engineering
21 108 (23.74%) HTML
22 104 (22.86%) CSS
23 99 (21.76%) JIRA
24 96 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
25 94 (20.66%) JMS
26 89 (19.56%) Spring
27 85 (18.68%) Confluence
27 85 (18.68%) Relational Database
28 83 (18.24%) MVC
29 82 (18.02%) Maven

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 85 (18.68%) Confluence
2 56 (12.31%) WildFly
3 38 (8.35%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (5.49%) NServiceBus
5 17 (3.74%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.98%) CMS
6 9 (1.98%) Documentum
6 9 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.66%) JBoss
9 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.44%) IIS
10 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.22%) Apache
11 1 (0.22%) Captiva
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Global One
1 2 (0.44%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 132 (29.01%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (10.55%) GitHub
4 35 (7.69%) Heroku
5 17 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.20%) Serverless
7 9 (1.98%) OpenShift
8 8 (1.76%) Google Analytics
9 7 (1.54%) Azure Functions
9 7 (1.54%) Slack
10 3 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.44%) npm
11 2 (0.44%) PaaS
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.69%) HTTP
2 29 (6.37%) DNS
2 29 (6.37%) FTP
2 29 (6.37%) SSL
2 29 (6.37%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.54%) Skype
4 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) AMQP
5 1 (0.22%) BGP
5 1 (0.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) MPLS
5 1 (0.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.68%) Relational Database
2 78 (17.14%) MongoDB
3 69 (15.16%) RDBMS
4 67 (14.73%) NoSQL
5 51 (11.21%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (8.79%) SQL Server
7 27 (5.93%) MySQL
8 18 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (3.74%) Big Data
10 16 (3.52%) Hadoop
10 16 (3.52%) Redis
11 10 (2.20%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.98%) Event Store
13 7 (1.54%) Couchbase
14 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.66%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 194 (42.64%) Git (software)
2 99 (21.76%) JIRA
3 82 (18.02%) Maven
4 81 (17.80%) JUnit
5 71 (15.60%) Vagrant
6 66 (14.51%) Mockito
7 61 (13.41%) Jenkins
8 56 (12.31%) SonarQube
9 53 (11.65%) Checkstyle
10 52 (11.43%) Liquibase
11 48 (10.55%) gulp
12 43 (9.45%) Gradle
13 40 (8.79%) Selenium
14 33 (7.25%) TeamCity
15 27 (5.93%) Octopus Deploy
16 26 (5.71%) GitLab
17 25 (5.49%) Cucumber
17 25 (5.49%) IntelliJ
18 20 (4.40%) PHPUnit
19 18 (3.96%) Gatling
General
1 55 (12.09%) Finance
2 31 (6.81%) Banking
3 13 (2.86%) Retail
4 7 (1.54%) Back Office
5 6 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.66%) Front Office
8 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 355 (78.02%) Developer
2 149 (32.75%) Java Developer
3 103 (22.64%) .NET Developer
4 55 (12.09%) C# Developer
4 55 (12.09%) Senior Developer
5 54 (11.87%) Architect
6 48 (10.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 43 (9.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (7.03%) Technical Architect
9 28 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 26 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 25 (5.49%) Agile Developer
13 24 (5.27%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (5.05%) PHP Developer
15 22 (4.84%) React Developer
16 21 (4.62%) Scala Developer
17 20 (4.40%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (36.70%) .NET
2 152 (33.41%) REST
3 137 (30.11%) AngularJS
4 130 (28.57%) RESTful
5 108 (23.74%) HTML
6 104 (22.86%) CSS
7 94 (20.66%) JMS
8 89 (19.56%) Spring
9 79 (17.36%) HTML5
9 79 (17.36%) React
10 71 (15.60%) ASP.NET
11 70 (15.38%) Hibernate
12 68 (14.95%) JAX-RS
13 64 (14.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 63 (13.85%) WireMock
15 61 (13.41%) Lambda Expressions
16 60 (13.19%) Node.js
17 57 (12.53%) Spring Boot
18 56 (12.31%) Drools
18 56 (12.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.09%) Linux Command Line
2 43 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (5.93%) User Experience
4 19 (4.18%) Blog
5 16 (3.52%) Public Cloud
6 15 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.08%) Online Banking
8 12 (2.64%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.64%) Fintech
8 12 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.10%) Minimum Viable Product
10 5 (1.10%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.66%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.66%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 71 (15.60%) Unix
2 69 (15.16%) VMS
3 47 (10.33%) Linux
4 24 (5.27%) Windows
5 7 (1.54%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.66%) CoreOS
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.22%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (61.54%) TDD
3 268 (58.90%) Microservices
4 191 (41.98%) CQRS
5 179 (39.34%) BDD
6 134 (29.45%) Scrum
7 125 (27.47%) OO
8 122 (26.81%) Test Automation
9 118 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (25.49%) Software Engineering
11 83 (18.24%) MVC
12 75 (16.48%) Pair Programming
13 74 (16.26%) Kanban
14 72 (15.82%) DevOps
15 63 (13.85%) Dependency Injection
16 62 (13.63%) OOA/OOD
17 50 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
18 49 (10.77%) Open Source
19 47 (10.33%) OOP
20 46 (10.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 208 (45.71%) Java
2 169 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 142 (31.21%) Java 8
4 124 (27.25%) C#
5 69 (15.16%) SQL
6 57 (12.53%) TypeScript
7 56 (12.31%) JPQL
8 38 (8.35%) Scala
9 33 (7.25%) Python
10 27 (5.93%) ES6
10 27 (5.93%) PHP
11 26 (5.71%) Groovy
12 20 (4.40%) Bash Shell
13 18 (3.96%) PHP 7
14 16 (3.52%) Ruby
15 12 (2.64%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.98%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.98%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.66%) C++
17 3 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 58 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.30%) Degree
4 7 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.37%) QA
2 9 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (14.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (7.25%) Kubernetes
2 30 (6.59%) Puppet
3 29 (6.37%) Docker Swarm
4 26 (5.71%) Ansible
5 16 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.08%) Grafana
6 14 (3.08%) Kibana
7 7 (1.54%) Graphite
7 7 (1.54%) logstash
8 6 (1.32%) Terraform
9 2 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.22%) Marathon
10 1 (0.22%) Salt
10 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.96%) Zend
3 15 (3.30%) Splunk
4 10 (2.20%) Oracle
5 9 (1.98%) Google
5 9 (1.98%) New Relic
5 9 (1.98%) Pega
6 7 (1.54%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.10%) Perforce
8 4 (0.88%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.44%) SAP
10 1 (0.22%) Automation Anywhere
10 1 (0.22%) EMC
10 1 (0.22%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.22%) IBM
10 1 (0.22%) OpenText
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.22%) Xamarin