Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 479 565
Rank change year-on-year +3 +86 +159
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 471 475 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.54% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 367 256
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.87% +15.59%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £329
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +10.59% -3.41% +10.00%
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 91,311 88,763 88,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.72% 85.89% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,478 59,188 58,099
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,339 2,077 2,491
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.25 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -7 434 £525 - 120
London -26 330 £550 +2.33% 73
UK excluding London +9 141 £470 +10.59% 51
Midlands +18 43 £478 +12.35% 12
West Midlands +19 42 £485 +14.12% 9
North of England -17 28 £388 +10.71% 15
Scotland +10 26 £500 - 3
East of England -2 19 £500 -4.76% 3
Yorkshire -1 18 £388 -16.11% 7
South East -40 12 £463 -4.64% 11
Wales -15 10 £613 +63.33% 1
North West -24 10 £388 +10.71% 6
South West -32 2 £450 +36.36% 6
East Midlands +3 1 £400 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 341 (72.40%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (63.69%) Microservices
3 274 (58.17%) TDD
4 246 (52.23%) Java
5 209 (44.37%) Git (software)
6 191 (40.55%) BDD
7 185 (39.28%) REST
8 173 (36.73%) Java 8
9 170 (36.09%) CQRS
10 169 (35.88%) .NET
11 157 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 156 (33.12%) Test Automation
13 147 (31.21%) Amazon AWS
14 143 (30.36%) OO
15 142 (30.15%) RESTful
16 131 (27.81%) JIRA
17 120 (25.48%) Confluence
18 119 (25.27%) AngularJS
19 116 (24.63%) Scrum
20 113 (23.99%) Continuous Integration
21 112 (23.78%) Maven
22 111 (23.57%) C#
23 108 (22.93%) Software Engineering
24 105 (22.29%) JMS
25 103 (21.87%) HTML
26 102 (21.66%) JUnit
27 100 (21.23%) Vagrant
28 99 (21.02%) CSS
28 99 (21.02%) VMS
29 97 (20.59%) Spring

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
1 120 (25.48%) Confluence
2 66 (14.01%) WildFly
3 43 (9.13%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (4.67%) Apache Spark
4 22 (4.67%) Documentum
5 16 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.97%) NServiceBus
7 7 (1.49%) CMS
8 5 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.85%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.64%) JBoss
10 3 (0.64%) Mule
10 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.42%) IIS
11 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.21%) Captiva
12 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Global One
1 2 (0.42%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 147 (31.21%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (18.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.79%) GitHub
4 30 (6.37%) Heroku
5 16 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.34%) Google Analytics
7 10 (2.12%) Slack
8 9 (1.91%) OpenShift
8 9 (1.91%) Serverless
9 7 (1.49%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.85%) PaaS
10 4 (0.85%) Trello
11 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon Alexa
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.42%) IaaS
12 2 (0.42%) npm
12 2 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.43%) HTTP
2 32 (6.79%) DNS
3 30 (6.37%) TCP/IP
4 29 (6.16%) FTP
4 29 (6.16%) SSL
5 10 (2.12%) Skype
6 3 (0.64%) Internet
7 2 (0.42%) AMQP
7 2 (0.42%) Firewall
8 1 (0.21%) BGP
8 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.21%) MPLS
8 1 (0.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.17%) Relational Database
2 79 (16.77%) RDBMS
3 76 (16.14%) MongoDB
4 48 (10.19%) NoSQL
5 43 (9.13%) SQL Server
6 42 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (4.88%) Hadoop
8 23 (4.88%) Redis
9 21 (4.46%) Big Data
10 20 (4.25%) MySQL
11 16 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (3.18%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (1.91%) Event Store
14 5 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.64%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.42%) DB2
16 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 209 (44.37%) Git (software)
2 131 (27.81%) JIRA
3 112 (23.78%) Maven
4 102 (21.66%) JUnit
5 100 (21.23%) Vagrant
6 86 (18.26%) Jenkins
7 82 (17.41%) Mockito
8 70 (14.86%) SonarQube
9 69 (14.65%) Checkstyle
10 68 (14.44%) Liquibase
11 57 (12.10%) gulp
11 57 (12.10%) Selenium
12 47 (9.98%) Gradle
13 43 (9.13%) Cucumber
14 30 (6.37%) GitLab
15 29 (6.16%) TeamCity
15 29 (6.16%) WebDriver
16 20 (4.25%) Gatling
17 18 (3.82%) IntelliJ
17 18 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 49 (10.40%) Finance
2 18 (3.82%) Banking
3 13 (2.76%) Retail
4 6 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (1.06%) Back Office
6 4 (0.85%) Games
7 3 (0.64%) Front Office
7 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.42%) Electronics
8 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Law
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 349 (74.10%) Developer
2 175 (37.15%) Java Developer
3 86 (18.26%) .NET Developer
4 58 (12.31%) Architect
5 50 (10.62%) C# Developer
6 48 (10.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 39 (8.28%) Technical Architect
8 38 (8.07%) Senior Developer
9 35 (7.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (5.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (5.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 25 (5.31%) .NET Architect
12 24 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (5.10%) Lead Developer
13 23 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
14 22 (4.67%) .NET Technical Architect
15 21 (4.46%) Agile Developer
15 21 (4.46%) Scala Developer
16 19 (4.03%) Technical Leader
17 18 (3.82%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (39.28%) REST
2 169 (35.88%) .NET
3 142 (30.15%) RESTful
4 119 (25.27%) AngularJS
5 105 (22.29%) JMS
6 103 (21.87%) HTML
7 99 (21.02%) CSS
8 97 (20.59%) JAX-RS
8 97 (20.59%) Spring
9 89 (18.90%) Hibernate
10 88 (18.68%) HTML5
11 80 (16.99%) WireMock
12 77 (16.35%) Lambda Expressions
13 74 (15.71%) Node.js
14 73 (15.50%) Spring Boot
15 72 (15.29%) Java EE
16 71 (15.07%) Drools
17 58 (12.31%) ASP.NET
18 53 (11.25%) React
19 50 (10.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.65%) Linux Command Line
2 40 (8.49%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (6.16%) User Experience
4 20 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.40%) Fintech
6 15 (3.18%) Blog
7 12 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.70%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.06%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.06%) Video on Demand
11 4 (0.85%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.42%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.42%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 99 (21.02%) VMS
2 80 (16.99%) Unix
3 42 (8.92%) Linux
4 29 (6.16%) Windows
5 10 (2.12%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (72.40%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (63.69%) Microservices
3 274 (58.17%) TDD
4 191 (40.55%) BDD
5 170 (36.09%) CQRS
6 156 (33.12%) Test Automation
7 143 (30.36%) OO
8 116 (24.63%) Scrum
9 113 (23.99%) Continuous Integration
10 108 (22.93%) Software Engineering
11 89 (18.90%) Dependency Injection
12 79 (16.77%) OOA/OOD
13 76 (16.14%) Kanban
14 64 (13.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 63 (13.38%) SOA
16 60 (12.74%) DevOps
16 60 (12.74%) Pair Programming
17 54 (11.46%) MVC
18 50 (10.62%) OOP
19 40 (8.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 246 (52.23%) Java
2 173 (36.73%) Java 8
3 157 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 111 (23.57%) C#
5 72 (15.29%) JPQL
6 61 (12.95%) SQL
7 47 (9.98%) TypeScript
8 32 (6.79%) Scala
9 29 (6.16%) ES6
10 25 (5.31%) Python
11 19 (4.03%) Bash Shell
11 19 (4.03%) Ruby
12 18 (3.82%) PHP
13 17 (3.61%) Groovy
14 16 (3.40%) PHP 7
15 14 (2.97%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.91%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.49%) Shell Script
18 5 (1.06%) Kotlin
19 3 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 63 (13.38%) SC Cleared
1 63 (13.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.03%) Degree
3 14 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.64%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) IIBA
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.64%) QA
2 9 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.64%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 87 (18.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 45 (9.55%) Puppet
2 40 (8.49%) Kubernetes
3 32 (6.79%) Ansible
4 29 (6.16%) Docker Swarm
5 22 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.97%) Grafana
6 14 (2.97%) Kibana
7 10 (2.12%) Graphite
8 6 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.85%) logstash
10 3 (0.64%) Terraform
11 1 (0.21%) Marathon
11 1 (0.21%) Mesos
11 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.88%) Pega
3 17 (3.61%) Atlassian
4 16 (3.40%) Zend
5 15 (3.18%) Google
6 14 (2.97%) Splunk
7 11 (2.34%) Oracle
8 6 (1.27%) New Relic
9 5 (1.06%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.85%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.85%) FXall
10 4 (0.85%) Informatica
10 4 (0.85%) Reuters
10 4 (0.85%) SAP
11 3 (0.64%) Cadence
11 3 (0.64%) Perforce
12 2 (0.42%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.21%) Automation Anywhere
13 1 (0.21%) GoldenSource
13 1 (0.21%) OpenText