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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 472 576
Rank change year-on-year +22 +104  
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 153 172 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 120 43
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £554 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £475 £363
% change year-on-year -14.47% +30.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Domain-Driven Design is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Domain-Driven Design
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Domain-Driven Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Domain-Driven Design
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 145 £500 +5.26% 70
London +20 98 £538 +13.15% 35
City of London +13 29 £550 +17.64% 3
South East -13 21 £450 -5.26% 10
Oxfordshire -9 9 £525 -4.54% 1
Surrey +13 8 £383 -4.37% 1
Oxford +6 8 £525 +10.52% 1
East of England +1 8 £475 +26.66% 3
Leatherhead - 6 £365 -
Cambridge +11 5 £400 +6.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £400 +6.66% 2
Croydon -8 5 £450 +1.40%
North West +14 4 £338 -28.94% 7
South West +4 4 £431 -13.96% 8
Manchester +3 4 £338 -28.94% 4
Wales - 4 £363 - 1
West Midlands - 4 - - 4
Scotland +10 3 £463 - 2
West Sussex +10 3 £386 -15.16% 2
Northampton +6 3 £335 -36.19%
Northamptonshire +1 3 £335 -36.19%
East Midlands -5 3 £335 -36.19% 2
East Grinstead - 3 £386 - 1
Yorkshire +25 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Edinburgh -14 2 £400 -13.51% 1
Cardiff - 2 £363 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 £475 - 1
Swansea - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £525 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 245 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (65.28%) TDD
3 161 (55.90%) Java
4 123 (42.71%) Scrum
5 122 (42.36%) BDD
6 112 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
7 110 (38.19%) JavaScript
8 109 (37.85%) Microservices
9 107 (37.15%) .NET
10 106 (36.81%) SOLID
11 99 (34.38%) Git (software)
12 96 (33.33%) AngularJS
13 95 (32.99%) C#
14 88 (30.56%) Test Automation
15 85 (29.51%) MVC
16 83 (28.82%) HTML
16 83 (28.82%) SQL
17 79 (27.43%) Web Services
18 76 (26.39%) CSS
18 76 (26.39%) Pair Programming
19 71 (24.65%) Software Engineering
19 71 (24.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 69 (23.96%) Spring
21 68 (23.61%) HTML5
22 67 (23.26%) CQRS
22 67 (23.26%) Finance
23 66 (22.92%) ASP.NET
24 64 (22.22%) SOA
24 64 (22.22%) REST
25 63 (21.88%) OO

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 24 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 24 (8.33%) NServiceBus
2 19 (6.60%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.78%) CMS
4 7 (2.43%) Apache
5 4 (1.39%) JBoss
6 3 (1.04%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.04%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.04%) IIS
6 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.04%) WebLogic Integration
6 3 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.04%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.35%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.35%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 61 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.17%) SaaS
4 3 (1.04%) Heroku
4 3 (1.04%) PaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.07%) HTTP
2 15 (5.21%) Internet
3 7 (2.43%) AMQP
4 4 (1.39%) SSL
4 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.04%) DNS
5 3 (1.04%) FTP
6 1 (0.35%) Intranet
6 1 (0.35%) MQTT
6 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.49%) MongoDB
1 59 (20.49%) Relational Database
2 56 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 41 (14.24%) SQL Server
4 31 (10.76%) DB2
5 25 (8.68%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (5.56%) Redis
7 14 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.43%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.43%) RavenDB
12 6 (2.08%) MySQL
13 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.39%) Couchbase
15 3 (1.04%) CouchDB
16 2 (0.69%) Big Data
16 2 (0.69%) OLAP
16 2 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 99 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 57 (19.79%) Jenkins
3 36 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 36 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 35 (12.15%) Hudson
5 34 (11.81%) Maven
6 33 (11.46%) JUnit
7 30 (10.42%) gulp
8 29 (10.07%) Gradle
8 29 (10.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (9.72%) Grunt
10 27 (9.38%) Mockito
11 21 (7.29%) Ant
12 20 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (6.94%) Cucumber
13 19 (6.60%) SpecFlow
14 18 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (5.56%) MSBuild
16 14 (4.86%) Selenium
17 13 (4.51%) JSUnit
General
1 67 (23.26%) Finance
2 52 (18.06%) Banking
3 9 (3.13%) Marketing
4 7 (2.43%) Electronics
4 7 (2.43%) Legal
4 7 (2.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.39%) Retail
6 3 (1.04%) Advertising
6 3 (1.04%) Automotive
6 3 (1.04%) Games
6 3 (1.04%) German Language
6 3 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
7 2 (0.69%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (0.69%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 232 (80.56%) Developer
2 105 (36.46%) Java Developer
3 83 (28.82%) .NET Developer
4 55 (19.10%) C# Developer
5 47 (16.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (13.54%) Senior Developer
7 36 (12.50%) Agile Developer
8 30 (10.42%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (10.07%) Angular Developer
10 22 (7.64%) Agile Java Developer
11 17 (5.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (5.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (5.90%) Senior Java Developer
12 15 (5.21%) Scala Developer
13 14 (4.86%) Architect
13 14 (4.86%) Azure Developer
14 13 (4.51%) Agile .NET Developer
15 10 (3.47%) Agile Business Analyst
15 10 (3.47%) Analyst
15 10 (3.47%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (37.15%) .NET
2 96 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 83 (28.82%) HTML
4 79 (27.43%) Web Services
5 76 (26.39%) CSS
6 71 (24.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 69 (23.96%) Spring
8 68 (23.61%) HTML5
9 66 (22.92%) ASP.NET
10 64 (22.22%) REST
11 56 (19.44%) React
12 50 (17.36%) Play Framework
13 45 (15.63%) RESTful
14 40 (13.89%) XML
15 37 (12.85%) .NET Framework
16 36 (12.50%) JSON
17 35 (12.15%) Dropwizard
18 32 (11.11%) Hibernate
18 32 (11.11%) Hystrix
19 31 (10.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.58%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (7.64%) User Experience
3 21 (7.29%) Fintech
4 13 (4.51%) Online Banking
5 11 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.74%) Derivative
9 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.04%) DataPower
10 3 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.04%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.69%) Clustering
11 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.35%) Animation
12 1 (0.35%) Blog
12 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.35%) iPhone
12 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.54%) Unix
2 23 (7.99%) Linux
3 6 (2.08%) Android
3 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.39%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.35%) Mesosphere
5 1 (0.35%) Windows
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (65.28%) TDD
3 123 (42.71%) Scrum
4 122 (42.36%) BDD
5 112 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (37.85%) Microservices
7 106 (36.81%) SOLID
8 88 (30.56%) Test Automation
9 85 (29.51%) MVC
10 76 (26.39%) Pair Programming
11 71 (24.65%) Software Engineering
12 67 (23.26%) CQRS
13 64 (22.22%) SOA
14 63 (21.88%) OO
15 59 (20.49%) Kanban
16 57 (19.79%) Web Development
17 54 (18.75%) DevOps
18 51 (17.71%) Refactoring
19 45 (15.63%) Front End Development
20 38 (13.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 161 (55.90%) Java
2 110 (38.19%) JavaScript
3 95 (32.99%) C#
4 83 (28.82%) SQL
5 46 (15.97%) Scala
6 43 (14.93%) Groovy
7 34 (11.81%) Shell Script
8 22 (7.64%) PowerShell
9 19 (6.60%) T-SQL
10 18 (6.25%) Python
11 15 (5.21%) TypeScript
12 7 (2.43%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.74%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.74%) C++
13 5 (1.74%) Ruby
14 4 (1.39%) C
14 4 (1.39%) ES6
14 4 (1.39%) PHP
15 3 (1.04%) ECMAScript
15 3 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (3.82%) Degree
2 9 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.39%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.15%) QA
2 27 (9.38%) Dodd-Frank
2 27 (9.38%) EMIR
2 27 (9.38%) MiFID
3 5 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (8.68%) Docker
2 16 (5.56%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (9.38%) Ansible
2 17 (5.90%) Puppet
3 14 (4.86%) Kibana
3 14 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.51%) Grafana
4 13 (4.51%) logstash
5 11 (3.82%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.74%) rkt
7 4 (1.39%) Terraform
8 3 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.35%) Consul
9 1 (0.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 31 (10.76%) New Relic
2 27 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.99%) Perforce
4 13 (4.51%) Splunk
5 12 (4.17%) AppDynamics
6 10 (3.47%) Oracle
7 7 (2.43%) SAP
8 3 (1.04%) Google
8 3 (1.04%) IBM
8 3 (1.04%) Kony
8 3 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.04%) Sybase
9 2 (0.69%) Terracotta
9 2 (0.69%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe
10 1 (0.35%) Apple
10 1 (0.35%) Marketo
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.35%) Zend
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