Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 569 654
Rank change year-on-year +83 +85 +80
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 431 284 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 194 175
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £375 £322 £325
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £475
% change year-on-year +1.49% -11.84% +20.63%
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 85,690 77,288 89,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.65% 84.78% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,471 50,569 59,063
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,339 2,072 2,278
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.00% -0.24% +18.49%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.15
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.92% +25.99%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +70 416 £500 - 113
London +73 318 £513 - 69
UK excluding London +13 110 £425 +1.49% 48
Midlands +4 32 £475 +4.11% 9
South East -23 32 £425 +6.25% 12
West Midlands -2 21 £485 -3.00% 5
North of England -24 16 £363 +7.41% 14
East of England +5 13 £531 +14.86% 4
East Midlands +6 11 £400 +19.40% 4
North West -2 11 £363 +7.41% 8
Scotland -34 10 £405 +1.25% 3
South West +6 4 £348 -19.42% 5
Wales -11 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 3 - - 4
North East -2 2 £375 -25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 360 (83.53%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (61.02%) TDD
3 224 (51.97%) Microservices
4 199 (46.17%) Java
5 192 (44.55%) Git (software)
6 185 (42.92%) CQRS
7 177 (41.07%) BDD
8 173 (40.14%) Scrum
9 153 (35.50%) JavaScript
10 138 (32.02%) .NET
11 133 (30.86%) AngularJS
12 130 (30.16%) RESTful
13 129 (29.93%) C#
14 128 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
15 125 (29.00%) DevOps
16 118 (27.38%) Java 8
17 112 (25.99%) HTML
18 109 (25.29%) MVC
19 108 (25.06%) Software Engineering
19 108 (25.06%) REST
20 105 (24.36%) CSS
21 99 (22.97%) Spring
22 97 (22.51%) OO
23 92 (21.35%) JMS
24 88 (20.42%) NoSQL
25 87 (20.19%) Amazon AWS
26 86 (19.95%) React
27 85 (19.72%) Test Automation
28 84 (19.49%) Maven
29 81 (18.79%) Kanban

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 51 (11.83%) Confluence
2 38 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (8.12%) WildFly
4 29 (6.73%) NServiceBus
5 15 (3.48%) CMS
6 13 (3.02%) Documentum
7 6 (1.39%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.16%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.70%) Apache
10 3 (0.70%) IIS
11 2 (0.46%) Captiva
11 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 87 (20.19%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.73%) Heroku
4 26 (6.03%) GitHub
5 6 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.16%) npm
7 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.70%) PaaS
7 3 (0.70%) Serverless
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.46%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.23%) Google Play
9 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.03%) HTTP
2 23 (5.34%) DNS
2 23 (5.34%) FTP
2 23 (5.34%) SSL
2 23 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.23%) AMQP
5 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (20.42%) NoSQL
2 75 (17.40%) PostgreSQL
3 74 (17.17%) MongoDB
4 69 (16.01%) Relational Database
5 59 (13.69%) RDBMS
6 28 (6.50%) SQL Server
7 21 (4.87%) RavenDB
8 16 (3.71%) MySQL
9 12 (2.78%) Redis
10 11 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (2.09%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.62%) Big Data
13 7 (1.62%) DB2
14 6 (1.39%) Couchbase
15 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
17 3 (0.70%) Event Store
17 3 (0.70%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 192 (44.55%) Git (software)
2 84 (19.49%) Maven
3 76 (17.63%) JUnit
4 73 (16.94%) Mockito
5 63 (14.62%) JIRA
6 49 (11.37%) TeamCity
7 46 (10.67%) SonarQube
8 44 (10.21%) Gradle
8 44 (10.21%) Jenkins
9 42 (9.74%) Octopus Deploy
10 40 (9.28%) Checkstyle
11 39 (9.05%) Liquibase
12 38 (8.82%) gulp
13 31 (7.19%) Cucumber
14 29 (6.73%) IntelliJ
15 27 (6.26%) Vagrant
16 20 (4.64%) GitLab
17 18 (4.18%) Spock
18 16 (3.71%) Gatling
18 16 (3.71%) Geb
General
1 62 (14.39%) Finance
2 55 (12.76%) Banking
3 17 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.39%) Back Office
5 6 (1.39%) Retail
6 5 (1.16%) Games
7 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.93%) Marketing
8 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.70%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 349 (80.97%) Developer
2 133 (30.86%) Java Developer
3 99 (22.97%) .NET Developer
4 78 (18.10%) Senior Developer
5 41 (9.51%) Full Stack Developer
6 38 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 37 (8.58%) Agile Developer
8 35 (8.12%) Node.js Developer
9 34 (7.89%) React Developer
10 31 (7.19%) Agile Java Developer
10 31 (7.19%) C# Developer
10 31 (7.19%) Senior .NET Developer
11 28 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (6.50%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (5.34%) Architect
13 19 (4.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 18 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (3.94%) Angular Developer
15 17 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 16 (3.71%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (32.02%) .NET
2 133 (30.86%) AngularJS
3 130 (30.16%) RESTful
4 112 (25.99%) HTML
5 108 (25.06%) REST
6 105 (24.36%) CSS
7 99 (22.97%) Spring
8 92 (21.35%) JMS
9 86 (19.95%) React
10 81 (18.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 77 (17.87%) ASP.NET
12 75 (17.40%) Web Services
13 70 (16.24%) HTML5
14 63 (14.62%) Node.js
15 58 (13.46%) WireMock
16 56 (12.99%) Hibernate
17 54 (12.53%) JSON
18 44 (10.21%) Dropwizard
19 42 (9.74%) .NET Framework
19 42 (9.74%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.21%) Linux Command Line
2 40 (9.28%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (6.26%) Online Banking
4 23 (5.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (5.34%) Public Cloud
5 15 (3.48%) Fintech
6 12 (2.78%) User Experience
7 10 (2.32%) Blog
8 9 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.86%) Wiki
10 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.16%) Minimum Viable Product
11 5 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.46%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.46%) Market Risk
15 1 (0.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.47%) Unix
2 50 (11.60%) Linux
3 26 (6.03%) VMS
4 8 (1.86%) Windows
5 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.70%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (83.53%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (61.02%) TDD
3 224 (51.97%) Microservices
4 185 (42.92%) CQRS
5 177 (41.07%) BDD
6 173 (40.14%) Scrum
7 128 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
8 125 (29.00%) DevOps
9 109 (25.29%) MVC
10 108 (25.06%) Software Engineering
11 97 (22.51%) OO
12 85 (19.72%) Test Automation
13 81 (18.79%) Kanban
14 76 (17.63%) Pair Programming
15 68 (15.78%) SOLID
16 66 (15.31%) Open Source
17 50 (11.60%) OOA/OOD
18 49 (11.37%) Continuous Delivery
19 42 (9.74%) E-Commerce
20 41 (9.51%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 199 (46.17%) Java
2 153 (35.50%) JavaScript
3 129 (29.93%) C#
4 118 (27.38%) Java 8
5 79 (18.33%) SQL
6 58 (13.46%) Scala
7 47 (10.90%) TypeScript
8 44 (10.21%) Groovy
9 40 (9.28%) JPQL
10 22 (5.10%) Bash Shell
10 22 (5.10%) ES6
11 20 (4.64%) Python
11 20 (4.64%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.94%) PHP
13 9 (2.09%) XPath
14 8 (1.86%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.39%) Go
17 4 (0.93%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.93%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 26 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.25%) Degree
4 9 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.09%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.03%) QA
2 7 (1.62%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (1.62%) EMIR
2 7 (1.62%) MiFID
3 6 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.70%) GCP
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 53 (12.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (5.34%) Docker Swarm
2 22 (5.10%) Grafana
3 20 (4.64%) Puppet
4 19 (4.41%) Kibana
4 19 (4.41%) logstash
5 17 (3.94%) Kubernetes
6 12 (2.78%) Ansible
7 10 (2.32%) Terraform
8 7 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.23%) Marathon
10 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (8.12%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.57%) Splunk
3 19 (4.41%) AppDynamics
4 17 (3.94%) Oracle
5 13 (3.02%) Pega
6 11 (2.55%) Perforce
6 11 (2.55%) Sitecore
7 9 (2.09%) New Relic
8 6 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.93%) Adobe
9 4 (0.93%) SAP
9 4 (0.93%) Telerik
10 3 (0.70%) Google
10 3 (0.70%) Zend
11 2 (0.46%) EMC
11 2 (0.46%) OpenText
12 1 (0.23%) Apple
12 1 (0.23%) Cadence
12 1 (0.23%) Tableau
12 1 (0.23%) Xamarin