The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain-Driven Design (DDD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 109 121 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £406
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.69%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1846 2211 1879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.09% 82.41% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1223 1062
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 43 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Domain-Driven Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Domain-Driven Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Domain-Driven Design in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Domain-Driven Design in the West Midlands

Domain-Driven Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Domain-Driven Design in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Domain-Driven Design in the West Midlands

Domain-Driven Design
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Coventry +2 5 £515 +8.42%
Shropshire - 3 £500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Domain-Driven Design
England

Domain-Driven Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Domain-Driven Design.

1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (85.00%) C#
3 17 (85.00%) .NET
4 16 (80.00%) BDD
5 15 (75.00%) SOLID
5 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (65.00%) Entity Framework
7 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (60.00%) Scrum
8 11 (55.00%) MVC
8 11 (55.00%) Kanban
8 11 (55.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (45.00%) CSS
10 9 (45.00%) HTML
10 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (40.00%) SaaS
11 8 (40.00%) PaaS
11 8 (40.00%) HTML5
11 8 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (40.00%) CQRS
11 8 (40.00%) Sass
11 8 (40.00%) LESS
11 8 (40.00%) IaaS

Domain-Driven Design
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (20.00%) NServiceBus
2 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (40.00%) IaaS
2 8 (40.00%) PaaS
2 8 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (20.00%) MSTest
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Mockito
3 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (15.00%) NCover
3 3 (15.00%) NDepend
3 3 (15.00%) NuGet
3 3 (15.00%) StyleCop
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Developer
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Azure Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
2 13 (65.00%) Entity Framework
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) Dapper ORM
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) LESS
5 8 (40.00%) Sass
6 5 (25.00%) WCF
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (15.00%) OpenID
8 3 (15.00%) RESTful
8 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
8 3 (15.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (80.00%) BDD
4 15 (75.00%) SOLID
5 12 (60.00%) Scrum
6 11 (55.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (55.00%) Kanban
6 11 (55.00%) MVC
7 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (40.00%) CQRS
7 8 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (15.00%) ETL
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (15.00%) SOA
10 3 (15.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.00%) XAML
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Grafana
1 3 (15.00%) Kibana
1 3 (15.00%) logstash
1 3 (15.00%) rkt
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk