The table below looks at the statistics for DOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DOM over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Document Object Model (DOM)
Rank 87 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing DOM 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.63% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 2.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
286 354 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.70% 27.72% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 222 78
Average daily rate £350 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

DOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DOM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DOM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DOM
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DOM across the Edinburgh region.

DOM Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DOM
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing DOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DOM.

1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) JAXB
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Product Management
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing DOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Dell