The first table below looks at the demand for DOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DOM over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Document Object Model (DOM)
Rank 54 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing DOM 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.98% 2.55% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -19.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
168 196 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.15% 32.08% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 103 162
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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DOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DOM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DOM
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DOM Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
1 9 (100.00%) CSS3
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Memory Management
3 4 (44.44%) Dojo
3 4 (44.44%) YUI
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Yahoo!
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Zepto.js
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 3 (33.33%) Underscore.js
4 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) RDF
5 2 (22.22%) W3C
5 2 (22.22%) SEO
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) Photoshop

DOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 3 (33.33%) UI Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML5
1 9 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Zepto.js
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) Dojo
2 4 (44.44%) YUI
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 3 (33.33%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Memory Management
3 3 (33.33%) RDF
4 2 (22.22%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
1 1 (11.11%) Section 508
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Yahoo!
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter