The table below looks at the statistics for DOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DOM over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Document Object Model (DOM)
Rank 245 237 225
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing DOM 10 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.046% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.18% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 15
Average daily rate
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£250 £345 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £341 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £349 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2220 2254 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.16% 25.94% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1329 1224
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 56 89
Average hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

DOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DOM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DOM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DOM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DOM across the South East region.

DOM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DOM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DOM within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 3 - - 3
Middlesex - 2 £275 -
West Sussex +3 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
DOM
England

DOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 24 (88.89%) HTML
3 23 (85.19%) CSS
4 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (70.37%) HTML5
6 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
7 13 (48.15%) Backbone.js
7 13 (48.15%) XML
8 12 (44.44%) OO
8 12 (44.44%) HTTP
8 12 (44.44%) RESTful
8 12 (44.44%) User Stories
8 12 (44.44%) jQuery
9 11 (40.74%) User Experience
9 11 (40.74%) CSS3
10 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
10 10 (37.04%) Dojo
10 10 (37.04%) SQL
11 7 (25.93%) .NET
11 7 (25.93%) Java
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 7 (25.93%) Ajax
12 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
13 5 (18.52%) MVC
13 5 (18.52%) Windows
13 5 (18.52%) C
13 5 (18.52%) C#
14 4 (14.81%) C++
14 4 (14.81%) VBScript

DOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) JBehave
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) Robotium
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) HTML
2 23 (85.19%) CSS
3 19 (70.37%) HTML5
4 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 13 (48.15%) Backbone.js
5 13 (48.15%) XML
6 12 (44.44%) RESTful
6 12 (44.44%) jQuery
7 11 (40.74%) CSS3
8 10 (37.04%) Dojo
9 7 (25.93%) Ajax
9 7 (25.93%) .NET
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 4 (14.81%) SOAP
11 4 (14.81%) Web Services
11 4 (14.81%) XSL
11 4 (14.81%) XHTML
12 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 3 (11.11%) XSLT
12 3 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) User Experience
2 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Animation
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) OO
2 12 (44.44%) User Stories
3 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Memory Management
7 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) C
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) VBScript
5 4 (14.81%) VB
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
8 1 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) XPath
8 1 (3.70%) Groovy
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Twitter