The table below looks at the statistics for DOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DOM over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Document Object Model (DOM)
Rank 561 472 484
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +12
Contract jobs citing DOM 52 120 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.81% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 39
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £519 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15302 14868 13755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 28.09% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10241 9644 8648
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 213 332
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

DOM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DOM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DOM
Daily Rate Trend

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

DOM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DOM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DOM within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

DOM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DOM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DOM within the UK.

DOM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DOM
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DOM within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
England -94 46 £425 +21.42% 20
London -25 25 £463 -7.50% 10
Scotland +3 6 £275 -21.42% 1
South East -34 6 £400 +23.07% 1
West Midlands -1 5 £220 -34.32% 1
North West -20 5 £413 -5.65% 1
Edinburgh -1 4 £275 -21.42%
City of London -9 4 £531 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 1
West Sussex -10 3 £400 +60.00%
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £413 -
Surrey - 3 £400 -
Leeds - 3 £350 - 1
Berkshire -1 2 £406 -
Birmingham -2 2 £220 -
Manchester -15 2 £391 -10.57% 1
Glasgow - 2 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire -15 1 £450 +49.87% 5
East of England -19 1 £450 +50.00% 6
Sussex - 1 £350 -
Bracknell - 1 £413 -
Chester - 1 £401 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -

DOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 53 (56.99%) HTML
2 51 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 50 (53.76%) CSS
4 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (43.01%) HTML5
6 33 (35.48%) jQuery
7 32 (34.41%) CSS3
8 25 (26.88%) AngularJS
8 25 (26.88%) Ajax
8 25 (26.88%) XML
9 23 (24.73%) Java
10 20 (21.51%) OO
10 20 (21.51%) Spring
11 18 (19.35%) SQL
12 17 (18.28%) Retail
13 16 (17.20%) JSON
13 16 (17.20%) Oracle
13 16 (17.20%) HTTP
13 16 (17.20%) User Experience
14 15 (16.13%) E-Commerce
14 15 (16.13%) Linux
15 14 (15.05%) UNIX
15 14 (15.05%) .NET
15 14 (15.05%) Product Management
15 14 (15.05%) RESTful
15 14 (15.05%) SDLC
15 14 (15.05%) Backbone.js
16 13 (13.98%) SOAP
16 13 (13.98%) JAXB
17 12 (12.90%) MVC

DOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (6.45%) Tomcat
1 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.38%) Node.js
3 4 (4.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.15%) JBoss
5 2 (2.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.08%) GIMP
3 1 (1.08%) Weka
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Tridion
1 2 (2.15%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) CTI
3 1 (1.08%) DVB
3 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.15%) MySQL
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.15%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.08%) HBase
6 1 (1.08%) Mahout
6 1 (1.08%) Big Data
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.08%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Selenium
1 8 (8.60%) Jasmine
2 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.53%) Subversion
2 7 (7.53%) gulp
3 6 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (5.38%) Grunt
4 5 (5.38%) Bower
4 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.38%) Maven
4 5 (5.38%) JUnit
4 5 (5.38%) Fiddler
5 4 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.30%) Yeoman
5 4 (4.30%) LoadUI
6 3 (3.23%) QUnit
6 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (18.28%) Retail
2 10 (10.75%) Finance
3 6 (6.45%) Front Office
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (56.99%) Developer
2 17 (18.28%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (13.98%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.83%) Architect
5 6 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.30%) VBA Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.23%) UI Designer
8 3 (3.23%) UI/UX Designer
8 3 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.23%) UX Designer
8 3 (3.23%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (56.99%) HTML
2 50 (53.76%) CSS
3 40 (43.01%) HTML5
4 33 (35.48%) jQuery
5 32 (34.41%) CSS3
6 25 (26.88%) AngularJS
6 25 (26.88%) XML
6 25 (26.88%) Ajax
7 20 (21.51%) Spring
8 16 (17.20%) JSON
9 14 (15.05%) .NET
9 14 (15.05%) Backbone.js
9 14 (15.05%) RESTful
10 13 (13.98%) SOAP
10 13 (13.98%) JAXB
11 12 (12.90%) Web Services
12 11 (11.83%) Dojo
13 10 (10.75%) Sass
14 9 (9.68%) Hibernate
14 9 (9.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) User Experience
2 9 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Web 2.0
5 4 (4.30%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.23%) Wiki
6 3 (3.23%) NHS
6 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.15%) PMI
7 2 (2.15%) Psychology
8 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.08%) W3C
8 1 (1.08%) STB
8 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.08%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.13%) Linux
2 14 (15.05%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.08%) OpenBSD
4 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) OO
3 15 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 14 (15.05%) Product Management
4 14 (15.05%) SDLC
5 12 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (12.90%) MVC
5 12 (12.90%) Web Development
6 11 (11.83%) Performance Testing
7 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.60%) Web Design
8 8 (8.60%) User Stories
9 7 (7.53%) TDD
9 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.38%) Workflow
10 5 (5.38%) SOA
10 5 (5.38%) MapReduce
10 5 (5.38%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 23 (24.73%) Java
3 18 (19.35%) SQL
4 10 (10.75%) C#
5 5 (5.38%) XPath
6 4 (4.30%) VBA
7 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.23%) Ruby
7 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.15%) C
8 2 (2.15%) XQuery
9 1 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) IBM
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.45%) Google
4 3 (3.23%) Dell
4 3 (3.23%) Facebook
4 3 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.23%) Perforce
5 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.08%) Apple
6 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.08%) Sony
6 1 (1.08%) ATG
6 1 (1.08%) Tandberg
6 1 (1.08%) Informatica
6 1 (1.08%) Retek
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) Sybase