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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Document Object Model (DOM)
Rank 584 496 501
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +5
Contract jobs citing DOM 44 118 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.78% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
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
15586 15225 14507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.37% 27.82% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10497 9780 9197
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £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 240 223 285
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 August 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 22 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 August 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 -73 38 £413 +6.45% 26
London -39 15 £463 -7.50% 14
South East -20 13 £400 +60.00% 5
Scotland -7 6 £275 -24.65%
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Berkshire -7 4 £419 - 2
Edinburgh -9 4 £275 -24.65%
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
West Sussex -8 3 £400 +60.00%
City of London -19 3 £538 +7.50% 4
North West -21 3 £369 -23.17% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Surrey - 3 £400 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £425 -
Leeds - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
West Midlands +3 2 - - 1
East Midlands -6 2 £325 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
Manchester -15 1 £313 -34.89%
Sussex - 1 £350 -

DOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 49 (56.98%) HTML
2 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
3 44 (51.16%) CSS
4 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (40.70%) HTML5
6 32 (37.21%) jQuery
7 30 (34.88%) CSS3
8 25 (29.07%) Ajax
9 24 (27.91%) JSON
10 22 (25.58%) Retail
10 22 (25.58%) XML
11 21 (24.42%) AngularJS
12 19 (22.09%) SOAP
12 19 (22.09%) Java
13 17 (19.77%) SQL
13 17 (19.77%) OO
13 17 (19.77%) HTTP
13 17 (19.77%) User Experience
14 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
14 16 (18.60%) Spring
15 14 (16.28%) Oracle
15 14 (16.28%) MVC
15 14 (16.28%) REST
15 14 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (15.12%) Finance
16 13 (15.12%) .NET
16 13 (15.12%) Web Services
17 12 (13.95%) Backbone.js
18 11 (12.79%) Sass
18 11 (12.79%) RESTful

DOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.81%) Node.js
3 3 (3.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.16%) GIMP
3 1 (1.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Tridion
1 2 (2.33%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
1 2 (2.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) HTTP
2 3 (3.49%) DNS
2 3 (3.49%) SSL
3 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.16%) CTI
4 1 (1.16%) DVB
4 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.16%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Selenium
1 9 (10.47%) gulp
2 8 (9.30%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (8.14%) Jasmine
3 7 (8.14%) Grunt
3 7 (8.14%) Bower
4 6 (6.98%) Subversion
5 5 (5.81%) JUnit
5 5 (5.81%) QUnit
5 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.81%) Fiddler
6 4 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.65%) Yeoman
6 4 (4.65%) LoadUI
6 4 (4.65%) Maven
7 3 (3.49%) Cactus
7 3 (3.49%) JIRA
7 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (25.58%) Retail
2 13 (15.12%) Finance
3 10 (11.63%) Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Front Office
5 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (56.98%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Architect
4 8 (9.30%) Web Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.81%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Consultant
5 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.81%) iOS Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.65%) VBA Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) UX Designer
7 3 (3.49%) Designer
7 3 (3.49%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (56.98%) HTML
2 44 (51.16%) CSS
3 35 (40.70%) HTML5
4 32 (37.21%) jQuery
5 30 (34.88%) CSS3
6 25 (29.07%) Ajax
7 24 (27.91%) JSON
8 22 (25.58%) XML
9 21 (24.42%) AngularJS
10 19 (22.09%) SOAP
11 16 (18.60%) Spring
12 14 (16.28%) REST
13 13 (15.12%) Web Services
13 13 (15.12%) .NET
14 12 (13.95%) Backbone.js
15 11 (12.79%) Sass
15 11 (12.79%) RESTful
16 9 (10.47%) J2EE
17 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
17 8 (9.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) User Experience
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.98%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.65%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.49%) NHS
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.33%) Wiki
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) PMI
5 2 (2.33%) Psychology
6 1 (1.16%) W3C
6 1 (1.16%) STB
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.16%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) UNIX
2 6 (6.98%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.16%) OpenBSD
5 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.77%) OO
3 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
4 14 (16.28%) MVC
4 14 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.63%) TDD
5 10 (11.63%) Web Design
6 9 (10.47%) Product Management
6 9 (10.47%) Web Development
6 9 (10.47%) SDLC
7 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.14%) SOA
8 6 (6.98%) Project Management
8 6 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.81%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Master Data Management
9 5 (5.81%) User Stories
9 5 (5.81%) iOS Development
9 5 (5.81%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
2 19 (22.09%) Java
3 17 (19.77%) SQL
4 10 (11.63%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) VBA
6 3 (3.49%) Ruby
6 3 (3.49%) XPath
6 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) C
7 2 (2.33%) XQuery
7 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.16%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle
2 6 (6.98%) IBM
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Google
3 3 (3.49%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.49%) Perforce
3 3 (3.49%) Facebook
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) Dell
4 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.16%) Sony
5 1 (1.16%) ATG
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) Sybase
5 1 (1.16%) Tandberg
5 1 (1.16%) Tableau
5 1 (1.16%) Informatica
5 1 (1.16%) Retek