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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Document Object Model (DOM)
Rank 567 503 479
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -24
Contract jobs citing DOM 42 79 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.52% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £322
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
15064 15068 12977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 27.61% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9784 9859 8111
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 216 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.61 £18.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 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 20 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 5 May 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 -62 41 £425 +1.19% 19
London +10 20 £450 -10.00% 10
West Midlands -10 6 £220 -
Birmingham +1 5 £220 -
Nottingham -2 4 - -
Nottinghamshire -4 4 - -
East Midlands -7 4 - -
North West -23 4 £401 -11.00% 1
East of England +12 3 £450 +16.12%
City of London +11 3 £525 +24.26% 2
Hertfordshire +2 3 £450 +9.75%
Cheshire -9 3 £363 -23.63%
Berkshire -20 3 £400 +60.00% 1
South East -52 3 £400 +28.00% 5
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
Manchester -8 1 £470 +7.42% 1
Chester - 1 £401 -
Edinburgh - 1 £275 -
Scotland - 1 £275 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

DOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 75 (72.12%) JavaScript
2 72 (69.23%) HTML
3 64 (61.54%) CSS
4 50 (48.08%) jQuery
5 47 (45.19%) HTML5
6 43 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (37.50%) Ajax
7 39 (37.50%) CSS3
8 37 (35.58%) AngularJS
9 31 (29.81%) JSON
9 31 (29.81%) XML
10 30 (28.85%) Java
11 26 (25.00%) Backbone.js
12 23 (22.12%) OO
13 22 (21.15%) Oracle
14 20 (19.23%) Linux
14 20 (19.23%) HTTP
14 20 (19.23%) User Experience
15 17 (16.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (16.35%) .NET
15 17 (16.35%) Web Services
15 17 (16.35%) Spring
16 16 (15.38%) SQL
17 15 (14.42%) UNIX
17 15 (14.42%) Web Development
18 14 (13.46%) Subversion
18 14 (13.46%) RESTful
18 14 (13.46%) Servlets
18 14 (13.46%) MVC
18 14 (13.46%) Mobile App

DOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (7.69%) Node.js
2 6 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.77%) GlassFish
3 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.85%) CMS
4 4 (3.85%) IIS
5 3 (2.88%) JBoss
5 3 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.88%) Confluence
5 3 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.92%) GIMP
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.96%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Tridion
2 2 (1.92%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) GitHub
2 2 (1.92%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) DVB
3 1 (0.96%) DNS
3 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) MySQL
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.88%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.96%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Subversion
2 10 (9.62%) Maven
3 8 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.73%) Jasmine
4 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.77%) Xcode
6 5 (4.81%) Grunt
6 5 (4.81%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.85%) Yeoman
7 4 (3.85%) Bower
7 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.92%) Cactus
8 2 (1.92%) XMLUnit
8 2 (1.92%) QUnit
8 2 (1.92%) JIRA
8 2 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Publishing
4 3 (2.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 78 (75.00%) Developer
2 25 (24.04%) JavaScript Developer
3 20 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Web Developer
6 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Architect
8 3 (2.88%) Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) HTML Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (1.92%) VBA Developer
9 2 (1.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Technical Architect
9 2 (1.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (69.23%) HTML
2 64 (61.54%) CSS
3 50 (48.08%) jQuery
4 47 (45.19%) HTML5
5 39 (37.50%) CSS3
5 39 (37.50%) Ajax
6 37 (35.58%) AngularJS
7 31 (29.81%) JSON
7 31 (29.81%) XML
8 26 (25.00%) Backbone.js
9 17 (16.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (16.35%) Web Services
9 17 (16.35%) .NET
9 17 (16.35%) Spring
10 14 (13.46%) Servlets
10 14 (13.46%) RESTful
11 13 (12.50%) Java EE
12 12 (11.54%) Dojo
13 11 (10.58%) SOAP
13 11 (10.58%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) User Experience
2 14 (13.46%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.85%) Wiki
5 4 (3.85%) Web 2.0
6 3 (2.88%) W3C
6 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.88%) Social Media
7 2 (1.92%) PMI
7 2 (1.92%) NHS
8 1 (0.96%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.96%) STB
8 1 (0.96%) Psychology
8 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Linux
2 15 (14.42%) UNIX
3 12 (11.54%) Windows
4 6 (5.77%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.88%) Android
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.96%) OpenBSD
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.12%) OO
3 15 (14.42%) Web Development
4 14 (13.46%) MVC
5 13 (12.50%) OOP
5 13 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (9.62%) User Stories
7 9 (8.65%) Analytics
7 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.73%) Web Design
8 7 (6.73%) Performance Testing
8 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.73%) Product Management
8 7 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.77%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (5.77%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.77%) UML
9 6 (5.77%) OOD
10 5 (4.81%) CRM
10 5 (4.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (72.12%) JavaScript
2 30 (28.85%) Java
3 16 (15.38%) SQL
4 12 (11.54%) C#
5 7 (6.73%) Ruby
6 6 (5.77%) JPQL
7 5 (4.81%) XPath
8 3 (2.88%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (2.88%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.92%) C
9 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.92%) VBA
9 2 (1.92%) XQuery
9 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.96%) C++
10 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.96%) MBA
3 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.96%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Oracle
2 9 (8.65%) Google
3 7 (6.73%) Adobe
4 6 (5.77%) Facebook
5 5 (4.81%) Twitter
5 5 (4.81%) IBM
6 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.85%) SAP
7 3 (2.88%) Perforce
7 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.88%) Apple
7 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.88%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.92%) Dell
9 1 (0.96%) Informatica
9 1 (0.96%) HP
9 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.96%) Sony
9 1 (0.96%) ATG