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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Document Object Model (DOM)
Rank 494 495 517
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs citing DOM 102 87 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 39
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £398 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%

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
15445 15232 15833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 28.88% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9999 9783 9533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 269 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 2014.

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 30 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 17 September 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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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 -9 92 £400 +45.45% 26
London +16 39 £500 +48.14% 14
East of England -12 21 £400 +45.45% 1
South East +4 13 £225 -34.78% 7
North West +1 10 £326 -13.00% 1
Manchester - 10 £326 -
Salford - 7 £313 -
City of London +22 6 £500 +60.00% 2
Berkshire +14 5 - - 2
Scotland -15 4 £365 -18.88%
West Sussex +4 3 £250 -26.47%
South West -39 3 £350 +40.00% 2
West Midlands - 3 £335 - 1
Midlands - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £400 +28.00%
Gatwick - 2 £250 -
Middlesex +2 1 - - 1
Cambridge -10 1 £400 +28.00%
Hertfordshire -28 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1

DOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 143 (67.77%) HTML
2 139 (65.88%) JavaScript
3 131 (62.09%) CSS
4 86 (40.76%) HTML5
5 76 (36.02%) CSS3
6 69 (32.70%) Ajax
7 65 (30.81%) jQuery
7 65 (30.81%) OO
8 55 (26.07%) Java
8 55 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (25.59%) AngularJS
10 52 (24.64%) MVC
11 50 (23.70%) Oracle
11 50 (23.70%) XML
12 49 (23.22%) Finance
13 48 (22.75%) Dojo
14 45 (21.33%) Responsive Web Design
15 41 (19.43%) Subversion
16 38 (18.01%) JSP
17 37 (17.54%) Front Office
17 37 (17.54%) Back Office
17 37 (17.54%) JSON
17 37 (17.54%) User Experience
18 36 (17.06%) Backbone.js
18 36 (17.06%) TDD
19 33 (15.64%) RESTful
20 31 (14.69%) Retail
20 31 (14.69%) Spring
20 31 (14.69%) HTTP
21 29 (13.74%) LESS

DOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 16 (7.58%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.21%) Apache
3 9 (4.27%) Node.js
3 9 (4.27%) CMS
3 9 (4.27%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.84%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.42%) Liferay
5 3 (1.42%) IIS
5 3 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.95%) WordPress
6 2 (0.95%) Documentum
6 2 (0.95%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.47%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
Applications
1 7 (3.32%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.95%) GIMP
5 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (11.37%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (8.06%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.42%) Tridion
3 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.42%) SaaS
1 3 (1.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.69%) HTTP
2 8 (3.79%) Internet
3 2 (0.95%) DVB
4 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) MySQL
2 8 (3.79%) Hazelcast
3 7 (3.32%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (19.43%) Subversion
2 26 (12.32%) Maven
3 14 (6.64%) Eclipse
4 11 (5.21%) Grunt
5 10 (4.74%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.79%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.84%) Selenium
7 6 (2.84%) JIRA
7 6 (2.84%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (2.37%) Ant
8 5 (2.37%) JUnit
9 4 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (1.90%) Bower
9 4 (1.90%) Yeoman
10 3 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (1.42%) Firebug
11 2 (0.95%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 49 (23.22%) Finance
2 37 (17.54%) Front Office
2 37 (17.54%) Back Office
3 31 (14.69%) Retail
4 9 (4.27%) Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (0.95%) Billing
6 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Legal
6 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (78.67%) Developer
2 35 (16.59%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 30 (14.22%) Consultant
5 27 (12.80%) UI Developer
6 26 (12.32%) Front-End Developer
7 25 (11.85%) UI Programmer
7 25 (11.85%) Web Developer
8 22 (10.43%) Oracle Consultant
9 10 (4.74%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.27%) Functional Consultant
11 8 (3.79%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 7 (3.32%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.32%) Oracle Developer
13 6 (2.84%) Oracle Portal Developer
13 6 (2.84%) Portal Developer
14 4 (1.90%) Senior Java Developer
14 4 (1.90%) Architect
15 3 (1.42%) Designer
15 3 (1.42%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (67.77%) HTML
2 131 (62.09%) CSS
3 86 (40.76%) HTML5
4 76 (36.02%) CSS3
5 69 (32.70%) Ajax
6 65 (30.81%) jQuery
7 54 (25.59%) AngularJS
8 50 (23.70%) XML
9 48 (22.75%) Dojo
10 38 (18.01%) JSP
11 37 (17.54%) JSON
12 36 (17.06%) Backbone.js
13 33 (15.64%) RESTful
14 31 (14.69%) Spring
15 29 (13.74%) LESS
16 27 (12.80%) REST
16 27 (12.80%) Web Services
17 20 (9.48%) Sass
17 20 (9.48%) Django
17 20 (9.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.54%) User Experience
2 21 (9.95%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.69%) W3C
4 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.79%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.37%) Streaming Video
6 5 (2.37%) Derivative
7 3 (1.42%) Open Source
7 3 (1.42%) DTV
8 2 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.95%) IPTV
8 2 (0.95%) MPEG
8 2 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.95%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) Equities
9 1 (0.47%) Exotic Derivative
9 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.00%) Linux
2 11 (5.21%) Android
3 9 (4.27%) Windows
4 8 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.37%) UNIX
6 2 (0.95%) VMS
6 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.81%) OO
2 55 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (24.64%) MVC
4 45 (21.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 36 (17.06%) TDD
6 26 (12.32%) ERP
7 21 (9.95%) User Stories
8 17 (8.06%) Web Development
9 15 (7.11%) Web Design
10 14 (6.64%) Software Engineering
11 12 (5.69%) Dependency Management
12 11 (5.21%) Workflow
13 10 (4.74%) Scrum
13 10 (4.74%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.74%) OOP
13 10 (4.74%) Software Architecture
14 9 (4.27%) Unit Testing
15 8 (3.79%) Refactoring
15 8 (3.79%) Web Application Development
16 7 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 139 (65.88%) JavaScript
2 55 (26.07%) Java
3 22 (10.43%) SQL
4 16 (7.58%) XPath
5 14 (6.64%) C#
6 7 (3.32%) C
7 6 (2.84%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.37%) VB
8 5 (2.37%) PHP
8 5 (2.37%) C++
9 4 (1.90%) VBScript
9 4 (1.90%) Python
9 4 (1.90%) Scala
10 3 (1.42%) Ruby
11 2 (0.95%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 10 (4.74%) Degree
2 7 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) WCAG
1 4 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Section 508
2 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (23.70%) Oracle
2 27 (12.80%) SAP
3 8 (3.79%) Red Hat
3 8 (3.79%) hybris
3 8 (3.79%) Twitter
4 7 (3.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.84%) JBoss
6 4 (1.90%) Google
7 3 (1.42%) Talend
7 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.47%) Facebook
9 1 (0.47%) Demandware
9 1 (0.47%) iRise
9 1 (0.47%) Apple
9 1 (0.47%) HP
9 1 (0.47%) Yahoo!
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