The table below looks at the statistics for DOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DOM over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Document Object Model (DOM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing DOM 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.51% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
614 592 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.68% 24.62% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 363 286
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £22.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

DOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing DOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DOM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DOM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DOM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DOM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DOM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DOM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 4 £325 - 2
DOM
England

DOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DOM.

1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) Sass
6 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (33.33%) Node.js
6 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) JSON
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) Web Design
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (33.33%) Skype
6 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
6 3 (33.33%) Slack
7 2 (22.22%) Ensighten
7 2 (22.22%) gulp

DOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) gulp
2 2 (22.22%) NUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Bower
3 1 (11.11%) Capybara
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Grunt
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) NuGet
3 1 (11.11%) RSpec
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Sass
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) Dojo
6 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 2 (22.22%) Spring
7 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) Ensighten