The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DOM over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Document Object Model (DOM)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 584 592
Rank change year-on-year +43 +8  
Contract jobs citing DOM 41 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.097% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 25
Median daily rate £350 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DOM is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13677 14326 14175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.21% 29.02% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9502 10197 9645
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 167 191
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

DOM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DOM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for DOM in England

DOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DOM in England

DOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DOM in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DOM in England

DOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DOM in England

DOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DOM within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
London +14 23 £525 +19.31% 9
North West +26 7 £365 -2.66% 1
South East - 4 £300 - 3
East of England - 4 £288 -
West Midlands +25 1 £375 +58.73%
East Midlands -9 1 £375 +10.29% 1
South West - 1 £305 - 1
DOM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for DOM.

1 60 (82.19%) JavaScript
2 55 (75.34%) CSS
3 52 (71.23%) HTML
4 41 (56.16%) XML
5 38 (52.05%) HTML5
6 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (45.21%) Java
8 31 (42.47%) jQuery
9 30 (41.10%) CSS3
9 30 (41.10%) Ajax
10 26 (35.62%) JSON
11 21 (28.77%) REST
11 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
11 21 (28.77%) TDD
11 21 (28.77%) HTTP
11 21 (28.77%) SAX
12 19 (26.03%) Web Development
12 19 (26.03%) AngularJS
12 19 (26.03%) Front End Development
13 18 (24.66%) Sass
14 17 (23.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (23.29%) Apache
15 16 (21.92%) Python
16 14 (19.18%) XML Schema
16 14 (19.18%) Progressive Enhancement
17 13 (17.81%) Dojo
17 13 (17.81%) SOAP
17 13 (17.81%) Subversion
18 12 (16.44%) Spring
18 12 (16.44%) Web Services

DOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (23.29%) Apache
2 9 (12.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.11%) CMS
4 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.74%) GitHub
4 2 (2.74%) Slack
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) HTTP
2 5 (6.85%) DNS
2 5 (6.85%) SSL
3 2 (2.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) MySQL
2 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.11%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.11%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.11%) Riak
5 2 (2.74%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.81%) Subversion
3 10 (13.70%) webpack
4 8 (10.96%) gulp
5 6 (8.22%) Bower
6 5 (6.85%) Babel
6 5 (6.85%) Maven
7 4 (5.48%) Grunt
7 4 (5.48%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.48%) Selenium
7 4 (5.48%) Yeoman
8 3 (4.11%) ClearCase
8 3 (4.11%) ERwin
8 3 (4.11%) Log4Net
8 3 (4.11%) NUnit
9 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.74%) JUnit
9 2 (2.74%) Mocha
General
1 10 (13.70%) Banking
2 9 (12.33%) Marketing
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 6 (8.22%) Finance
5 5 (6.85%) Back Office
6 3 (4.11%) Front Office
7 2 (2.74%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.37%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (73.97%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (17.81%) UI Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.22%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) IT Security Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Designer
8 4 (5.48%) Architect
8 4 (5.48%) BPM Designer
8 4 (5.48%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.48%) Web UI Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.11%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (4.11%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (75.34%) CSS
2 52 (71.23%) HTML
3 41 (56.16%) XML
4 38 (52.05%) HTML5
5 31 (42.47%) jQuery
6 30 (41.10%) Ajax
6 30 (41.10%) CSS3
7 26 (35.62%) JSON
8 21 (28.77%) REST
8 21 (28.77%) SAX
9 19 (26.03%) AngularJS
10 18 (24.66%) Sass
11 17 (23.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (19.18%) XML Schema
13 13 (17.81%) Dojo
13 13 (17.81%) SOAP
14 12 (16.44%) LESS
14 12 (16.44%) Spring
14 12 (16.44%) Web Services
15 11 (15.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) User Experience
2 9 (12.33%) Animation
3 5 (6.85%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.48%) Web 2.0
5 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.11%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.11%) W3C
6 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.74%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.74%) Wiki
7 1 (1.37%) Blog
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Unix
2 6 (8.22%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Solaris
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) TDD
3 19 (26.03%) Front End Development
3 19 (26.03%) Web Development
4 14 (19.18%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (15.07%) MVC
5 11 (15.07%) OOP
5 11 (15.07%) Web Design
6 10 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (13.70%) SEO
7 9 (12.33%) Use Case
8 8 (10.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (10.96%) OO
8 8 (10.96%) Prototyping
9 7 (9.59%) Information Security
9 7 (9.59%) Microservices
9 7 (9.59%) Pair Programming
9 7 (9.59%) Project Management
9 7 (9.59%) Scrum
10 6 (8.22%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 60 (82.19%) JavaScript
2 33 (45.21%) Java
3 16 (21.92%) Python
4 11 (15.07%) PHP
5 10 (13.70%) SQL
6 9 (12.33%) Perl
7 7 (9.59%) C
7 7 (9.59%) C#
7 7 (9.59%) ES6
8 6 (8.22%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.85%) Groovy
9 5 (6.85%) Ruby
10 4 (5.48%) Scala
10 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.11%) C++
11 3 (4.11%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.37%) VB
12 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) IBM
1 5 (6.85%) Pega
1 5 (6.85%) webMethods
2 4 (5.48%) Adobe
3 3 (4.11%) Infragistics
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Sun
3 3 (4.11%) Sybase