The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 597 605
Rank change year-on-year +29 +8  
Contract jobs citing DOM 42 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 28
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £508 £450
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15079 15377 15197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10829 10153
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 188 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £18.00
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

DOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DOM in the UK

DOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DOM over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DOM in the UK

DOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DOM in the UK

DOM
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DOM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +14 42 £350 -9.09% 15
London +1 24 £525 +16.66% 7
North West +26 7 £365 -2.66% 2
Manchester +18 4 £350 -6.66% 2
East of England - 4 £288 - 2
South East - 4 £300 - 3
Luton - 4 £288 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £288 -
City of London 0 3 £425 -5.55% 2
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £440 -
Berkshire - 3 £300 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £440 -
West Midlands +19 1 £375 +58.73%
Birmingham +11 1 £375 +58.73%
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £375 +10.29%
Nottingham -6 1 £375 +10.29%
East Midlands -8 1 £375 +10.29%
South West - 1 £305 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £130 -
Stockport - 1 £350 - 2
Reading - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £305 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for DOM.

1 63 (82.89%) JavaScript
2 58 (76.32%) CSS
3 55 (72.37%) HTML
4 43 (56.58%) XML
5 39 (51.32%) HTML5
6 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (43.42%) Java
8 31 (40.79%) CSS3
8 31 (40.79%) jQuery
9 30 (39.47%) Ajax
10 26 (34.21%) JSON
11 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
11 22 (28.95%) TDD
12 21 (27.63%) HTTP
12 21 (27.63%) SAX
12 21 (27.63%) REST
13 20 (26.32%) AngularJS
14 19 (25.00%) Front End Development
14 19 (25.00%) Web Development
15 18 (23.68%) Sass
16 17 (22.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (22.37%) Apache
17 16 (21.05%) Python
18 14 (18.42%) XML Schema
18 14 (18.42%) Progressive Enhancement
19 13 (17.11%) Dojo
19 13 (17.11%) SOAP
19 13 (17.11%) Subversion
20 12 (15.79%) Spring
20 12 (15.79%) Web Services

DOM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (22.37%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.95%) CMS
4 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.63%) GitHub
4 2 (2.63%) Slack
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) HTTP
2 5 (6.58%) DNS
2 5 (6.58%) SSL
3 2 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) MySQL
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.95%) CouchDB
4 3 (3.95%) Neo4j
4 3 (3.95%) Riak
5 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.11%) Subversion
3 10 (13.16%) webpack
4 8 (10.53%) gulp
5 6 (7.89%) Bower
6 5 (6.58%) Babel
6 5 (6.58%) Maven
7 4 (5.26%) Grunt
7 4 (5.26%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.26%) Selenium
7 4 (5.26%) Yeoman
8 3 (3.95%) ClearCase
8 3 (3.95%) ERwin
8 3 (3.95%) Log4Net
8 3 (3.95%) NUnit
8 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 10 (13.16%) Banking
2 9 (11.84%) Marketing
3 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 7 (9.21%) Retail
4 5 (6.58%) Back Office
5 3 (3.95%) Front Office
6 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.32%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (17.11%) UI Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.89%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) IT Security Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Designer
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) BPM Designer
8 4 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.26%) HTML Developer
8 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.26%) Web UI Developer
9 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (76.32%) CSS
2 55 (72.37%) HTML
3 43 (56.58%) XML
4 39 (51.32%) HTML5
5 31 (40.79%) CSS3
5 31 (40.79%) jQuery
6 30 (39.47%) Ajax
7 26 (34.21%) JSON
8 21 (27.63%) REST
8 21 (27.63%) SAX
9 20 (26.32%) AngularJS
10 18 (23.68%) Sass
11 17 (22.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (18.42%) XML Schema
13 13 (17.11%) Dojo
13 13 (17.11%) SOAP
14 12 (15.79%) LESS
14 12 (15.79%) Spring
14 12 (15.79%) Web Services
15 11 (14.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) User Experience
2 9 (11.84%) Animation
3 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.26%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.95%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.95%) W3C
6 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.63%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.63%) Wiki
7 1 (1.32%) Blog
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Unix
2 6 (7.89%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) TDD
3 19 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 19 (25.00%) Web Development
4 14 (18.42%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (14.47%) MVC
5 11 (14.47%) OOP
5 11 (14.47%) Web Design
6 10 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (13.16%) SEO
7 9 (11.84%) Use Case
8 8 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (10.53%) OO
8 8 (10.53%) Prototyping
9 7 (9.21%) Information Security
9 7 (9.21%) Microservices
9 7 (9.21%) Pair Programming
9 7 (9.21%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 7 (9.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (82.89%) JavaScript
2 33 (43.42%) Java
3 16 (21.05%) Python
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
5 11 (14.47%) PHP
6 9 (11.84%) Perl
7 7 (9.21%) C
7 7 (9.21%) C#
7 7 (9.21%) ES6
8 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.58%) Groovy
9 5 (6.58%) Ruby
10 4 (5.26%) Scala
10 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.95%) C++
11 3 (3.95%) ECMAScript
12 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) IBM
1 5 (6.58%) Pega
1 5 (6.58%) webMethods
2 4 (5.26%) Adobe
3 3 (3.95%) Infragistics
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Sun
3 3 (3.95%) Sybase