Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 781 826
Rank change year-on-year -21 +45 -71
Contract jobs citing DOM 85 110 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.10% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 69 44
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £301 £290 £311
90th Percentile £525 £593 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £400
% change year-on-year -10.34% -9.38% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £44.62 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DOM is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32971 31981 32228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.98% 30.38% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23277 22154 22091
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 367 553
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.35 £14.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

DOM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 11 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 85 £430 -0.81% 10
London -14 69 £437 -2.89% 5
UK excluding London +9 16 £325 -10.34% 6
North of England +48 6 £450 +21.62% 2
South East +10 6 £300 -52.00% 2
North West +21 3 £338 -0.74%
Midlands +10 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £450 +19.21% 2
West Midlands +28 2 - - 1
South West -5 1 - -
East Midlands -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 73 (85.88%) JavaScript
2 52 (61.18%) CSS
3 45 (52.94%) HTML
4 33 (38.82%) Front End Development
5 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
6 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (30.59%) TDD
8 24 (28.24%) JSON
8 24 (28.24%) XML
9 22 (25.88%) Node.js
9 22 (25.88%) AngularJS
10 21 (24.71%) RESTful
11 20 (23.53%) React
11 20 (23.53%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
12 19 (22.35%) Finance
12 19 (22.35%) Java
12 19 (22.35%) webpack
12 19 (22.35%) CSS3
12 19 (22.35%) HTML5
13 18 (21.18%) jQuery
13 18 (21.18%) User Experience
14 17 (20.00%) Sass
14 17 (20.00%) Redux
15 15 (17.65%) SQL
16 14 (16.47%) BDD
16 14 (16.47%) Wireframes
17 13 (15.29%) ES6
17 13 (15.29%) Banking
18 12 (14.12%) Subversion
18 12 (14.12%) Web Development

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 7 (8.24%) Apache
2 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.71%) CMS
3 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) npm
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Firebase
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.35%) webpack
3 12 (14.12%) Babel
3 12 (14.12%) Subversion
4 10 (11.76%) Grunt
5 8 (9.41%) Ant
5 8 (9.41%) Mocha
6 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
6 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
7 6 (7.06%) Maven
8 5 (5.88%) gulp
8 5 (5.88%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.71%) JIRA
10 3 (3.53%) JUnit
10 3 (3.53%) Selenium
10 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.35%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (78.82%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (16.47%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.94%) UI Developer
6 7 (8.24%) HTML Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Integration Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Java Middleware Developer
8 4 (4.71%) JavaScript Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Software Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.35%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (61.18%) CSS
2 45 (52.94%) HTML
3 24 (28.24%) JSON
3 24 (28.24%) XML
4 22 (25.88%) AngularJS
4 22 (25.88%) Node.js
5 21 (24.71%) RESTful
6 20 (23.53%) React
7 19 (22.35%) CSS3
7 19 (22.35%) HTML5
8 18 (21.18%) jQuery
9 17 (20.00%) Redux
9 17 (20.00%) Sass
10 12 (14.12%) Backbone.js
10 12 (14.12%) REST
11 10 (11.76%) SOAP
12 9 (10.59%) Ajax
12 9 (10.59%) Regular Expression
12 9 (10.59%) Semantic HTML
12 9 (10.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) User Experience
2 11 (12.94%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.24%) Fintech
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.71%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) PKI
5 2 (2.35%) RIA
6 1 (1.18%) Animation
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.53%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) Front End Development
2 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.59%) TDD
4 20 (23.53%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
5 14 (16.47%) BDD
5 14 (16.47%) Wireframes
6 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
6 12 (14.12%) Web Development
7 11 (12.94%) SOA
8 10 (11.76%) Mobile First
9 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
9 9 (10.59%) Functional Testing
10 7 (8.24%) Benchmarking
10 7 (8.24%) Microservices
10 7 (8.24%) OO
11 6 (7.06%) API Development
11 6 (7.06%) Isomorphic JavaScript
11 6 (7.06%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (7.06%) Visualisation
12 5 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 73 (85.88%) JavaScript
2 19 (22.35%) Java
3 15 (17.65%) SQL
4 13 (15.29%) ES6
5 9 (10.59%) ECMAScript
6 8 (9.41%) Perl
6 8 (9.41%) Python
7 7 (8.24%) PHP
7 7 (8.24%) XPath
8 4 (4.71%) GraphQL
8 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.53%) ActionScript
9 3 (3.53%) AWK
9 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.53%) C
9 3 (3.53%) C#
9 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) IBM
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) Adobe
4 2 (2.35%) Perforce
5 1 (1.18%) Altova
5 1 (1.18%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.18%) Splunk
5 1 (1.18%) Xamarin