The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 144 114
Rank change year-on-year +24 -30  
Contract jobs citing DOM 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.048% 0.067% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.26% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £236 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.73% +7.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £240 £316
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 511 774 545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.59% 25.75% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 2029 1461
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £506 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 62
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £21.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.75 £42.55
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 the West Midlands

Job postings citing DOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DOM in the West Midlands

DOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DOM 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 28 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
Birmingham +14 1 £375 +58.73%
DOM
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DOM.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Skype
3 2 (40.00%) Slack
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) D3.js

DOM
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) D3.js
2 2 (40.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript