The table below looks at the statistics for Node.js skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Node.js over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Node
Rank 77 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Node.js 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.49% 1.35% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £393 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £80.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-88.75% +113.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
237 297 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.70% 23.20% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 176 72
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Node.js
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Node.js across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Node.js Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Node.js
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Node.js across the Edinburgh region.

Node.js Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Node.js also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Node.js.

1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) CSS
4 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
4 11 (78.57%) jQuery
5 9 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (57.14%) Sass
7 7 (50.00%) Grunt
7 7 (50.00%) gulp
8 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (42.86%) OO
8 6 (42.86%) LESS
8 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
9 5 (35.71%) Refactoring
10 4 (28.57%) Web Development
10 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
11 3 (21.43%) User Experience
11 3 (21.43%) Mobile First
11 3 (21.43%) Dependency Management
11 3 (21.43%) HTML5
11 3 (21.43%) JSON
11 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 3 (21.43%) CSS3
11 3 (21.43%) RESTful
11 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
11 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
11 3 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
11 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
11 3 (21.43%) Web Services

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Node.js also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Node.js. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Grunt
1 7 (50.00%) gulp
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) WebStorm
3 1 (7.14%) Bower
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (42.86%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) Sass
5 6 (42.86%) LESS
5 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) React
8 1 (7.14%) OOCSS
8 1 (7.14%) Flask
8 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
8 1 (7.14%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) Refactoring
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (21.43%) Mobile First
6 3 (21.43%) Dependency Management
7 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) API Design
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) VMware