The first table below looks at the demand for Node.js skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Node.js over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nodejs
Rank 78 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Contract jobs citing Node.js 4 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 2.61% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.58% 12.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £280 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -34.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
253 156 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.57% 20.39% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 93 121
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.45 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.43% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £9.45 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Node.js
West Yorkshire

Node.js
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Node.js Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Node.js
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Node.js Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 35 (87.50%) PHP
1 35 (87.50%) Ruby
2 34 (85.00%) Python
2 34 (85.00%) Linux
3 32 (80.00%) Software Engineering
4 31 (77.50%) Bash Shell
4 31 (77.50%) Client/Server
5 28 (70.00%) C++
5 28 (70.00%) Web Services
5 28 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (62.50%) Load Balancing
6 25 (62.50%) Degree
6 25 (62.50%) TCP/IP
6 25 (62.50%) DNS
6 25 (62.50%) SSL
6 25 (62.50%) Internet
7 9 (22.50%) Puppet
7 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.00%) HTML
10 5 (12.50%) CSS
11 4 (10.00%) XML
11 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.00%) Java
11 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (10.00%) JSON
12 3 (7.50%) jQuery
12 3 (7.50%) YAML
12 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
12 3 (7.50%) HTML5

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (2.50%) nginx
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 25 (62.50%) DNS
1 25 (62.50%) SSL
1 25 (62.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Software Engineer
2 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 18 (45.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Python Developer
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (10.00%) JSON
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) YAML
5 3 (7.50%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) MooTools
7 1 (2.50%) Symfony
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) LAMP
7 1 (2.50%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (77.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.50%) Scrum
5 2 (5.00%) MVC
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Release Management
6 1 (2.50%) OOP
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) PHP
1 35 (87.50%) Ruby
2 34 (85.00%) Python
3 31 (77.50%) Bash Shell
4 28 (70.00%) C++
5 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
1 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle