The table below looks at the statistics for Node.js skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Node.js over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nodejs
Rank 105 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Node.js 23 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.52% 1.94% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £248 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £318 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £269
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Node.js
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
509 413 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.51% 15.31% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 209 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £205 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 39
Average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £18.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.09% +13.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

Node.js
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Node.js Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Node.js
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Node.js Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Node.js
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Node.js across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Node.js Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Node.js
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Node.js across the North West region.

Node.js Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Node.js
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Node.js within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 8 £513 +70.83% 9
Lancashire - 8 £400 -
Cheshire +4 2 £408 - 10
Merseyside - 2 £325 -
Node.js
England

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 20 (51.28%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) HTML
4 16 (41.03%) CSS
4 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
5 14 (35.90%) TDD
6 11 (28.21%) Ruby
7 10 (25.64%) Python
7 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
8 9 (23.08%) jQuery
9 8 (20.51%) JSON
9 8 (20.51%) PHP
9 8 (20.51%) Clojure
10 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
10 7 (17.95%) Ant
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (15.38%) Web Design
11 6 (15.38%) Kanban
11 6 (15.38%) CSS3
11 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (15.38%) Open Source
11 6 (15.38%) HTML5
11 6 (15.38%) Haml
11 6 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (15.38%) Sass
11 6 (15.38%) Bower
11 6 (15.38%) Underscore.js
11 6 (15.38%) User Experience
11 6 (15.38%) CasperJS

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) WordPress
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Ant
3 6 (15.38%) Bower
3 6 (15.38%) CasperJS
4 5 (12.82%) Grunt
4 5 (12.82%) PhantomJS
4 5 (12.82%) Jasmine
4 5 (12.82%) Selenium
4 5 (12.82%) Maven
4 5 (12.82%) JUnit
5 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.13%) NUnit
6 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.13%) MSTest
7 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.56%) Law
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) HTML
2 16 (41.03%) CSS
2 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
3 9 (23.08%) jQuery
4 8 (20.51%) JSON
5 6 (15.38%) CSS3
5 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (15.38%) HTML5
5 6 (15.38%) Haml
5 6 (15.38%) Sass
5 6 (15.38%) Underscore.js
6 5 (12.82%) Apache Wicket
6 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
6 5 (12.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
6 5 (12.82%) Spring
6 5 (12.82%) Struts
7 4 (10.26%) RESTful
8 3 (7.69%) .NET
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Open Source
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) TDD
3 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.38%) Web Design
4 6 (15.38%) Kanban
4 6 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (12.82%) Web Development
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
5 5 (12.82%) OOP
6 4 (10.26%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (5.13%) AOP
8 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.13%) OOD
8 2 (5.13%) MVVM
8 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 20 (51.28%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) Ruby
4 10 (25.64%) Python
5 8 (20.51%) PHP
5 8 (20.51%) Clojure
6 5 (12.82%) Scala
7 3 (7.69%) C#
8 2 (5.13%) C++
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.13%) Facebook
2 1 (2.56%) Apple
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