The first table below looks at the demand for Node.js skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 Reading 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 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Node.js 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.093% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £410 - -
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
200 141 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.62% 18.26% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 58 70
Average daily rate £350 £316 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.34% +53.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £34.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Node.js
Berkshire

Node.js
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Node.js Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Node.js
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Node.js Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) MSTest
3 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) WCF
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) OOD
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) NUnit
6 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MSTest
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) JSLint
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree