The table below looks at the statistics for Node.js skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Node.js over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nodejs
Rank 190 258 415
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +157
Contract jobs citing Node.js 584 359 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.71% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.22% 4.05% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 280 108
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9391 8858 8065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.62% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5203 4518
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 306 400
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

Node.js
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Node.js Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Node.js
Daily Rate Trend

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

Node.js Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Node.js
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Node.js within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Node.js Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Node.js
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Node.js within the UK.

Node.js Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Node.js
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +64 564 £425 +6.25% 292
London +63 383 £425 - 134
South East +38 78 £425 +15.25% 46
City of London +32 62 £430 +7.50% 37
Yorkshire +1 30 £375 +25.00% 19
Hampshire +12 27 £425 +30.76% 9
Berkshire +19 24 £325 -22.38% 6
North West +2 23 £400 +33.33% 24
South West -40 20 £400 +6.66% 23
West Yorkshire -12 19 £375 +25.00% 12
Leeds -6 18 £375 +25.00% 11
Basingstoke - 18 £425 - 2
Bristol -25 13 £375 - 22
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £430 - 6
Tyne and Wear - 12 £430 - 8
North East - 12 £430 - 8
Surrey +7 9 £425 - 13
Manchester -6 9 £375 +25.00% 12
West Midlands +1 7 £375 +10.29% 14
Gloucestershire - 7 £425 -
Slough - 7 £365 -
East of England -7 6 £325 -18.75% 10
Gloucester - 6 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £450 - 11
Kent - 6 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £425 +6.25% 3
Oxford - 5 - - 6
Cheshire +6 4 £300 - 9
East Midlands +4 4 £550 +66.03% 14
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £325 -20.00% 5

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 948 (80.61%) JavaScript
2 744 (63.27%) HTML
3 688 (58.50%) CSS
4 592 (50.34%) AngularJS
5 574 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
6 566 (48.13%) HTML5
7 430 (36.56%) TDD
8 413 (35.12%) CSS3
9 385 (32.74%) Java
10 332 (28.23%) jQuery
11 330 (28.06%) Backbone.js
12 305 (25.94%) OO
13 252 (21.43%) Git (software)
14 225 (19.13%) MongoDB
15 205 (17.43%) Linux
16 196 (16.67%) Scrum
17 195 (16.58%) Ruby
18 189 (16.07%) Grunt
19 180 (15.31%) MVC
20 174 (14.80%) PHP
21 172 (14.63%) BDD
22 167 (14.20%) Sass
23 165 (14.03%) Python
24 157 (13.35%) Responsive Web Design
25 152 (12.93%) User Experience
26 149 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
27 140 (11.90%) DevOps
28 139 (11.82%) Web Services
28 139 (11.82%) Software Engineering
29 134 (11.39%) Jasmine

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 59 (5.02%) CMS
2 44 (3.74%) Apache
3 38 (3.23%) nginx
4 35 (2.98%) OpenStack
5 34 (2.89%) Tomcat
6 29 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.79%) Drupal
8 18 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (1.36%) JBoss
10 10 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
10 10 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.85%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.77%) WordPress
12 8 (0.68%) Confluence
12 8 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
13 7 (0.60%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.51%) IIS
15 5 (0.43%) Mule
15 5 (0.43%) lighttpd
Applications
1 22 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.28%) Fireworks
3 8 (0.68%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.085%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Magento
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.02%) SaaS
5 11 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (0.77%) Heroku
6 9 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.43%) Route 53
10 4 (0.34%) GitHub
10 4 (0.34%) PaaS
10 4 (0.34%) Yammer
11 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.17%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.085%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.085%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.51%) HTTP
2 39 (3.32%) Internet
3 24 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.36%) SSL
5 9 (0.77%) DNS
6 8 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.51%) LDAP
8 4 (0.34%) VPN
8 4 (0.34%) Intranet
8 4 (0.34%) Firewall
9 3 (0.26%) DHCP
9 3 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.26%) AMQP
10 2 (0.17%) SMTP
11 1 (0.085%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.085%) RTP
11 1 (0.085%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (19.13%) MongoDB
2 107 (9.10%) NoSQL
3 93 (7.91%) Redis
4 70 (5.95%) MySQL
5 43 (3.66%) SQL Server
6 38 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 34 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (2.64%) Hadoop
10 25 (2.13%) Big Data
11 22 (1.87%) MariaDB
12 14 (1.19%) Couchbase
13 8 (0.68%) Riak
13 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.68%) SimpleDB
14 7 (0.60%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 252 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 189 (16.07%) Grunt
3 134 (11.39%) Jasmine
4 127 (10.80%) Jenkins
5 77 (6.55%) Mocha
6 55 (4.68%) Cucumber
7 54 (4.59%) Selenium
8 53 (4.51%) Subversion
9 49 (4.17%) Maven
10 45 (3.83%) Karma Test Runner
11 41 (3.49%) Bower
12 31 (2.64%) JIRA
13 29 (2.47%) Artifactory
14 27 (2.30%) QUnit
15 25 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (1.87%) WebDriver
17 18 (1.53%) JUnit
18 17 (1.45%) Gerrit
19 15 (1.28%) Ant
19 15 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (4.25%) Banking
2 49 (4.17%) Finance
3 34 (2.89%) Games
4 33 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.72%) Retail
6 28 (2.38%) Publishing
7 25 (2.13%) Marketing
8 22 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.02%) Advertising
9 12 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.85%) Front Office
11 5 (0.43%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.17%) Electronics
13 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.085%) Law
14 1 (0.085%) Legal
14 1 (0.085%) Back Office
14 1 (0.085%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.085%) German Language
Job Titles
1 923 (78.49%) Developer
2 277 (23.55%) JavaScript Developer
3 250 (21.26%) Front-End Developer
4 138 (11.73%) Senior Developer
5 85 (7.23%) Web Developer
6 54 (4.59%) Node.js Developer
7 46 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 46 (3.91%) Java Developer
8 45 (3.83%) Architect
9 40 (3.40%) PHP Developer
10 38 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 35 (2.98%) Consultant
12 31 (2.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 30 (2.55%) UI Developer
14 27 (2.30%) UI Programmer
15 25 (2.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 24 (2.04%) DevOps Consultant
16 24 (2.04%) Senior Consultant
16 24 (2.04%) Senior Web Developer
17 20 (1.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 744 (63.27%) HTML
2 688 (58.50%) CSS
3 592 (50.34%) AngularJS
4 566 (48.13%) HTML5
5 413 (35.12%) CSS3
6 332 (28.23%) jQuery
7 330 (28.06%) Backbone.js
8 167 (14.20%) Sass
9 139 (11.82%) Web Services
10 133 (11.31%) .NET
11 130 (11.05%) RESTful
12 111 (9.44%) KnockoutJS
13 104 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 96 (8.16%) Ember.js
14 96 (8.16%) JSON
15 94 (7.99%) REST
16 88 (7.48%) LESS
16 88 (7.48%) XML
17 58 (4.93%) Ajax
18 55 (4.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 152 (12.93%) User Experience
2 78 (6.63%) Open Source
3 60 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 34 (2.89%) Social Media
5 32 (2.72%) Visualisation
6 26 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (1.79%) W3C
9 15 (1.28%) Digital Media
9 15 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.11%) RIA
11 12 (1.02%) Derivative
11 12 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.02%) iPhone
12 9 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (0.68%) Replication
14 7 (0.60%) Streaming Video
14 7 (0.60%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 205 (17.43%) Linux
2 82 (6.97%) UNIX
3 49 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 36 (3.06%) Android
5 34 (2.89%) Ubuntu
6 26 (2.21%) Mac OS X
7 22 (1.87%) CentOS
8 20 (1.70%) Windows
9 5 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.085%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.085%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (36.56%) TDD
3 305 (25.94%) OO
4 196 (16.67%) Scrum
5 180 (15.31%) MVC
6 172 (14.63%) BDD
7 157 (13.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 149 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
9 140 (11.90%) DevOps
10 139 (11.82%) Software Engineering
11 118 (10.03%) Web Development
12 73 (6.21%) E-Commerce
13 71 (6.04%) Configuration Management
14 67 (5.70%) Web Design
15 66 (5.61%) Kanban
16 58 (4.93%) Pair Programming
17 43 (3.66%) OOP
18 41 (3.49%) SOA
19 37 (3.15%) Analytics
20 35 (2.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 948 (80.61%) JavaScript
2 385 (32.74%) Java
3 195 (16.58%) Ruby
4 174 (14.80%) PHP
5 165 (14.03%) Python
6 95 (8.08%) Scala
7 92 (7.82%) C#
8 72 (6.12%) SQL
9 58 (4.93%) Bash Shell
10 44 (3.74%) Perl
11 40 (3.40%) Clojure
12 34 (2.89%) C++
13 27 (2.30%) C
13 27 (2.30%) Golang
14 24 (2.04%) Objective-C
15 16 (1.36%) Groovy
16 12 (1.02%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.02%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.77%) PHP5
18 5 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (4.34%) Degree
2 32 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.77%) VCP4
5 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.085%) PhD
5 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.085%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.085%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.70%) QA
2 2 (0.17%) WCAG
2 2 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 48 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.28%) Docker
3 13 (1.11%) Varnish
4 7 (0.60%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.51%) vCloud
6 5 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.43%) Xen
7 4 (0.34%) LXC
8 2 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.085%) KVM
Systems Management
1 118 (10.03%) Puppet
2 81 (6.89%) Ansible
3 76 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (4.68%) Vagrant
5 51 (4.34%) Nagios
6 47 (4.00%) Salt
7 19 (1.62%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.94%) HAProxy
9 9 (0.77%) Graphite
10 7 (0.60%) logstash
11 5 (0.43%) Kibana
12 4 (0.34%) Zenoss
12 4 (0.34%) Opsview
13 3 (0.26%) collectd
14 1 (0.085%) Munin
14 1 (0.085%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 1 (0.085%) SCOM
14 1 (0.085%) Graylog
Vendors
1 77 (6.55%) VMware
2 52 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.47%) Twitter
3 29 (2.47%) New Relic
4 25 (2.13%) Google
5 22 (1.87%) Oracle
6 18 (1.53%) Zend
6 18 (1.53%) Adobe
7 13 (1.11%) Sitecore
8 9 (0.77%) EPiServer
9 8 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.68%) Facebook
10 7 (0.60%) Appcelerator
11 4 (0.34%) Ektron
11 4 (0.34%) Akamai
11 4 (0.34%) Sencha
11 4 (0.34%) RedDot
11 4 (0.34%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.34%) SAP
11 4 (0.34%) Alterian
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