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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Node
Rank 173 241 365
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +124
Contract jobs citing Node.js 725 471 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 0.86% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.94% 4.78% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 358 180
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £80.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +146.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £80.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-88.75% +113.33%

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
10442 9852 8776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.30% 18.01% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6689 5842 4954
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 392 443
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.44 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Node.js within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Node.js Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 +56 696 £425 - 358
London +27 438 £450 - 159
South East +35 95 £403 +3.87% 50
City of London -5 71 £425 - 33
South West +36 46 £400 +25.00% 24
Oxfordshire +21 46 £412 +17.71% 10
Bristol +31 43 £400 +10.34% 12
Yorkshire +8 41 £400 +39.13% 25
North West +7 36 £375 +10.29% 36
Oxford +11 29 £413 +17.85% 6
West Yorkshire +4 29 £400 +39.13% 15
Manchester +8 28 £385 +16.66% 20
Leeds -5 26 £400 +39.13% 11
East of England +14 24 £375 +7.14% 20
Cambridgeshire +8 23 £375 +7.14% 10
Scotland +15 21 £388 +19.23% 5
Surrey +6 15 £425 +9.67% 9
Cambridge +2 14 £375 +7.14% 8
Edinburgh +3 12 £388 +6.89% 2
West Midlands 0 12 £375 +3.44% 16
Berkshire +9 11 £408 +63.00% 7
Croydon - 11 £444 -
Birmingham +7 9 £375 -11.76% 4
West Sussex -3 9 £385 - 1
Egham -1 8 £425 -5.55% 4
Glasgow +8 7 £364 +11.92% 1
Sheffield - 7 £350 - 6
South Yorkshire - 7 £350 - 6
East Midlands -1 6 £320 -5.18% 26
Buckinghamshire - 6 £375 - 6

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1138 (83.55%) JavaScript
2 767 (56.31%) HTML
3 741 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
4 720 (52.86%) CSS
5 708 (51.98%) AngularJS
6 577 (42.36%) HTML5
7 492 (36.12%) TDD
8 422 (30.98%) CSS3
9 393 (28.85%) jQuery
9 393 (28.85%) Java
10 309 (22.69%) Backbone.js
11 294 (21.59%) Git (software)
12 282 (20.70%) OO
13 281 (20.63%) MongoDB
14 276 (20.26%) Scrum
15 252 (18.50%) Grunt
16 216 (15.86%) Sass
17 214 (15.71%) BDD
18 211 (15.49%) Linux
19 209 (15.35%) MVC
20 205 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
21 200 (14.68%) .NET
22 197 (14.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 191 (14.02%) RESTful
24 189 (13.88%) Amazon AWS
25 187 (13.73%) Ruby
26 180 (13.22%) PHP
27 176 (12.92%) Web Services
28 165 (12.11%) JSON
29 164 (12.04%) User Experience

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 71 (5.21%) Tomcat
2 64 (4.70%) Apache
3 53 (3.89%) CMS
4 48 (3.52%) Confluence
5 25 (1.84%) Jetty
6 24 (1.76%) nginx
6 24 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (1.69%) JBoss
8 19 (1.40%) Drupal
9 16 (1.17%) Alfresco
9 16 (1.17%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.81%) WordPress
11 11 (0.81%) WildFly
12 9 (0.66%) Mule ESB
12 9 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.59%) Mule
13 8 (0.59%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (2.57%) Photoshop
2 16 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.73%) MS Excel
4 9 (0.66%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.03%) Magento
2 8 (0.59%) Tridion
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.073%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 189 (13.88%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.30%) GitHub
4 41 (3.01%) IaaS
5 37 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (1.54%) SaaS
7 18 (1.32%) Heroku
8 17 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.44%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.37%) PaaS
13 4 (0.29%) Engine Yard
13 4 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.15%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.92%) HTTP
2 39 (2.86%) Internet
3 20 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.17%) Firewall
5 12 (0.88%) VPN
6 10 (0.73%) DNS
7 7 (0.51%) SAN
7 7 (0.51%) NAS
8 6 (0.44%) AMQP
8 6 (0.44%) DMZ
9 5 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.29%) Intranet
10 4 (0.29%) WAN
11 3 (0.22%) SSL
12 2 (0.15%) SMTP
12 2 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.073%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.073%) Wireless
13 1 (0.073%) FTP
13 1 (0.073%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (20.63%) MongoDB
2 134 (9.84%) NoSQL
3 89 (6.53%) MySQL
4 84 (6.17%) Redis
5 83 (6.09%) SQL Server
6 75 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 67 (4.92%) Hadoop
8 60 (4.41%) Big Data
9 54 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (2.35%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.81%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.66%) CouchDB
13 9 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.51%) Informix
15 6 (0.44%) Riak
16 5 (0.37%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 294 (21.59%) Git (software)
2 252 (18.50%) Grunt
3 156 (11.45%) Jenkins
4 139 (10.21%) Jasmine
5 104 (7.64%) gulp
6 97 (7.12%) Selenium
7 83 (6.09%) Mocha
8 81 (5.95%) Cucumber
9 74 (5.43%) Maven
9 74 (5.43%) JIRA
10 68 (4.99%) Bower
11 67 (4.92%) Subversion
12 43 (3.16%) Karma Test Runner
13 34 (2.50%) Gradle
13 34 (2.50%) JMeter
14 32 (2.35%) JUnit
15 29 (2.13%) RSpec
16 24 (1.76%) Artifactory
17 23 (1.69%) QUnit
17 23 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 83 (6.09%) Finance
2 51 (3.74%) Banking
3 44 (3.23%) Games
4 42 (3.08%) Publishing
5 38 (2.79%) Retail
6 31 (2.28%) Marketing
7 22 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.88%) Advertising
10 9 (0.66%) Electronics
11 8 (0.59%) Law
12 7 (0.51%) Front Office
13 5 (0.37%) Legal
13 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.15%) Back Office
16 1 (0.073%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.073%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.073%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1020 (74.89%) Developer
2 329 (24.16%) JavaScript Developer
3 236 (17.33%) Front-End Developer
4 117 (8.59%) Senior Developer
5 91 (6.68%) Web Developer
6 86 (6.31%) Architect
7 69 (5.07%) Node.js Developer
8 64 (4.70%) .NET Developer
9 62 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
10 58 (4.26%) Java Developer
11 43 (3.16%) Technical Architect
12 42 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
13 39 (2.86%) UI Programmer
13 39 (2.86%) UI Developer
14 33 (2.42%) Software Engineer
14 33 (2.42%) PHP Developer
15 29 (2.13%) Lead Developer
16 26 (1.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 26 (1.91%) Digital Architect
17 24 (1.76%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 767 (56.31%) HTML
2 720 (52.86%) CSS
3 708 (51.98%) AngularJS
4 577 (42.36%) HTML5
5 422 (30.98%) CSS3
6 393 (28.85%) jQuery
7 309 (22.69%) Backbone.js
8 216 (15.86%) Sass
9 200 (14.68%) .NET
10 197 (14.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 191 (14.02%) RESTful
12 176 (12.92%) Web Services
13 165 (12.11%) JSON
14 122 (8.96%) React
15 111 (8.15%) REST
16 103 (7.56%) KnockoutJS
17 96 (7.05%) Ajax
18 88 (6.46%) Ember.js
19 87 (6.39%) ASP.NET
20 85 (6.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 164 (12.04%) User Experience
2 67 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 52 (3.82%) Visualisation
4 33 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.20%) Digital Media
6 25 (1.84%) Social Media
7 21 (1.54%) W3C
8 19 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (1.03%) Market Risk
10 13 (0.95%) Social Network
11 12 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.88%) Graphic Design
12 11 (0.81%) Wiki
12 11 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.73%) Tandem
14 9 (0.66%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.66%) iPhone
14 9 (0.66%) Semantic Web
15 8 (0.59%) iPad
16 7 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 211 (15.49%) Linux
2 113 (8.30%) UNIX
3 56 (4.11%) Android
4 55 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 52 (3.82%) Windows
6 48 (3.52%) CentOS
7 27 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (1.84%) Ubuntu
9 22 (1.62%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.22%) Solaris
14 2 (0.15%) Fedora
14 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 492 (36.12%) TDD
3 282 (20.70%) OO
4 276 (20.26%) Scrum
5 214 (15.71%) BDD
6 209 (15.35%) MVC
7 205 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
8 149 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 132 (9.69%) Software Engineering
10 129 (9.47%) E-Commerce
11 110 (8.08%) DevOps
12 103 (7.56%) Web Development
13 94 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 90 (6.61%) Pair Programming
15 83 (6.09%) Open Source
16 79 (5.80%) Unit Testing
17 58 (4.26%) Kanban
18 53 (3.89%) Web Design
19 40 (2.94%) Automated Testing
20 39 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1138 (83.55%) JavaScript
2 393 (28.85%) Java
3 187 (13.73%) Ruby
4 180 (13.22%) PHP
5 163 (11.97%) Python
6 135 (9.91%) C#
7 100 (7.34%) SQL
8 82 (6.02%) Scala
9 51 (3.74%) Bash Shell
10 47 (3.45%) Objective-C
11 40 (2.94%) R
12 31 (2.28%) C++
13 28 (2.06%) Clojure
14 25 (1.84%) Go
15 24 (1.76%) Groovy
16 23 (1.69%) C
17 22 (1.62%) Perl
18 13 (0.95%) TypeScript
19 9 (0.66%) CoffeeScript
19 9 (0.66%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 42 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 29 (2.13%) Degree
3 18 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.29%) PhD
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.073%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.28%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) WAI
3 4 (0.29%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.15%) WCAG
5 1 (0.073%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 67 (4.92%) Docker
2 30 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.88%) vCloud
4 10 (0.73%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.66%) Varnish
6 7 (0.51%) vSphere
7 6 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.37%) Squid
9 3 (0.22%) LXC
10 2 (0.15%) Xen
11 1 (0.073%) Firmware
11 1 (0.073%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.073%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 99 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
2 74 (5.43%) Puppet
3 44 (3.23%) Ansible
4 42 (3.08%) Salt
5 39 (2.86%) Vagrant
6 38 (2.79%) StatsD
7 36 (2.64%) Nagios
8 27 (1.98%) Graphite
9 25 (1.84%) Opsview
10 24 (1.76%) Rundeck
11 19 (1.40%) ZABBIX
12 14 (1.03%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.81%) Cacti
13 11 (0.81%) logstash
14 9 (0.66%) Kibana
15 7 (0.51%) NetBackup
15 7 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
16 6 (0.44%) Capistrano
16 6 (0.44%) Icinga
17 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (4.70%) Oracle
2 62 (4.55%) VMware
3 57 (4.19%) Microsoft
4 38 (2.79%) Apigee
5 37 (2.72%) Tableau
6 36 (2.64%) Citrix
6 36 (2.64%) Teradata
7 34 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 34 (2.50%) Mashery
8 29 (2.13%) Google
9 25 (1.84%) Twitter
10 23 (1.69%) Splunk
11 20 (1.47%) Adobe
12 17 (1.25%) New Relic
13 14 (1.03%) IBM
14 13 (0.95%) Zend
15 12 (0.88%) Ektron
15 12 (0.88%) SOASTA, Inc
16 11 (0.81%) Tealeaf
16 11 (0.81%) Riverbed
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