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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nodejs
Rank 226 310 485
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +175
Contract jobs citing Node.js 510 319 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.61% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.04% 3.45% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 246 86
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -

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
10113 9239 10008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.68% 17.54% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6178 5514 5631
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 369 506
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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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 +81 498 £425 +13.33% 195
London +88 388 £450 +12.50% 91
City of London +49 62 £400 +6.66% 23
South East +19 49 £375 +7.14% 39
Surrey +21 23 £425 +15.25% 14
East of England -5 19 £455 +68.51% 7
West Midlands +1 17 £325 - 5
Hertfordshire - 11 £455 - 1
South West -53 10 £394 +5.00% 10
Bristol -20 8 £400 - 5
Berkshire +11 7 - - 3
Birmingham 0 7 - - 2
Yorkshire -25 7 £338 -17.68% 5
West Sussex - 7 £350 - 2
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £475 +75.92% 4
Cambridge - 6 £475 - 2
Scotland -5 5 £290 -9.37% 5
Glasgow -8 5 £290 -3.33% 4
Oxfordshire - 5 £300 - 7
North West -11 4 £375 +25.00% 29
West Yorkshire -32 4 £375 -8.53% 1
South Wales - 4 £406 - 1
Wales - 4 £406 - 4
Oxford - 4 £300 - 2
Egham - 4 £375 - 1
Leeds -29 3 £363 -11.58% 1
Coventry - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £413 - 1
Reading +11 2 - -
Dorking -3 2 £375 +3.44% 2

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 747 (79.38%) JavaScript
2 595 (63.23%) HTML
3 563 (59.83%) CSS
4 477 (50.69%) AngularJS
5 442 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
6 433 (46.01%) HTML5
7 338 (35.92%) CSS3
8 308 (32.73%) TDD
9 279 (29.65%) Backbone.js
10 250 (26.57%) Java
10 250 (26.57%) OO
11 229 (24.34%) jQuery
12 206 (21.89%) Git (software)
13 174 (18.49%) MVC
14 151 (16.05%) BDD
15 144 (15.30%) .NET
16 143 (15.20%) KnockoutJS
17 140 (14.88%) MongoDB
18 135 (14.35%) Scrum
19 133 (14.13%) C#
20 127 (13.50%) Web Services
21 126 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
22 122 (12.96%) Web Development
23 118 (12.54%) PHP
24 115 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
25 114 (12.11%) Linux
26 106 (11.26%) Ruby
27 104 (11.05%) User Experience
28 101 (10.73%) Open Source
29 100 (10.63%) JSON

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 90 (9.56%) CMS
2 44 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (3.93%) Apache
4 24 (2.55%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.34%) IIS
6 21 (2.23%) Umbraco
7 19 (2.02%) Drupal
8 17 (1.81%) nginx
9 15 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (1.49%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.38%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
12 12 (1.28%) EPiServer CMS
13 11 (1.17%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.85%) lighttpd
14 8 (0.85%) Confluence
15 7 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.64%) CloudStack
16 6 (0.64%) TeamSite
Applications
1 29 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.06%) Fireworks
3 9 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.64%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.21%) MS Office
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Magento
2 3 (0.32%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.17%) GitHub
6 9 (0.96%) SaaS
7 8 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.53%) Heroku
9 3 (0.32%) IaaS
10 2 (0.21%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.21%) Route 53
10 2 (0.21%) Office 365
10 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.11%) PaaS
11 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.11%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.36%) HTTP
2 23 (2.44%) Internet
3 11 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.74%) DNS
5 5 (0.53%) DAB
5 5 (0.53%) Intranet
6 3 (0.32%) LDAP
6 3 (0.32%) SSL
7 2 (0.21%) DHCP
7 2 (0.21%) VPN
7 2 (0.21%) VRRP
7 2 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.21%) Firewall
8 1 (0.11%) NFC
8 1 (0.11%) RFID
8 1 (0.11%) RTP
8 1 (0.11%) DMZ
8 1 (0.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (14.88%) MongoDB
2 79 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 64 (6.80%) Redis
4 53 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 53 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 42 (4.46%) MySQL
6 32 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.23%) Big Data
7 21 (2.23%) RavenDB
8 19 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.17%) Couchbase
11 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.64%) SimpleDB
13 5 (0.53%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.43%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 206 (21.89%) Git (software)
2 97 (10.31%) Subversion
3 85 (9.03%) Jasmine
4 80 (8.50%) Grunt
5 58 (6.16%) Jenkins
6 46 (4.89%) Mocha
7 39 (4.14%) Cucumber
8 31 (3.29%) Selenium
9 29 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 28 (2.98%) Mercurial
11 25 (2.66%) TeamCity
12 23 (2.44%) Bower
12 23 (2.44%) JIRA
13 21 (2.23%) Visual Studio
14 16 (1.70%) Maven
15 13 (1.38%) Ant
15 13 (1.38%) Yeoman
16 12 (1.28%) NUnit
16 12 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 53 (5.63%) Finance
2 38 (4.04%) Banking
3 25 (2.66%) Retail
4 24 (2.55%) Games
5 21 (2.23%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.70%) Publishing
7 14 (1.49%) Marketing
8 8 (0.85%) Advertising
9 6 (0.64%) Front Office
9 6 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.32%) iGaming
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
12 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 742 (78.85%) Developer
2 205 (21.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 167 (17.75%) Front-End Developer
4 102 (10.84%) Web Developer
5 75 (7.97%) Senior Developer
6 63 (6.70%) .NET Developer
7 51 (5.42%) UI Developer
8 49 (5.21%) Node.js Developer
9 47 (4.99%) UI Programmer
10 34 (3.61%) Architect
11 31 (3.29%) Programmer
12 28 (2.98%) Software Engineer
12 28 (2.98%) Java Developer
13 27 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 25 (2.66%) Front-End Web Developer
15 22 (2.34%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 20 (2.13%) C# Developer
16 20 (2.13%) Senior UI Developer
17 19 (2.02%) PHP Developer
18 16 (1.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (63.23%) HTML
2 563 (59.83%) CSS
3 477 (50.69%) AngularJS
4 433 (46.01%) HTML5
5 338 (35.92%) CSS3
6 279 (29.65%) Backbone.js
7 229 (24.34%) jQuery
8 144 (15.30%) .NET
9 143 (15.20%) KnockoutJS
10 127 (13.50%) Web Services
11 100 (10.63%) JSON
12 94 (9.99%) XML
13 92 (9.78%) RESTful
14 87 (9.25%) ASP.NET
15 82 (8.71%) Sass
16 75 (7.97%) REST
17 71 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 69 (7.33%) Ember.js
19 45 (4.78%) LESS
19 45 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.05%) User Experience
2 101 (10.73%) Open Source
3 48 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 39 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.51%) Visualisation
7 24 (2.55%) W3C
8 21 (2.23%) Social Media
8 21 (2.23%) Wiki
9 12 (1.28%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.85%) GIS
13 7 (0.74%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.64%) Social Network
15 5 (0.53%) Animation
15 5 (0.53%) RIA
15 5 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 114 (12.11%) Linux
2 56 (5.95%) UNIX
3 38 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 28 (2.98%) Windows
5 24 (2.55%) Mac OS X
6 20 (2.13%) Android
7 18 (1.91%) CentOS
8 12 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.21%) AIX
11 2 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (32.73%) TDD
3 250 (26.57%) OO
4 174 (18.49%) MVC
5 151 (16.05%) BDD
6 135 (14.35%) Scrum
7 126 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 122 (12.96%) Web Development
9 115 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (9.25%) E-Commerce
11 80 (8.50%) DevOps
12 73 (7.76%) Software Engineering
13 71 (7.55%) Web Design
14 63 (6.70%) Automated Testing
15 51 (5.42%) Kanban
16 49 (5.21%) Unit Testing
17 46 (4.89%) Web Application Development
18 45 (4.78%) Configuration Management
19 31 (3.29%) OOP
20 30 (3.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 747 (79.38%) JavaScript
2 250 (26.57%) Java
3 133 (14.13%) C#
4 118 (12.54%) PHP
5 106 (11.26%) Ruby
6 93 (9.88%) SQL
7 82 (8.71%) Python
8 47 (4.99%) Scala
9 36 (3.83%) Clojure
10 28 (2.98%) C++
11 21 (2.23%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.91%) Perl
13 16 (1.70%) Objective-C
13 16 (1.70%) Groovy
14 9 (0.96%) Golang
15 8 (0.85%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.74%) PHP5
16 7 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (7.33%) Degree
2 8 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.21%) PhD
5 1 (0.11%) MCTS
5 1 (0.11%) MCP
5 1 (0.11%) MCAD
5 1 (0.11%) MCSD
5 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.51%) QA
2 3 (0.32%) WCAG
3 2 (0.21%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.85%) Docker
2 8 (0.85%) vCloud
3 3 (0.32%) Xen
3 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.21%) Varnish
4 2 (0.21%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 59 (6.27%) Puppet
2 42 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (3.61%) Vagrant
4 24 (2.55%) Ansible
5 21 (2.23%) Nagios
6 20 (2.13%) Salt
7 6 (0.64%) collectd
7 6 (0.64%) Opsview
8 3 (0.32%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.32%) logstash
9 2 (0.21%) Kibana
9 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (3.61%) Microsoft
1 34 (3.61%) Twitter
2 30 (3.19%) VMware
3 22 (2.34%) Adobe
3 22 (2.34%) Sencha
4 21 (2.23%) Google
5 18 (1.91%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.70%) Zend
7 15 (1.59%) Oracle
8 13 (1.38%) EPiServer
9 11 (1.17%) Facebook
10 9 (0.96%) New Relic
11 8 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.74%) Akamai
13 5 (0.53%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.43%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.32%) Endeca
15 3 (0.32%) TIBCO
15 3 (0.32%) IBM
15 3 (0.32%) Apple
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