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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nodejs
Rank 235 318 487
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +169
Contract jobs citing Node.js 502 305 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.58% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.90% 3.30% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 237 85
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £60.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -

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
10240 9236 10077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.51% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6163 5455 5642
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 372 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +78 487 £425 +13.33% 215
London +100 382 £450 +12.50% 111
City of London +39 57 £425 +13.33% 23
South East +28 41 £375 +15.38% 37
Surrey +15 21 £425 +15.25% 11
East of England -2 19 £453 +67.59% 5
West Midlands 0 18 £325 - 4
South West -64 10 £394 +5.00% 10
Yorkshire -20 9 £325 -19.80% 11
Hertfordshire - 9 £455 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 8 £450 +66.66% 3
Birmingham +4 8 - - 1
Scotland -10 8 £350 +9.37% 4
Bristol -18 8 £400 - 3
Cambridge - 8 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire -18 6 £363 -10.54% 3
West Sussex - 6 £350 - 2
Leeds -24 5 £350 -13.63% 3
Edinburgh -1 4 £363 +9.84% 2
Glasgow -9 4 £350 +16.66% 2
Hampshire -9 4 £401 +18.88% 5
South Wales - 4 £406 - 2
Wales - 4 £406 - 3
Egham - 4 £375 - 2
Coventry - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £413 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £338 - 10
Oxford - 3 £300 - 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £300 - 9
Reading +9 2 - -

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 763 (79.40%) JavaScript
2 599 (62.33%) HTML
3 565 (58.79%) CSS
4 467 (48.60%) AngularJS
5 453 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
6 431 (44.85%) HTML5
7 338 (35.17%) CSS3
8 327 (34.03%) TDD
9 282 (29.34%) Backbone.js
10 265 (27.58%) Java
11 259 (26.95%) OO
12 232 (24.14%) jQuery
13 215 (22.37%) Git (software)
14 170 (17.69%) MVC
15 164 (17.07%) BDD
16 154 (16.02%) .NET
17 143 (14.88%) Scrum
18 140 (14.57%) Web Services
19 136 (14.15%) KnockoutJS
20 133 (13.84%) C#
21 132 (13.74%) MongoDB
21 132 (13.74%) Responsive Web Design
22 128 (13.32%) Web Development
23 126 (13.11%) Linux
24 122 (12.70%) PHP
25 118 (12.28%) Ruby
26 117 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
27 114 (11.86%) Subversion
28 108 (11.24%) Open Source
29 104 (10.82%) JSON

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 85 (8.84%) CMS
2 42 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (4.06%) Apache
4 25 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 25 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 24 (2.50%) IIS
6 20 (2.08%) Drupal
7 19 (1.98%) nginx
8 16 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (1.56%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
10 11 (1.14%) EPiServer CMS
11 10 (1.04%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.94%) Confluence
13 7 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.73%) CloudStack
13 7 (0.73%) lighttpd
14 6 (0.62%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.62%) TeamSite
14 6 (0.62%) Liferay
Applications
1 30 (3.12%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.04%) Fireworks
2 10 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.73%) Magento
2 3 (0.31%) Tridion
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.14%) GitHub
6 10 (1.04%) SaaS
7 8 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.52%) Heroku
9 4 (0.42%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.31%) IaaS
11 2 (0.21%) ElastiCache
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.21%) Route 53
12 1 (0.10%) Office 365
12 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.10%) Gitorious
12 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.27%) HTTP
2 23 (2.39%) Internet
3 11 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.04%) DNS
5 6 (0.62%) DAB
6 5 (0.52%) Intranet
7 3 (0.31%) SSL
7 3 (0.31%) LDAP
8 2 (0.21%) VRRP
8 2 (0.21%) DHCP
8 2 (0.21%) VPN
8 2 (0.21%) Firewall
8 2 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.10%) NFC
9 1 (0.10%) RFID
9 1 (0.10%) RTP
9 1 (0.10%) DMZ
9 1 (0.10%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (13.74%) MongoDB
2 75 (7.80%) NoSQL
3 60 (6.24%) Redis
4 57 (5.93%) SQL Server
5 51 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 45 (4.68%) MySQL
7 43 (4.47%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.60%) RavenDB
9 22 (2.29%) Big Data
9 22 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.25%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.04%) Couchbase
12 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.62%) SimpleDB
14 5 (0.52%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.42%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
16 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 215 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 114 (11.86%) Subversion
3 100 (10.41%) Jasmine
4 97 (10.09%) Grunt
5 57 (5.93%) Mocha
6 56 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 46 (4.79%) Cucumber
8 41 (4.27%) Selenium
9 30 (3.12%) Mercurial
10 29 (3.02%) Karma Test Runner
11 27 (2.81%) TeamCity
12 24 (2.50%) Visual Studio
13 23 (2.39%) Bower
14 22 (2.29%) JIRA
15 17 (1.77%) Maven
16 15 (1.56%) WATIR
16 15 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
17 13 (1.35%) Yeoman
18 12 (1.25%) Sahi
19 11 (1.14%) Ant
General
1 55 (5.72%) Finance
2 35 (3.64%) Banking
3 26 (2.71%) Games
4 24 (2.50%) Retail
5 19 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.77%) Publishing
7 15 (1.56%) Marketing
8 8 (0.83%) Advertising
9 6 (0.62%) Front Office
10 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.42%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.31%) iGaming
12 3 (0.31%) Local Government
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 2 (0.21%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.10%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 749 (77.94%) Developer
2 206 (21.44%) JavaScript Developer
3 177 (18.42%) Front-End Developer
4 101 (10.51%) Web Developer
5 71 (7.39%) Senior Developer
6 64 (6.66%) .NET Developer
7 49 (5.10%) UI Developer
8 47 (4.89%) Node.js Developer
9 45 (4.68%) UI Programmer
10 31 (3.23%) Architect
10 31 (3.23%) Programmer
11 29 (3.02%) Software Engineer
12 28 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 27 (2.81%) Java Developer
14 25 (2.60%) Front-End Web Developer
15 23 (2.39%) PHP Developer
16 22 (2.29%) C# Developer
17 19 (1.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 18 (1.87%) Senior UI Developer
19 17 (1.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (62.33%) HTML
2 565 (58.79%) CSS
3 467 (48.60%) AngularJS
4 431 (44.85%) HTML5
5 338 (35.17%) CSS3
6 282 (29.34%) Backbone.js
7 232 (24.14%) jQuery
8 154 (16.02%) .NET
9 140 (14.57%) Web Services
10 136 (14.15%) KnockoutJS
11 104 (10.82%) JSON
12 102 (10.61%) Sass
13 101 (10.51%) XML
14 97 (10.09%) RESTful
15 90 (9.37%) ASP.NET
16 77 (8.01%) REST
17 73 (7.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 66 (6.87%) Ember.js
19 49 (5.10%) Ajax
20 47 (4.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.24%) Open Source
2 100 (10.41%) User Experience
3 46 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 39 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.02%) Visualisation
7 28 (2.91%) W3C
8 21 (2.19%) Social Media
8 21 (2.19%) Wiki
9 13 (1.35%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.83%) GIS
13 7 (0.73%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.62%) Social Network
15 5 (0.52%) Animation
15 5 (0.52%) RIA
15 5 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 126 (13.11%) Linux
2 70 (7.28%) UNIX
3 36 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 32 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 29 (3.02%) Windows
6 21 (2.19%) Android
7 15 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.56%) CentOS
8 6 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.42%) Debian
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.21%) AIX
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (34.03%) TDD
3 259 (26.95%) OO
4 170 (17.69%) MVC
5 164 (17.07%) BDD
6 143 (14.88%) Scrum
7 132 (13.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 128 (13.32%) Web Development
9 117 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
10 88 (9.16%) E-Commerce
11 83 (8.64%) DevOps
12 76 (7.91%) Web Design
13 69 (7.18%) Software Engineering
14 63 (6.56%) Automated Testing
15 51 (5.31%) Unit Testing
16 50 (5.20%) Kanban
17 46 (4.79%) Web Application Development
18 45 (4.68%) Configuration Management
19 37 (3.85%) OOP
20 29 (3.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 763 (79.40%) JavaScript
2 265 (27.58%) Java
3 133 (13.84%) C#
4 122 (12.70%) PHP
5 118 (12.28%) Ruby
6 97 (10.09%) SQL
7 85 (8.84%) Python
8 44 (4.58%) Scala
9 34 (3.54%) Clojure
10 29 (3.02%) C++
11 20 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 17 (1.77%) Perl
13 16 (1.66%) Objective-C
14 15 (1.56%) Groovy
15 9 (0.94%) Golang
15 9 (0.94%) PHP5
15 9 (0.94%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (6.76%) Degree
2 8 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.21%) PhD
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.10%) MCTS
5 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.10%) MCP
5 1 (0.10%) MCAD
5 1 (0.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) WCAG
2 2 (0.21%) WAI
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.83%) vCloud
3 6 (0.62%) Docker
4 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.31%) Xen
4 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.21%) Varnish
5 2 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 59 (6.14%) Puppet
2 44 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (2.81%) Vagrant
4 26 (2.71%) Ansible
5 24 (2.50%) Nagios
6 21 (2.19%) Salt
7 9 (0.94%) Opsview
8 7 (0.73%) collectd
9 3 (0.31%) logstash
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.21%) Kibana
11 1 (0.10%) Icinga
Vendors
1 33 (3.43%) Twitter
2 31 (3.23%) VMware
3 27 (2.81%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.39%) Google
5 21 (2.19%) Sencha
6 20 (2.08%) Adobe
7 19 (1.98%) Sitecore
8 14 (1.46%) Zend
9 12 (1.25%) EPiServer
10 11 (1.14%) Facebook
10 11 (1.14%) Oracle
11 10 (1.04%) New Relic
12 9 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.83%) Akamai
14 5 (0.52%) Atlassian
15 4 (0.42%) Rackspace
16 3 (0.31%) Endeca
16 3 (0.31%) IBM
16 3 (0.31%) Apple
16 3 (0.31%) HP
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Rate: From £400 to £550 per day 3m rolling - Poss higher £ for Node Experts!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6mths rolling contract
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vitamin T
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Vitamin T
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 450 - 550
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: £400-500pd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago