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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Node
Rank 195 254 358
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +104
Contract jobs citing Node.js 630 410 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 0.78% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.36% 4.49% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 319 152
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +19.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.87 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
9907 9141 8211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.35% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6133 5674 4614
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 309 441
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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 +67 605 £425 +1.19% 305
London +37 403 £438 +2.94% 143
City of London +5 65 £375 -11.76% 38
North West +37 64 £525 +66.66% 37
Yorkshire +21 48 £375 +11.11% 14
Cheshire - 43 £619 - 13
West Yorkshire +16 37 £388 +19.23% 8
Leeds +8 32 £388 +19.23% 6
South East +1 32 £375 +15.38% 47
Warrington - 31 £650 - 5
South West +20 28 £413 +26.92% 20
Bristol +17 22 £413 +26.92% 10
Manchester -5 15 £381 +21.03% 20
Berkshire +9 13 £350 -14.63% 5
Scotland +6 13 £325 +8.33% 9
East of England +1 12 £350 -16.66% 15
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £350 +3.70% 9
Buckinghamshire -3 9 £375 -23.07% 3
East Midlands -6 8 £325 +0.77% 8
West Midlands -7 8 £375 +17.64% 18
Glasgow +4 7 £288 -4.16% 2
Croydon - 7 £388 -
Reading +12 6 £330 -19.51% 2
Milton Keynes +6 5 £375 -23.07% 1
Cambridge 0 5 £350 +3.70% 5
Birmingham -4 5 £390 - 9
Nottinghamshire -5 5 - - 2
Nottingham -8 5 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £320 - 19
Somerset +16 4 £388 -28.24% 4

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1006 (83.00%) JavaScript
2 727 (59.98%) HTML
3 674 (55.61%) CSS
4 648 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
5 596 (49.17%) AngularJS
6 562 (46.37%) HTML5
7 430 (35.48%) TDD
8 408 (33.66%) CSS3
9 377 (31.11%) Java
10 349 (28.80%) jQuery
11 305 (25.17%) Backbone.js
12 267 (22.03%) OO
13 260 (21.45%) Git (software)
14 259 (21.37%) MongoDB
15 249 (20.54%) Scrum
16 218 (17.99%) Grunt
17 208 (17.16%) Linux
18 187 (15.43%) BDD
19 181 (14.93%) MVC
19 181 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
20 180 (14.85%) Sass
21 178 (14.69%) Ruby
21 178 (14.69%) .NET
22 163 (13.45%) Web Services
23 160 (13.20%) Amazon AWS
23 160 (13.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 159 (13.12%) User Experience
25 158 (13.04%) RESTful
26 148 (12.21%) PHP
27 145 (11.96%) Python

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 52 (4.29%) Apache
2 51 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 49 (4.04%) CMS
4 33 (2.72%) nginx
5 32 (2.64%) Confluence
6 24 (1.98%) JBoss
6 24 (1.98%) OpenStack
7 20 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.32%) Drupal
9 13 (1.07%) Alfresco
10 11 (0.91%) Jetty
10 11 (0.91%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.91%) WildFly
11 10 (0.83%) Mule ESB
11 10 (0.83%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.74%) Mule
12 9 (0.74%) WordPress
12 9 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (1.82%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 9 (0.74%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Magento
2 5 (0.41%) Tridion
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.083%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 160 (13.20%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
4 39 (3.22%) IaaS
5 25 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.65%) GitHub
7 17 (1.40%) SaaS
8 15 (1.24%) Heroku
9 13 (1.07%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.50%) PaaS
13 5 (0.41%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
16 1 (0.083%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.95%) HTTP
2 41 (3.38%) Internet
3 15 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.07%) Firewall
5 10 (0.83%) VPN
5 10 (0.83%) DNS
6 6 (0.50%) SAN
6 6 (0.50%) NAS
7 5 (0.41%) Intranet
8 4 (0.33%) LDAP
8 4 (0.33%) AMQP
8 4 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.25%) SSL
9 3 (0.25%) DMZ
10 2 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.17%) SMTP
11 1 (0.083%) PPP
11 1 (0.083%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.083%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.083%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (21.37%) MongoDB
2 108 (8.91%) NoSQL
3 81 (6.68%) MySQL
4 77 (6.35%) Redis
5 74 (6.11%) SQL Server
6 65 (5.36%) Hadoop
6 65 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 51 (4.21%) Big Data
8 50 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (2.81%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.83%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.74%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.66%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.50%) Informix
16 6 (0.50%) Riak
17 5 (0.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 260 (21.45%) Git (software)
2 218 (17.99%) Grunt
3 143 (11.80%) Jenkins
4 130 (10.73%) Jasmine
5 84 (6.93%) Mocha
6 79 (6.52%) Selenium
7 59 (4.87%) Maven
8 56 (4.62%) JIRA
9 53 (4.37%) Bower
10 49 (4.04%) Cucumber
11 48 (3.96%) Subversion
12 36 (2.97%) Karma Test Runner
13 28 (2.31%) Artifactory
14 27 (2.23%) JUnit
15 26 (2.15%) RSpec
16 23 (1.90%) Gradle
17 21 (1.73%) NUnit
18 20 (1.65%) Gerrit
19 19 (1.57%) JMeter
20 17 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (5.61%) Finance
2 47 (3.88%) Banking
3 41 (3.38%) Games
4 35 (2.89%) Retail
5 33 (2.72%) Publishing
5 33 (2.72%) Marketing
6 25 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.07%) Advertising
8 13 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.83%) Front Office
10 8 (0.66%) Electronics
11 6 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.41%) Law
13 3 (0.25%) Automotive
13 3 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.083%) Legal
14 1 (0.083%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.083%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.083%) German Language
Job Titles
1 919 (75.83%) Developer
2 295 (24.34%) JavaScript Developer
3 230 (18.98%) Front-End Developer
4 128 (10.56%) Senior Developer
5 91 (7.51%) Architect
6 83 (6.85%) Web Developer
7 60 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
8 55 (4.54%) Node.js Developer
9 52 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 49 (4.04%) Technical Architect
11 46 (3.80%) Java Developer
11 46 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
12 35 (2.89%) PHP Developer
13 27 (2.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 27 (2.23%) Senior Architect
14 25 (2.06%) UI Developer
14 25 (2.06%) Digital Architect
15 24 (1.98%) UI Programmer
16 23 (1.90%) Digital Technical Architect
17 22 (1.82%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 727 (59.98%) HTML
2 674 (55.61%) CSS
3 596 (49.17%) AngularJS
4 562 (46.37%) HTML5
5 408 (33.66%) CSS3
6 349 (28.80%) jQuery
7 305 (25.17%) Backbone.js
8 180 (14.85%) Sass
9 178 (14.69%) .NET
10 163 (13.45%) Web Services
11 160 (13.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 158 (13.04%) RESTful
13 118 (9.74%) JSON
14 102 (8.42%) KnockoutJS
15 85 (7.01%) Ajax
16 80 (6.60%) Ember.js
17 79 (6.52%) React
18 78 (6.44%) REST
19 73 (6.02%) XML
20 72 (5.94%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 159 (13.12%) User Experience
2 57 (4.70%) Mobile App
3 52 (4.29%) Visualisation
4 35 (2.89%) Social Media
5 33 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.23%) Digital Media
7 18 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (1.24%) W3C
9 12 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (0.99%) iPhone
10 11 (0.91%) Market Risk
11 10 (0.83%) Replication
12 9 (0.74%) RIA
12 9 (0.74%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.74%) Graphic Design
12 9 (0.74%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.66%) Social Network
14 7 (0.58%) iPad
14 7 (0.58%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 208 (17.16%) Linux
2 106 (8.75%) UNIX
3 58 (4.79%) Apple iOS
4 54 (4.46%) Android
5 38 (3.14%) Windows
6 35 (2.89%) CentOS
7 34 (2.81%) Ubuntu
8 26 (2.15%) Mac OS X
9 13 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.17%) Fedora
14 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (35.48%) TDD
3 267 (22.03%) OO
4 249 (20.54%) Scrum
5 187 (15.43%) BDD
6 181 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 181 (14.93%) MVC
7 143 (11.80%) Responsive Web Design
8 135 (11.14%) Software Engineering
9 111 (9.16%) DevOps
10 99 (8.17%) Web Development
11 87 (7.18%) E-Commerce
12 74 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 69 (5.69%) Open Source
14 68 (5.61%) Pair Programming
15 61 (5.03%) Configuration Management
16 59 (4.87%) Web Design
17 58 (4.79%) Kanban
18 47 (3.88%) OOP
19 39 (3.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1006 (83.00%) JavaScript
2 377 (31.11%) Java
3 178 (14.69%) Ruby
4 148 (12.21%) PHP
5 145 (11.96%) Python
6 110 (9.08%) C#
7 97 (8.00%) SQL
8 78 (6.44%) Scala
9 51 (4.21%) Bash Shell
10 38 (3.14%) R
11 37 (3.05%) Objective-C
12 33 (2.72%) C++
13 27 (2.23%) C
13 27 (2.23%) Clojure
14 26 (2.15%) Perl
15 21 (1.73%) Go
16 17 (1.40%) Groovy
17 12 (0.99%) T-SQL
18 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.66%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 37 (3.05%) Degree
2 35 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.25%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.25%) PhD
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.23%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) WAI
3 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (2.97%) Docker
3 17 (1.40%) Varnish
4 11 (0.91%) vCloud
5 9 (0.74%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.66%) vSphere
7 5 (0.41%) LXC
8 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.33%) Squid
9 1 (0.083%) Xen
9 1 (0.083%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 98 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
2 88 (7.26%) Puppet
3 62 (5.12%) Ansible
4 53 (4.37%) Salt
5 45 (3.71%) Nagios
6 42 (3.47%) Vagrant
7 37 (3.05%) StatsD
8 23 (1.90%) ZABBIX
9 19 (1.57%) Rundeck
10 17 (1.40%) Opsview
11 16 (1.32%) Graphite
12 13 (1.07%) HAProxy
13 12 (0.99%) logstash
14 10 (0.83%) Kibana
14 10 (0.83%) Cacti
15 6 (0.50%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
16 5 (0.41%) Zenoss
17 4 (0.33%) SmokePing
17 4 (0.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 67 (5.53%) VMware
2 59 (4.87%) Oracle
2 59 (4.87%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.05%) Tableau
4 36 (2.97%) Citrix
4 36 (2.97%) Teradata
5 35 (2.89%) Apigee
6 34 (2.81%) Mashery
7 25 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 24 (1.98%) Google
8 24 (1.98%) Twitter
9 23 (1.90%) New Relic
10 16 (1.32%) Adobe
11 14 (1.16%) Splunk
12 13 (1.07%) Sitecore
13 11 (0.91%) Zend
14 10 (0.83%) IBM
15 8 (0.66%) Ektron
16 7 (0.58%) EPiServer
16 7 (0.58%) Facebook
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Excellent daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago