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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nodejs
Rank 191 266 421
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +155
Contract jobs citing Node.js 628 378 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 0.73% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 4.07% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 292 121
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
10048 9280 8821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6500 5650 4968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 383 447
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 December 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
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 December 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 +67 611 £425 +13.33% 222
London +79 419 £450 +11.11% 103
South East +29 81 £350 - 38
City of London +37 77 £450 +16.12% 32
North West +18 33 £400 +33.33% 18
Berkshire +3 28 £348 -0.71% 2
South West -26 23 £375 - 13
Surrey +16 22 £300 -17.24% 6
Yorkshire -22 22 £343 +14.16% 13
West Yorkshire -23 21 £343 +14.16% 2
Manchester +5 20 £475 +58.33% 8
Leeds -19 20 £346 +15.41% 2
East Midlands - 17 £550 - 11
Nottinghamshire - 14 £550 - 1
Nottingham - 14 £550 - 1
East of England -18 12 £475 +18.75% 11
Bristol -25 11 £325 -13.33% 4
Oxfordshire -16 10 £300 -22.58% 14
Hampshire - 10 £400 - 5
Slough +1 9 £348 +26.36%
Oxford -11 9 £300 -36.84% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £385 - 3
Maidenhead - 7 £300 -
Gloucester - 7 £385 -
Hertfordshire -3 6 £475 +22.58% 3
Southampton - 6 - - 2
Staines - 6 - -
Kent - 5 £350 - 3
Leatherhead - 4 £190 - 1
Dorking -2 3 £275 -24.13% 1

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 920 (81.42%) JavaScript
2 726 (64.25%) HTML
3 674 (59.65%) CSS
4 585 (51.77%) AngularJS
5 546 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
6 536 (47.43%) HTML5
7 409 (36.19%) CSS3
8 406 (35.93%) TDD
9 331 (29.29%) Backbone.js
10 326 (28.85%) Java
11 315 (27.88%) jQuery
12 306 (27.08%) OO
13 231 (20.44%) Git (software)
14 208 (18.41%) MVC
15 201 (17.79%) MongoDB
16 175 (15.49%) BDD
16 175 (15.49%) Linux
17 167 (14.78%) PHP
18 165 (14.60%) Scrum
19 163 (14.42%) Ruby
20 152 (13.45%) Responsive Web Design
21 149 (13.19%) .NET
22 143 (12.65%) User Experience
23 141 (12.48%) KnockoutJS
23 141 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
24 132 (11.68%) Python
24 132 (11.68%) DevOps
25 130 (11.50%) Grunt
26 120 (10.62%) Jasmine
26 120 (10.62%) RESTful

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.52%) CMS
2 45 (3.98%) Apache
3 41 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (2.57%) Tomcat
5 27 (2.39%) nginx
6 25 (2.21%) OpenStack
7 21 (1.86%) Drupal
8 17 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 16 (1.42%) Apache Solr
10 14 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (1.24%) Umbraco
10 14 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (1.06%) IIS
11 12 (1.06%) JBoss
11 12 (1.06%) EPiServer CMS
12 10 (0.88%) lighttpd
12 10 (0.88%) Confluence
13 9 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
14 8 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
14 8 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (2.30%) Photoshop
2 16 (1.42%) Fireworks
3 5 (0.44%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.088%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.088%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.97%) Amazon S3
5 10 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.80%) GitHub
7 7 (0.62%) SaaS
7 7 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.62%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.53%) Route 53
9 5 (0.44%) Heroku
10 4 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.35%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.18%) PaaS
12 1 (0.088%) IaaS
12 1 (0.088%) Office 365
12 1 (0.088%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.69%) HTTP
2 28 (2.48%) Internet
3 27 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.42%) SSL
5 10 (0.88%) DNS
6 9 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.53%) LDAP
8 4 (0.35%) DHCP
9 3 (0.27%) VPN
9 3 (0.27%) Firewall
10 2 (0.18%) Intranet
10 2 (0.18%) DAB
10 2 (0.18%) VRRP
10 2 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.088%) NFC
11 1 (0.088%) RFID
11 1 (0.088%) RTP
11 1 (0.088%) Extranet
11 1 (0.088%) DMZ
11 1 (0.088%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (17.79%) MongoDB
2 93 (8.23%) NoSQL
3 85 (7.52%) Redis
4 64 (5.66%) MySQL
5 48 (4.25%) SQL Server
6 40 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 34 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (2.30%) Big Data
10 23 (2.04%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.68%) MariaDB
12 15 (1.33%) Couchbase
13 13 (1.15%) RavenDB
14 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.80%) SimpleDB
15 9 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.71%) Riak
17 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
18 6 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 231 (20.44%) Git (software)
2 130 (11.50%) Grunt
3 120 (10.62%) Jasmine
4 103 (9.12%) Jenkins
5 73 (6.46%) Subversion
6 67 (5.93%) Mocha
7 52 (4.60%) Cucumber
8 44 (3.89%) Selenium
8 44 (3.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 36 (3.19%) Maven
10 35 (3.10%) JIRA
11 27 (2.39%) Bower
12 25 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (1.95%) QUnit
13 22 (1.95%) WebDriver
14 19 (1.68%) Artifactory
15 18 (1.59%) JUnit
16 16 (1.42%) Ant
16 16 (1.42%) TeamCity
17 15 (1.33%) Sinon.JS
General
1 52 (4.60%) Banking
2 47 (4.16%) Finance
3 30 (2.65%) Retail
4 28 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.86%) Marketing
6 21 (1.86%) Games
7 18 (1.59%) Publishing
8 12 (1.06%) Front Office
9 9 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.62%) Advertising
11 5 (0.44%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.088%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.088%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.088%) Electronics
13 1 (0.088%) Automotive
13 1 (0.088%) Legal
13 1 (0.088%) Back Office
13 1 (0.088%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 884 (78.23%) Developer
2 250 (22.12%) JavaScript Developer
3 226 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 117 (10.35%) Senior Developer
5 100 (8.85%) Web Developer
6 55 (4.87%) .NET Developer
7 53 (4.69%) Node.js Developer
8 48 (4.25%) Architect
9 39 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 39 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
10 37 (3.27%) UI Developer
11 36 (3.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 35 (3.10%) PHP Developer
13 34 (3.01%) UI Programmer
14 28 (2.48%) Consultant
15 22 (1.95%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 21 (1.86%) Software Engineer
17 20 (1.77%) Front-End Web Developer
18 17 (1.50%) Senior UI Developer
18 17 (1.50%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 726 (64.25%) HTML
2 674 (59.65%) CSS
3 585 (51.77%) AngularJS
4 536 (47.43%) HTML5
5 409 (36.19%) CSS3
6 331 (29.29%) Backbone.js
7 315 (27.88%) jQuery
8 149 (13.19%) .NET
9 141 (12.48%) KnockoutJS
10 120 (10.62%) RESTful
11 115 (10.18%) Sass
12 114 (10.09%) Web Services
13 112 (9.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 100 (8.85%) JSON
15 98 (8.67%) REST
16 91 (8.05%) XML
17 76 (6.73%) Ember.js
18 72 (6.37%) ASP.NET
19 71 (6.28%) LESS
20 63 (5.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 143 (12.65%) User Experience
2 87 (7.70%) Open Source
3 53 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 40 (3.54%) Visualisation
5 38 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.30%) W3C
8 18 (1.59%) Social Media
9 15 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.24%) Digital Media
10 14 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.88%) Animation
12 10 (0.88%) Derivative
13 9 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.80%) GIS
14 7 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 175 (15.49%) Linux
2 59 (5.22%) UNIX
3 41 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 31 (2.74%) Android
5 25 (2.21%) Ubuntu
6 23 (2.04%) Windows
7 21 (1.86%) CentOS
8 20 (1.77%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.088%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (35.93%) TDD
3 306 (27.08%) OO
4 208 (18.41%) MVC
5 175 (15.49%) BDD
6 165 (14.60%) Scrum
7 152 (13.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 141 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
9 132 (11.68%) DevOps
10 117 (10.35%) Web Development
11 112 (9.91%) Software Engineering
12 88 (7.79%) E-Commerce
13 73 (6.46%) Web Design
14 60 (5.31%) Kanban
14 60 (5.31%) Configuration Management
15 48 (4.25%) Unit Testing
16 44 (3.89%) Pair Programming
17 41 (3.63%) SOA
17 41 (3.63%) OOP
18 38 (3.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 920 (81.42%) JavaScript
2 326 (28.85%) Java
3 167 (14.78%) PHP
4 163 (14.42%) Ruby
5 132 (11.68%) Python
6 113 (10.00%) C#
7 83 (7.35%) Scala
8 82 (7.26%) SQL
9 45 (3.98%) Bash Shell
10 44 (3.89%) Clojure
11 42 (3.72%) Perl
12 32 (2.83%) C++
13 29 (2.57%) Golang
14 17 (1.50%) C
15 16 (1.42%) Groovy
16 9 (0.80%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.80%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.71%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.62%) PHP5
18 7 (0.62%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 68 (6.02%) Degree
2 27 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.18%) PhD
5 1 (0.088%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.088%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.21%) QA
2 2 (0.18%) WCAG
2 2 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 38 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.06%) Docker
3 8 (0.71%) vCloud
4 7 (0.62%) Xen
5 4 (0.35%) vSphere
6 3 (0.27%) Varnish
6 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.088%) KVM
8 1 (0.088%) LXC
Systems Management
1 104 (9.20%) Puppet
2 64 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (5.49%) Ansible
4 44 (3.89%) Vagrant
5 39 (3.45%) Nagios
6 33 (2.92%) Salt
7 13 (1.15%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.80%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.53%) Graphite
10 3 (0.27%) logstash
10 3 (0.27%) Opsview
11 2 (0.18%) Kibana
11 2 (0.18%) collectd
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.088%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.088%) SCOM
12 1 (0.088%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 58 (5.13%) VMware
2 44 (3.89%) Microsoft
3 32 (2.83%) Twitter
4 30 (2.65%) Google
5 29 (2.57%) Oracle
6 22 (1.95%) Zend
7 19 (1.68%) Adobe
8 17 (1.50%) EPiServer
8 17 (1.50%) New Relic
9 16 (1.42%) Sitecore
10 13 (1.15%) Sencha
11 10 (0.88%) Facebook
12 8 (0.71%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.44%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.44%) SAP
14 4 (0.35%) Appcelerator
14 4 (0.35%) RedDot
15 3 (0.27%) Endeca
15 3 (0.27%) Ektron
15 3 (0.27%) TIBCO
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