The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nodejs
Rank 241 342 504
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +162
Contract jobs citing Node.js 452 241 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.47% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.69% 2.77% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 184 54
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.18% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £80.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -3.84%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9633 8711 9863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.62% 17.04% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5680 4970 5582
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 438 451
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%

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 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 28 July 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 +109 440 £425 +6.25% 212
London +87 344 £450 +12.50% 110
City of London +29 61 £425 +13.33% 35
South East +7 44 £388 - 30
Hampshire +10 23 £394 +57.50% 2
Southampton +3 13 £388 +72.22% 1
Surrey +5 12 £388 -35.41% 5
South West -19 12 £325 -18.75% 18
West Midlands +2 11 £363 - 7
North West 0 8 £350 +12.00% 13
Berkshire +6 7 £250 -44.44% 4
East of England -23 7 £350 -12.50% 14
Reading +11 6 £250 -34.42% 3
Cambridge -2 6 £350 -12.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £350 -12.50% 7
Bristol -14 6 £400 - 10
Leeds -14 6 £288 -4.16% 3
West Yorkshire -16 6 £288 -4.16% 4
Yorkshire -18 6 £288 -4.16% 7
Scotland -21 5 £325 +1.56% 7
East Midlands - 5 £338 - 13
Portsmouth - 5 £500 - 1
Manchester -4 4 £325 +4.00% 5
Edinburgh -19 4 £363 +9.84% 2
Birmingham -3 3 £425 - 3
Egham - 3 £450 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £315 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £348 -
Staffordshire - 2 £300 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £375 - 5

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 662 (76.98%) JavaScript
2 522 (60.70%) HTML
3 489 (56.86%) CSS
4 382 (44.42%) HTML5
5 364 (42.33%) AngularJS
6 304 (35.35%) CSS3
7 272 (31.63%) Backbone.js
8 268 (31.16%) TDD
9 252 (29.30%) Java
10 234 (27.21%) OO
11 211 (24.53%) jQuery
12 190 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
13 179 (20.81%) Git (software)
14 154 (17.91%) MongoDB
15 150 (17.44%) MVC
16 144 (16.74%) .NET
17 138 (16.05%) Web Services
18 136 (15.81%) Scrum
19 135 (15.70%) BDD
20 128 (14.88%) Ruby
20 128 (14.88%) Linux
21 124 (14.42%) C#
22 119 (13.84%) KnockoutJS
23 115 (13.37%) PHP
23 115 (13.37%) Open Source
24 109 (12.67%) Subversion
25 107 (12.44%) Sass
26 105 (12.21%) Web Development
27 104 (12.09%) SQL
28 103 (11.98%) Continuous Integration

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 69 (8.02%) CMS
2 46 (5.35%) Apache
3 34 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 29 (3.37%) IIS
5 25 (2.91%) Umbraco
5 25 (2.91%) nginx
6 23 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (2.33%) Drupal
8 13 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (1.40%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.28%) CloudStack
11 10 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
11 10 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (1.05%) Confluence
12 9 (1.05%) WordPress
13 8 (0.93%) Liferay
14 6 (0.70%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.70%) TeamSite
15 5 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (2.09%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.58%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.23%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.23%) Tridion
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.28%) GitHub
5 9 (1.05%) SaaS
6 8 (0.93%) Heroku
7 5 (0.58%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.58%) IaaS
8 3 (0.35%) ElastiCache
9 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.23%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) Office 365
10 1 (0.12%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.81%) HTTP
2 15 (1.74%) Internet
3 14 (1.63%) DNS
4 7 (0.81%) Intranet
5 6 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.70%) DAB
6 5 (0.58%) LDAP
7 2 (0.23%) SNMP
8 1 (0.12%) Extranet
8 1 (0.12%) RFID
8 1 (0.12%) Wireless
8 1 (0.12%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.12%) NFC
8 1 (0.12%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (17.91%) MongoDB
2 85 (9.88%) NoSQL
3 64 (7.44%) Redis
4 59 (6.86%) MySQL
4 59 (6.86%) SQL Server
5 58 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 42 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 31 (3.60%) Big Data
8 28 (3.26%) RavenDB
9 25 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (2.44%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.70%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.58%) SimpleDB
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.58%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 179 (20.81%) Git (software)
2 109 (12.67%) Subversion
3 72 (8.37%) Grunt
4 68 (7.91%) Jasmine
5 51 (5.93%) Jenkins
6 50 (5.81%) Cucumber
7 40 (4.65%) Selenium
8 39 (4.53%) Mocha
9 30 (3.49%) Mercurial
10 27 (3.14%) TeamCity
11 25 (2.91%) Visual Studio
12 23 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 23 (2.67%) WATIR
13 20 (2.33%) Sahi
14 14 (1.63%) Maven
15 13 (1.51%) JIRA
16 12 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
17 11 (1.28%) Yeoman
18 10 (1.16%) Ant
19 9 (1.05%) NUnit
General
1 46 (5.35%) Finance
2 28 (3.26%) Games
3 20 (2.33%) Banking
4 18 (2.09%) Publishing
5 15 (1.74%) Retail
6 12 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.28%) Marketing
8 8 (0.93%) Advertising
9 7 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.35%) Front Office
10 3 (0.35%) Local Government
10 3 (0.35%) iGaming
11 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 652 (75.81%) Developer
2 194 (22.56%) JavaScript Developer
3 144 (16.74%) Front-End Developer
4 82 (9.53%) Web Developer
5 49 (5.70%) .NET Developer
6 41 (4.77%) Senior Developer
7 40 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
8 38 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 38 (4.42%) Architect
9 37 (4.30%) PHP Developer
10 34 (3.95%) Programmer
11 31 (3.60%) UI Developer
12 30 (3.49%) Software Engineer
13 27 (3.14%) UI Programmer
14 24 (2.79%) Java Developer
15 19 (2.21%) C# Developer
15 19 (2.21%) Senior Software Engineer
16 18 (2.09%) Front-End Web Developer
17 16 (1.86%) Lead Developer
18 15 (1.74%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 522 (60.70%) HTML
2 489 (56.86%) CSS
3 382 (44.42%) HTML5
4 364 (42.33%) AngularJS
5 304 (35.35%) CSS3
6 272 (31.63%) Backbone.js
7 211 (24.53%) jQuery
8 144 (16.74%) .NET
9 138 (16.05%) Web Services
10 119 (13.84%) KnockoutJS
11 107 (12.44%) Sass
12 100 (11.63%) JSON
13 99 (11.51%) XML
14 96 (11.16%) ASP.NET
15 78 (9.07%) RESTful
16 73 (8.49%) REST
17 59 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 57 (6.63%) Ember.js
19 52 (6.05%) Mustache
20 47 (5.47%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 115 (13.37%) Open Source
2 43 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 40 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.79%) W3C
4 24 (2.79%) Social Media
5 21 (2.44%) Wiki
6 14 (1.63%) Visualisation
7 13 (1.51%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.05%) Video on Demand
8 9 (1.05%) Clustering
9 8 (0.93%) Social Network
10 6 (0.70%) RIA
10 6 (0.70%) Taxonomies
10 6 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.70%) Replication
11 5 (0.58%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.47%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.47%) Streaming Music
12 4 (0.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 128 (14.88%) Linux
2 91 (10.58%) UNIX
3 36 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 35 (4.07%) Windows
5 32 (3.72%) Mac OS X
6 26 (3.02%) Android
7 18 (2.09%) CentOS
8 17 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.70%) AIX
11 5 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.47%) Debian
13 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (31.16%) TDD
2 234 (27.21%) OO
3 190 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (17.44%) MVC
5 136 (15.81%) Scrum
6 135 (15.70%) BDD
7 105 (12.21%) Web Development
8 103 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
8 103 (11.98%) Responsive Web Design
9 88 (10.23%) DevOps
10 65 (7.56%) E-Commerce
11 60 (6.98%) Software Engineering
12 59 (6.86%) Automated Testing
13 57 (6.63%) Web Design
14 47 (5.47%) Configuration Management
15 44 (5.12%) OOP
16 40 (4.65%) Kanban
17 36 (4.19%) Web Application Development
18 33 (3.84%) Unit Testing
19 30 (3.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 662 (76.98%) JavaScript
2 252 (29.30%) Java
3 128 (14.88%) Ruby
4 124 (14.42%) C#
5 115 (13.37%) PHP
6 104 (12.09%) SQL
7 77 (8.95%) Python
8 42 (4.88%) Scala
9 34 (3.95%) Clojure
10 30 (3.49%) C++
11 17 (1.98%) Objective-C
12 16 (1.86%) Perl
13 13 (1.51%) Groovy
14 12 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.28%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.16%) PHP5
16 10 (1.16%) C
17 9 (1.05%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.81%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (6.05%) Degree
2 6 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.23%) PhD
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.12%) RHCE
4 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.12%) MCTS
4 1 (0.12%) MCP
4 1 (0.12%) MCAD
4 1 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.12%) WCAG
2 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.28%) Varnish
3 5 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.58%) vCloud
4 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 67 (7.79%) Puppet
2 57 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (3.60%) Nagios
4 20 (2.33%) Ansible
5 19 (2.21%) Opsview
6 18 (2.09%) Vagrant
7 15 (1.74%) Salt
8 11 (1.28%) collectd
9 8 (0.93%) Munin
10 6 (0.70%) StatsD
11 5 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.47%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.35%) Cacti
14 2 (0.23%) logstash
15 1 (0.12%) Kibana
15 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (3.37%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.26%) Twitter
3 27 (3.14%) VMware
4 21 (2.44%) Google
5 15 (1.74%) Zend
6 14 (1.63%) Oracle
7 13 (1.51%) Akamai
7 13 (1.51%) Sencha
7 13 (1.51%) Rackspace
7 13 (1.51%) Sitecore
7 13 (1.51%) Facebook
8 12 (1.40%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.40%) Adobe
9 11 (1.28%) Yahoo!
10 8 (0.93%) New Relic
11 7 (0.81%) IBM
11 7 (0.81%) Percona
12 4 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.47%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
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Cambridgeshire
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Surrey
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Rate: £350 to £400 per day
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Rate: £400.00 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £475 - £550 per day
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South East London
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Rate: £400 per annum
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Central London / West End
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Rate: £450 per day
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Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
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City, London
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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City, London
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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