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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Node
Rank 192 253 390
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +137
Contract jobs citing Node.js 645 402 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 0.74% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.30% 4.25% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 329 135
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.23 £175.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 -

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
10242 9449 8424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.32% 17.31% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6259 5859 4740
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 316 431
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 5 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
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 5 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 +63 620 £425 +3.65% 302
London +53 403 £438 +2.94% 130
City of London +18 70 £363 -12.12% 35
North West +36 60 £525 +66.66% 30
Yorkshire +32 57 £388 +14.81% 28
South East +4 50 £375 +15.38% 43
Cheshire - 43 £619 - 9
West Yorkshire +26 38 £400 +23.07% 17
Leeds +14 34 £400 +23.07% 15
Warrington - 31 £650 - 1
South West +4 22 £413 +26.92% 25
Hampshire +3 17 £425 +70.00% 8
Bristol +12 16 £425 +26.86% 16
Berkshire +7 15 £330 -19.51% 3
Scotland +5 12 £288 -17.85% 7
Manchester 0 12 £400 +26.98% 18
Basingstoke - 12 £438 - 2
West Midlands -8 10 £388 +18.77% 15
East Midlands -4 8 £325 -1.88% 12
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £375 -24.05% 4
Surrey +7 7 £425 +21.42% 7
Glasgow +2 7 £288 -4.16% 3
Reading +7 6 £330 -19.51% 1
Birmingham +2 6 £384 - 7
East of England +8 5 £325 -19.50% 14
Milton Keynes +6 5 £375 -24.05% 2
Nottingham -1 5 - - 3
Nottinghamshire -3 5 - - 3
North Yorkshire 0 4 £358 +2.14% 3
Staffordshire -9 4 £388 +13.97% 3

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 984 (83.04%) JavaScript
2 715 (60.34%) HTML
3 667 (56.29%) CSS
4 622 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
5 600 (50.63%) AngularJS
6 548 (46.24%) HTML5
7 422 (35.61%) TDD
8 409 (34.51%) CSS3
9 378 (31.90%) Java
10 338 (28.52%) jQuery
11 301 (25.40%) Backbone.js
12 269 (22.70%) OO
13 256 (21.60%) MongoDB
14 241 (20.34%) Git (software)
15 237 (20.00%) Scrum
16 213 (17.97%) Linux
17 200 (16.88%) Grunt
18 183 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
19 180 (15.19%) .NET
20 179 (15.11%) Ruby
21 178 (15.02%) MVC
22 176 (14.85%) Sass
23 173 (14.60%) BDD
24 160 (13.50%) User Experience
25 158 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 154 (13.00%) Web Services
27 152 (12.83%) PHP
28 150 (12.66%) RESTful
29 149 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
30 141 (11.90%) Python

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 58 (4.89%) CMS
2 45 (3.80%) Apache
3 41 (3.46%) Tomcat
4 30 (2.53%) nginx
5 26 (2.19%) JBoss
5 26 (2.19%) Confluence
6 25 (2.11%) OpenStack
7 21 (1.77%) Drupal
8 19 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.10%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.84%) Alfresco
12 9 (0.76%) WordPress
13 8 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.68%) WildFly
13 8 (0.68%) Mule ESB
14 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.59%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.84%) Fireworks
3 9 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Magento
2 4 (0.34%) Tridion
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.084%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 149 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
4 39 (3.29%) IaaS
5 25 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (1.60%) GitHub
7 16 (1.35%) SaaS
8 14 (1.18%) Heroku
9 11 (0.93%) OpenShift
10 9 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.51%) PaaS
13 5 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 1 (0.084%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 1 (0.084%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.47%) HTTP
2 38 (3.21%) Internet
3 14 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.93%) Firewall
5 8 (0.68%) VPN
6 6 (0.51%) DNS
6 6 (0.51%) LDAP
7 5 (0.42%) Intranet
7 5 (0.42%) SSL
7 5 (0.42%) SAN
7 5 (0.42%) NAS
8 4 (0.34%) AMQP
9 2 (0.17%) DMZ
9 2 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.17%) SMTP
10 1 (0.084%) PPP
10 1 (0.084%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.084%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.084%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (21.60%) MongoDB
2 101 (8.52%) NoSQL
3 79 (6.67%) Redis
4 70 (5.91%) MySQL
5 68 (5.74%) SQL Server
5 68 (5.74%) Hadoop
6 66 (5.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 53 (4.47%) Big Data
8 44 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (2.87%) Relational Database
11 18 (1.52%) MariaDB
12 12 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.59%) Couchbase
15 7 (0.59%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.51%) CouchDB
16 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.42%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 241 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 200 (16.88%) Grunt
3 138 (11.65%) Jenkins
4 124 (10.46%) Jasmine
5 82 (6.92%) Mocha
6 72 (6.08%) Selenium
7 59 (4.98%) Maven
8 51 (4.30%) Bower
9 48 (4.05%) Cucumber
9 48 (4.05%) JIRA
10 47 (3.97%) Subversion
11 33 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
12 31 (2.62%) Artifactory
13 27 (2.28%) JUnit
14 25 (2.11%) RSpec
15 20 (1.69%) Gradle
16 19 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (1.60%) NUnit
17 18 (1.52%) QUnit
18 17 (1.43%) Gerrit
General
1 57 (4.81%) Finance
2 38 (3.21%) Games
3 35 (2.95%) Banking
3 35 (2.95%) Publishing
4 30 (2.53%) Retail
5 27 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.03%) Marketing
7 13 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.01%) Advertising
9 11 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.84%) Front Office
11 7 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.51%) Electronics
13 5 (0.42%) Law
14 3 (0.25%) Back Office
15 2 (0.17%) Legal
15 2 (0.17%) Automotive
15 2 (0.17%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.084%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.084%) German Language
Job Titles
1 905 (76.37%) Developer
2 285 (24.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 226 (19.07%) Front-End Developer
4 129 (10.89%) Senior Developer
5 87 (7.34%) Architect
6 86 (7.26%) Web Developer
7 64 (5.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 53 (4.47%) Node.js Developer
9 47 (3.97%) Technical Architect
9 47 (3.97%) .NET Developer
10 44 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 42 (3.54%) Java Developer
12 37 (3.12%) PHP Developer
13 27 (2.28%) Senior Architect
14 26 (2.19%) Senior Web Developer
15 25 (2.11%) Polyglot Developer
15 25 (2.11%) Digital Architect
16 24 (2.03%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 23 (1.94%) Digital Technical Architect
18 22 (1.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 715 (60.34%) HTML
2 667 (56.29%) CSS
3 600 (50.63%) AngularJS
4 548 (46.24%) HTML5
5 409 (34.51%) CSS3
6 338 (28.52%) jQuery
7 301 (25.40%) Backbone.js
8 180 (15.19%) .NET
9 176 (14.85%) Sass
10 158 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 154 (13.00%) Web Services
12 150 (12.66%) RESTful
13 106 (8.95%) JSON
14 97 (8.19%) KnockoutJS
15 79 (6.67%) Ember.js
16 73 (6.16%) REST
17 72 (6.08%) LESS
17 72 (6.08%) Ajax
18 69 (5.82%) XML
19 66 (5.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 160 (13.50%) User Experience
2 68 (5.74%) Open Source
3 59 (4.98%) Mobile App
4 54 (4.56%) Visualisation
5 37 (3.12%) Social Media
6 32 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.77%) Digital Media
8 18 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.01%) iPhone
11 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.93%) W3C
12 10 (0.84%) Replication
12 10 (0.84%) RIA
13 9 (0.76%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.76%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.68%) Social Network
14 8 (0.68%) Derivative
15 7 (0.59%) BBC
15 7 (0.59%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 213 (17.97%) Linux
2 104 (8.78%) UNIX
3 57 (4.81%) Apple iOS
4 51 (4.30%) Android
5 40 (3.38%) Ubuntu
6 36 (3.04%) Windows
7 30 (2.53%) CentOS
8 27 (2.28%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.17%) Fedora
15 1 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (35.61%) TDD
3 269 (22.70%) OO
4 237 (20.00%) Scrum
5 183 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
6 178 (15.02%) MVC
7 173 (14.60%) BDD
8 136 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 129 (10.89%) Software Engineering
10 112 (9.45%) DevOps
11 97 (8.19%) Web Development
12 81 (6.84%) E-Commerce
13 74 (6.24%) Continuous Delivery
14 68 (5.74%) Pair Programming
15 63 (5.32%) Configuration Management
16 56 (4.73%) Kanban
17 52 (4.39%) Web Design
18 43 (3.63%) OOP
19 38 (3.21%) Content Management
20 37 (3.12%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 984 (83.04%) JavaScript
2 378 (31.90%) Java
3 179 (15.11%) Ruby
4 152 (12.83%) PHP
5 141 (11.90%) Python
6 108 (9.11%) C#
7 90 (7.59%) SQL
8 83 (7.00%) Scala
9 50 (4.22%) Bash Shell
10 38 (3.21%) R
11 34 (2.87%) C++
12 32 (2.70%) Objective-C
13 30 (2.53%) Clojure
13 30 (2.53%) C
14 28 (2.36%) Perl
14 28 (2.36%) Go
15 18 (1.52%) Groovy
16 12 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.84%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 37 (3.12%) Degree
1 37 (3.12%) Security Cleared
2 22 (1.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.25%) PhD
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.084%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.11%) QA
2 4 (0.34%) WAI
3 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.11%) Docker
3 15 (1.27%) Varnish
4 8 (0.68%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.68%) vCloud
5 7 (0.59%) vSphere
5 7 (0.59%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.42%) LXC
7 2 (0.17%) Squid
8 1 (0.084%) Xen
8 1 (0.084%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 103 (8.69%) Opscode Chef
2 95 (8.02%) Puppet
3 68 (5.74%) Ansible
4 52 (4.39%) Salt
5 48 (4.05%) Nagios
6 41 (3.46%) Vagrant
7 37 (3.12%) StatsD
8 25 (2.11%) ZABBIX
9 13 (1.10%) Graphite
10 11 (0.93%) Opsview
11 10 (0.84%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.76%) logstash
13 8 (0.68%) Cacti
14 7 (0.59%) Kibana
15 5 (0.42%) NetBackup
15 5 (0.42%) Zenoss
15 5 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
16 3 (0.25%) SmokePing
17 2 (0.17%) collectd
18 1 (0.084%) Graylog
Vendors
1 70 (5.91%) VMware
2 59 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.73%) Oracle
4 37 (3.12%) Tableau
5 36 (3.04%) Citrix
5 36 (3.04%) Teradata
6 35 (2.95%) Apigee
7 34 (2.87%) Mashery
8 25 (2.11%) Google
9 24 (2.03%) New Relic
10 23 (1.94%) Twitter
11 22 (1.86%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.18%) Adobe
13 13 (1.10%) Sitecore
14 12 (1.01%) Zend
15 9 (0.76%) IBM
16 8 (0.68%) Ektron
17 7 (0.59%) Splunk
17 7 (0.59%) EPiServer
17 7 (0.59%) Appcelerator
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day Competitive rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Modis
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £630 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £299 - £451 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago