The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Node.js skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Node.js over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Node.js (Node)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11  
Contract jobs citing Node.js 20 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.22% 1.64% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 7.75% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 2
Median daily rate £425 £313 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -18.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £268 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £420 £413
% change year-on-year -2.97% +1.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -

Node.js is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 180 142 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.99% 21.16% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 100 122
Median daily rate £390 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Node.js
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Node.js as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Node.js in Birmingham

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Node.js in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Node.js in Birmingham

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Node.js in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Node.js in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Node.js also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Node.js.

1 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 19 (54.29%) CSS
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) HTML
4 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 13 (37.14%) CSS3
6 12 (34.29%) Linux
6 12 (34.29%) HTML5
7 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
8 10 (28.57%) Unix
9 9 (25.71%) Express
10 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
10 8 (22.86%) Scrum
10 8 (22.86%) Front End Development
10 8 (22.86%) gulp
11 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.14%) Mocha
12 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
12 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
12 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
12 6 (17.14%) GitHub
12 6 (17.14%) Workflow
12 6 (17.14%) JSON
12 6 (17.14%) MySQL
12 6 (17.14%) React
13 5 (14.29%) Docker
13 5 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (14.29%) XML
13 5 (14.29%) ECMAScript
13 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Node.js
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) GitHub
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.14%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) DocumentDB
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) PouchDB
4 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) gulp
3 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
3 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.14%) Mocha
4 5 (14.29%) JSHint
4 5 (14.29%) PhantomJS
5 4 (11.43%) Hudson
5 4 (11.43%) Selenium
6 3 (8.57%) JHipster
6 3 (8.57%) JIRA
6 3 (8.57%) Protractor
6 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.86%) JSUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) Mockito
7 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Node.js Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Angular Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.57%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) HTML Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) CSS
2 18 (51.43%) HTML
3 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 13 (37.14%) CSS3
5 12 (34.29%) HTML5
6 9 (25.71%) Express
7 6 (17.14%) JSON
7 6 (17.14%) React
8 5 (14.29%) REST
8 5 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
9 4 (11.43%) Mustache
9 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.57%) Angular 2
10 3 (8.57%) jQuery
10 3 (8.57%) Sass
11 2 (5.71%) .NET
11 2 (5.71%) LESS
11 2 (5.71%) lodash
11 2 (5.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Front End Development
2 8 (22.86%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (17.14%) Workflow
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Asynchronous Programming
5 4 (11.43%) Microservices
5 4 (11.43%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Kanban
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) ECMAScript
3 4 (11.43%) TypeScript
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) ES6
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Mapbox
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft