The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 June 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 73 62
Rank change year-on-year +26 -11  
Contract jobs citing Node.js 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.73% 0.87% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 3.04% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 13
Median daily rate £375 £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +62.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £423 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 218 263 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.28% 28.59% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 205 183
Median daily rate £425 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Node.js
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Node.js in Cheshire

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Node.js in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Node.js in Cheshire

Node.js
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Node.js within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northwich +4 2 - - 1
Warrington +21 1 £525 -19.23% 3
Knutsford +4 1 £388 -
Chester - 1 £475 -
Node.js
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Node.js.

1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
5 8 (36.36%) DevOps
5 8 (36.36%) HTML5
5 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) JSON
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (22.73%) OWASP
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) gulp
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) MySQL
8 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
8 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
8 4 (18.18%) Sass
8 4 (18.18%) LESS
8 4 (18.18%) webpack

Node.js
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
1 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) gulp
3 4 (18.18%) webpack
4 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
4 3 (13.64%) JSUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 2 (9.09%) Grunt
5 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
6 1 (4.55%) Babel
6 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.55%) GitLab
6 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.55%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
6 1 (4.55%) MyEclipse
6 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium
6 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 6 (27.27%) CSS3
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
5 4 (18.18%) LESS
5 4 (18.18%) Sass
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) React
7 2 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (9.09%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
8 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
3 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (22.73%) OWASP
5 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (22.73%) Static Code Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Web Design
7 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Pega
1 2 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter