Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 6 months to 21 October 2018 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)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 82 151
Rank change year-on-year +6 +69 +85
Contract jobs citing Node.js 1,673 1,376 1,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.07% 2.64% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.77% 9.27% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,123 928 685
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £550 £563 £513
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 8
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +175.86%
10th Percentile £22.23 £39.80 £36.10
90th Percentile £57.25 £48.50 £45.30
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +103.48%

Node.js is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17,128 14,840 16,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.43% 28.46% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,266 9,590 10,696
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £270
90th Percentile £569 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 275 311
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.31 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +11.96% -4.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.30 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% -

Node.js
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Node.js as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Node.js in the UK excluding London

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Node.js in the UK excluding London

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Node.js in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Node.js in the UK excluding London

Node.js
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Node.js in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Node.js in the UK excluding London

Node.js
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Node.js in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Node.js in the UK excluding London

Node.js
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +5 527 £450 +5.88% 173
North of England +6 482 £439 +6.63% 251
North West +1 225 £428 +6.88% 139
Midlands -10 220 £400 -3.03% 124
Yorkshire +1 211 £450 +7.14% 88
South West +39 177 £400 -3.03% 98
Scotland +31 132 £400 - 52
West Midlands +17 111 £443 +7.27% 64
East Midlands +5 109 £360 -12.73% 60
East of England -20 98 £450 +12.50% 96
North East +35 50 £450 +5.88% 24
Wales -33 38 £425 -13.27% 21
Northern Ireland -4 5 £500 +21.21% 15
Node.js
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Node.js also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Node.js.

1 1,209 (72.27%) JavaScript
2 847 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
3 700 (41.84%) AngularJS
4 683 (40.82%) CSS
5 670 (40.05%) HTML
6 609 (36.40%) Java
7 608 (36.34%) React
8 552 (32.99%) Git (software)
9 404 (24.15%) TDD
10 371 (22.18%) HTML5
11 367 (21.94%) Microservices
12 363 (21.70%) DevOps
13 353 (21.10%) Jenkins
14 351 (20.98%) Front End Development
15 338 (20.20%) Test Automation
16 321 (19.19%) Docker
17 289 (17.27%) Scrum
18 287 (17.15%) C#
19 284 (16.98%) SQL
20 281 (16.80%) REST
21 279 (16.68%) Amazon AWS
22 272 (16.26%) .NET
23 260 (15.54%) CSS3
24 250 (14.94%) jQuery
25 249 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
26 246 (14.70%) MongoDB
27 245 (14.64%) JIRA
28 244 (14.58%) Software Engineering
29 243 (14.52%) Linux
30 237 (14.17%) Python

Node.js
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 130 (7.77%) Confluence
2 70 (4.18%) Tomcat
3 58 (3.47%) nginx
4 49 (2.93%) Apache
5 37 (2.21%) CMS
6 26 (1.55%) JBoss
6 26 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 25 (1.49%) Drupal
8 24 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.84%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (0.84%) WordPress
13 12 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.66%) IIS
15 10 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.72%) Chatbot
3 10 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.30%) InVision
5 4 (0.24%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.060%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.060%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.36%) Magento
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.060%) Exstream
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.060%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.060%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 279 (16.68%) Amazon AWS
2 215 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (8.73%) npm
4 97 (5.80%) GitHub
5 84 (5.02%) Serverless
6 61 (3.65%) Google Analytics
7 60 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
8 55 (3.29%) Slack
9 53 (3.17%) OpenShift
10 47 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (2.15%) PaaS
12 35 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
12 35 (2.09%) SaaS
13 27 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
14 26 (1.55%) Amazon S3
15 21 (1.26%) BrowserStack
15 21 (1.26%) Heroku
15 21 (1.26%) Yarn
16 17 (1.02%) NuGet
17 12 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.20%) HTTP
2 75 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 54 (3.23%) SSL
4 22 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 15 (0.90%) Skype
6 10 (0.60%) Internet
7 7 (0.42%) Firewall
7 7 (0.42%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.30%) SMS
9 4 (0.24%) DNS
9 4 (0.24%) Intranet
9 4 (0.24%) SSH
10 3 (0.18%) NAS
10 3 (0.18%) SAN
10 3 (0.18%) VoIP
11 2 (0.12%) ATM
11 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.12%) MQTT
12 1 (0.060%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.060%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (14.70%) MongoDB
2 167 (9.98%) NoSQL
3 156 (9.32%) MySQL
4 135 (8.07%) SQL Server
5 105 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
6 72 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 44 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 44 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (2.15%) Big Data
9 30 (1.79%) Redis
10 28 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.02%) Blockchain
12 16 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (0.90%) Apache Hive
14 14 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.66%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.66%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
17 7 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 552 (32.99%) Git (software)
2 353 (21.10%) Jenkins
3 245 (14.64%) JIRA
4 186 (11.12%) gulp
5 182 (10.88%) Cucumber
6 171 (10.22%) Selenium
7 138 (8.25%) Grunt
8 117 (6.99%) webpack
9 108 (6.46%) JUnit
10 103 (6.16%) Maven
11 94 (5.62%) Jasmine
12 80 (4.78%) IntelliJ
12 80 (4.78%) Karma Test Runner
13 77 (4.60%) Mocha
14 74 (4.42%) Bitbucket
15 69 (4.12%) Gatling
16 58 (3.47%) Ant
17 53 (3.17%) Eclipse
17 53 (3.17%) Protractor
18 52 (3.11%) Artifactory
General
1 123 (7.35%) Finance
2 79 (4.72%) Banking
3 44 (2.63%) Retail
4 30 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 26 (1.55%) Games
6 23 (1.37%) Military
7 20 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 19 (1.14%) Marketing
9 15 (0.90%) Advertising
10 13 (0.78%) Publishing
11 10 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.54%) Law
13 6 (0.36%) Front Office
13 6 (0.36%) Legal
14 5 (0.30%) Back Office
15 4 (0.24%) Interactive Media
16 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.060%) Corporate Banking
18 1 (0.060%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,262 (75.43%) Developer
2 323 (19.31%) JavaScript Developer
3 260 (15.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 242 (14.47%) Node.js Developer
5 211 (12.61%) React Developer
6 180 (10.76%) Java Developer
7 155 (9.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 121 (7.23%) Angular Developer
9 112 (6.69%) Software Engineer
10 90 (5.38%) .NET Developer
11 89 (5.32%) UI Developer
12 78 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
13 77 (4.60%) Software Developer
14 76 (4.54%) Senior Developer
15 55 (3.29%) Java Engineer
16 51 (3.05%) HTML Developer
17 50 (2.99%) Architect
18 48 (2.87%) Web Developer
19 46 (2.75%) HTML CSS Developer
20 37 (2.21%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 700 (41.84%) AngularJS
2 683 (40.82%) CSS
3 670 (40.05%) HTML
4 608 (36.34%) React
5 371 (22.18%) HTML5
6 281 (16.80%) REST
7 272 (16.26%) .NET
8 260 (15.54%) CSS3
9 250 (14.94%) jQuery
10 200 (11.95%) Spring
11 193 (11.54%) Sass
12 181 (10.82%) Redux
13 157 (9.38%) Web Services
14 152 (9.09%) JSON
15 145 (8.67%) RESTful
16 123 (7.35%) ASP.NET
17 109 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 106 (6.34%) XML
19 95 (5.68%) Spring Boot
20 89 (5.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 152 (9.09%) User Experience
2 71 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (2.69%) Mobile App
4 41 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 29 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (1.26%) Fintech
9 20 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (1.14%) iPad
11 16 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 15 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (0.84%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.66%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.60%) Replication
16 8 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.48%) Management Information System
17 6 (0.36%) Cloud Native
17 6 (0.36%) NHS
18 5 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 243 (14.52%) Linux
2 115 (6.87%) Windows
3 71 (4.24%) Unix
4 56 (3.35%) Ubuntu
5 47 (2.81%) Android
6 45 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (2.09%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.66%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.60%) CentOS
11 7 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.12%) Debian
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.060%) VMS
14 1 (0.060%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (24.15%) TDD
3 367 (21.94%) Microservices
4 363 (21.70%) DevOps
5 351 (20.98%) Front End Development
6 338 (20.20%) Test Automation
7 289 (17.27%) Scrum
8 249 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
9 244 (14.58%) Software Engineering
10 186 (11.12%) BDD
11 153 (9.15%) Unit Testing
12 145 (8.67%) MVC
13 136 (8.13%) Web Development
14 130 (7.77%) OO
15 129 (7.71%) Open Source
16 110 (6.58%) Analytics
17 97 (5.80%) Configuration Management
18 92 (5.50%) SDLC
19 88 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
20 78 (4.66%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,209 (72.27%) JavaScript
2 609 (36.40%) Java
3 287 (17.15%) C#
4 284 (16.98%) SQL
5 237 (14.17%) Python
6 148 (8.85%) TypeScript
7 123 (7.35%) PHP
8 115 (6.87%) ES6
9 109 (6.52%) Ruby
10 96 (5.74%) Groovy
11 87 (5.20%) Java 8
12 73 (4.36%) Scala
13 52 (3.11%) Bash Shell
14 50 (2.99%) Perl
15 44 (2.63%) Haskell
16 43 (2.57%) C++
17 28 (1.67%) PowerShell
18 22 (1.32%) Go
19 17 (1.02%) GLSL
19 17 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 75 (4.48%) Degree
3 59 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.42%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.18%) MCSA
11 2 (0.12%) CCNA
11 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.12%) CISSP
11 2 (0.12%) GIAC
11 2 (0.12%) MCSE
11 2 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.08%) QA
2 9 (0.54%) WCAG
3 7 (0.42%) GDPR
4 5 (0.30%) SLA
5 3 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.18%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) PMO
7 1 (0.060%) WAI
System Software
1 321 (19.19%) Docker
2 6 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.24%) HDFS
4 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.12%) Postfix
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.060%) Firmware
6 1 (0.060%) KVM
6 1 (0.060%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.060%) Xen
6 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 137 (8.19%) Puppet
2 105 (6.28%) Kubernetes
3 95 (5.68%) Ansible
4 94 (5.62%) Terraform
5 81 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
6 74 (4.42%) Kibana
7 73 (4.36%) Grafana
8 17 (1.02%) Salt
9 16 (0.96%) Packer
10 15 (0.90%) Graphite
11 11 (0.66%) Graylog
12 9 (0.54%) Mesos
13 7 (0.42%) logstash
13 7 (0.42%) Rancher
14 6 (0.36%) Consul
14 6 (0.36%) SCOM
15 5 (0.30%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.30%) Prometheus
15 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
16 4 (0.24%) Matomo
Vendors
1 108 (6.46%) Google
2 102 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 83 (4.96%) Oracle
4 48 (2.87%) Adobe
5 45 (2.69%) Atlassian
6 31 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 28 (1.67%) IBM
8 20 (1.20%) Splunk
9 15 (0.90%) Sitecore
10 14 (0.84%) webMethods
11 13 (0.78%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 12 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
13 8 (0.48%) Black Duck
13 8 (0.48%) Perforce
14 6 (0.36%) HP
14 6 (0.36%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.36%) VMware
14 6 (0.36%) Zend
15 5 (0.30%) Facebook
15 5 (0.30%) SaltStack