Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 81 143
Rank change year-on-year +7 +62 +49
Contract jobs citing Node.js 1,710 1,387 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.05% 2.59% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.75% 9.16% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,132 935 678
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £563 £576 £500
UK median daily rate £500 £476 £450
% change year-on-year +5.15% +5.67% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 4
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +100.00%
10th Percentile £26.65 £39.83 £35.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.63 £45.33
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -5.49% +105.74%

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 17,545 15,139 15,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.30% 28.23% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,545 9,781 10,205
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £532
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 258 292
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +3.56% +3.00%
10th Percentile £16.13 £16.52 £14.15
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +9 527 £450 - 177
North of England -5 488 £450 +5.88% 238
North West -18 223 £437 +4.61% 137
Midlands +19 219 £400 +2.04% 96
South West +30 210 £400 -11.11% 106
Yorkshire -7 209 £450 +5.88% 73
Scotland +31 133 £425 +13.33% 30
East Midlands +7 108 £365 -1.14% 42
West Midlands +34 106 £435 +4.38% 54
East of England -29 92 £450 +20.00% 86
North East +38 61 £425 - 28
Wales -33 39 £446 -8.93% 15
Northern Ireland +19 5 £500 +21.21% 9
Node.js
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,243 (72.69%) JavaScript
2 888 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
3 747 (43.68%) CSS
4 710 (41.52%) HTML
5 682 (39.88%) AngularJS
6 670 (39.18%) React
7 650 (38.01%) Java
8 552 (32.28%) Git (software)
9 392 (22.92%) HTML5
9 392 (22.92%) Microservices
10 389 (22.75%) TDD
11 374 (21.87%) Test Automation
12 372 (21.75%) DevOps
13 358 (20.94%) Front End Development
14 341 (19.94%) Docker
15 331 (19.36%) C#
16 328 (19.18%) Jenkins
17 311 (18.19%) .NET
18 302 (17.66%) SQL
19 291 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
20 290 (16.96%) Scrum
21 285 (16.67%) REST
22 280 (16.37%) Linux
23 270 (15.79%) Python
24 257 (15.03%) CSS3
25 254 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
26 239 (13.98%) JIRA
26 239 (13.98%) MongoDB
27 238 (13.92%) Sass
28 231 (13.51%) jQuery

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
1 122 (7.13%) Confluence
2 82 (4.80%) Tomcat
3 76 (4.44%) nginx
4 60 (3.51%) Apache
5 42 (2.46%) CMS
6 36 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 35 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
7 35 (2.05%) JBoss
8 30 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 23 (1.35%) Drupal
10 20 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (0.82%) IIS
14 11 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (0.64%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.58%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (0.76%) Chatbot
2 9 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.058%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 12 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.12%) Magento
3 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.058%) Exstream
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.058%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.058%) Shopify
4 1 (0.058%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 291 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 222 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (8.48%) npm
4 122 (7.13%) GitHub
5 85 (4.97%) Serverless
6 68 (3.98%) Google Analytics
7 62 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
8 53 (3.10%) Slack
9 49 (2.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 40 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
11 39 (2.28%) SaaS
12 37 (2.16%) PaaS
13 35 (2.05%) OpenShift
14 34 (1.99%) Heroku
15 25 (1.46%) Amazon S3
16 24 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
17 23 (1.35%) IaaS
18 22 (1.29%) BrowserStack
18 22 (1.29%) Yarn
19 21 (1.23%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.56%) HTTP
2 78 (4.56%) TCP/IP
3 65 (3.80%) SSL
4 21 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 19 (1.11%) Skype
6 11 (0.64%) Internet
7 7 (0.41%) Firewall
7 7 (0.41%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.35%) Intranet
9 5 (0.29%) NAS
9 5 (0.29%) VoIP
10 4 (0.23%) ATM
10 4 (0.23%) DNS
10 4 (0.23%) MQTT
11 3 (0.18%) DSL
11 3 (0.18%) SAN
12 2 (0.12%) BGP
12 2 (0.12%) Extranet
12 2 (0.12%) MPLS
12 2 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (13.98%) MongoDB
2 178 (10.41%) NoSQL
3 165 (9.65%) MySQL
4 140 (8.19%) SQL Server
5 122 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
6 65 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 50 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 38 (2.22%) Redis
10 37 (2.16%) Big Data
11 33 (1.93%) RDBMS
12 17 (0.99%) Blockchain
13 15 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (0.82%) GIS
15 13 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.58%) Apache Hive
16 10 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.53%) Amazon Aurora
18 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database
19 6 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 552 (32.28%) Git (software)
2 328 (19.18%) Jenkins
3 239 (13.98%) JIRA
4 195 (11.40%) gulp
5 190 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 165 (9.65%) Selenium
7 128 (7.49%) Grunt
8 123 (7.19%) JUnit
9 117 (6.84%) webpack
10 101 (5.91%) Jasmine
11 86 (5.03%) IntelliJ
12 82 (4.80%) Maven
13 78 (4.56%) Gatling
14 75 (4.39%) Karma Test Runner
15 73 (4.27%) Mocha
16 62 (3.63%) Ant
17 61 (3.57%) Bitbucket
18 60 (3.51%) Eclipse
19 59 (3.45%) Sublime Text
20 58 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 122 (7.13%) Finance
2 67 (3.92%) Banking
3 54 (3.16%) Retail
4 28 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.58%) Marketing
6 25 (1.46%) Games
7 22 (1.29%) Military
8 19 (1.11%) Aerospace
9 18 (1.05%) Advertising
10 11 (0.64%) Publishing
11 9 (0.53%) Law
12 6 (0.35%) Legal
13 5 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.23%) Front Office
14 4 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.18%) Electronics
15 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.12%) Automotive
17 1 (0.058%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,316 (76.96%) Developer
2 307 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
3 279 (16.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 227 (13.27%) Node.js Developer
5 216 (12.63%) React Developer
6 208 (12.16%) Java Developer
7 202 (11.81%) Full Stack Developer
8 112 (6.55%) Angular Developer
9 103 (6.02%) .NET Developer
10 90 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 85 (4.97%) Software Engineer
12 79 (4.62%) Software Developer
13 75 (4.39%) UI Developer
14 71 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
15 57 (3.33%) Web Developer
16 53 (3.10%) HTML Developer
17 46 (2.69%) Java Engineer
18 44 (2.57%) HTML CSS Developer
19 39 (2.28%) Architect
20 37 (2.16%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 747 (43.68%) CSS
2 710 (41.52%) HTML
3 682 (39.88%) AngularJS
4 670 (39.18%) React
5 392 (22.92%) HTML5
6 311 (18.19%) .NET
7 285 (16.67%) REST
8 257 (15.03%) CSS3
9 238 (13.92%) Sass
10 231 (13.51%) jQuery
11 211 (12.34%) Spring
12 203 (11.87%) Web Services
13 190 (11.11%) Redux
14 186 (10.88%) RESTful
15 164 (9.59%) JSON
16 130 (7.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 128 (7.49%) ASP.NET
18 112 (6.55%) SOAP
19 107 (6.26%) XML
20 105 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 169 (9.88%) User Experience
2 63 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (2.98%) Mobile App
4 39 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (1.52%) Public Cloud
7 21 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.23%) Fintech
8 19 (1.11%) iPad
9 15 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 13 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (0.64%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.64%) Replication
13 7 (0.41%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.29%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.29%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.29%) NHS
14 5 (0.29%) Smart Home
14 5 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 280 (16.37%) Linux
2 127 (7.43%) Windows
3 63 (3.68%) Unix
4 62 (3.63%) Ubuntu
5 44 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (2.51%) Android
7 36 (2.11%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.23%) CentOS
9 13 (0.76%) Windows Server
10 12 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.64%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.12%) Debian
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.058%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (22.92%) Microservices
3 389 (22.75%) TDD
4 374 (21.87%) Test Automation
5 372 (21.75%) DevOps
6 358 (20.94%) Front End Development
7 290 (16.96%) Scrum
8 254 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
9 227 (13.27%) Software Engineering
10 185 (10.82%) BDD
11 166 (9.71%) Web Development
12 155 (9.06%) MVC
13 145 (8.48%) Unit Testing
14 127 (7.43%) Open Source
15 125 (7.31%) Analytics
16 117 (6.84%) OO
17 107 (6.26%) Configuration Management
18 89 (5.20%) Mentoring
18 89 (5.20%) Responsive Web Design
19 83 (4.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,243 (72.69%) JavaScript
2 650 (38.01%) Java
3 331 (19.36%) C#
4 302 (17.66%) SQL
5 270 (15.79%) Python
6 165 (9.65%) TypeScript
7 141 (8.25%) Ruby
8 112 (6.55%) ES6
9 110 (6.43%) PHP
10 93 (5.44%) Groovy
10 93 (5.44%) Scala
11 85 (4.97%) Java 8
12 57 (3.33%) Perl
13 52 (3.04%) Bash Shell
14 51 (2.98%) Haskell
15 41 (2.40%) C++
16 39 (2.28%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.35%) Shell Script
18 18 (1.05%) T-SQL
19 17 (0.99%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 110 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 70 (4.09%) SC Cleared
3 62 (3.63%) Degree
4 19 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 19 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.35%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.29%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.18%) MCSA
9 2 (0.12%) CCNA
9 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.12%) CISSP
9 2 (0.12%) GIAC
9 2 (0.12%) MCSE
9 2 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.50%) QA
2 16 (0.94%) WCAG
3 4 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.18%) SLA
5 2 (0.12%) GDPR
5 2 (0.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.058%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 341 (19.94%) Docker
2 16 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.23%) Firmware
3 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.18%) KVM
4 3 (0.18%) Postfix
4 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.12%) BIND 9
5 2 (0.12%) NFS
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
5 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.058%) HDFS
6 1 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.058%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.058%) Xen
Systems Management
1 122 (7.13%) Puppet
2 113 (6.61%) Kubernetes
3 85 (4.97%) Ansible
4 81 (4.74%) Terraform
5 79 (4.62%) Grafana
6 78 (4.56%) Kibana
7 71 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (0.99%) Graphite
9 12 (0.70%) Salt
10 10 (0.58%) Packer
11 8 (0.47%) SCCM
12 7 (0.41%) Graylog
12 7 (0.41%) Rancher
13 6 (0.35%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.35%) SCOM
14 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.23%) logstash
15 4 (0.23%) Mesos
15 4 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 132 (7.72%) Microsoft
2 119 (6.96%) Google
3 86 (5.03%) Oracle
4 50 (2.92%) Adobe
5 32 (1.87%) Atlassian
6 22 (1.29%) webMethods
7 21 (1.23%) IBM
7 21 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 21 (1.23%) Splunk
8 20 (1.17%) Sitecore
9 19 (1.11%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 11 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
11 10 (0.58%) Black Duck
11 10 (0.58%) MuleSoft
12 8 (0.47%) Dell
12 8 (0.47%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.35%) HP
13 6 (0.35%) SAP
14 5 (0.29%) SaltStack
15 4 (0.23%) Blue Prism