Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 71 133
Rank change year-on-year -1 +62 +42
Contract jobs citing Node.js 1,581 1,674 944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.10% 3.17% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.41% 10.66% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,045 1,104 607
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% -0.61%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £306
90th Percentile £598 £575 £513
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 2
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +13.75%
10th Percentile £29.99 £38.75 £41.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £49.60
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 15,183 15,710 14,459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.72% 29.72% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,050 10,176 9,302
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £269
90th Percentile £576 £552 £538
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +2.63% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 198 274
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £16.99 £12.81 £15.05
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +1.23% +4.52%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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
North of England +9 549 £475 +5.56% 92
South East -15 473 £475 - 87
Yorkshire +3 254 £500 +11.11% 27
North West -5 242 £450 +5.88% 58
South West +27 185 £481 +4.05% 59
Midlands -6 169 £438 +9.38% 58
East of England -26 87 £441 +3.82% 29
Scotland +8 82 £450 +2.27% 13
East Midlands -2 80 £450 +12.50% 29
West Midlands -7 79 £425 - 29
North East +42 54 £463 +15.63% 7
Wales +14 33 £423 +5.63% 11
Northern Ireland +23 6 £350 -1.75% 4
South Coast - 1 - -
Node.js
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 1,079 (68.25%) JavaScript
2 857 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
3 689 (43.58%) CSS
4 640 (40.48%) HTML
5 616 (38.96%) Java
6 612 (38.71%) React
7 607 (38.39%) Git (software)
8 560 (35.42%) AngularJS
9 370 (23.40%) HTML5
10 355 (22.45%) TDD
11 352 (22.26%) Microservices
12 342 (21.63%) DevOps
13 329 (20.81%) Amazon AWS
14 307 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 295 (18.66%) Front End Development
16 294 (18.60%) .NET
17 291 (18.41%) Docker
18 288 (18.22%) Test Automation
19 279 (17.65%) Jenkins
20 266 (16.82%) Linux
21 260 (16.45%) CSS3
22 257 (16.26%) C#
23 244 (15.43%) Sass
24 241 (15.24%) Scrum
25 236 (14.93%) Python
26 229 (14.48%) REST
27 227 (14.36%) Spring
28 223 (14.10%) Web Development
29 221 (13.98%) SQL
30 211 (13.35%) RESTful

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 88 (5.57%) Confluence
2 50 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 44 (2.78%) Apache
3 44 (2.78%) JBoss
4 43 (2.72%) nginx
5 39 (2.47%) CMS
6 35 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 34 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.08%) Drupal
11 14 (0.89%) WordPress
12 12 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.70%) Skype for Business
14 10 (0.63%) IIS
14 10 (0.63%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.38%) Apache Spark
17 5 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.70%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.44%) InVision
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.063%) CATIA
6 1 (0.063%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.19%) Magento
4 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) Quorum
5 2 (0.13%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.13%) Ripple XRP
5 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.063%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.063%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.063%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.063%) Unica
6 1 (0.063%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 329 (20.81%) Amazon AWS
2 307 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (8.54%) GitHub
4 102 (6.45%) npm
5 87 (5.50%) PaaS
6 65 (4.11%) Serverless
7 56 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
8 50 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 41 (2.59%) SaaS
10 39 (2.47%) IaaS
11 38 (2.40%) OpenShift
12 37 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
14 26 (1.64%) Heroku
14 26 (1.64%) Slack
15 23 (1.45%) Google Analytics
16 19 (1.20%) Amazon S3
16 19 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
17 17 (1.08%) Yarn
18 14 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 57 (3.61%) SSL
3 56 (3.54%) HTTP
4 21 (1.33%) Ethernet
5 16 (1.01%) Internet
6 14 (0.89%) Skype
7 12 (0.76%) MQTT
8 9 (0.57%) SNMP
9 8 (0.51%) Firewall
10 5 (0.32%) BGP
10 5 (0.32%) DNS
10 5 (0.32%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.32%) MPLS
10 5 (0.32%) NAS
10 5 (0.32%) VLAN
10 5 (0.32%) VXLAN
11 4 (0.25%) Value-Added Service
11 4 (0.25%) Wireless
12 3 (0.19%) DSL
12 3 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (11.26%) MongoDB
2 148 (9.36%) NoSQL
3 134 (8.48%) MySQL
4 106 (6.70%) SQL Server
5 82 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 43 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (2.59%) Redis
9 27 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (1.39%) Big Data
10 22 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.89%) DB2
12 12 (0.76%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.63%) Couchbase
13 10 (0.63%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.57%) Cosmos DB
14 9 (0.57%) GIS
14 9 (0.57%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.57%) RethinkDB
15 8 (0.51%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 607 (38.39%) Git (software)
2 279 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 182 (11.51%) JIRA
4 131 (8.29%) gulp
5 102 (6.45%) JUnit
6 98 (6.20%) webpack
7 97 (6.14%) Maven
8 83 (5.25%) Cucumber
9 80 (5.06%) Grunt
9 80 (5.06%) Visual Studio
10 74 (4.68%) Sonatype Nexus
11 69 (4.36%) Selenium
12 66 (4.17%) Jasmine
13 65 (4.11%) SonarQube
14 60 (3.80%) Artifactory
15 59 (3.73%) GitLab
16 53 (3.35%) Bitbucket
17 52 (3.29%) Subversion
18 45 (2.85%) Eclipse
19 44 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 157 (9.93%) Finance
2 80 (5.06%) Banking
3 31 (1.96%) Retail
4 28 (1.77%) Marketing
5 24 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.33%) Aerospace
6 21 (1.33%) Military
7 13 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.76%) Electronics
9 9 (0.57%) Games
9 9 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.57%) Law
10 6 (0.38%) Advertising
11 4 (0.25%) Automotive
11 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.25%) Legal
12 3 (0.19%) Billing
13 2 (0.13%) Back Office
13 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,181 (74.70%) Developer
2 268 (16.95%) Full Stack Developer
3 235 (14.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 222 (14.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 186 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
6 184 (11.64%) Java Developer
7 166 (10.50%) React Developer
8 134 (8.48%) Senior Developer
9 96 (6.07%) Angular Developer
10 86 (5.44%) .NET Developer
11 72 (4.55%) Architect
12 61 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
13 56 (3.54%) Software Engineer
14 49 (3.10%) Software Developer
15 39 (2.47%) C# Developer
15 39 (2.47%) Web Developer
16 38 (2.40%) JavaScript Engineer
17 37 (2.34%) Technical Architect
17 37 (2.34%) UI Developer
18 35 (2.21%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (43.58%) CSS
2 640 (40.48%) HTML
3 612 (38.71%) React
4 560 (35.42%) AngularJS
5 370 (23.40%) HTML5
6 294 (18.60%) .NET
7 260 (16.45%) CSS3
8 244 (15.43%) Sass
9 229 (14.48%) REST
10 227 (14.36%) Spring
11 211 (13.35%) RESTful
12 202 (12.78%) Web Services
13 188 (11.89%) jQuery
14 166 (10.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 150 (9.49%) Spring Boot
16 144 (9.11%) Redux
17 141 (8.92%) Express
18 140 (8.86%) JSON
19 124 (7.84%) Vue.js
20 117 (7.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 174 (11.01%) User Experience
2 87 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 65 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (2.02%) Public Cloud
5 30 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (1.83%) Cloud Native
7 27 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 22 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
9 21 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (1.20%) iPad
11 16 (1.01%) Fintech
12 13 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.70%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.57%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.51%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.44%) Digital Media
18 6 (0.38%) Mainframe
18 6 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 266 (16.82%) Linux
2 117 (7.40%) Unix
3 84 (5.31%) Windows
4 54 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 43 (2.72%) CentOS
6 36 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (1.96%) Android
7 31 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 27 (1.71%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.95%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.32%) VMS
11 4 (0.25%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.13%) Gentoo
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.063%) VME
14 1 (0.063%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (22.45%) TDD
3 352 (22.26%) Microservices
4 342 (21.63%) DevOps
5 295 (18.66%) Front End Development
6 288 (18.22%) Test Automation
7 241 (15.24%) Scrum
8 223 (14.10%) Web Development
9 202 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
10 169 (10.69%) Software Engineering
11 157 (9.93%) Open Source
12 124 (7.84%) Unit Testing
13 99 (6.26%) MVC
14 95 (6.01%) BDD
15 92 (5.82%) Configuration Management
16 88 (5.57%) OO
17 87 (5.50%) Continuous Delivery
18 77 (4.87%) Continuous Deployment
19 74 (4.68%) E-Commerce
20 70 (4.43%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1,079 (68.25%) JavaScript
2 616 (38.96%) Java
3 257 (16.26%) C#
4 236 (14.93%) Python
5 221 (13.98%) SQL
6 163 (10.31%) ES6
7 137 (8.67%) TypeScript
8 136 (8.60%) Ruby
9 114 (7.21%) Java 8
10 113 (7.15%) PHP
11 106 (6.70%) Bash Shell
12 64 (4.05%) Scala
13 58 (3.67%) Go
14 44 (2.78%) C++
15 39 (2.47%) Groovy
16 35 (2.21%) Perl
16 35 (2.21%) PowerShell
17 33 (2.09%) ES7
18 32 (2.02%) Apple Swift
19 22 (1.39%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 125 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 86 (5.44%) SC Cleared
3 53 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 49 (3.10%) Degree
5 24 (1.52%) DBS Check
6 16 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.51%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 6 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.13%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.063%) CISMP
11 1 (0.063%) CISSP
11 1 (0.063%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.063%) GIAC
11 1 (0.063%) GSEC
11 1 (0.063%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.063%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.05%) QA
2 25 (1.58%) WCAG
3 14 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.44%) GDPR
5 1 (0.063%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (0.063%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.063%) PMO
5 1 (0.063%) PSD2
5 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 291 (18.41%) Docker
2 23 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.32%) BIND 9
3 5 (0.32%) KVM
3 5 (0.32%) NFS
3 5 (0.32%) Postfix
3 5 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (0.32%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.13%) HDFS
6 2 (0.13%) RACF
7 1 (0.063%) Firmware
7 1 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 142 (8.98%) Kubernetes
2 92 (5.82%) Ansible
3 83 (5.25%) Puppet
4 77 (4.87%) Terraform
5 47 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (2.21%) Grafana
7 30 (1.90%) Kibana
8 9 (0.57%) Rancher
9 8 (0.51%) Packer
10 7 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (0.44%) Graphite
10 7 (0.44%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.38%) Salt
12 4 (0.25%) Mesos
12 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.19%) Nagios
13 3 (0.19%) Netcool
13 3 (0.19%) rkt
13 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 195 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 79 (5.00%) Oracle
3 50 (3.16%) Google
4 30 (1.90%) Atlassian
5 26 (1.64%) Adobe
6 25 (1.58%) Red Hat
7 23 (1.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 22 (1.39%) Splunk
9 16 (1.01%) SAP
9 16 (1.01%) Veracode
10 13 (0.82%) Sitecore
10 13 (0.82%) webMethods
11 12 (0.76%) AppDynamics
11 12 (0.76%) IBM
11 12 (0.76%) Zend
12 11 (0.70%) Dell
12 11 (0.70%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.51%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.44%) Black Duck
14 7 (0.44%) Perforce