Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 75 95
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 +76
Contract jobs citing Node.js 1,406 1,745 1,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.91% 3.20% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.40% 10.19% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 1,141 841
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £306
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £27.58 £23.18 £39.28
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.75 £47.78
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.88
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.72% -0.31%

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 13,525 17,117 15,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.95% 31.36% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,799 11,261 9,681
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +4.44%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 233 280
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £19.96 £13.60 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.96 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.92% +3.75% +10.34%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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
South East -11 417 £475 +5.56% 142
North of England -11 361 £450 +5.88% 225
North West -14 190 £438 +2.94% 126
South West +10 189 £450 +13.92% 111
Midlands +5 173 £425 +4.94% 130
Yorkshire -17 134 £475 +10.47% 71
East of England +27 117 £425 -5.56% 71
Scotland +3 89 £450 +5.88% 51
East Midlands +11 86 £400 - 57
West Midlands +6 86 £450 +5.88% 73
Wales +17 46 £425 - 25
North East +30 37 £475 +18.75% 29
Northern Ireland +11 14 £300 -40.00% 6
South Coast - 1 - -
Node.js
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 942 (67.00%) JavaScript
2 676 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 547 (38.90%) AngularJS
4 542 (38.55%) React
5 476 (33.85%) Git (software)
6 471 (33.50%) Java
7 441 (31.37%) CSS
8 435 (30.94%) HTML
9 313 (22.26%) Amazon AWS
10 303 (21.55%) DevOps
11 284 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
12 275 (19.56%) .NET
13 269 (19.13%) C#
14 263 (18.71%) TDD
15 254 (18.07%) Front End Development
16 251 (17.85%) Jenkins
17 250 (17.78%) Docker
18 234 (16.64%) HTML5
19 230 (16.36%) Microservices
20 222 (15.79%) Test Automation
21 202 (14.37%) Python
22 200 (14.22%) Scrum
23 196 (13.94%) JIRA
24 194 (13.80%) Software Engineering
25 192 (13.66%) SQL
26 182 (12.94%) REST
27 176 (12.52%) Linux
28 171 (12.16%) Spring
28 171 (12.16%) CSS3
29 162 (11.52%) Sass

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 81 (5.76%) Confluence
2 45 (3.20%) Apache
3 40 (2.84%) JBoss
4 31 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 29 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.99%) CMS
7 25 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 22 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 20 (1.42%) Drupal
10 15 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (1.07%) nginx
11 13 (0.92%) WordPress
12 11 (0.78%) Mule
13 10 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.57%) IIS
16 7 (0.50%) Anypoint
17 6 (0.43%) Apache Spark
17 6 (0.43%) OpenStack
18 5 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.21%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.21%) InVision
4 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.071%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.21%) Quorum
4 3 (0.21%) R3 Corda
4 3 (0.21%) Ripple XRP
5 2 (0.14%) Magento
5 2 (0.14%) Shopify
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.071%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 313 (22.26%) Amazon AWS
2 284 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (6.90%) Serverless
4 85 (6.05%) npm
5 79 (5.62%) AWS Lambda
6 73 (5.19%) GitHub
7 54 (3.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 54 (3.84%) OpenShift
8 38 (2.70%) Slack
9 29 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (1.99%) Amazon EKS
11 26 (1.85%) PaaS
12 25 (1.78%) SaaS
13 20 (1.42%) Amazon S3
13 20 (1.42%) Heroku
14 19 (1.35%) Google Analytics
15 16 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
18 11 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 37 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 24 (1.71%) Internet
4 22 (1.56%) HTTP
5 18 (1.28%) SSL
6 6 (0.43%) MQTT
7 5 (0.36%) SNMP
7 5 (0.36%) SSH
7 5 (0.36%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.28%) VoIP
9 3 (0.21%) Firewall
9 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.14%) Skype
11 1 (0.071%) BGP
11 1 (0.071%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.071%) MPLS
11 1 (0.071%) NAS
11 1 (0.071%) Network Security
11 1 (0.071%) VLAN
11 1 (0.071%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (9.53%) MongoDB
2 104 (7.40%) NoSQL
3 101 (7.18%) SQL Server
4 91 (6.47%) MySQL
5 59 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (3.34%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (1.21%) Redis
9 16 (1.14%) DB2
10 15 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.64%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.57%) Big Data
14 7 (0.50%) RethinkDB
15 6 (0.43%) Amazon Athena
15 6 (0.43%) Cosmos DB
16 5 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.36%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 476 (33.85%) Git (software)
2 251 (17.85%) Jenkins
3 196 (13.94%) JIRA
4 100 (7.11%) Selenium
5 80 (5.69%) Cucumber
6 79 (5.62%) Maven
6 79 (5.62%) webpack
7 77 (5.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 76 (5.41%) Jasmine
9 75 (5.33%) Bitbucket
10 71 (5.05%) JUnit
11 68 (4.84%) Visual Studio
12 67 (4.77%) gulp
13 53 (3.77%) Eclipse
13 53 (3.77%) GitLab
14 48 (3.41%) Artifactory
15 47 (3.34%) SonarQube
16 44 (3.13%) Grunt
16 44 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
17 42 (2.99%) Protractor
General
1 127 (9.03%) Finance
2 84 (5.97%) Banking
3 41 (2.92%) Public Sector
4 37 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 37 (2.63%) Military
4 37 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.28%) Law
6 20 (1.42%) Retail
7 14 (1.00%) Marketing
8 13 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.71%) Games
10 9 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.50%) Electronics
11 7 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.36%) Automotive
12 5 (0.36%) Legal
13 4 (0.28%) Advertising
13 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Billing
14 3 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,054 (74.96%) Developer
2 230 (16.36%) Full Stack Developer
3 207 (14.72%) JavaScript Developer
4 190 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 188 (13.37%) Node.js Developer
6 138 (9.82%) React Developer
7 125 (8.89%) Angular Developer
8 123 (8.75%) Java Developer
9 109 (7.75%) Senior Developer
10 72 (5.12%) Software Developer
11 71 (5.05%) .NET Developer
12 61 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
13 60 (4.27%) Architect
14 59 (4.20%) Software Engineer
15 54 (3.84%) C# Developer
16 33 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
17 31 (2.20%) Lead Developer
18 29 (2.06%) AWS Developer
19 27 (1.92%) Web Developer
20 26 (1.85%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 547 (38.90%) AngularJS
2 542 (38.55%) React
3 441 (31.37%) CSS
4 435 (30.94%) HTML
5 275 (19.56%) .NET
6 234 (16.64%) HTML5
7 182 (12.94%) REST
8 171 (12.16%) CSS3
8 171 (12.16%) Spring
9 162 (11.52%) Sass
10 130 (9.25%) Redux
11 125 (8.89%) Express
12 124 (8.82%) Web Services
13 111 (7.89%) Spring Boot
14 105 (7.47%) RESTful
15 103 (7.33%) Vue.js
16 96 (6.83%) JSON
17 91 (6.47%) jQuery
18 87 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 72 (5.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.03%) User Experience
2 90 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (5.83%) Mobile App
4 44 (3.13%) Cloud Native
5 31 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.13%) Public Cloud
7 23 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (0.85%) Data Centre
11 12 (0.85%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.64%) Robotics
14 8 (0.57%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.57%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.57%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
15 7 (0.50%) iPad
15 7 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 176 (12.52%) Linux
2 83 (5.90%) Windows
3 50 (3.56%) Unix
4 47 (3.34%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.28%) Android
5 32 (2.28%) CentOS
6 25 (1.78%) CoreOS
7 24 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.28%) VMS
10 4 (0.28%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.14%) Debian
11 2 (0.14%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.071%) VME
12 1 (0.071%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (21.55%) DevOps
3 263 (18.71%) TDD
4 254 (18.07%) Front End Development
5 230 (16.36%) Microservices
6 222 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 200 (14.22%) Scrum
8 194 (13.80%) Software Engineering
9 143 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (8.25%) Web Development
11 96 (6.83%) Unit Testing
12 93 (6.61%) MVC
13 85 (6.05%) BDD
14 84 (5.97%) Open Source
15 78 (5.55%) OO
16 61 (4.34%) Mentoring
17 57 (4.05%) Kanban
18 56 (3.98%) E-Commerce
19 53 (3.77%) Analytics
20 47 (3.34%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 942 (67.00%) JavaScript
2 471 (33.50%) Java
3 269 (19.13%) C#
4 202 (14.37%) Python
5 192 (13.66%) SQL
6 158 (11.24%) TypeScript
7 137 (9.74%) ES6
8 108 (7.68%) PHP
9 106 (7.54%) Ruby
10 66 (4.69%) C++
11 65 (4.62%) Java 8
12 60 (4.27%) Go
13 53 (3.77%) Bash Shell
14 33 (2.35%) PowerShell
15 32 (2.28%) GLSL
15 32 (2.28%) HLSL
16 31 (2.20%) Apple Swift
16 31 (2.20%) ES7
17 27 (1.92%) Rust
18 24 (1.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 115 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 100 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 77 (5.48%) Degree
4 20 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.36%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.071%) ISEB
11 1 (0.071%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.071%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.071%) PMP
11 1 (0.071%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.55%) QA
2 11 (0.78%) WCAG
3 2 (0.14%) COBIT
3 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.14%) NIST
4 1 (0.071%) GDPR
4 1 (0.071%) PSD2
System Software
1 250 (17.78%) Docker
2 28 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.36%) RACF
4 5 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) BIND 9
6 2 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.071%) KVM
7 1 (0.071%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 128 (9.10%) Kubernetes
2 109 (7.75%) Ansible
3 72 (5.12%) Terraform
4 41 (2.92%) Puppet
5 37 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.14%) Grafana
7 11 (0.78%) Kibana
8 9 (0.64%) Rancher
9 6 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.43%) Packer
9 6 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.28%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (0.28%) Salt
11 3 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.14%) Nessus
13 1 (0.071%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.071%) logstash
13 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 117 (8.32%) Microsoft
2 66 (4.69%) Oracle
3 55 (3.91%) Atlassian
4 44 (3.13%) Google
5 39 (2.77%) Splunk
6 35 (2.49%) AppDynamics
7 26 (1.85%) Veracode
8 25 (1.78%) SAP
9 24 (1.71%) WSO2
10 23 (1.64%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 21 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.00%) IBM
12 14 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.00%) Tableau
13 13 (0.92%) Adobe
14 12 (0.85%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.64%) Sitecore
16 8 (0.57%) Dynatrace
16 8 (0.57%) F5
16 8 (0.57%) Remedy