Period
to 30 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Node.js Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 392 401 313
Rank change year-on-year +9 -88 +66
Contract jobs requiring a Node.js Developer 229 548 822
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.64% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 458 658
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £389 £410
90th Percentile £613 £604 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £46.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.35% +56.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -41.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 43,509 85,890 95,857
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.60% 94.54% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,365 56,455 62,827
Median daily rate £466 £472 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +4.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £265
90th Percentile £650 £650 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,804 2,768 3,019
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.03 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.98% +5.08% -4.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £10.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.94 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -1.52%

Node.js Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Node.js Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Node.js Developer in the UK

Node.js Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Node.js Developer.

Daily rate trend for Node.js Developer in the UK

Node.js Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Node.js Developer over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Node.js Developer in the UK

Node.js Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Node.js Developer.

Hourly rate trend for Node.js Developer in the UK

Node.js Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Node.js Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. 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
England +14 216 £525 +5.00% 51
London +23 153 £550 +10.00% 25
UK excluding London +80 74 £450 - 29
North of England +59 19 £400 -20.00% 15
East of England +53 14 £410 -0.61%
Midlands +91 11 £500 +66.67% 2
West Midlands +72 11 £500 +66.67%
Yorkshire +54 11 £375 -21.05% 3
Work from Home +6 11 £450 - 6
South East +96 10 £438 -2.78% 3
Scotland +45 9 £475 +2.70% 3
South West +46 8 £450 -10.00% 6
North West +27 7 £503 -4.29% 12
Wales +31 3 £525 +27.27%
North East +30 1 £475 +8.57%

Node.js Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, Node.js Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Node.js Developer in the job title.

1 229 (100.00%) Node.js
2 144 (62.88%) JavaScript
3 105 (45.85%) React
4 103 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (29.69%) AWS
6 61 (26.64%) TypeScript
7 59 (25.76%) CSS
8 55 (24.02%) Docker
9 49 (21.40%) AngularJS
10 47 (20.52%) TDD
11 46 (20.09%) SQL
12 43 (18.78%) Java
12 43 (18.78%) Azure
12 43 (18.78%) Redux
12 43 (18.78%) GraphQL
13 42 (18.34%) HTML
14 41 (17.90%) Microservices
15 39 (17.03%) Kubernetes
15 39 (17.03%) RESTful
16 33 (14.41%) Git (software)
17 31 (13.54%) Finance
18 29 (12.66%) Security Cleared
18 29 (12.66%) Front End Development
18 29 (12.66%) Jest
19 28 (12.23%) JSON
20 27 (11.79%) SC Cleared
20 27 (11.79%) Test Automation
20 27 (11.79%) REST
21 26 (11.35%) NoSQL
21 26 (11.35%) DevOps

Node.js Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.06%) CMS
3 5 (2.18%) Drupal
4 4 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.31%) Apache
5 3 (1.31%) nginx
6 2 (0.87%) Confluence
6 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.44%) Figma
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 68 (29.69%) AWS
2 43 (18.78%) Azure
3 24 (10.48%) GCP
4 20 (8.73%) Serverless
5 15 (6.55%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (5.24%) Heroku
7 9 (3.93%) npm
8 6 (2.62%) GitHub
9 5 (2.18%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.75%) Apigee
10 4 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.75%) Kong
11 3 (1.31%) Loggly
12 2 (0.87%) Yarn
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon Cognito
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.44%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.44%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) HTTP
2 3 (1.31%) AMQP
3 1 (0.44%) MQTT
3 1 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.35%) NoSQL
2 24 (10.48%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.24%) Big Data
6 7 (3.06%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.18%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.18%) MySQL
8 4 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.31%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.04%) Jenkins
3 22 (9.61%) Mocha
4 21 (9.17%) webpack
5 16 (6.99%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.80%) gulp
6 11 (4.80%) Selenium
7 9 (3.93%) CircleCI
8 7 (3.06%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.62%) Maven
9 6 (2.62%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.18%) JUnit
10 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio Code
11 3 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.31%) Cypress.io
11 3 (1.31%) Grunt
11 3 (1.31%) JIRA
11 3 (1.31%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.31%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.87%) GitLab
General
1 31 (13.54%) Finance
2 13 (5.68%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.49%) Banking
4 4 (1.75%) Retail
5 3 (1.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
6 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (100.00%) Node.js
2 105 (45.85%) React
3 59 (25.76%) CSS
4 49 (21.40%) AngularJS
5 43 (18.78%) GraphQL
5 43 (18.78%) Redux
6 42 (18.34%) HTML
7 39 (17.03%) RESTful
8 29 (12.66%) Jest
9 28 (12.23%) JSON
10 27 (11.79%) REST
11 25 (10.92%) Web Services
12 22 (9.61%) Express
13 19 (8.30%) Kafka
14 14 (6.11%) Vue.js
15 13 (5.68%) Chai
16 12 (5.24%) .NET
16 12 (5.24%) Sass
17 11 (4.80%) HTML5
17 11 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.61%) User Experience
2 21 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.37%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.37%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.62%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.75%) PKI
8 3 (1.31%) W3C
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.06%) Unix
2 5 (2.18%) Linux
3 4 (1.75%) Windows
4 3 (1.31%) Android
4 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.52%) TDD
3 41 (17.90%) Microservices
4 29 (12.66%) Front End Development
5 27 (11.79%) Test Automation
6 26 (11.35%) DevOps
7 21 (9.17%) BDD
7 21 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (8.73%) OO
9 19 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (8.30%) Scrum
10 17 (7.42%) Open Source
11 15 (6.55%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.11%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.68%) API Development
13 13 (5.68%) Fintech
13 13 (5.68%) OOD
14 11 (4.80%) Computer Science
14 11 (4.80%) Kanban
15 10 (4.37%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 144 (62.88%) JavaScript
2 61 (26.64%) TypeScript
3 46 (20.09%) SQL
4 43 (18.78%) Java
5 18 (7.86%) ES6
5 18 (7.86%) Python
6 9 (3.93%) PHP
7 8 (3.49%) C#
7 8 (3.49%) Java 8
8 7 (3.06%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.75%) Groovy
9 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.44%) Elm
11 1 (0.44%) Go
11 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.06%) Degree
4 2 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) GDPR
2 3 (1.31%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (24.02%) Docker
2 5 (2.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (17.03%) Kubernetes
2 25 (10.92%) Terraform
3 5 (2.18%) Ansible
4 2 (0.87%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 15 (6.55%) Google
2 9 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.62%) Oracle
4 5 (2.18%) IBM
5 3 (1.31%) New Relic
6 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.44%) SAP
7 1 (0.44%) WSO2