Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 November 2017 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 90 135
Rank change year-on-year +31 +45 +107
Contract jobs citing Node.js 3642 2661 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.57% 2.52% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.14% 8.29% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2737 2027 1609
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £320
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -1.18% +4.94% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £22.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.09% +105.74% -63.14%
10th Percentile £26.08 £36.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.75 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +87.50% -

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32706 32101 32482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.38% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23099 22264 22271
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 368 548
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.09 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

Node.js
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Node.js as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Node.js over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Node.js over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Top 16 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 within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +35 3455 £475 +5.56% 487
London +16 2173 £500 +5.26% 231
UK excluding London +73 1450 £420 -1.18% 271
South East +78 465 £435 +8.75% 66
North of England +32 404 £415 -2.35% 89
North West +79 203 £400 -5.88% 53
Yorkshire +13 197 £420 -1.18% 32
Midlands +48 188 £375 +7.14% 35
East of England +52 146 £375 -11.76% 38
East Midlands +37 123 £363 +3.57% 17
South West +44 94 £450 - 28
Scotland +10 77 £375 -6.25% 7
West Midlands +20 59 £406 +16.07% 18
Wales +58 55 £490 -2.00% 5
Northern Ireland -7 41 £413 -0.90% 3
North East -19 18 £425 -2.86% 4

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Node.js also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Node.js.

1 2623 (72.02%) JavaScript
2 1877 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
3 1665 (45.72%) HTML
4 1604 (44.04%) CSS
5 1465 (40.23%) React
6 1323 (36.33%) AngularJS
7 1284 (35.26%) Java
8 1278 (35.09%) TDD
9 1002 (27.51%) Git (software)
10 990 (27.18%) HTML5
11 759 (20.84%) CSS3
12 735 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
13 655 (17.98%) Docker
14 644 (17.68%) Front End Development
15 613 (16.83%) Jenkins
16 607 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 606 (16.64%) BDD
18 603 (16.56%) Scrum
19 593 (16.28%) DevOps
20 587 (16.12%) RESTful
21 560 (15.38%) Microservices
22 551 (15.13%) Sass
23 547 (15.02%) Python
24 528 (14.50%) Linux
25 521 (14.31%) Web Services
26 511 (14.03%) Finance
27 477 (13.10%) REST
27 477 (13.10%) C#
28 476 (13.07%) MongoDB
29 462 (12.69%) SQL

Node.js
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
1 151 (4.15%) Confluence
2 130 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 77 (2.11%) nginx
4 75 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 66 (1.81%) Apache
6 56 (1.54%) CMS
7 47 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
8 46 (1.26%) Apache Spark
9 39 (1.07%) JBoss
9 39 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 27 (0.74%) SharePoint
11 26 (0.71%) IIS
12 22 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 21 (0.58%) OpenStack
14 19 (0.52%) Drupal
15 18 (0.49%) WordPress
16 16 (0.44%) WebLogic
17 15 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 12 (0.33%) Jetty
19 11 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 47 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 45 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.22%) HipChat
6 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.14%) GIMP
8 3 (0.082%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.027%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (0.36%) Magento
2 10 (0.27%) ION MarketView
2 10 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.055%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.055%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 735 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
2 238 (6.53%) npm
3 204 (5.60%) Serverless
4 200 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 162 (4.45%) GitHub
6 109 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
7 91 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
8 77 (2.11%) PaaS
9 67 (1.84%) Amazon S3
9 67 (1.84%) SaaS
10 58 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 51 (1.40%) Slack
12 49 (1.35%) Heroku
13 48 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 48 (1.32%) OpenShift
14 44 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
15 42 (1.15%) Route 53
16 35 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
17 28 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 25 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 131 (3.60%) HTTP
2 49 (1.35%) Internet
3 41 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 34 (0.93%) Firewall
5 30 (0.82%) LDAP
5 30 (0.82%) SMS
6 18 (0.49%) DNS
6 18 (0.49%) SSL
7 14 (0.38%) WAN
8 12 (0.33%) LAN
9 10 (0.27%) BIG-IP
9 10 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (0.22%) AMQP
10 8 (0.22%) MQTT
11 7 (0.19%) DHCP
12 5 (0.14%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.14%) Intranet
13 4 (0.11%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.11%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.082%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (13.07%) MongoDB
2 458 (12.58%) NoSQL
3 273 (7.50%) MySQL
4 239 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 189 (5.19%) SQL Server
6 97 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 95 (2.61%) Redis
8 91 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 75 (2.06%) Big Data
10 67 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 54 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 53 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
13 51 (1.40%) Hadoop
14 39 (1.07%) Neo4j
15 22 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
16 21 (0.58%) CouchDB
16 21 (0.58%) DB2
17 20 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
18 18 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (0.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1002 (27.51%) Git (software)
2 613 (16.83%) Jenkins
3 332 (9.12%) JIRA
4 314 (8.62%) gulp
5 262 (7.19%) Grunt
6 250 (6.86%) webpack
7 225 (6.18%) Selenium
8 214 (5.88%) Jasmine
9 212 (5.82%) Cucumber
10 204 (5.60%) Mocha
11 135 (3.71%) JUnit
12 133 (3.65%) Babel
13 125 (3.43%) Maven
14 110 (3.02%) TeamCity
15 106 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
16 96 (2.64%) Subversion
17 66 (1.81%) Protractor
18 65 (1.78%) Mockito
19 63 (1.73%) WebDriver
20 62 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 511 (14.03%) Finance
2 365 (10.02%) Banking
3 166 (4.56%) Retail
4 104 (2.86%) Marketing
5 91 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 70 (1.92%) Front Office
7 64 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 60 (1.65%) Games
9 44 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.13%) Advertising
10 41 (1.13%) Electronics
11 36 (0.99%) Publishing
12 26 (0.71%) Legal
13 21 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 19 (0.52%) Law
15 15 (0.41%) Back Office
15 15 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.38%) Automotive
17 8 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2808 (77.10%) Developer
2 886 (24.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 732 (20.10%) Node.js Developer
4 478 (13.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 460 (12.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 416 (11.42%) Java Developer
7 330 (9.06%) Senior Developer
8 282 (7.74%) Angular Developer
9 205 (5.63%) HTML Developer
10 186 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 160 (4.39%) .NET Developer
12 151 (4.15%) UI Developer
13 141 (3.87%) HTML CSS Developer
14 138 (3.79%) Architect
15 133 (3.65%) C# Developer
16 118 (3.24%) Web Developer
17 117 (3.21%) Software Engineer
18 114 (3.13%) JavaScript Engineer
19 105 (2.88%) Agile Developer
20 103 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1665 (45.72%) HTML
2 1604 (44.04%) CSS
3 1465 (40.23%) React
4 1323 (36.33%) AngularJS
5 990 (27.18%) HTML5
6 759 (20.84%) CSS3
7 587 (16.12%) RESTful
8 551 (15.13%) Sass
9 521 (14.31%) Web Services
10 477 (13.10%) REST
11 458 (12.58%) Redux
12 444 (12.19%) jQuery
13 437 (12.00%) .NET
14 394 (10.82%) JSON
15 300 (8.24%) Spring
16 282 (7.74%) Express
17 240 (6.59%) XML
18 212 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 178 (4.89%) LESS
20 177 (4.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 336 (9.23%) User Experience
2 203 (5.57%) Greenfield Project
3 130 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 103 (2.83%) Fintech
5 93 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 66 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
8 53 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 51 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 33 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 33 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 32 (0.88%) Blog
11 32 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 27 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 27 (0.74%) Video on Demand
13 26 (0.71%) Market Risk
14 24 (0.66%) Cloud Native
15 20 (0.55%) Derivative
16 18 (0.49%) iPad
17 16 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 528 (14.50%) Linux
2 155 (4.26%) Unix
3 106 (2.91%) Android
4 97 (2.66%) Windows
5 85 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 67 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 25 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.38%) CentOS
8 14 (0.38%) CoreOS
9 11 (0.30%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.16%) Solaris
13 4 (0.11%) Fedora
13 4 (0.11%) MVS
13 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.082%) VMS
14 3 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.055%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1877 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1278 (35.09%) TDD
3 644 (17.68%) Front End Development
4 607 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 606 (16.64%) BDD
6 603 (16.56%) Scrum
7 593 (16.28%) DevOps
8 560 (15.38%) Microservices
9 431 (11.83%) Test Automation
10 373 (10.24%) OO
11 368 (10.10%) Software Engineering
12 361 (9.91%) Open Source
13 319 (8.76%) MVC
14 315 (8.65%) Web Development
15 294 (8.07%) E-Commerce
16 263 (7.22%) Unit Testing
17 231 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
18 219 (6.01%) Kanban
19 216 (5.93%) Pair Programming
20 185 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2623 (72.02%) JavaScript
2 1284 (35.26%) Java
3 547 (15.02%) Python
4 477 (13.10%) C#
5 462 (12.69%) SQL
6 459 (12.60%) ES6
7 241 (6.62%) Ruby
8 195 (5.35%) TypeScript
9 190 (5.22%) Scala
10 156 (4.28%) PHP
11 140 (3.84%) Bash Shell
12 80 (2.20%) Go
13 61 (1.67%) ECMAScript
14 56 (1.54%) C++
15 46 (1.26%) Shell Script
16 42 (1.15%) GraphQL
17 38 (1.04%) Perl
18 33 (0.91%) PowerShell
19 32 (0.88%) Groovy
20 23 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 156 (4.28%) Security Cleared
2 120 (3.29%) SC Cleared
3 112 (3.08%) Degree
4 48 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.33%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.14%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.082%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.055%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.055%) CISSP
11 1 (0.027%) GCIA
11 1 (0.027%) GCIH
11 1 (0.027%) GIAC
11 1 (0.027%) GREM
11 1 (0.027%) GSEC
11 1 (0.027%) IISP
11 1 (0.027%) ISEB
11 1 (0.027%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.027%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.38%) QA
2 13 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.33%) WCAG
4 9 (0.25%) WAI
5 7 (0.19%) GCP
6 5 (0.14%) OASIS TOSCA
7 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.11%) MiFID
8 3 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.055%) GDPR
9 2 (0.055%) RosettaNet
9 2 (0.055%) SLA
10 1 (0.027%) CESG Infosec
10 1 (0.027%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.027%) PSD2
System Software
1 655 (17.98%) Docker
2 50 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (0.16%) Gluster
6 5 (0.14%) Varnish
7 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.055%) etcd
8 2 (0.055%) flannel
8 2 (0.055%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.055%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.027%) HDFS
9 1 (0.027%) KVM
Systems Management
1 220 (6.04%) Ansible
2 200 (5.49%) Kubernetes
3 185 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 182 (5.00%) Puppet
5 144 (3.95%) Terraform
6 42 (1.15%) Kibana
7 33 (0.91%) logstash
8 29 (0.80%) Grafana
9 22 (0.60%) Mesos
10 19 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 15 (0.41%) HAProxy
11 15 (0.41%) Sysdig
12 13 (0.36%) Rancher
13 12 (0.33%) Packer
14 11 (0.30%) Nagios
14 11 (0.30%) Salt
15 8 (0.22%) Consul
15 8 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
16 6 (0.16%) rkt
16 6 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 152 (4.17%) Oracle
2 124 (3.40%) Microsoft
3 122 (3.35%) Google
4 74 (2.03%) Adobe
4 74 (2.03%) IBM
5 48 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 46 (1.26%) Apigee
7 43 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 43 (1.18%) SAP
8 42 (1.15%) Splunk
9 39 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (0.85%) New Relic
11 24 (0.66%) AppDynamics
12 22 (0.60%) PayPal
13 21 (0.58%) VMware
14 20 (0.55%) MuleSoft
15 19 (0.52%) Perforce
16 14 (0.38%) Rackspace
17 13 (0.36%) WSO2
18 12 (0.33%) Xamarin