Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 63 100
Rank change year-on-year +10 +37 +96
Contract jobs citing Node.js 4,229 3,296 2,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.14% 3.44% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.97% 10.60% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,064 2,444 1,930
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 11
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £39.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.72% -0.31% +81.34%
10th Percentile £21.68 £26.08 £35.75
90th Percentile £57.75 £48.33 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +344.44%

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 35,333 31,109 31,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.60% 32.46% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,938 21,448 22,119
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 380 379
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +9.59% -1.46%
10th Percentile £15.24 £15.91 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.08 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.88% +11.11% -2.70%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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
England +8 3,996 £500 +6.38% 1,166
London +5 2,447 £525 +5.00% 555
UK excluding London +13 1,732 £425 +3.03% 656
South East +15 580 £450 +5.88% 139
North of England +23 498 £425 +3.66% 206
North West +14 252 £425 +6.25% 115
Midlands -1 217 £405 -1.82% 94
Yorkshire +9 216 £430 +2.38% 80
Scotland +32 147 £425 +4.29% 31
South West +50 142 £395 -1.25% 66
West Midlands +11 112 £425 +6.25% 55
East of England -20 108 £450 +12.50% 106
East Midlands -9 104 £400 -8.57% 39
Wales -7 40 £425 +21.43% 5
North East +24 31 £400 -3.61% 11
Northern Ireland -11 5 £500 +21.21% 8

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 with a requirement for Node.js.

1 3,016 (71.32%) JavaScript
2 2,157 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1,677 (39.65%) React
4 1,616 (38.21%) CSS
5 1,558 (36.84%) HTML
6 1,524 (36.04%) AngularJS
7 1,310 (30.98%) Java
8 1,207 (28.54%) TDD
9 1,148 (27.15%) Git (software)
10 983 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
11 947 (22.39%) HTML5
12 851 (20.12%) DevOps
13 813 (19.22%) Docker
14 802 (18.96%) Front End Development
15 765 (18.09%) Microservices
16 724 (17.12%) CSS3
17 717 (16.95%) Jenkins
18 675 (15.96%) Scrum
19 657 (15.54%) Redux
20 618 (14.61%) Python
21 613 (14.50%) BDD
22 612 (14.47%) REST
23 583 (13.79%) Test Automation
24 580 (13.71%) ES6
25 559 (13.22%) Linux
26 536 (12.67%) Finance
27 531 (12.56%) RESTful
28 516 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
29 501 (11.85%) Sass
30 500 (11.82%) MongoDB

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
1 198 (4.68%) Confluence
2 168 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
3 90 (2.13%) nginx
4 88 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 80 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 60 (1.42%) Apache
7 56 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 52 (1.23%) CMS
9 35 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 34 (0.80%) JBoss
11 32 (0.76%) SharePoint
12 28 (0.66%) IIS
13 26 (0.61%) OpenStack
13 26 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 25 (0.59%) Drupal
14 25 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.43%) Gunicorn
16 16 (0.38%) IBM Domino
17 13 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (0.69%) Photoshop
2 25 (0.59%) Chatbot
3 20 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.21%) InVision
7 6 (0.14%) GIMP
8 3 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.071%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.047%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.024%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.024%) HipChat
10 1 (0.024%) Maya
10 1 (0.024%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 31 (0.73%) ION MarketView
2 18 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.12%) Magento
6 3 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.047%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.047%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.024%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.024%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.024%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 983 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
2 489 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 323 (7.64%) Serverless
4 321 (7.59%) npm
5 224 (5.30%) GitHub
6 212 (5.01%) AWS Lambda
7 138 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 99 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 98 (2.32%) SaaS
10 95 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
11 93 (2.20%) PaaS
12 72 (1.70%) Heroku
13 71 (1.68%) Amazon S3
14 70 (1.66%) OpenShift
15 48 (1.14%) Google Analytics
16 44 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 44 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
16 44 (1.04%) Slack
17 40 (0.95%) Route 53
18 35 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 162 (3.83%) HTTP
2 82 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 65 (1.54%) SSL
4 33 (0.78%) Internet
5 28 (0.66%) Ethernet
6 22 (0.52%) AMQP
7 21 (0.50%) DNS
8 18 (0.43%) Intranet
9 15 (0.35%) SMS
10 14 (0.33%) Firewall
11 12 (0.28%) Kerberos
12 11 (0.26%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.17%) MPLS
13 7 (0.17%) RTMP
13 7 (0.17%) Skype
14 6 (0.14%) SSH
14 6 (0.14%) WAN
15 4 (0.095%) MQTT
15 4 (0.095%) Software-Defined Networking
16 3 (0.071%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (11.82%) MongoDB
2 389 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 340 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
4 327 (7.73%) MySQL
5 213 (5.04%) SQL Server
6 167 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 131 (3.10%) Redis
8 114 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 109 (2.58%) Big Data
10 94 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 72 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 71 (1.68%) Blockchain
13 62 (1.47%) Hadoop
14 42 (0.99%) Neo4j
15 40 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
16 26 (0.61%) HBase
17 23 (0.54%) Apache Hive
18 22 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (0.47%) Oracle Database
20 17 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1,148 (27.15%) Git (software)
2 717 (16.95%) Jenkins
3 382 (9.03%) webpack
4 374 (8.84%) JIRA
5 360 (8.51%) gulp
6 280 (6.62%) Mocha
7 254 (6.01%) Cucumber
8 250 (5.91%) Selenium
9 249 (5.89%) Jasmine
10 246 (5.82%) Grunt
11 188 (4.45%) Karma Test Runner
12 173 (4.09%) Maven
13 153 (3.62%) Babel
14 129 (3.05%) JUnit
15 102 (2.41%) Protractor
16 99 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
17 93 (2.20%) Ant
17 93 (2.20%) Subversion
18 91 (2.15%) SonarQube
19 86 (2.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 536 (12.67%) Finance
2 476 (11.26%) Banking
3 179 (4.23%) Retail
4 107 (2.53%) Front Office
5 92 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 63 (1.49%) Games
6 63 (1.49%) Marketing
7 62 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.04%) Advertising
9 38 (0.90%) Publishing
10 35 (0.83%) Law
11 30 (0.71%) Back Office
12 23 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.50%) Military
14 19 (0.45%) Legal
15 15 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.17%) Manufacturing
18 6 (0.14%) Electronics
18 6 (0.14%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 3,192 (75.48%) Developer
2 880 (20.81%) JavaScript Developer
3 786 (18.59%) Node.js Developer
4 696 (16.46%) React Developer
5 598 (14.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 498 (11.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 405 (9.58%) Senior Developer
8 363 (8.58%) Java Developer
9 314 (7.42%) Angular Developer
10 227 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
11 198 (4.68%) Architect
12 186 (4.40%) Software Engineer
13 152 (3.59%) Web Developer
14 149 (3.52%) UI Developer
15 125 (2.96%) .NET Developer
16 117 (2.77%) JavaScript Engineer
17 112 (2.65%) Software Developer
18 106 (2.51%) AWS Developer
18 106 (2.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
19 100 (2.36%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,677 (39.65%) React
2 1,616 (38.21%) CSS
3 1,558 (36.84%) HTML
4 1,524 (36.04%) AngularJS
5 947 (22.39%) HTML5
6 724 (17.12%) CSS3
7 657 (15.54%) Redux
8 612 (14.47%) REST
9 531 (12.56%) RESTful
10 501 (11.85%) Sass
11 468 (11.07%) jQuery
12 442 (10.45%) .NET
13 401 (9.48%) JSON
14 397 (9.39%) Spring
15 391 (9.25%) Web Services
16 344 (8.13%) Express
17 290 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 210 (4.97%) XML
19 200 (4.73%) Chai
19 200 (4.73%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 381 (9.01%) User Experience
2 270 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 216 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 123 (2.91%) Fintech
5 115 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 77 (1.82%) iPad
8 71 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
9 65 (1.54%) Public Cloud
10 58 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 57 (1.35%) Data Structures
12 55 (1.30%) Fixed Income
13 45 (1.06%) Algorithms
14 43 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
15 37 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 29 (0.69%) Cloud Native
16 29 (0.69%) Derivative
16 29 (0.69%) Video on Demand
17 26 (0.61%) Virtual Team
18 19 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 559 (13.22%) Linux
2 187 (4.42%) Unix
3 174 (4.11%) Windows
4 157 (3.71%) Android
5 141 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 76 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (1.80%) Ubuntu
7 33 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 19 (0.45%) CentOS
9 13 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.17%) Debian
10 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.14%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.071%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.071%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.071%) VMS
13 2 (0.047%) Fedora
13 2 (0.047%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.047%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.024%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,157 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,207 (28.54%) TDD
3 851 (20.12%) DevOps
4 802 (18.96%) Front End Development
5 765 (18.09%) Microservices
6 675 (15.96%) Scrum
7 613 (14.50%) BDD
8 583 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 516 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
10 438 (10.36%) Software Engineering
11 432 (10.22%) Web Development
12 393 (9.29%) Open Source
13 385 (9.10%) Unit Testing
14 330 (7.80%) E-Commerce
15 297 (7.02%) MVC
16 292 (6.90%) OO
17 259 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
18 238 (5.63%) Configuration Management
19 206 (4.87%) Pair Programming
20 194 (4.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3,016 (71.32%) JavaScript
2 1,310 (30.98%) Java
3 618 (14.61%) Python
4 580 (13.71%) ES6
5 495 (11.70%) SQL
6 460 (10.88%) C#
7 423 (10.00%) TypeScript
8 252 (5.96%) PHP
9 232 (5.49%) Ruby
10 205 (4.85%) Java 8
11 198 (4.68%) Bash Shell
12 182 (4.30%) Scala
13 160 (3.78%) Go
14 143 (3.38%) Groovy
15 99 (2.34%) C++
16 70 (1.66%) Perl
17 69 (1.63%) ES7
18 43 (1.02%) PowerShell
19 42 (0.99%) Haskell
20 38 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 239 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 178 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 139 (3.29%) Degree
4 48 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (0.78%) AWS Certification
6 23 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (0.26%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.21%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.17%) IISP
13 6 (0.14%) CCNA
13 6 (0.14%) CCNP
13 6 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.12%) CISMP
14 5 (0.12%) MCSE
15 3 (0.071%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (3.48%) QA
2 55 (1.30%) GCP
3 14 (0.33%) GDPR
4 10 (0.24%) SLA
4 10 (0.24%) WCAG
5 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.21%) PMO
6 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.095%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.071%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.047%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.047%) WAI
10 1 (0.024%) MiFID
System Software
1 813 (19.22%) Docker
2 18 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.31%) HDFS
4 11 (0.26%) Varnish
5 7 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.12%) etcd
6 5 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.071%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.047%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.047%) Postfix
8 2 (0.047%) Xen
9 1 (0.024%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 322 (7.61%) Kubernetes
2 281 (6.64%) Ansible
2 281 (6.64%) Terraform
3 270 (6.38%) Puppet
4 168 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (1.99%) Grafana
6 74 (1.75%) Kibana
7 60 (1.42%) Consul
8 52 (1.23%) Salt
9 40 (0.95%) Mesos
9 40 (0.95%) Packer
10 34 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (0.35%) Graylog
11 15 (0.35%) logstash
12 14 (0.33%) Graphite
13 9 (0.21%) HAProxy
13 9 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.17%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.17%) Rancher
14 7 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 209 (4.94%) Google
2 184 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 177 (4.19%) Oracle
4 118 (2.79%) IBM
5 88 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 72 (1.70%) Red Hat
7 61 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 57 (1.35%) Adobe
9 51 (1.21%) Splunk
10 34 (0.80%) Apigee
11 31 (0.73%) ION Trading
12 20 (0.47%) Zend
13 19 (0.45%) TIBCO
14 17 (0.40%) webMethods
14 17 (0.40%) Xamarin
15 15 (0.35%) Apiary
15 15 (0.35%) Capita
15 15 (0.35%) MuleSoft
15 15 (0.35%) Perforce
16 14 (0.33%) Sybase