Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 60 90
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30 +51
Contract jobs citing Node.js 4,276 3,648 2,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.10% 3.54% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.78% 10.99% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,144 2,735 2,018
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £350 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% -1.18% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +103.48%
10th Percentile £21.20 £26.08 £36.25
90th Percentile £56.00 £49.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +167.24%

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 36,313 33,201 32,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.80% 32.23% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,612 23,418 22,493
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 380 374
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.45 £14.04
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year +0.61% +12.24% -2.00%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +4 4,032 £500 +5.26% 1,463
London +8 2,507 £525 +5.00% 703
UK excluding London 0 1,699 £436 +3.81% 823
South East +5 523 £450 +5.26% 195
North of England +2 495 £450 +9.09% 247
North West -6 236 £437 +9.19% 139
Midlands -8 211 £400 - 98
Yorkshire -8 203 £450 +7.14% 78
South West +42 188 £400 -11.11% 102
Scotland +48 146 £400 +6.67% 36
East Midlands +2 105 £365 -2.78% 53
West Midlands +12 104 £450 +10.77% 45
East of England -24 96 £450 +20.00% 118
North East +42 61 £425 +6.25% 30
Wales -35 38 £425 -13.71% 11
Northern Ireland 0 5 £500 +21.21% 16

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 3,004 (70.25%) JavaScript
2 2,217 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1,706 (39.90%) React
4 1,621 (37.91%) CSS
5 1,564 (36.58%) HTML
6 1,450 (33.91%) AngularJS
7 1,394 (32.60%) Java
8 1,230 (28.77%) TDD
9 1,159 (27.10%) Git (software)
10 988 (23.11%) Amazon AWS
11 966 (22.59%) Docker
12 961 (22.47%) Microservices
13 908 (21.23%) DevOps
14 901 (21.07%) HTML5
15 819 (19.15%) Front End Development
16 737 (17.24%) Jenkins
17 721 (16.86%) Test Automation
18 683 (15.97%) REST
19 666 (15.58%) Redux
20 662 (15.48%) Python
21 655 (15.32%) BDD
22 647 (15.13%) CSS3
23 644 (15.06%) Scrum
24 590 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
25 584 (13.66%) Finance
26 578 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
27 576 (13.47%) MongoDB
28 567 (13.26%) SQL
29 533 (12.46%) Software Engineering
30 532 (12.44%) ES6

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
1 234 (5.47%) Confluence
2 158 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 87 (2.03%) Tomcat
4 85 (1.99%) CMS
5 79 (1.85%) nginx
6 76 (1.78%) Apache
7 60 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 41 (0.96%) SharePoint
9 37 (0.87%) JBoss
10 33 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 32 (0.75%) Drupal
12 27 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 26 (0.61%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.56%) IIS
15 20 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
16 19 (0.44%) OpenStack
17 15 (0.35%) IBM Domino
17 15 (0.35%) WordPress
18 14 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 13 (0.30%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 34 (0.80%) Chatbot
2 28 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.094%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.094%) InVision
6 2 (0.047%) GIMP
6 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.047%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.023%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.023%) CATIA
7 1 (0.023%) HipChat
7 1 (0.023%) Maya
7 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.023%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 14 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.23%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.094%) Magento
5 4 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.047%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.047%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.047%) Shopify
6 2 (0.047%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.023%) Exstream
7 1 (0.023%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.023%) Ripple
7 1 (0.023%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 988 (23.11%) Amazon AWS
2 578 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 344 (8.04%) Serverless
4 303 (7.09%) npm
5 258 (6.03%) AWS Lambda
6 226 (5.29%) GitHub
7 165 (3.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 105 (2.46%) PaaS
9 97 (2.27%) SaaS
10 91 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
11 83 (1.94%) Amazon S3
11 83 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 74 (1.73%) Google Analytics
13 67 (1.57%) Slack
14 65 (1.52%) Heroku
15 59 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
16 56 (1.31%) OpenShift
17 45 (1.05%) BrowserStack
18 42 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
19 38 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 174 (4.07%) HTTP
2 103 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 78 (1.82%) SSL
4 31 (0.72%) AMQP
5 26 (0.61%) Internet
6 24 (0.56%) Ethernet
6 24 (0.56%) Skype
7 22 (0.51%) DNS
8 19 (0.44%) Firewall
9 15 (0.35%) Intranet
10 12 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 12 (0.28%) Kerberos
11 10 (0.23%) VPN
12 7 (0.16%) ICMP
13 6 (0.14%) RTMP
14 5 (0.12%) Network Security
14 5 (0.12%) SSH
14 5 (0.12%) VoIP
15 4 (0.094%) ATM
15 4 (0.094%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (13.47%) MongoDB
2 453 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 386 (9.03%) MySQL
4 375 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
5 237 (5.54%) Relational Database
6 221 (5.17%) SQL Server
7 118 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 114 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 113 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 103 (2.41%) Redis
11 83 (1.94%) Big Data
12 55 (1.29%) Blockchain
13 48 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
13 48 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 37 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
15 31 (0.72%) Hadoop
16 30 (0.70%) Couchbase
17 22 (0.51%) Neo4j
18 19 (0.44%) Apache Hive
18 19 (0.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,159 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 737 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 454 (10.62%) JIRA
4 350 (8.19%) gulp
5 346 (8.09%) Selenium
5 346 (8.09%) webpack
6 326 (7.62%) Cucumber
7 312 (7.30%) Mocha
8 228 (5.33%) Jasmine
9 218 (5.10%) Grunt
10 173 (4.05%) Karma Test Runner
11 172 (4.02%) Maven
12 152 (3.55%) JUnit
13 126 (2.95%) Babel
14 123 (2.88%) Gatling
15 118 (2.76%) Protractor
16 106 (2.48%) Subversion
17 97 (2.27%) Bitbucket
18 96 (2.25%) Visual Studio
19 90 (2.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 584 (13.66%) Finance
2 469 (10.97%) Banking
3 234 (5.47%) Retail
4 102 (2.39%) Front Office
5 87 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 57 (1.33%) Games
6 57 (1.33%) Marketing
7 55 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 48 (1.12%) Advertising
9 41 (0.96%) Publishing
10 37 (0.87%) Law
11 23 (0.54%) Legal
12 21 (0.49%) Military
13 18 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 14 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.23%) Back Office
16 8 (0.19%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.19%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.16%) Electronics
18 6 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,232 (75.58%) Developer
2 794 (18.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 766 (17.91%) Node.js Developer
4 707 (16.53%) React Developer
5 644 (15.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 552 (12.91%) Full Stack Developer
7 401 (9.38%) Java Developer
8 385 (9.00%) Senior Developer
9 284 (6.64%) Angular Developer
10 220 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
11 206 (4.82%) Software Engineer
12 145 (3.39%) .NET Developer
13 136 (3.18%) UI Developer
13 136 (3.18%) Web Developer
14 133 (3.11%) Architect
15 122 (2.85%) Backend Developer
16 121 (2.83%) Software Developer
17 105 (2.46%) HTML Developer
18 104 (2.43%) Senior JavaScript Developer
19 102 (2.39%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,706 (39.90%) React
2 1,621 (37.91%) CSS
3 1,564 (36.58%) HTML
4 1,450 (33.91%) AngularJS
5 901 (21.07%) HTML5
6 683 (15.97%) REST
7 666 (15.58%) Redux
8 647 (15.13%) CSS3
9 506 (11.83%) RESTful
10 478 (11.18%) .NET
10 478 (11.18%) Sass
11 442 (10.34%) Spring
12 439 (10.27%) jQuery
13 407 (9.52%) Web Services
14 402 (9.40%) Express
15 371 (8.68%) JSON
16 324 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 252 (5.89%) Spring Boot
18 241 (5.64%) GraphQL
19 215 (5.03%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 417 (9.75%) User Experience
2 258 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
3 214 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 111 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 97 (2.27%) Fintech
6 90 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 74 (1.73%) Public Cloud
8 64 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 61 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 50 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
12 45 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
13 44 (1.03%) iPad
14 33 (0.77%) Fixed Income
15 32 (0.75%) Video on Demand
16 31 (0.72%) Cloud Native
17 28 (0.65%) Video\Live Streaming
18 25 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 21 (0.49%) Hedge funds
20 20 (0.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 479 (11.20%) Linux
2 170 (3.98%) Windows
3 157 (3.67%) Unix
4 150 (3.51%) Android
5 129 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 71 (1.66%) Ubuntu
7 65 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (0.75%) Windows Server
9 26 (0.61%) CentOS
10 17 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.28%) VMS
13 3 (0.070%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.070%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.070%) Debian
13 3 (0.070%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.070%) zOS
14 1 (0.023%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.023%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,217 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1,230 (28.77%) TDD
3 961 (22.47%) Microservices
4 908 (21.23%) DevOps
5 819 (19.15%) Front End Development
6 721 (16.86%) Test Automation
7 655 (15.32%) BDD
8 644 (15.06%) Scrum
9 590 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
10 533 (12.46%) Software Engineering
11 395 (9.24%) Open Source
12 371 (8.68%) Unit Testing
13 338 (7.90%) Web Development
14 308 (7.20%) OO
15 306 (7.16%) E-Commerce
16 299 (6.99%) MVC
17 221 (5.17%) Pair Programming
18 218 (5.10%) Configuration Management
19 210 (4.91%) Mentoring
20 209 (4.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,004 (70.25%) JavaScript
2 1,394 (32.60%) Java
3 662 (15.48%) Python
4 567 (13.26%) SQL
5 532 (12.44%) ES6
6 482 (11.27%) C#
7 414 (9.68%) TypeScript
8 270 (6.31%) Java 8
9 228 (5.33%) PHP
10 226 (5.29%) Ruby
11 200 (4.68%) Scala
12 183 (4.28%) Go
13 141 (3.30%) Bash Shell
14 129 (3.02%) Groovy
15 91 (2.13%) Perl
16 89 (2.08%) C++
17 65 (1.52%) ES7
17 65 (1.52%) PowerShell
18 54 (1.26%) Haskell
19 42 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 237 (5.54%) Security Cleared
2 170 (3.98%) SC Cleared
3 159 (3.72%) Degree
4 54 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 41 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 11 (0.26%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.094%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (0.070%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.070%) CISSP
14 3 (0.070%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (0.070%) MCSA
14 3 (0.070%) MCSE
14 3 (0.070%) SANS
14 3 (0.070%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (5.14%) QA
2 15 (0.35%) WCAG
3 10 (0.23%) GDPR
4 6 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.070%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.070%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.070%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.070%) PMO
5 3 (0.070%) PSD2
5 3 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.070%) SLA
6 1 (0.023%) WAI
System Software
1 966 (22.59%) Docker
2 19 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.28%) HDFS
5 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.094%) Firmware
6 4 (0.094%) Varnish
6 4 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.070%) vSphere
8 2 (0.047%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.047%) Postfix
8 2 (0.047%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.023%) KVM
9 1 (0.023%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.023%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.023%) Xen
Systems Management
1 354 (8.28%) Kubernetes
2 290 (6.78%) Ansible
3 271 (6.34%) Terraform
4 267 (6.24%) Puppet
5 176 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
6 117 (2.74%) Grafana
7 98 (2.29%) Kibana
8 38 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
9 35 (0.82%) Consul
10 32 (0.75%) Packer
11 29 (0.68%) Graphite
12 21 (0.49%) Salt
13 19 (0.44%) Mesos
14 17 (0.40%) Prometheus
15 14 (0.33%) Rancher
16 12 (0.28%) logstash
17 9 (0.21%) Graylog
17 9 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
17 9 (0.21%) ZABBIX
18 6 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 265 (6.20%) Google
2 226 (5.29%) Microsoft
3 189 (4.42%) Oracle
4 89 (2.08%) IBM
5 73 (1.71%) Atlassian
6 67 (1.57%) Adobe
7 57 (1.33%) Splunk
8 42 (0.98%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 34 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 26 (0.61%) Apiary
12 23 (0.54%) TIBCO
13 21 (0.49%) Sitecore
14 19 (0.44%) ServiceNow
14 19 (0.44%) webMethods
15 17 (0.40%) SaltStack
16 16 (0.37%) MuleSoft
17 14 (0.33%) Black Duck
17 14 (0.33%) Facebook
18 12 (0.28%) SAP