Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 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
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 61 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Node.js 2,221 2,136 3,895
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 4.18% 3.68% 4.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.83% 12.25% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,665 1,496 2,894
10th Percentile £363 £360 £375
25th Percentile £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £469
% change year-on-year -2.81% -1.23% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
10th Percentile £38.55 £60.48 £24.49
25th Percentile £41.63 £64.19 £41.25
Median hourly rate £51.50 £72.50 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -28.97% +45.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £60.06 £78.75 £52.50
90th Percentile £66.33 " £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £58.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -12.93% +16.00% +11.11%

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 16,065 17,436 31,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.24% 30.06% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,488 12,272 22,521
10th Percentile £328 £331 £325
25th Percentile £405 £410 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £580 £575
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 165 285
10th Percentile £23.90 £17.85 £17.70
25th Percentile £34.00 £26.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.10%
75th Percentile £57.00 £53.28 £52.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £69.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.66%

Node.js
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Node.js over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Node.js over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Top 17 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 17 April 2021. 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 +7 1,842 £500 -1.96% 1,055
London +7 1,198 £525 -4.55% 473
Work from Home -13 778 £500 -4.76% 232
UK excluding London 0 600 £450 -2.81% 680
North of England +15 215 £486 +2.37% 200
South East +11 121 £450 -5.26% 128
Yorkshire +21 103 £500 +1.01% 56
North West +8 95 £450 -0.55% 125
Scotland -9 72 £425 -10.53% 52
Midlands -13 62 £375 -21.05% 105
East of England +7 61 £450 - 59
South West -6 55 £450 -5.26% 89
West Midlands -26 33 £370 -23.12% 63
East Midlands +18 22 £356 -6.75% 40
North East +24 17 £475 - 19
Wales -7 9 £400 -11.11% 28
Northern Ireland +8 5 £400 +6.67% 19

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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 1,482 (66.73%) JavaScript
2 1,121 (50.47%) React
3 993 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
4 875 (39.40%) AWS
5 683 (30.75%) Docker
6 679 (30.57%) Java
7 649 (29.22%) Kubernetes
8 584 (26.29%) TypeScript
9 544 (24.49%) CSS
10 534 (24.04%) Azure
11 530 (23.86%) Software Engineering
12 525 (23.64%) Git (software)
13 488 (21.97%) HTML
14 483 (21.75%) DevOps
15 463 (20.85%) Python
16 457 (20.58%) Microservices
17 447 (20.13%) Terraform
18 432 (19.45%) Finance
19 402 (18.10%) Serverless
20 390 (17.56%) Web Services
21 372 (16.75%) AngularJS
22 352 (15.85%) TDD
23 337 (15.17%) Jenkins
24 321 (14.45%) AWS Lambda
25 313 (14.09%) Test Automation
26 292 (13.15%) REST
27 291 (13.10%) User Experience
28 288 (12.97%) Front End Development
29 272 (12.25%) Front Office
30 270 (12.16%) Asset Management

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
1 114 (5.13%) Confluence
2 79 (3.56%) nginx
3 74 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 54 (2.43%) Apache
5 38 (1.71%) CMS
5 38 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 30 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 25 (1.13%) SharePoint
9 23 (1.04%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.81%) JBoss
11 14 (0.63%) Ethereum
11 14 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (0.59%) Camunda
13 12 (0.54%) Headless CMS
14 11 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.50%) WordPress
15 10 (0.45%) Drupal
15 10 (0.45%) IBM Domino
16 9 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (0.45%) Figma
2 9 (0.41%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.045%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 24 (1.08%) Shopify
2 14 (0.63%) Magento
3 11 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (0.14%) Summit
8 1 (0.045%) Exstream
8 1 (0.045%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.045%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 875 (39.40%) AWS
2 534 (24.04%) Azure
3 402 (18.10%) Serverless
4 321 (14.45%) AWS Lambda
5 268 (12.07%) GCP
6 197 (8.87%) Amazon S3
7 184 (8.28%) Amazon SQS
8 148 (6.66%) AWS Step Functions
9 134 (6.03%) GitHub
10 94 (4.23%) npm
11 66 (2.97%) SaaS
12 65 (2.93%) PaaS
13 64 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
14 49 (2.21%) Amazon EKS
15 47 (2.12%) IaaS
16 45 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
17 39 (1.76%) OpenShift
17 39 (1.76%) Slack
18 36 (1.62%) Amazon ECS
18 36 (1.62%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.03%) HTTP
2 28 (1.26%) SSL
3 22 (0.99%) DNS
4 20 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.72%) Internet
6 15 (0.68%) Firewall
7 12 (0.54%) Unified Communications
8 11 (0.50%) SSH
9 9 (0.41%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.36%) IPFS
11 7 (0.32%) FTP
12 6 (0.27%) Skype
13 5 (0.23%) LAN
13 5 (0.23%) PBX
14 4 (0.18%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.18%) VPN
15 3 (0.14%) Network Security
15 3 (0.14%) WAN
15 3 (0.14%) Wireshark
16 2 (0.090%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (10.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 200 (9.00%) MongoDB
3 174 (7.83%) Amazon RDS
4 164 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
5 158 (7.11%) NoSQL
6 123 (5.54%) MySQL
7 67 (3.02%) SQL Server
8 58 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 53 (2.39%) Redis
10 48 (2.16%) BigQuery
11 33 (1.49%) Blockchain
12 25 (1.13%) Big Data
13 23 (1.04%) Apache Ignite
14 22 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
15 21 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
17 16 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
18 14 (0.63%) Hadoop
18 14 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 525 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 337 (15.17%) Jenkins
3 181 (8.15%) JIRA
4 153 (6.89%) Maven
5 147 (6.62%) webpack
6 100 (4.50%) gulp
7 88 (3.96%) CircleCI
8 80 (3.60%) GitLab
8 80 (3.60%) SonarQube
9 79 (3.56%) Mocha
10 75 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 73 (3.29%) Cucumber
12 71 (3.20%) Gradle
13 70 (3.15%) JUnit
14 67 (3.02%) Selenium
15 59 (2.66%) Cypress.io
16 51 (2.30%) Jasmine
17 45 (2.03%) Travis CI
18 42 (1.89%) TeamCity
19 39 (1.76%) Artifactory
General
1 432 (19.45%) Finance
2 272 (12.25%) Front Office
3 120 (5.40%) Public Sector
4 93 (4.19%) Banking
5 49 (2.21%) Retail
6 46 (2.07%) Marketing
7 40 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 20 (0.90%) Law
8 20 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.72%) Publishing
10 15 (0.68%) Electronics
11 13 (0.59%) Games
12 11 (0.50%) Military
12 11 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.32%) Advertising
17 6 (0.27%) Automotive
18 5 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,576 (70.96%) Developer
2 540 (24.31%) React Developer
3 415 (18.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 378 (17.02%) Node.js Developer
5 341 (15.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 231 (10.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 208 (9.37%) AWS Developer
8 168 (7.56%) Senior Developer
9 123 (5.54%) Java Developer
9 123 (5.54%) Software Engineer
10 119 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
11 94 (4.23%) UI Developer
12 77 (3.47%) Architect
13 76 (3.42%) Angular Developer
14 75 (3.38%) UX Developer
15 74 (3.33%) UI Engineer
16 73 (3.29%) Designer
17 67 (3.02%) UI Designer
17 67 (3.02%) UX Engineer
18 66 (2.97%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,121 (50.47%) React
2 544 (24.49%) CSS
3 488 (21.97%) HTML
4 390 (17.56%) Web Services
5 372 (16.75%) AngularJS
6 292 (13.15%) REST
7 267 (12.02%) Redux
8 259 (11.66%) GraphQL
9 203 (9.14%) Express
10 192 (8.64%) RESTful
11 182 (8.19%) HTML5
12 170 (7.65%) Spring
13 156 (7.02%) Jest
14 152 (6.84%) Spring Boot
15 151 (6.80%) .NET
16 125 (5.63%) Sass
17 115 (5.18%) jQuery
18 111 (5.00%) CSS3
19 104 (4.68%) JSON
20 91 (4.10%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 291 (13.10%) User Experience
2 100 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
3 85 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 79 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (3.02%) Cloud Native
6 53 (2.39%) Equities
7 52 (2.34%) Derivative
8 47 (2.12%) Fixed Income
9 39 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 37 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
12 24 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 22 (0.99%) Hedge funds
14 21 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.81%) Management Information System
15 18 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 15 (0.68%) Credit Risk
16 15 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (6.26%) Linux
2 69 (3.11%) Apple iOS
3 65 (2.93%) Android
4 45 (2.03%) Windows
5 36 (1.62%) Unix
6 17 (0.77%) CentOS
6 17 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.23%) Debian
9 5 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.090%) Alpine Linux
12 2 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.090%) VMS
13 1 (0.045%) Solaris
13 1 (0.045%) Tizen
13 1 (0.045%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (23.86%) Software Engineering
3 483 (21.75%) DevOps
4 457 (20.58%) Microservices
5 352 (15.85%) TDD
6 313 (14.09%) Test Automation
7 288 (12.97%) Front End Development
8 270 (12.16%) Asset Management
9 251 (11.30%) Scrum
10 250 (11.26%) Investment Management
11 193 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
12 168 (7.56%) Open Source
13 166 (7.47%) BDD
14 138 (6.21%) Unit Testing
15 134 (6.03%) Web Development
16 125 (5.63%) Mentoring
17 116 (5.22%) SDLC
18 112 (5.04%) Kanban
19 101 (4.55%) E-Commerce
20 100 (4.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,482 (66.73%) JavaScript
2 679 (30.57%) Java
3 584 (26.29%) TypeScript
4 463 (20.85%) Python
5 268 (12.07%) SQL
6 171 (7.70%) ES6
7 161 (7.25%) C#
8 150 (6.75%) Go
9 138 (6.21%) Kotlin
10 109 (4.91%) Ruby
11 98 (4.41%) Java 8
12 76 (3.42%) Bash Shell
13 73 (3.29%) C++
14 70 (3.15%) Scala
15 69 (3.11%) PHP
16 67 (3.02%) Groovy
17 37 (1.67%) PowerShell
18 24 (1.08%) Shell Script
19 21 (0.95%) C
20 18 (0.81%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 153 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 126 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 110 (4.95%) Degree
4 19 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (0.72%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.59%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.090%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.090%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.045%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.045%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.045%) PhD
10 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.045%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.92%) QA
2 30 (1.35%) WCAG
3 9 (0.41%) GDPR
4 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.23%) SLA
5 2 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.045%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.045%) MiFID
6 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 683 (30.75%) Docker
2 54 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.32%) Postfix
5 7 (0.32%) qmail
6 3 (0.14%) Samba
7 2 (0.090%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 649 (29.22%) Kubernetes
2 447 (20.13%) Terraform
3 128 (5.76%) Ansible
4 68 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (2.79%) Puppet
6 36 (1.62%) Grafana
7 34 (1.53%) Argo
8 24 (1.08%) Kibana
9 21 (0.95%) Istio
10 15 (0.68%) Salt
11 13 (0.59%) Consul
12 12 (0.54%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.45%) Graphite
13 10 (0.45%) logstash
14 8 (0.36%) Packer
15 6 (0.27%) Nagios
16 5 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
16 5 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
17 3 (0.14%) Kustomize
17 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 146 (6.57%) Google
2 102 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 82 (3.69%) Oracle
4 40 (1.80%) Splunk
5 30 (1.35%) IBM
6 29 (1.31%) SAP
7 27 (1.22%) VMware
8 25 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.04%) Bloomberg
10 21 (0.95%) MuleSoft
10 21 (0.95%) New Relic
10 21 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.81%) Dynatrace
12 15 (0.68%) AppDynamics
13 13 (0.59%) Adobe
14 11 (0.50%) Apple
14 11 (0.50%) Dell
15 10 (0.45%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.45%) hybris
15 10 (0.45%) Xerox