Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 54 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +34
Contract jobs citing Node.js 2,325 3,982 3,871
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.74% 4.13% 3.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.48% 12.56% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,656 2,991 2,950
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £360 £369 £363
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +1.62% +2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +2.78% -1.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 18,627 31,700 32,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.99% 32.89% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,628 22,364 23,095
Median daily rate £500 £488 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.17% +9.25%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £657 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £410
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.10% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 301 326
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.53 £41.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.72% +0.28% +2.86%
10th Percentile £20.50 £18.50 £18.38
90th Percentile £68.90 £60.00 £58.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +1.19% +5.00%

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 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 -4 2,143 £508 +1.50% 1,046
London -9 1,216 £550 +4.76% 460
UK excluding London +10 1,062 £470 +1.62% 635
North of England -9 316 £475 - 222
South East -25 202 £475 - 134
South West +6 158 £450 -2.17% 80
North West +2 156 £450 - 134
Yorkshire -6 134 £525 +5.00% 55
Midlands +30 121 £475 +13.43% 97
East of England +57 115 £450 +3.75% 56
Scotland +41 109 £475 +5.56% 31
Work from Home -10 104 £525 +16.67% 109
West Midlands +58 90 £488 +21.88% 60
Wales +29 39 £450 +6.51% 14
East Midlands -9 31 £375 -16.29% 37
North East -10 26 £450 -4.76% 33
Northern Ireland +14 3 £375 +7.14% 3

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 1,517 (65.25%) JavaScript
2 1,078 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
3 1,028 (44.22%) React
4 742 (31.91%) Java
5 724 (31.14%) AWS
6 659 (28.34%) CSS
7 620 (26.67%) HTML
8 589 (25.33%) AngularJS
9 529 (22.75%) Docker
10 503 (21.63%) DevOps
11 474 (20.39%) Microservices
12 467 (20.09%) Azure
12 467 (20.09%) Git (software)
13 430 (18.49%) TDD
14 421 (18.11%) Python
15 414 (17.81%) TypeScript
16 384 (16.52%) Front End Development
17 376 (16.17%) Kubernetes
18 357 (15.35%) Scrum
19 340 (14.62%) Web Services
20 322 (13.85%) Redux
21 321 (13.81%) Software Engineering
22 309 (13.29%) SQL
23 302 (12.99%) Finance
24 299 (12.86%) Test Automation
25 288 (12.39%) .NET
26 280 (12.04%) REST
27 262 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
28 260 (11.18%) HTML5
29 259 (11.14%) Jenkins

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
1 100 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (2.58%) Confluence
3 48 (2.06%) CMS
4 32 (1.38%) Drupal
4 32 (1.38%) nginx
5 31 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 28 (1.20%) Apache
7 27 (1.16%) Apache Spark
8 19 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (0.56%) IIS
10 12 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.39%) WordPress
12 8 (0.34%) JBoss
13 7 (0.30%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.26%) SAS
15 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
15 4 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.17%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.13%) Jupyter
Applications
1 23 (0.99%) Photoshop
1 23 (0.99%) Sketch
2 20 (0.86%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.17%) InVision
4 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.13%) Figma
6 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (1.29%) Magento
2 25 (1.08%) Shopify
3 11 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.086%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.086%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.043%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.043%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.043%) Quorum
7 1 (0.043%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.043%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 724 (31.14%) AWS
2 467 (20.09%) Azure
3 248 (10.67%) Serverless
4 235 (10.11%) GCP
5 185 (7.96%) AWS Lambda
6 127 (5.46%) GitHub
7 96 (4.13%) Amazon S3
8 87 (3.74%) npm
9 82 (3.53%) SaaS
10 59 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 50 (2.15%) OpenShift
12 48 (2.06%) Heroku
13 45 (1.94%) PaaS
14 41 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
15 38 (1.63%) Amazon ECS
16 32 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
17 27 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
17 27 (1.16%) Google Analytics
18 26 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
19 23 (0.99%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.78%) HTTP
2 66 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.42%) Ethernet
4 31 (1.33%) SSL
5 17 (0.73%) Internet
6 12 (0.52%) AMQP
7 9 (0.39%) DHCP
7 9 (0.39%) Firewall
7 9 (0.39%) MQTT
8 8 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.34%) Wireless
9 7 (0.30%) DNS
10 6 (0.26%) DSL
11 5 (0.22%) DOCSIS
11 5 (0.22%) SNMP
12 4 (0.17%) LAN
12 4 (0.17%) WAN
12 4 (0.17%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.13%) Network Security
13 3 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (10.92%) MongoDB
2 180 (7.74%) NoSQL
3 128 (5.51%) MySQL
4 121 (5.20%) SQL Server
5 111 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
6 76 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 64 (2.75%) Redis
8 62 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 57 (2.45%) Big Data
10 37 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 33 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 32 (1.38%) Amazon Athena
13 31 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (1.08%) Blockchain
14 25 (1.08%) Neo4j
15 22 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
15 22 (0.95%) Hadoop
16 20 (0.86%) DB2
17 17 (0.73%) RDBMS
18 16 (0.69%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 467 (20.09%) Git (software)
2 259 (11.14%) Jenkins
3 148 (6.37%) JIRA
4 139 (5.98%) webpack
5 132 (5.68%) Selenium
6 115 (4.95%) Cucumber
7 96 (4.13%) gulp
8 95 (4.09%) Mocha
9 87 (3.74%) JUnit
10 79 (3.40%) Bitbucket
11 68 (2.92%) CircleCI
11 68 (2.92%) GitLab
12 60 (2.58%) Maven
13 58 (2.49%) Grunt
13 58 (2.49%) Visual Studio
14 56 (2.41%) Jasmine
15 47 (2.02%) Eclipse
16 41 (1.76%) Artifactory
17 38 (1.63%) Babel
18 35 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 302 (12.99%) Finance
2 124 (5.33%) Public Sector
3 108 (4.65%) Banking
4 91 (3.91%) Front Office
5 57 (2.45%) Retail
6 37 (1.59%) Marketing
7 36 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 35 (1.51%) Aerospace
9 34 (1.46%) Games
10 33 (1.42%) Military
11 29 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 22 (0.95%) Law
13 20 (0.86%) Publishing
14 10 (0.43%) Advertising
15 9 (0.39%) Back Office
16 7 (0.30%) Automotive
17 5 (0.22%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.17%) Electronics
19 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
19 3 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,607 (69.12%) Developer
2 378 (16.26%) Node.js Developer
3 338 (14.54%) React Developer
4 318 (13.68%) Full Stack Developer
5 305 (13.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 275 (11.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 200 (8.60%) Senior Developer
8 146 (6.28%) Java Developer
9 120 (5.16%) Architect
10 109 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
11 95 (4.09%) Software Engineer
12 91 (3.91%) Software Developer
13 90 (3.87%) AWS Developer
14 80 (3.44%) Angular Developer
15 63 (2.71%) JavaScript Engineer
16 61 (2.62%) AWS Engineer
17 55 (2.37%) UI Developer
18 52 (2.24%) Backend Developer
19 51 (2.19%) Lead Developer
20 49 (2.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,028 (44.22%) React
2 659 (28.34%) CSS
3 620 (26.67%) HTML
4 589 (25.33%) AngularJS
5 340 (14.62%) Web Services
6 322 (13.85%) Redux
7 288 (12.39%) .NET
8 280 (12.04%) REST
9 260 (11.18%) HTML5
10 259 (11.14%) Vue.js
11 241 (10.37%) RESTful
12 239 (10.28%) GraphQL
13 195 (8.39%) CSS3
14 170 (7.31%) Express
15 166 (7.14%) Jest
16 165 (7.10%) JSON
17 164 (7.05%) Sass
18 162 (6.97%) Spring
19 121 (5.20%) Kafka
20 119 (5.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 208 (8.95%) User Experience
2 191 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
3 95 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (3.48%) Fixed Income
5 80 (3.44%) Derivative
6 71 (3.05%) Cloud Native
7 63 (2.71%) Hedge funds
8 61 (2.62%) Equities
9 59 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 59 (2.54%) Mobile App
10 57 (2.45%) Blog
11 39 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 39 (1.68%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.42%) Algorithms
13 31 (1.33%) PKI
14 29 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 25 (1.08%) W3C
16 23 (0.99%) Virtual Team
17 20 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
18 16 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 223 (9.59%) Linux
2 110 (4.73%) Windows
3 84 (3.61%) Unix
4 73 (3.14%) Android
5 51 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.86%) CentOS
7 16 (0.69%) CoreOS
8 12 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.47%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
12 2 (0.086%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.086%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.043%) Debian
13 1 (0.043%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,078 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (21.63%) DevOps
3 474 (20.39%) Microservices
4 430 (18.49%) TDD
5 384 (16.52%) Front End Development
6 357 (15.35%) Scrum
7 321 (13.81%) Software Engineering
8 299 (12.86%) Test Automation
9 262 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
10 219 (9.42%) Open Source
11 205 (8.82%) BDD
12 141 (6.06%) Mentoring
13 140 (6.02%) Web Development
14 136 (5.85%) Kanban
15 125 (5.38%) Analytics
16 118 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
17 116 (4.99%) Unit Testing
18 114 (4.90%) Pair Programming
19 113 (4.86%) E-Commerce
20 111 (4.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,517 (65.25%) JavaScript
2 742 (31.91%) Java
3 421 (18.11%) Python
4 414 (17.81%) TypeScript
5 309 (13.29%) SQL
6 257 (11.05%) C#
7 208 (8.95%) ES6
8 163 (7.01%) PHP
9 117 (5.03%) Bash Shell
10 113 (4.86%) C++
11 106 (4.56%) Ruby
12 93 (4.00%) Go
13 87 (3.74%) Java 8
14 70 (3.01%) PowerShell
15 66 (2.84%) Scala
16 52 (2.24%) Kotlin
17 31 (1.33%) Groovy
18 30 (1.29%) GLSL
18 30 (1.29%) HLSL
18 30 (1.29%) R
Qualifications
1 214 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 160 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 103 (4.43%) Degree
4 31 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 27 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.47%) AWS Certification
7 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (0.39%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.30%) SANS
11 5 (0.22%) CCNA
11 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.17%) ISEB
12 4 (0.17%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.13%) CCNP
13 3 (0.13%) PhD
14 2 (0.086%) CISSP
14 2 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (2.88%) QA
2 42 (1.81%) WCAG
3 8 (0.34%) GDPR
4 7 (0.30%) SLA
5 5 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.13%) SEPA
7 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.086%) HL7
8 1 (0.043%) PSD2
8 1 (0.043%) WAI
System Software
1 529 (22.75%) Docker
2 34 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.26%) HDFS
5 4 (0.17%) RACF
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.086%) LXC
7 2 (0.086%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.043%) Varnish
8 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.043%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 376 (16.17%) Kubernetes
2 225 (9.68%) Terraform
3 113 (4.86%) Ansible
4 50 (2.15%) Puppet
5 44 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (1.85%) Kibana
7 36 (1.55%) Grafana
8 14 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (0.52%) Prometheus
10 10 (0.43%) Istio
11 8 (0.34%) Consul
12 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.22%) Graphite
13 5 (0.22%) Rancher
13 5 (0.22%) Salt
14 3 (0.13%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 3 (0.13%) Oracle Flashback
14 3 (0.13%) Packer
14 3 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 168 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 152 (6.54%) Google
3 69 (2.97%) Oracle
4 49 (2.11%) IBM
5 28 (1.20%) SAP
6 27 (1.16%) AppDynamics
7 25 (1.08%) hybris
8 20 (0.86%) Splunk
9 19 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.73%) Xamarin
11 15 (0.65%) Confluent
11 15 (0.65%) Veracode
12 14 (0.60%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.56%) Sybase
14 12 (0.52%) New Relic
14 12 (0.52%) VMware
15 9 (0.39%) Adobe
15 9 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.34%) ForgeRock
16 8 (0.34%) ServiceNow