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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 20 May 2022 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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 67 55 66
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing Node.js 2,930 2,351 1,748
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.32% 4.06% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.26% 13.31% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,204 1,786 1,223
10th Percentile £419 £363 £363
25th Percentile £480 £422 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £510
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £588
90th Percentile £745 £681 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £461
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.39% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 1
10th Percentile - £46.30 -
25th Percentile £35.00 £58.00 -
Median hourly rate £46.00 £65.52 £58.00
Median % change year-on-year -29.79% +12.97% +16.00%
75th Percentile £65.54 £68.24 -
90th Percentile £77.00 £73.45 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £65.52 £58.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% +12.97% +16.00%

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 23,895 17,658 14,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.07% 30.48% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,550 12,601 10,334
10th Percentile £400 £345 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £663 £594 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £443 £450
% change year-on-year +12.99% -1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 186 134
10th Percentile £21.60 £23.07 £19.08
25th Percentile £35.00 £33.81 £31.25
Median hourly rate £49.99 £45.00 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.08% -2.17% +4.12%
75th Percentile £65.54 £57.50 £54.33
90th Percentile £76.64 £66.00 £65.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -15 2,304 £564 +10.00% 775
Work from Home -9 1,831 £550 +10.00% 428
London -13 1,532 £600 +14.29% 405
UK excluding London -48 578 £525 +16.67% 399
North of England -37 188 £525 +10.53% 129
South East -51 134 £550 +15.79% 75
North West -26 104 £525 +16.67% 86
Midlands -21 77 £500 +25.00% 70
Yorkshire -32 72 £500 - 34
South West -13 67 £533 +21.02% 44
Scotland -40 49 £465 +9.41% 25
East of England -39 45 £510 +12.09% 42
West Midlands -31 42 £525 +40.94% 42
East Midlands -7 36 £488 +21.12% 28
North East -5 19 £550 +22.22% 9
Wales -5 18 £600 +50.00% 11
Isle of Man - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 1,815 (61.95%) JavaScript
2 1,719 (58.67%) React
3 1,130 (38.57%) Agile
4 1,081 (36.89%) TypeScript
5 917 (31.30%) AWS
6 899 (30.68%) Full Stack Development
7 774 (26.42%) Java
8 736 (25.12%) Azure
9 724 (24.71%) Microservices
10 704 (24.03%) HTML
11 699 (23.86%) CSS
12 693 (23.65%) DevOps
13 638 (21.77%) Git (software)
14 613 (20.92%) CI/CD
15 585 (19.97%) Kubernetes
16 579 (19.76%) AngularJS
17 548 (18.70%) Docker
18 546 (18.63%) Software Engineering
19 486 (16.59%) Python
20 458 (15.63%) SQL
21 447 (15.26%) Front End Development
22 428 (14.61%) TDD
22 428 (14.61%) Test Automation
23 421 (14.37%) Serverless
24 420 (14.33%) REST
25 410 (13.99%) Social Skills
26 388 (13.24%) Finance
27 369 (12.59%) GraphQL
28 364 (12.42%) Jenkins
29 343 (11.71%) .NET

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
1 149 (5.09%) Confluence
2 85 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
3 68 (2.32%) CMS
4 60 (2.05%) Apache
5 36 (1.23%) nginx
6 32 (1.09%) Drupal
7 30 (1.02%) Headless CMS
8 29 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 28 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
10 20 (0.68%) WordPress
11 18 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
12 17 (0.58%) JBoss
12 17 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (0.55%) Sitefinity
14 14 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.44%) OpenStack
16 11 (0.38%) Apache Spark
17 10 (0.34%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.34%) Ethereum
Applications
1 13 (0.44%) Sketch
2 11 (0.38%) Adobe XD
2 11 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.068%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.034%) InVision
6 1 (0.034%) Maya
6 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (0.65%) Shopify
2 16 (0.55%) Magento
3 8 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.068%) Cloudability
6 2 (0.068%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.068%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.034%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.034%) Primavera
7 1 (0.034%) SAP IBP
7 1 (0.034%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 917 (31.30%) AWS
2 736 (25.12%) Azure
3 421 (14.37%) Serverless
4 335 (11.43%) AWS Lambda
5 259 (8.84%) GitHub
6 218 (7.44%) GCP
7 143 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 136 (4.64%) npm
9 106 (3.62%) SaaS
10 81 (2.76%) OpenShift
11 78 (2.66%) Amazon S3
12 77 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 72 (2.46%) PaaS
14 68 (2.32%) Apigee
15 54 (1.84%) Power Platform
16 52 (1.77%) IaaS
17 51 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
18 49 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
19 45 (1.54%) Amazon Cognito
19 45 (1.54%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.50%) Internet
2 31 (1.06%) HTTP
3 29 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.75%) DNS
5 20 (0.68%) Ethernet
6 13 (0.44%) SSL
7 10 (0.34%) Firewall
8 9 (0.31%) FTP
9 7 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.20%) LAN
10 6 (0.20%) MQTT
11 4 (0.14%) Broadband
11 4 (0.14%) LoRaWAN
11 4 (0.14%) SMTP
11 4 (0.14%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.14%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.10%) DHCP
12 3 (0.10%) Network Security
13 2 (0.068%) AMQP
13 2 (0.068%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (10.92%) MongoDB
2 317 (10.82%) PostgreSQL
3 231 (7.88%) MySQL
4 222 (7.58%) NoSQL
5 161 (5.49%) SQL Server
6 152 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 116 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 88 (3.00%) Redis
9 51 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
10 42 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 27 (0.92%) Amazon Aurora
13 18 (0.61%) Couchbase
14 16 (0.55%) Apache Ignite
14 16 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.51%) DB2
15 15 (0.51%) Power BI
16 14 (0.48%) Hazelcast
17 11 (0.38%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 638 (21.77%) Git (software)
2 364 (12.42%) Jenkins
3 232 (7.92%) JIRA
4 214 (7.30%) webpack
5 179 (6.11%) GitLab
6 165 (5.63%) Cypress.io
7 126 (4.30%) Maven
8 111 (3.79%) gulp
9 93 (3.17%) Grunt
10 89 (3.04%) SonarQube
10 89 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 87 (2.97%) Cucumber
12 83 (2.83%) Mocha
13 80 (2.73%) Selenium
14 66 (2.25%) JUnit
15 65 (2.22%) Artifactory
16 56 (1.91%) Bitbucket
17 48 (1.64%) Jasmine
18 40 (1.37%) Storybook
19 37 (1.26%) Gradle
General
1 410 (13.99%) Social Skills
2 388 (13.24%) Finance
3 191 (6.52%) Public Sector
4 178 (6.08%) Banking
5 99 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (2.80%) Retail
7 71 (2.42%) Front Office
8 47 (1.60%) Marketing
8 47 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
9 41 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 41 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 40 (1.37%) Law
11 34 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.99%) Military
13 28 (0.96%) Publishing
14 25 (0.85%) Games
15 23 (0.78%) Legal
15 23 (0.78%) Retail Banking
16 22 (0.75%) Electronics
17 20 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,934 (66.01%) Developer
2 472 (16.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 462 (15.77%) React Developer
4 357 (12.18%) Node.js Developer
5 311 (10.61%) JavaScript Developer
6 284 (9.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 246 (8.40%) Senior Developer
8 240 (8.19%) Software Engineer
9 163 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 125 (4.27%) Architect
11 116 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 114 (3.89%) AWS Engineer
13 95 (3.24%) Backend Developer
14 86 (2.94%) Software Developer
15 84 (2.87%) Lead Developer
16 77 (2.63%) AWS Developer
17 74 (2.53%) Angular Developer
18 60 (2.05%) UI Developer
19 56 (1.91%) Senior Full Stack Developer
20 51 (1.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,719 (58.67%) React
2 704 (24.03%) HTML
3 699 (23.86%) CSS
4 579 (19.76%) AngularJS
5 420 (14.33%) REST
6 369 (12.59%) GraphQL
7 343 (11.71%) .NET
8 304 (10.38%) HTML5
9 300 (10.24%) Redux
10 292 (9.97%) Spring
11 242 (8.26%) RESTful
12 231 (7.88%) Spring Boot
13 223 (7.61%) Express
14 191 (6.52%) Sass
15 186 (6.35%) Jest
16 172 (5.87%) Kafka
17 167 (5.70%) CSS3
18 163 (5.56%) Vue.js
19 154 (5.26%) jQuery
20 152 (5.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 217 (7.41%) User Experience
2 135 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 101 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 98 (3.34%) Cloud Native
5 71 (2.42%) Public Cloud
6 64 (2.18%) Derivative
7 52 (1.77%) Blockchain
8 49 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 49 (1.67%) Data Structures
9 48 (1.64%) Hedge funds
10 46 (1.57%) Management Information System
11 44 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 42 (1.43%) iPad
13 40 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
14 39 (1.33%) Virtual Team
15 30 (1.02%) Fixed Income
16 28 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 27 (0.92%) Equities
17 27 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
18 21 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 169 (5.77%) Linux
2 88 (3.00%) Apple iOS
3 79 (2.70%) Android
4 63 (2.15%) Windows
5 21 (0.72%) Unix
6 17 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.17%) CentOS
8 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.17%) VMS
9 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.10%) Alpine Linux
10 3 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.10%) zOS
11 2 (0.068%) AIX
11 2 (0.068%) Solaris
11 2 (0.068%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,130 (38.57%) Agile
2 899 (30.68%) Full Stack Development
3 724 (24.71%) Microservices
4 693 (23.65%) DevOps
5 613 (20.92%) CI/CD
6 546 (18.63%) Software Engineering
7 447 (15.26%) Front End Development
8 428 (14.61%) TDD
8 428 (14.61%) Test Automation
9 341 (11.64%) Scrum
10 256 (8.74%) BDD
11 221 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
12 206 (7.03%) E-Commerce
13 182 (6.21%) Web Development
14 165 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
15 157 (5.36%) Event-Driven
16 152 (5.19%) Unit Testing
17 148 (5.05%) Fintech
18 133 (4.54%) MVC
19 130 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,815 (61.95%) JavaScript
2 1,081 (36.89%) TypeScript
3 774 (26.42%) Java
4 486 (16.59%) Python
5 458 (15.63%) SQL
6 309 (10.55%) C#
7 156 (5.32%) ES6
8 139 (4.74%) PHP
9 131 (4.47%) Go
10 119 (4.06%) Ruby
11 91 (3.11%) Bash
12 87 (2.97%) PowerShell
13 71 (2.42%) C++
14 45 (1.54%) Scala
15 36 (1.23%) Kotlin
16 35 (1.19%) Apple Swift
17 27 (0.92%) PL/SQL
18 26 (0.89%) Shell Script
19 21 (0.72%) C
20 20 (0.68%) Rust
Qualifications
1 232 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 197 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 104 (3.55%) Degree
4 65 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 55 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (0.89%) AWS Certification
7 20 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.17%) ISEB
9 4 (0.14%) CAPM
9 4 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.10%) CCA
10 3 (0.10%) CISSP
10 3 (0.10%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.068%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.068%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.068%) SANS
12 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.034%) OSCP
12 1 (0.034%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (5.84%) QA
2 129 (4.40%) Accessibility
3 30 (1.02%) WCAG
4 19 (0.65%) GDPR
5 6 (0.20%) WAI
6 5 (0.17%) SLA
7 4 (0.14%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.14%) SEPA
8 3 (0.10%) HL7
8 3 (0.10%) MiFID
8 3 (0.10%) PMO
9 2 (0.068%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.068%) NCSC
10 1 (0.034%) DICOM
10 1 (0.034%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.034%) NIST
System Software
1 548 (18.70%) Docker
2 23 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.14%) KVM
6 1 (0.034%) Ceph
6 1 (0.034%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.034%) oVirt
6 1 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.034%) vSphere
6 1 (0.034%) zsh
Systems Management
1 585 (19.97%) Kubernetes
2 297 (10.14%) Terraform
3 115 (3.92%) Ansible
4 30 (1.02%) Puppet
5 28 (0.96%) Kibana
6 25 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (0.82%) Grafana
8 23 (0.78%) Consul
9 17 (0.58%) Prometheus
10 16 (0.55%) Istio
11 14 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (0.41%) HP Fortify
13 8 (0.27%) Argo
14 6 (0.20%) logstash
14 6 (0.20%) Packer
15 5 (0.17%) Pingdom
16 4 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 3 (0.10%) AirWatch
17 3 (0.10%) Rancher
17 3 (0.10%) systemd
Vendors
1 182 (6.21%) Microsoft
2 141 (4.81%) Google
3 121 (4.13%) Oracle
4 56 (1.91%) SAP
5 39 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 34 (1.16%) ServiceNow
7 29 (0.99%) Adobe
8 27 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (0.85%) MuleSoft
10 22 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 22 (0.75%) Splunk
11 21 (0.72%) Sitecore
12 20 (0.68%) Pega
13 17 (0.58%) hybris
14 14 (0.48%) AppDynamics
15 13 (0.44%) IBM
15 13 (0.44%) Okta
16 10 (0.34%) Ping Identity
17 9 (0.31%) Apple
17 9 (0.31%) Gigya