Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 60 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing Node.js 1,832 2,699 4,099
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 4.35% 3.71% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 12.34% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,842 2,026 3,135
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £663 £649 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 14
Median hourly rate £58.00 £72.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +65.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £40.00 £48.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £66.25 £78.75 £53.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £52.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% +23.81% -9.19%

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 12,817 21,866 34,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.43% 30.09% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,000 15,354 24,280
Median daily rate £480 £495 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.78%
10th Percentile £315 £330 £325
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £449 £425
% change year-on-year -5.24% +5.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 198 272
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £41.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +9.93% +5.94%
10th Percentile £25.00 £16.92 £17.50
90th Percentile £63.65 £78.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.69
% change year-on-year - +7.95% +4.22%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +13 1,586 £500 - 998
London +6 964 £525 -2.33% 435
UK excluding London +16 596 £450 - 635
Work from Home -11 584 £500 - 223
North of England +28 259 £485 +2.11% 210
Yorkshire +31 132 £463 -11.06% 58
South East +33 97 £450 -5.26% 120
North West +16 97 £500 +11.11% 137
Midlands -1 63 £375 -13.04% 84
East of England +22 60 £456 +1.39% 73
South West +9 58 £438 - 73
West Midlands +7 42 £375 -23.08% 53
Scotland -27 31 £411 -13.42% 52
North East +24 30 £513 +25.77% 15
Northern Ireland +28 24 £450 +20.00% 10
East Midlands +3 18 £351 -10.86% 31
Wales -4 4 £388 -18.42% 13

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 1,182 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 861 (47.00%) React
3 798 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
4 696 (37.99%) AWS
5 653 (35.64%) Java
6 517 (28.22%) Docker
7 504 (27.51%) Kubernetes
8 476 (25.98%) Git (software)
9 461 (25.16%) Python
10 442 (24.13%) DevOps
11 401 (21.89%) CSS
12 396 (21.62%) Software Engineering
13 390 (21.29%) Azure
14 375 (20.47%) Microservices
15 368 (20.09%) TypeScript
16 363 (19.81%) Terraform
17 353 (19.27%) HTML
18 347 (18.94%) Finance
19 340 (18.56%) Jenkins
20 337 (18.40%) AngularJS
21 304 (16.59%) REST
22 300 (16.38%) TDD
23 272 (14.85%) Web Services
24 271 (14.79%) Test Automation
25 259 (14.14%) Front End Development
26 240 (13.10%) Redux
27 239 (13.05%) User Experience
28 221 (12.06%) Scrum
29 217 (11.84%) GCP
30 216 (11.79%) Serverless

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
1 119 (6.50%) Confluence
2 69 (3.77%) nginx
3 63 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 57 (3.11%) Apache
6 40 (2.18%) Apache Spark
7 32 (1.75%) Mule
8 24 (1.31%) CMS
9 23 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.87%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
11 13 (0.71%) Camunda
12 12 (0.66%) JBoss
13 10 (0.55%) Jetty
14 9 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
15 8 (0.44%) Appian
15 8 (0.44%) Ethereum
15 8 (0.44%) MQSeries
15 8 (0.44%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 8 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (0.38%) Figma
2 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.11%) InVision
5 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.055%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.055%) Sketch
5 1 (0.055%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 7 (0.38%) Magento
3 6 (0.33%) Shopify
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.11%) Summit
6 1 (0.055%) Exstream
6 1 (0.055%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 696 (37.99%) AWS
2 390 (21.29%) Azure
3 217 (11.84%) GCP
4 216 (11.79%) Serverless
5 164 (8.95%) AWS Lambda
6 152 (8.30%) GitHub
7 98 (5.35%) Amazon S3
8 96 (5.24%) Amazon SQS
9 95 (5.19%) npm
10 79 (4.31%) PaaS
11 77 (4.20%) Slack
12 75 (4.09%) AWS Step Functions
13 63 (3.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 56 (3.06%) Amazon EKS
15 46 (2.51%) IaaS
16 44 (2.40%) SaaS
17 39 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
18 34 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
19 33 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
20 27 (1.47%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 24 (1.31%) HTTP
3 23 (1.26%) SSL
4 15 (0.82%) DNS
5 14 (0.76%) Internet
6 11 (0.60%) Ethernet
7 9 (0.49%) SSH
8 6 (0.33%) Firewall
8 6 (0.33%) Skype
8 6 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.27%) Network Security
9 5 (0.27%) PBX
10 4 (0.22%) DVB
11 2 (0.11%) IPFS
11 2 (0.11%) LAN
11 2 (0.11%) RS-232
11 2 (0.11%) RS-485
12 1 (0.055%) AMQP
12 1 (0.055%) FTP
12 1 (0.055%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (8.79%) MongoDB
2 121 (6.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 121 (6.60%) MySQL
3 120 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
4 111 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 96 (5.24%) Amazon RDS
6 57 (3.11%) SQL Server
7 46 (2.51%) Relational Database
8 43 (2.35%) BigQuery
9 42 (2.29%) Redis
10 36 (1.97%) Apache Ignite
11 22 (1.20%) Big Data
11 22 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
12 19 (1.04%) Blockchain
13 17 (0.93%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.93%) Neo4j
14 16 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
16 12 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 476 (25.98%) Git (software)
2 340 (18.56%) Jenkins
3 196 (10.70%) Maven
4 164 (8.95%) JIRA
5 127 (6.93%) webpack
6 112 (6.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 110 (6.00%) GitLab
8 103 (5.62%) gulp
9 82 (4.48%) Selenium
10 72 (3.93%) JUnit
11 71 (3.88%) SonarQube
12 70 (3.82%) CircleCI
12 70 (3.82%) Gradle
13 55 (3.00%) IntelliJ
14 53 (2.89%) Jasmine
15 50 (2.73%) Mocha
16 48 (2.62%) Cucumber
17 47 (2.57%) Cypress.io
18 46 (2.51%) Android Studio
19 44 (2.40%) Travis CI
General
1 347 (18.94%) Finance
2 208 (11.35%) Front Office
3 135 (7.37%) Public Sector
4 107 (5.84%) Banking
5 42 (2.29%) Retail
6 36 (1.97%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.75%) Marketing
8 24 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 17 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 12 (0.66%) Electronics
10 12 (0.66%) Law
10 12 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.60%) Games
11 11 (0.60%) Military
12 7 (0.38%) Advertising
13 6 (0.33%) Legal
14 5 (0.27%) Automotive
14 5 (0.27%) Back Office
15 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,284 (70.09%) Developer
2 372 (20.31%) React Developer
3 320 (17.47%) Full Stack Developer
4 280 (15.28%) Node.js Developer
5 268 (14.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 195 (10.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 138 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 130 (7.10%) AWS Developer
8 130 (7.10%) Software Engineer
9 120 (6.55%) Senior Developer
10 98 (5.35%) Java Developer
11 90 (4.91%) Angular Developer
12 65 (3.55%) UI Developer
13 59 (3.22%) AWS Engineer
14 58 (3.17%) Software Developer
15 57 (3.11%) Architect
16 54 (2.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 47 (2.57%) Python Developer
18 46 (2.51%) UI Engineer
19 44 (2.40%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 861 (47.00%) React
2 401 (21.89%) CSS
3 353 (19.27%) HTML
4 337 (18.40%) AngularJS
5 304 (16.59%) REST
6 272 (14.85%) Web Services
7 240 (13.10%) Redux
8 194 (10.59%) GraphQL
9 193 (10.53%) Spring
10 181 (9.88%) Spring Boot
11 156 (8.52%) HTML5
12 142 (7.75%) JSON
13 132 (7.21%) RESTful
14 130 (7.10%) Express
15 108 (5.90%) .NET
16 103 (5.62%) CSS3
17 101 (5.51%) Sass
18 88 (4.80%) Vue.js
19 87 (4.75%) Jest
20 86 (4.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 239 (13.05%) User Experience
2 97 (5.29%) Derivative
3 94 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 92 (5.02%) Equities
5 89 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
6 86 (4.69%) Fixed Income
7 59 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 47 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (2.57%) Hedge funds
9 35 (1.91%) Cloud Native
10 28 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.31%) Blog
12 22 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 16 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
15 11 (0.60%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.60%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
17 9 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (6.71%) Linux
2 96 (5.24%) Android
3 95 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 42 (2.29%) Windows
5 26 (1.42%) Unix
6 17 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 15 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.76%) CentOS
9 12 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.44%) Debian
11 4 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.055%) Solaris
13 1 (0.055%) Tizen
13 1 (0.055%) webOS
13 1 (0.055%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (24.13%) DevOps
3 396 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 375 (20.47%) Microservices
5 300 (16.38%) TDD
6 271 (14.79%) Test Automation
7 259 (14.14%) Front End Development
8 221 (12.06%) Scrum
9 213 (11.63%) Asset Management
10 181 (9.88%) Investment Management
11 166 (9.06%) Open Source
12 139 (7.59%) BDD
13 133 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
14 124 (6.77%) Kanban
15 105 (5.73%) Unit Testing
16 103 (5.62%) Mentoring
17 102 (5.57%) Web Development
18 101 (5.51%) Infrastructure as Code
19 84 (4.59%) Portfolio Management
20 78 (4.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,182 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 653 (35.64%) Java
3 461 (25.16%) Python
4 368 (20.09%) TypeScript
5 210 (11.46%) SQL
6 145 (7.91%) Kotlin
7 135 (7.37%) ES6
8 112 (6.11%) Go
9 110 (6.00%) Java 8
10 103 (5.62%) C#
11 79 (4.31%) Bash Shell
12 64 (3.49%) C++
13 62 (3.38%) Groovy
14 61 (3.33%) Scala
15 60 (3.28%) Ruby
16 47 (2.57%) PHP
17 44 (2.40%) Apple Swift
18 20 (1.09%) PowerShell
19 17 (0.93%) C
19 17 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 171 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 143 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 74 (4.04%) Degree
4 19 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.38%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.11%) CEH
9 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.11%) CISSP
9 2 (0.11%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.11%) OSCP
9 2 (0.11%) SANS
10 1 (0.055%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.055%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.67%) QA
2 35 (1.91%) WCAG
3 9 (0.49%) GDPR
4 6 (0.33%) SLA
5 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.055%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.055%) WAI
System Software
1 517 (28.22%) Docker
2 50 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.055%) Postfix
6 1 (0.055%) qmail
6 1 (0.055%) Samba
Systems Management
1 504 (27.51%) Kubernetes
2 363 (19.81%) Terraform
3 141 (7.70%) Ansible
4 67 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (2.78%) Puppet
6 35 (1.91%) Argo
7 34 (1.86%) Grafana
8 26 (1.42%) Kibana
9 16 (0.87%) Istio
10 15 (0.82%) Salt
11 14 (0.76%) Graphite
12 11 (0.60%) Prometheus
13 9 (0.49%) Consul
14 8 (0.44%) logstash
15 7 (0.38%) Nagios
16 3 (0.16%) Kustomize
16 3 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
16 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
17 2 (0.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
17 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 135 (7.37%) Google
2 84 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 75 (4.09%) Splunk
4 47 (2.57%) AppDynamics
5 40 (2.18%) Oracle
6 36 (1.97%) Bloomberg
7 20 (1.09%) MuleSoft
8 19 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 19 (1.04%) SAP
8 19 (1.04%) VMware
9 16 (0.87%) IBM
10 13 (0.71%) Dynatrace
11 10 (0.55%) Adobe
11 10 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.49%) Cloudera
12 9 (0.49%) Hortonworks
13 8 (0.44%) Axway
13 8 (0.44%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.44%) Sparx
13 8 (0.44%) Sybase