Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 57 58
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Node.js 1,254 3,329 4,183
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.98% 3.94% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.87% 12.74% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,069 2,484 3,155
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £372 £354
90th Percentile £650 £638 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +2.94%

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 9,740 26,125 35,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.92% 30.94% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,463 18,163 25,158
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 281 318
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £41.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +4.64% +3.93%
10th Percentile £25.00 £20.26 £15.60
90th Percentile £59.45 £70.00 £59.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% +2.34%

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 October 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
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 October 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 -3 1,099 £485 -3.00% 800
London -16 635 £500 -7.41% 329
UK excluding London +14 499 £450 - 507
Work from Home -13 279 £463 - 171
North of England +27 202 £463 +1.37% 177
North West +27 88 £450 - 122
Yorkshire +33 85 £450 -7.69% 40
Midlands +8 62 £425 - 76
South East -12 61 £453 -4.71% 102
South West +6 58 £450 +5.88% 71
East of England +35 46 £413 -2.88% 40
West Midlands +35 36 £463 - 47
Northern Ireland +26 36 £450 +50.00% 5
North East +24 29 £525 +10.53% 15
Scotland +3 28 £425 -5.56% 24
East Midlands 0 26 £350 -12.50% 28
Wales +11 6 £419 -1.47% 14

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 793 (63.24%) JavaScript
2 555 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 531 (42.34%) React
4 499 (39.79%) Java
5 440 (35.09%) AWS
6 359 (28.63%) AngularJS
7 341 (27.19%) DevOps
8 340 (27.11%) Python
9 334 (26.63%) CSS
10 330 (26.32%) Git (software)
11 296 (23.60%) HTML
12 255 (20.33%) Azure
13 252 (20.10%) TDD
14 239 (19.06%) Docker
15 233 (18.58%) Kubernetes
16 228 (18.18%) Microservices
17 226 (18.02%) Jenkins
18 225 (17.94%) Front End Development
19 216 (17.22%) Finance
20 204 (16.27%) TypeScript
21 203 (16.19%) Software Engineering
22 196 (15.63%) Web Services
23 192 (15.31%) REST
24 190 (15.15%) Test Automation
25 186 (14.83%) Scrum
26 181 (14.43%) Redux
27 170 (13.56%) GCP
28 167 (13.32%) Security Cleared
29 166 (13.24%) User Experience
30 161 (12.84%) SQL

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 75 (5.98%) Confluence
2 60 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
3 57 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 46 (3.67%) nginx
5 38 (3.03%) Mule
6 34 (2.71%) Apache
7 20 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.96%) CMS
11 9 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
12 8 (0.64%) JBoss
13 7 (0.56%) Drupal
13 7 (0.56%) Headless CMS
14 6 (0.48%) Red Hat Fuse
15 5 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.40%) Ethereum
15 5 (0.40%) Jetty
15 5 (0.40%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.40%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 10 (0.80%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.40%) Figma
3 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) InVision
4 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.16%) Sketch
5 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.080%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.080%) Exstream
3 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.080%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 440 (35.09%) AWS
2 255 (20.33%) Azure
3 170 (13.56%) GCP
4 95 (7.58%) npm
5 91 (7.26%) GitHub
6 90 (7.18%) Serverless
7 64 (5.10%) AWS Lambda
8 59 (4.70%) PaaS
9 48 (3.83%) Slack
10 43 (3.43%) Amazon EKS
11 33 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (2.47%) IaaS
13 24 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (1.75%) SaaS
15 21 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
16 19 (1.52%) Amazon S3
17 17 (1.36%) Yarn
18 16 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 15 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.83%) SSL
3 18 (1.44%) HTTP
4 16 (1.28%) DNS
5 11 (0.88%) Firewall
6 9 (0.72%) Internet
6 9 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (0.64%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.48%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.40%) Network Security
9 5 (0.40%) SSH
10 3 (0.24%) DVB
11 1 (0.080%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.080%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (10.37%) MongoDB
2 84 (6.70%) NoSQL
3 78 (6.22%) MySQL
4 66 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (4.39%) SQL Server
6 32 (2.55%) Redis
7 29 (2.31%) BigQuery
8 28 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 24 (1.91%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.59%) Cosmos DB
11 18 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (0.96%) Apache Ignite
13 11 (0.88%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.80%) Power BI
15 9 (0.72%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.64%) Big Data
16 8 (0.64%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.56%) Neo4j
18 6 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
18 6 (0.48%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 330 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 226 (18.02%) Jenkins
3 118 (9.41%) Maven
4 115 (9.17%) JIRA
5 89 (7.10%) gulp
6 73 (5.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 70 (5.58%) GitLab
8 67 (5.34%) JUnit
9 66 (5.26%) webpack
10 63 (5.02%) Selenium
11 58 (4.63%) Jasmine
12 56 (4.47%) Mocha
13 47 (3.75%) Grunt
13 47 (3.75%) Subversion
14 43 (3.43%) Cypress.io
14 43 (3.43%) Mockito
15 39 (3.11%) Gradle
16 38 (3.03%) IntelliJ
17 33 (2.63%) CircleCI
18 32 (2.55%) Android Studio
General
1 216 (17.22%) Finance
2 131 (10.45%) Public Sector
3 115 (9.17%) Banking
4 112 (8.93%) Front Office
5 67 (5.34%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.47%) Marketing
7 26 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.67%) Retail
10 18 (1.44%) Electronics
11 10 (0.80%) Law
12 8 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.64%) Military
13 6 (0.48%) Games
14 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.32%) Publishing
15 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.24%) Legal
17 2 (0.16%) Advertising
17 2 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 869 (69.30%) Developer
2 209 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 174 (13.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 169 (13.48%) React Developer
5 168 (13.40%) Full Stack Developer
6 164 (13.08%) Node.js Developer
7 84 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 72 (5.74%) Angular Developer
8 72 (5.74%) Senior Developer
9 70 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 68 (5.42%) AWS Developer
11 64 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
12 58 (4.63%) Java Developer
13 53 (4.23%) Architect
14 50 (3.99%) JavaScript Engineer
15 44 (3.51%) UI Developer
16 33 (2.63%) Lead Developer
17 31 (2.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 29 (2.31%) Python Developer
19 26 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (42.34%) React
2 359 (28.63%) AngularJS
3 334 (26.63%) CSS
4 296 (23.60%) HTML
5 196 (15.63%) Web Services
6 192 (15.31%) REST
7 181 (14.43%) Redux
8 145 (11.56%) JSON
9 133 (10.61%) GraphQL
10 131 (10.45%) HTML5
11 128 (10.21%) Spring
12 121 (9.65%) RESTful
13 113 (9.01%) .NET
14 97 (7.74%) Sass
15 95 (7.58%) Spring Boot
16 90 (7.18%) Vue.js
17 82 (6.54%) Express
18 78 (6.22%) Jest
19 74 (5.90%) jQuery
20 70 (5.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 166 (13.24%) User Experience
2 105 (8.37%) Derivative
3 99 (7.89%) Equities
3 99 (7.89%) Fixed Income
4 80 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 75 (5.98%) Hedge funds
6 74 (5.90%) Mobile App
7 57 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (2.55%) Blog
10 22 (1.75%) Cloud Native
11 17 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
15 9 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
15 9 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (0.48%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 117 (9.33%) Linux
2 67 (5.34%) Android
3 66 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 49 (3.91%) Unix
5 31 (2.47%) Windows
6 30 (2.39%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.88%) CentOS
9 9 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.64%) Debian
11 4 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.24%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.080%) Tizen
14 1 (0.080%) webOS
14 1 (0.080%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (27.19%) DevOps
3 252 (20.10%) TDD
4 228 (18.18%) Microservices
5 225 (17.94%) Front End Development
6 203 (16.19%) Software Engineering
7 190 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 186 (14.83%) Scrum
9 133 (10.61%) Open Source
10 115 (9.17%) Asset Management
11 112 (8.93%) BDD
12 99 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (7.26%) Kanban
14 85 (6.78%) Investment Management
15 77 (6.14%) Decision-Making
16 75 (5.98%) Unit Testing
17 74 (5.90%) OO
18 72 (5.74%) Infrastructure as Code
19 71 (5.66%) Portfolio Management
20 70 (5.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 793 (63.24%) JavaScript
2 499 (39.79%) Java
3 340 (27.11%) Python
4 204 (16.27%) TypeScript
5 161 (12.84%) SQL
6 118 (9.41%) ES6
7 84 (6.70%) C#
8 60 (4.78%) Kotlin
9 55 (4.39%) Java 8
10 54 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 49 (3.91%) Go
12 46 (3.67%) PHP
13 45 (3.59%) Ruby
14 43 (3.43%) C++
15 39 (3.11%) Scala
16 34 (2.71%) Apple Swift
17 25 (1.99%) Groovy
18 16 (1.28%) C
19 15 (1.20%) PowerShell
20 14 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 167 (13.32%) Security Cleared
2 136 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 54 (4.31%) Degree
4 25 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.72%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.32%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.16%) CEH
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.16%) CISSP
10 2 (0.16%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.16%) OSCP
10 2 (0.16%) SANS
11 1 (0.080%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.86%) WCAG
2 36 (2.87%) QA
3 9 (0.72%) GDPR
4 4 (0.32%) SLA
5 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 239 (19.06%) Docker
2 27 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.24%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.080%) LXC
5 1 (0.080%) RACF
5 1 (0.080%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 233 (18.58%) Kubernetes
2 154 (12.28%) Terraform
3 84 (6.70%) Ansible
4 40 (3.19%) Kibana
5 36 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.75%) Argo
7 21 (1.67%) logstash
7 21 (1.67%) Puppet
8 19 (1.52%) Grafana
9 8 (0.64%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.56%) Istio
10 7 (0.56%) Packer
11 6 (0.48%) Graphite
11 6 (0.48%) Salt
12 3 (0.24%) FreeIPA
12 3 (0.24%) Nagios
12 3 (0.24%) SCCM
12 3 (0.24%) WSUS
13 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 100 (7.97%) Google
2 64 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.07%) Splunk
4 44 (3.51%) AppDynamics
5 30 (2.39%) Oracle
6 22 (1.75%) SAP
7 16 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.12%) F5
8 14 (1.12%) MuleSoft
9 13 (1.04%) Blue Coat
10 12 (0.96%) Bloomberg
11 10 (0.80%) IBM
12 9 (0.72%) Sybase
13 7 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.48%) Adobe
14 6 (0.48%) Tableau
15 5 (0.40%) Axway
15 5 (0.40%) Cloudera
15 5 (0.40%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.40%) ServiceNow