Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 52 72
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 +40
Contract jobs citing Node.js 3,673 4,121 2,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.04% 4.11% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.48% 12.33% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,643 2,990 2,124
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £632 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 14
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £35.00 £21.30 £26.08
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.50 £51.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

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 29,437 33,430 29,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.39% 33.34% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,557 23,492 20,289
UK median daily rate £490 £470 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% +5.62% +4.71%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +7.23% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 346 376
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +2.43% +9.67%
10th Percentile £18.08 £15.13 £15.63
90th Percentile £60.00 £63.75 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%

Node.js
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Node.js.

Contractor daily rate trend for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Node.js over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Node.js.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Node.js over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Node.js in the UK

Node.js
Top 16 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 24 June 2019. 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 3,476 £500 - 574
London -2 2,092 £525 - 245
UK excluding London 0 1,513 £450 - 366
North of England +4 473 £475 +10.47% 107
South East -11 440 £475 - 71
Yorkshire +6 222 £500 +11.11% 31
North West -6 212 £450 +4.65% 59
South West +46 196 £500 +25.00% 58
Midlands +4 169 £420 +5.00% 51
East of England -12 98 £425 -5.56% 42
Scotland -8 86 £450 +5.88% 22
East Midlands +13 85 £403 +0.63% 27
West Midlands -6 80 £438 +2.94% 24
Wales +28 40 £411 +2.81% 12
North East +30 39 £475 +13.10% 17
Northern Ireland +24 14 £300 -15.79% 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 2,426 (66.05%) JavaScript
2 1,830 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1,454 (39.59%) React
4 1,211 (32.97%) CSS
5 1,210 (32.94%) HTML
6 1,208 (32.89%) Java
7 1,142 (31.09%) AngularJS
8 1,090 (29.68%) Git (software)
9 986 (26.84%) Amazon AWS
10 906 (24.67%) Microservices
11 902 (24.56%) TDD
12 884 (24.07%) DevOps
13 816 (22.22%) Docker
14 656 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 649 (17.67%) Front End Development
16 615 (16.74%) HTML5
17 609 (16.58%) Finance
18 587 (15.98%) Jenkins
19 577 (15.71%) Python
20 544 (14.81%) Redux
21 528 (14.38%) ES6
22 514 (13.99%) Scrum
23 511 (13.91%) Test Automation
24 484 (13.18%) REST
25 471 (12.82%) TypeScript
25 471 (12.82%) Sass
26 465 (12.66%) Linux
27 460 (12.52%) SQL
28 459 (12.50%) .NET
29 454 (12.36%) Kubernetes

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
1 179 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
2 169 (4.60%) Confluence
3 83 (2.26%) Apache
4 79 (2.15%) CMS
5 66 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 59 (1.61%) nginx
7 49 (1.33%) JBoss
8 41 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 38 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 35 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 30 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
12 26 (0.71%) Apache Spark
13 25 (0.68%) Hyperledger
14 24 (0.65%) Drupal
15 23 (0.63%) Ethereum
16 19 (0.52%) WordPress
17 18 (0.49%) WebLogic
18 15 (0.41%) Apache Solr
19 14 (0.38%) Mule
20 13 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (0.38%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.22%) Sketch
4 7 (0.19%) InVision
5 6 (0.16%) Adobe XD
5 6 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.082%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.054%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.027%) GIMP
9 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
1 20 (0.54%) R3 Corda
2 13 (0.35%) Magento
2 13 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.16%) Shopify
5 5 (0.14%) Quorum
5 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.082%) Ripple XRP
7 3 (0.082%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.054%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.054%) MultiChain
8 2 (0.054%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.027%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.027%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.027%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.027%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 986 (26.84%) Amazon AWS
2 656 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 348 (9.47%) Serverless
4 281 (7.65%) AWS Lambda
5 246 (6.70%) GitHub
6 215 (5.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 204 (5.55%) npm
8 143 (3.89%) PaaS
9 115 (3.13%) OpenShift
10 96 (2.61%) Amazon S3
11 81 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
12 71 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
13 70 (1.91%) Amazon SQS
14 62 (1.69%) SaaS
15 56 (1.52%) Amazon ECS
16 53 (1.44%) Heroku
17 51 (1.39%) Slack
17 51 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 42 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 42 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 73 (1.99%) HTTP
3 61 (1.66%) SSL
4 37 (1.01%) Ethernet
5 33 (0.90%) Internet
6 16 (0.44%) VPN
7 13 (0.35%) AMQP
8 12 (0.33%) Firewall
8 12 (0.33%) IPFS
8 12 (0.33%) MQTT
8 12 (0.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 10 (0.27%) Skype
10 9 (0.25%) SSH
11 8 (0.22%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.16%) MPLS
13 5 (0.14%) SNMP
14 4 (0.11%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (0.082%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (0.082%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (10.13%) NoSQL
2 338 (9.20%) MongoDB
3 220 (5.99%) MySQL
4 195 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 179 (4.87%) SQL Server
6 146 (3.97%) Redis
7 122 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 107 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 89 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 70 (1.91%) Big Data
11 68 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
12 59 (1.61%) Blockchain
13 37 (1.01%) Neo4j
14 35 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 30 (0.82%) Hadoop
16 21 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (0.54%) DB2
18 19 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
19 18 (0.49%) CouchDB
19 18 (0.49%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 1,090 (29.68%) Git (software)
2 587 (15.98%) Jenkins
3 360 (9.80%) JIRA
4 292 (7.95%) webpack
5 235 (6.40%) gulp
6 195 (5.31%) Maven
7 192 (5.23%) Selenium
8 183 (4.98%) Jasmine
9 177 (4.82%) Mocha
10 141 (3.84%) Cucumber
11 140 (3.81%) Grunt
11 140 (3.81%) JUnit
12 135 (3.68%) GitLab
13 126 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
14 115 (3.13%) Visual Studio
15 113 (3.08%) Bitbucket
15 113 (3.08%) SonarQube
16 99 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
17 93 (2.53%) Subversion
18 80 (2.18%) Babel
General
1 609 (16.58%) Finance
2 268 (7.30%) Banking
3 161 (4.38%) Retail
4 70 (1.91%) Marketing
5 59 (1.61%) Front Office
6 57 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 49 (1.33%) Games
8 47 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 45 (1.23%) Law
10 32 (0.87%) Advertising
10 32 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 32 (0.87%) Military
11 21 (0.57%) Publishing
12 19 (0.52%) Billing
12 19 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.46%) Legal
15 12 (0.33%) Electronics
16 7 (0.19%) Automotive
17 4 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,719 (74.03%) Developer
2 600 (16.34%) Full Stack Developer
3 548 (14.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 547 (14.89%) Node.js Developer
5 541 (14.73%) React Developer
6 453 (12.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 397 (10.81%) Senior Developer
8 321 (8.74%) Java Developer
9 209 (5.69%) Angular Developer
10 163 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 161 (4.38%) Architect
12 136 (3.70%) Software Engineer
13 116 (3.16%) .NET Developer
14 112 (3.05%) AWS Engineer
15 109 (2.97%) Software Developer
16 108 (2.94%) JavaScript Engineer
17 97 (2.64%) AWS Developer
18 94 (2.56%) Lead Developer
19 89 (2.42%) UI Developer
20 85 (2.31%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,454 (39.59%) React
2 1,211 (32.97%) CSS
3 1,210 (32.94%) HTML
4 1,142 (31.09%) AngularJS
5 615 (16.74%) HTML5
6 544 (14.81%) Redux
7 484 (13.18%) REST
8 471 (12.82%) Sass
9 459 (12.50%) .NET
10 453 (12.33%) RESTful
11 449 (12.22%) CSS3
12 408 (11.11%) Spring
13 393 (10.70%) Web Services
14 348 (9.47%) Express
15 291 (7.92%) Vue.js
16 261 (7.11%) Spring Boot
17 259 (7.05%) GraphQL
18 240 (6.53%) jQuery
19 232 (6.32%) JSON
20 226 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 355 (9.67%) User Experience
2 236 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
3 207 (5.64%) Mobile App
4 90 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (2.21%) Cloud Native
6 71 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
8 59 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 59 (1.61%) Virtual Team
9 55 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 47 (1.28%) Public Cloud
11 39 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
12 30 (0.82%) Fixed Income
13 29 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
14 25 (0.68%) Derivative
15 22 (0.60%) Data Centre
15 22 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
16 18 (0.49%) iPad
16 18 (0.49%) Video\Live Streaming
17 17 (0.46%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 465 (12.66%) Linux
2 168 (4.57%) Unix
3 148 (4.03%) Windows
4 99 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 84 (2.29%) Android
6 47 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 40 (1.09%) CentOS
9 35 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 21 (0.57%) CoreOS
11 19 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 18 (0.49%) VMS
13 13 (0.35%) Windows Server
14 8 (0.22%) Debian
15 4 (0.11%) openSUSE
16 2 (0.054%) Gentoo
16 2 (0.054%) VME
16 2 (0.054%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.027%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.027%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,830 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 906 (24.67%) Microservices
3 902 (24.56%) TDD
4 884 (24.07%) DevOps
5 649 (17.67%) Front End Development
6 514 (13.99%) Scrum
7 511 (13.91%) Test Automation
8 430 (11.71%) Software Engineering
9 375 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
10 356 (9.69%) BDD
11 328 (8.93%) Open Source
12 309 (8.41%) Web Development
13 271 (7.38%) Unit Testing
14 237 (6.45%) E-Commerce
15 199 (5.42%) OO
16 183 (4.98%) Mentoring
17 178 (4.85%) Fintech
18 176 (4.79%) Kanban
19 174 (4.74%) Continuous Delivery
19 174 (4.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2,426 (66.05%) JavaScript
2 1,208 (32.89%) Java
3 577 (15.71%) Python
4 528 (14.38%) ES6
5 471 (12.82%) TypeScript
6 460 (12.52%) SQL
7 392 (10.67%) C#
8 233 (6.34%) Ruby
9 217 (5.91%) Java 8
10 184 (5.01%) Bash Shell
11 168 (4.57%) PHP
12 164 (4.47%) Go
13 120 (3.27%) Scala
14 111 (3.02%) C++
15 104 (2.83%) ES7
16 73 (1.99%) PowerShell
17 64 (1.74%) Groovy
18 60 (1.63%) Perl
19 35 (0.95%) Apple Swift
20 30 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 208 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 157 (4.27%) SC Cleared
3 118 (3.21%) Degree
4 57 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 31 (0.84%) DBS Check
6 26 (0.71%) AWS Certification
7 25 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.082%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (0.082%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.082%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.054%) CCNA
12 2 (0.054%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.027%) CCIE
13 1 (0.027%) CISSP
13 1 (0.027%) MCSE
13 1 (0.027%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.76%) QA
2 34 (0.93%) WCAG
3 18 (0.49%) GDPR
4 13 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.14%) PSD2
6 4 (0.11%) COBIT
6 4 (0.11%) NIST
7 2 (0.054%) NCSC
8 1 (0.027%) CESG Infosec
8 1 (0.027%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.027%) PMO
8 1 (0.027%) SLA
8 1 (0.027%) WAI
System Software
1 816 (22.22%) Docker
2 46 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.14%) RACF
6 5 (0.14%) Varnish
6 5 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.082%) Firmware
7 3 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.082%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.082%) vSphere
8 2 (0.054%) HDFS
8 2 (0.054%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.027%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.027%) LXC
9 1 (0.027%) NFS
9 1 (0.027%) zsh
Systems Management
1 454 (12.36%) Kubernetes
2 281 (7.65%) Terraform
3 266 (7.24%) Ansible
4 164 (4.47%) Puppet
5 122 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (1.91%) Grafana
7 45 (1.23%) Kibana
8 20 (0.54%) Consul
9 18 (0.49%) Graphite
9 18 (0.49%) Packer
10 16 (0.44%) logstash
10 16 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (0.41%) Rancher
11 15 (0.41%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.27%) Prometheus
12 10 (0.27%) Salt
13 9 (0.25%) Nagios
14 7 (0.19%) CloudHub
14 7 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 246 (6.70%) Microsoft
2 179 (4.87%) Google
3 125 (3.40%) Oracle
4 81 (2.21%) Atlassian
5 73 (1.99%) Splunk
6 49 (1.33%) Adobe
7 44 (1.20%) MuleSoft
8 41 (1.12%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 38 (1.03%) SAP
10 32 (0.87%) IBM
11 31 (0.84%) Red Hat
12 30 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (0.76%) AppDynamics
14 26 (0.71%) Facebook
15 24 (0.65%) Veracode
16 23 (0.63%) SaltStack
17 22 (0.60%) Bloomberg
17 22 (0.60%) Reuters
18 19 (0.52%) ServiceNow
19 16 (0.44%) Twitter