Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 58 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Node.js 3,332 1,281 3,304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.93% 4.02% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.20% 12.95% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,555 961 2,386
10th Percentile £400 £325 £370
25th Percentile £450 £406 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £498 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.41% -0.39% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 7
10th Percentile £58.26 £40.20 £28.10
25th Percentile £63.50 £40.50 £41.88
Median hourly rate £65.50 £41.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +59.76% -18.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £72.13 £41.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £73.45 £41.80 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.52 - £31.25

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 25,245 9,892 26,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.76% 31.06% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,189 7,009 18,389
10th Percentile £364 £313 £338
25th Percentile £430 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £440 £440
% change year-on-year +7.95% - +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 74 245
10th Percentile £17.84 £22.80 £20.03
25th Percentile £30.00 £30.47 £31.25
Median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +8.15%
75th Percentile £63.50 £54.52 £53.00
90th Percentile £73.45 £66.00 £73.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £46.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year +5.95% +5.71% +5.42%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +2 2,618 £525 +5.00% 1,245
London +2 1,682 £550 +5.26% 629
Work from Home -3 1,134 £513 +7.89% 315
UK excluding London -35 803 £475 +5.56% 696
North of England -22 264 £475 - 242
South East +16 198 £500 +10.46% 127
Yorkshire -14 128 £475 +5.56% 68
North West -22 126 £463 -7.50% 140
Scotland -17 94 £453 +13.13% 46
Midlands -52 88 £450 +16.88% 103
South West -29 76 £475 +3.26% 77
East of England -49 55 £463 +15.63% 56
West Midlands -63 42 £450 -2.70% 54
East Midlands -27 38 £465 +43.52% 48
Wales -8 26 £505 +30.32% 32
North East -20 16 £470 -10.48% 34
Northern Ireland -25 5 £472 +17.88% 14

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 2,101 (63.06%) JavaScript
2 1,860 (55.82%) React
3 1,416 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1,230 (36.91%) AWS
5 1,153 (34.60%) TypeScript
6 1,091 (32.74%) Full Stack Development
7 964 (28.93%) Java
8 865 (25.96%) Software Engineering
9 847 (25.42%) Docker
10 732 (21.97%) CSS
11 720 (21.61%) Serverless
12 711 (21.34%) Kubernetes
12 711 (21.34%) Azure
13 688 (20.65%) DevOps
14 684 (20.53%) HTML
15 678 (20.35%) Microservices
16 654 (19.63%) AngularJS
17 651 (19.54%) Git (software)
18 585 (17.56%) Finance
19 562 (16.87%) AWS Lambda
20 539 (16.18%) Terraform
21 536 (16.09%) Python
22 525 (15.76%) TDD
23 470 (14.11%) Web Services
24 445 (13.36%) Social Skills
25 442 (13.27%) Test Automation
26 409 (12.27%) Scrum
27 403 (12.09%) Jenkins
28 395 (11.85%) Front End Development
29 391 (11.73%) GraphQL

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
1 129 (3.87%) Confluence
2 110 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (2.16%) nginx
4 71 (2.13%) Apache
5 70 (2.10%) CMS
6 52 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 31 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 26 (0.78%) Headless CMS
9 18 (0.54%) Drupal
10 17 (0.51%) JBoss
11 16 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
11 16 (0.48%) WordPress
12 14 (0.42%) SharePoint
13 11 (0.33%) IBM Domino
13 11 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.30%) Mule
14 10 (0.30%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.27%) Ethereum
15 9 (0.27%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (0.42%) Sketch
2 12 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (0.33%) InVision
4 8 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.21%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.15%) Figma
7 2 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.060%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.060%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.030%) GIMP
8 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (0.93%) Magento
2 25 (0.75%) Shopify
3 12 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.030%) Quorum
8 1 (0.030%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.030%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,230 (36.91%) AWS
2 720 (21.61%) Serverless
3 711 (21.34%) Azure
4 562 (16.87%) AWS Lambda
5 317 (9.51%) GCP
6 294 (8.82%) Amazon S3
7 273 (8.19%) Amazon SQS
8 219 (6.57%) AWS Step Functions
9 195 (5.85%) GitHub
10 181 (5.43%) npm
11 132 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 106 (3.18%) OpenShift
13 92 (2.76%) SaaS
14 72 (2.16%) PaaS
15 71 (2.13%) IaaS
16 60 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
17 57 (1.71%) Amazon EKS
18 52 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
19 48 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 46 (1.38%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 90 (2.70%) HTTP
2 42 (1.26%) Internet
3 28 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.69%) SSL
5 18 (0.54%) AMQP
5 18 (0.54%) LAN
6 17 (0.51%) DNS
7 16 (0.48%) Ethernet
8 15 (0.45%) Firewall
9 8 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.24%) WAN
9 8 (0.24%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.21%) 5G
10 7 (0.21%) BGP
11 6 (0.18%) Broadband
11 6 (0.18%) IPv4
11 6 (0.18%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.15%) SMPP
12 5 (0.15%) SMS
12 5 (0.15%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (10.35%) MongoDB
2 341 (10.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 291 (8.73%) NoSQL
4 276 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
5 214 (6.42%) Amazon RDS
6 212 (6.36%) MySQL
7 139 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 127 (3.81%) SQL Server
9 126 (3.78%) Redis
10 55 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 48 (1.44%) Big Data
13 35 (1.05%) BigQuery
14 31 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (0.81%) Blockchain
16 25 (0.75%) Neo4j
17 17 (0.51%) Amazon Aurora
18 16 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
19 15 (0.45%) Couchbase
20 13 (0.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 651 (19.54%) Git (software)
2 403 (12.09%) Jenkins
3 238 (7.14%) JIRA
4 172 (5.16%) GitLab
4 172 (5.16%) webpack
5 171 (5.13%) Maven
6 148 (4.44%) Cypress.io
7 139 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 120 (3.60%) Mocha
9 117 (3.51%) Selenium
10 105 (3.15%) Jasmine
11 86 (2.58%) JUnit
11 86 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
12 85 (2.55%) Bitbucket
13 66 (1.98%) Grunt
13 66 (1.98%) Subversion
14 65 (1.95%) gulp
15 56 (1.68%) Artifactory
16 55 (1.65%) Gradle
16 55 (1.65%) SonarQube
General
1 585 (17.56%) Finance
2 445 (13.36%) Social Skills
3 303 (9.09%) Front Office
4 194 (5.82%) Public Sector
5 173 (5.19%) Banking
6 123 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
7 105 (3.15%) Retail
8 61 (1.83%) Marketing
9 56 (1.68%) Telecoms
10 53 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
11 42 (1.26%) Investment Banking
12 36 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 35 (1.05%) Games
14 30 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
14 30 (0.90%) Publishing
15 28 (0.84%) Electronics
16 22 (0.66%) Military
17 21 (0.63%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.51%) Automotive
19 14 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,173 (65.22%) Developer
2 609 (18.28%) React Developer
3 529 (15.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 448 (13.45%) Node.js Developer
5 389 (11.67%) Software Engineer
6 363 (10.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 273 (8.19%) Senior Developer
8 249 (7.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 224 (6.72%) Java Developer
10 168 (5.04%) AWS Developer
11 154 (4.62%) Architect
12 138 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 136 (4.08%) JavaScript Engineer
14 134 (4.02%) AWS Engineer
15 127 (3.81%) Lead Developer
16 114 (3.42%) Angular Developer
17 108 (3.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 108 (3.24%) UI Developer
18 87 (2.61%) Software Developer
19 86 (2.58%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,860 (55.82%) React
2 732 (21.97%) CSS
3 684 (20.53%) HTML
4 654 (19.63%) AngularJS
5 470 (14.11%) Web Services
6 391 (11.73%) GraphQL
7 371 (11.13%) REST
8 322 (9.66%) RESTful
9 318 (9.54%) Redux
10 301 (9.03%) Spring
11 275 (8.25%) Express
12 265 (7.95%) Jest
13 255 (7.65%) HTML5
14 241 (7.23%) Spring Boot
15 238 (7.14%) Material-UI
16 226 (6.78%) .NET
17 197 (5.91%) Vue.js
18 178 (5.34%) CSS3
19 172 (5.16%) JSON
20 160 (4.80%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 280 (8.40%) User Experience
2 122 (3.66%) Cloud Native
2 122 (3.66%) Mobile App
3 102 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
4 79 (2.37%) Hedge funds
5 68 (2.04%) Derivative
5 68 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 66 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
6 66 (1.98%) Equities
6 66 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 47 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
8 46 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 44 (1.32%) Public Cloud
10 38 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
11 33 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 30 (0.90%) Management Information System
13 29 (0.87%) Algorithms
13 29 (0.87%) Credit Risk
14 26 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 230 (6.90%) Linux
2 96 (2.88%) Windows
3 76 (2.28%) Android
4 59 (1.77%) Unix
5 52 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 52 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.30%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.12%) CentOS
9 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.060%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.060%) Debian
10 2 (0.060%) VMS
11 1 (0.030%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.030%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.030%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,416 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1,091 (32.74%) Full Stack Development
3 865 (25.96%) Software Engineering
4 688 (20.65%) DevOps
5 678 (20.35%) Microservices
6 525 (15.76%) TDD
7 442 (13.27%) Test Automation
8 409 (12.27%) Scrum
9 395 (11.85%) Front End Development
10 285 (8.55%) Investment Management
11 284 (8.52%) Asset Management
12 272 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
13 249 (7.47%) E-Commerce
14 214 (6.42%) BDD
15 195 (5.85%) Web Development
16 184 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
17 173 (5.19%) Unit Testing
18 170 (5.10%) Open Source
19 163 (4.89%) Mentoring
20 156 (4.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,101 (63.06%) JavaScript
2 1,153 (34.60%) TypeScript
3 964 (28.93%) Java
4 536 (16.09%) Python
5 363 (10.89%) SQL
6 334 (10.02%) C#
7 205 (6.15%) ES6
8 142 (4.26%) PHP
9 132 (3.96%) Ruby
10 129 (3.87%) C++
11 127 (3.81%) Go
12 96 (2.88%) Kotlin
13 94 (2.82%) Bash Shell
14 87 (2.61%) Scala
15 77 (2.31%) PowerShell
16 67 (2.01%) Java 8
17 44 (1.32%) Groovy
18 36 (1.08%) C
18 36 (1.08%) Shell Script
19 26 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 174 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 142 (4.26%) Degree
3 134 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 61 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (0.84%) AWS Certification
5 28 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.36%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.060%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.030%) CAPM
10 1 (0.030%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.030%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.030%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (5.79%) Accessibility
2 127 (3.81%) QA
3 32 (0.96%) WCAG
4 27 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.39%) GDPR
6 4 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.090%) SLA
8 2 (0.060%) PMO
9 1 (0.030%) GxP
9 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 847 (25.42%) Docker
2 28 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.21%) vSphere
6 6 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.15%) LXC
8 4 (0.12%) HDFS
9 3 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.060%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.060%) Postfix
10 2 (0.060%) RACF
11 1 (0.030%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.030%) GeoWebCache
11 1 (0.030%) zsh
Systems Management
1 711 (21.34%) Kubernetes
2 539 (16.18%) Terraform
3 145 (4.35%) Ansible
4 58 (1.74%) Puppet
5 57 (1.71%) Grafana
6 47 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (0.78%) Kibana
8 21 (0.63%) Prometheus
9 18 (0.54%) logstash
10 17 (0.51%) Graphite
11 16 (0.48%) Packer
12 14 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.30%) Istio
15 8 (0.24%) Graylog
16 7 (0.21%) Nagios
16 7 (0.21%) Rancher
17 6 (0.18%) Consul
17 6 (0.18%) SCCM
18 5 (0.15%) Argo
Vendors
1 139 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 132 (3.96%) Google
3 87 (2.61%) Oracle
4 63 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 56 (1.68%) Splunk
6 54 (1.62%) SAP
7 42 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 36 (1.08%) IBM
9 32 (0.96%) Adobe
10 27 (0.81%) VMware
11 26 (0.78%) MuleSoft
12 25 (0.75%) AppDynamics
13 24 (0.72%) hybris
14 23 (0.69%) New Relic
15 19 (0.57%) Atlassian
16 18 (0.54%) Alibaba
17 14 (0.42%) Dynatrace
18 13 (0.39%) CA
19 11 (0.33%) Xerox
20 10 (0.30%) ServiceNow