Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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 (Node)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 90 160
Rank change year-on-year +32 +70 +99
Contract jobs citing Node.js 3542 2686 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.57% 2.52% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.15% 8.39% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2640 2037 1375
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £344 £325 £319
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 11
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £22.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +103.48% -63.14%
10th Percentile £26.08 £36.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £49.50 £24.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +344.44% -

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 31758 32027 31623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.03% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22268 22307 21564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 374 527
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.55 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.35 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.15 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.53% -4.00% +11.19%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 +32 3359 £475 +5.56% 770
London +13 2171 £500 +7.53% 369
UK excluding London +64 1356 £413 -2.94% 421
South East +69 445 £425 +6.25% 102
North of England +13 337 £410 -3.53% 131
Midlands +56 205 £413 +17.86% 62
North West +54 172 £400 -5.33% 72
Yorkshire +1 161 £420 -1.75% 51
East of England +42 131 £400 -5.88% 49
East Midlands +35 128 £413 +17.86% 34
South West +35 83 £413 -8.33% 57
West Midlands +27 71 £406 +16.07% 28
Scotland +22 68 £400 - 10
Northern Ireland -11 53 £413 - 4
Wales +57 51 £490 +8.89% 6
North East -30 12 £425 -2.97% 8

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Node.js also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Node.js.

1 2598 (73.35%) JavaScript
2 1856 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
3 1706 (48.16%) HTML
4 1617 (45.65%) CSS
5 1384 (39.07%) React
6 1337 (37.75%) AngularJS
7 1228 (34.67%) TDD
8 1206 (34.05%) Java
9 992 (28.01%) HTML5
10 971 (27.41%) Git (software)
11 770 (21.74%) CSS3
12 679 (19.17%) Front End Development
13 671 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
14 617 (17.42%) Scrum
15 599 (16.91%) Docker
16 595 (16.80%) Python
17 583 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
17 583 (16.46%) DevOps
18 576 (16.26%) Jenkins
19 560 (15.81%) BDD
20 554 (15.64%) Sass
21 546 (15.42%) RESTful
22 539 (15.22%) Finance
23 514 (14.51%) Microservices
24 512 (14.46%) Linux
25 493 (13.92%) Web Services
26 474 (13.38%) SQL
27 465 (13.13%) jQuery
28 457 (12.90%) MongoDB
29 446 (12.59%) C#

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
1 140 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
2 116 (3.27%) Confluence
3 84 (2.37%) nginx
4 76 (2.15%) Apache
5 74 (2.09%) Tomcat
6 62 (1.75%) CMS
7 49 (1.38%) JBoss
8 45 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 42 (1.19%) Apache Spark
10 38 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
11 27 (0.76%) SharePoint
12 22 (0.62%) Drupal
13 21 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.56%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.54%) IIS
16 17 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 15 (0.42%) WordPress
18 13 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 13 (0.37%) Jetty
19 11 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 46 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 45 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 22 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.23%) HipChat
6 5 (0.14%) GIMP
7 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.085%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.085%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (0.056%) InVision
9 2 (0.056%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.28%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.23%) Magento
3 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.056%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.028%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.028%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.028%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 671 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
2 247 (6.97%) npm
3 197 (5.56%) Serverless
4 171 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 133 (3.75%) GitHub
6 103 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
7 81 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
8 70 (1.98%) Amazon S3
9 69 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 66 (1.86%) SaaS
11 63 (1.78%) PaaS
12 60 (1.69%) Heroku
13 53 (1.50%) OpenShift
14 50 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
15 44 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
16 38 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
17 37 (1.04%) Slack
18 36 (1.02%) Route 53
19 26 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 22 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.56%) HTTP
2 54 (1.52%) Internet
3 41 (1.16%) LDAP
4 39 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.88%) DNS
6 30 (0.85%) SSL
7 29 (0.82%) Firewall
8 27 (0.76%) SMS
9 13 (0.37%) WAN
10 12 (0.34%) LAN
11 8 (0.23%) AMQP
12 6 (0.17%) DHCP
12 6 (0.17%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.17%) MQTT
12 6 (0.17%) VPN
13 4 (0.11%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
13 4 (0.11%) tcpdump
13 4 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (12.90%) MongoDB
2 415 (11.72%) NoSQL
3 280 (7.91%) MySQL
4 226 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 186 (5.25%) SQL Server
6 111 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 94 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 85 (2.40%) Redis
9 72 (2.03%) RDBMS
10 64 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 63 (1.78%) Big Data
12 55 (1.55%) Hadoop
13 37 (1.04%) Neo4j
14 34 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
16 21 (0.59%) CouchDB
17 18 (0.51%) Apache Hive
18 17 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
20 14 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 971 (27.41%) Git (software)
2 576 (16.26%) Jenkins
3 337 (9.51%) gulp
4 294 (8.30%) JIRA
5 292 (8.24%) Grunt
6 231 (6.52%) Jasmine
7 223 (6.30%) Mocha
8 221 (6.24%) Selenium
8 221 (6.24%) webpack
9 179 (5.05%) Cucumber
10 117 (3.30%) Babel
10 117 (3.30%) Karma Test Runner
11 110 (3.11%) TeamCity
12 105 (2.96%) JUnit
13 104 (2.94%) Subversion
14 94 (2.65%) Maven
15 85 (2.40%) Protractor
16 71 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
17 68 (1.92%) Bower
18 62 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 539 (15.22%) Finance
2 375 (10.59%) Banking
3 172 (4.86%) Retail
4 115 (3.25%) Marketing
5 96 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 75 (2.12%) Front Office
7 68 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 53 (1.50%) Games
9 49 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 47 (1.33%) Electronics
11 36 (1.02%) Advertising
12 32 (0.90%) Publishing
13 25 (0.71%) Legal
14 18 (0.51%) Law
15 14 (0.40%) Automotive
16 13 (0.37%) Back Office
16 13 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.34%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
19 9 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2771 (78.23%) Developer
2 883 (24.93%) JavaScript Developer
3 733 (20.69%) Node.js Developer
4 508 (14.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 446 (12.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 386 (10.90%) Java Developer
7 328 (9.26%) Senior Developer
8 317 (8.95%) Angular Developer
9 209 (5.90%) HTML Developer
10 162 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 160 (4.52%) UI Developer
12 134 (3.78%) Web Developer
13 128 (3.61%) .NET Developer
14 127 (3.59%) Architect
14 127 (3.59%) HTML CSS Developer
15 109 (3.08%) C# Developer
15 109 (3.08%) Software Engineer
16 108 (3.05%) Agile Developer
17 99 (2.80%) JavaScript Engineer
18 86 (2.43%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1706 (48.16%) HTML
2 1617 (45.65%) CSS
3 1384 (39.07%) React
4 1337 (37.75%) AngularJS
5 992 (28.01%) HTML5
6 770 (21.74%) CSS3
7 554 (15.64%) Sass
8 546 (15.42%) RESTful
9 493 (13.92%) Web Services
10 465 (13.13%) jQuery
11 415 (11.72%) Redux
12 406 (11.46%) REST
13 397 (11.21%) .NET
14 391 (11.04%) JSON
15 269 (7.59%) Express
16 261 (7.37%) Spring
17 231 (6.52%) XML
18 219 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 189 (5.34%) LESS
20 181 (5.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 341 (9.63%) User Experience
2 203 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
3 129 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 103 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 94 (2.65%) Fintech
6 87 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
8 52 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 45 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 43 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 41 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 27 (0.76%) Cloud Native
13 26 (0.73%) Derivative
13 26 (0.73%) Market Risk
14 25 (0.71%) Public Cloud
15 24 (0.68%) Video on Demand
16 22 (0.62%) Blog
17 16 (0.45%) Management Information System
18 15 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 512 (14.46%) Linux
2 172 (4.86%) Unix
3 100 (2.82%) Windows
4 90 (2.54%) Android
5 77 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 64 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 19 (0.54%) CoreOS
10 14 (0.40%) CentOS
11 12 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.28%) Windows Server
13 7 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.17%) Solaris
15 4 (0.11%) Fedora
15 4 (0.11%) MVS
16 3 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.056%) VMS
17 2 (0.056%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1856 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1228 (34.67%) TDD
3 679 (19.17%) Front End Development
4 617 (17.42%) Scrum
5 583 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
5 583 (16.46%) DevOps
6 560 (15.81%) BDD
7 514 (14.51%) Microservices
8 409 (11.55%) OO
9 404 (11.41%) Test Automation
10 352 (9.94%) Software Engineering
11 343 (9.68%) Open Source
12 340 (9.60%) Web Development
13 304 (8.58%) MVC
14 290 (8.19%) E-Commerce
15 238 (6.72%) Unit Testing
16 221 (6.24%) Continuous Delivery
17 216 (6.10%) Kanban
18 203 (5.73%) Pair Programming
19 186 (5.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2598 (73.35%) JavaScript
2 1206 (34.05%) Java
3 595 (16.80%) Python
4 474 (13.38%) SQL
5 446 (12.59%) C#
6 425 (12.00%) ES6
7 273 (7.71%) Ruby
8 202 (5.70%) TypeScript
9 188 (5.31%) Scala
10 141 (3.98%) Bash Shell
11 132 (3.73%) PHP
12 100 (2.82%) Go
13 61 (1.72%) ECMAScript
14 52 (1.47%) Perl
15 50 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 47 (1.33%) C++
17 40 (1.13%) GraphQL
18 30 (0.85%) PowerShell
19 25 (0.71%) Groovy
19 25 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 156 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 130 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 128 (3.61%) Degree
4 58 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.20%) OCPJP
8 6 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.14%) OCP
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.056%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.028%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.028%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.028%) CISSP
11 1 (0.028%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (3.25%) QA
2 12 (0.34%) WCAG
3 11 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.25%) WAI
5 6 (0.17%) GCP
5 6 (0.17%) MiFID
6 3 (0.085%) SLA
7 2 (0.056%) FATCA
7 2 (0.056%) GDPR
7 2 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.056%) PSD2
7 2 (0.056%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 599 (16.91%) Docker
2 54 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.17%) Gluster
3 6 (0.17%) Varnish
3 6 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.085%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.085%) HDFS
6 3 (0.085%) KVM
6 3 (0.085%) Squid
7 2 (0.056%) etcd
7 2 (0.056%) flannel
8 1 (0.028%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 202 (5.70%) Kubernetes
2 184 (5.19%) Ansible
3 164 (4.63%) Puppet
4 144 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
5 130 (3.67%) Terraform
6 63 (1.78%) logstash
7 59 (1.67%) Kibana
8 38 (1.07%) Grafana
9 28 (0.79%) Mesos
10 21 (0.59%) HAProxy
11 18 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 18 (0.51%) Sysdig
12 15 (0.42%) Packer
12 15 (0.42%) Salt
13 14 (0.40%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.37%) Consul
14 13 (0.37%) Nagios
15 10 (0.28%) Rancher
16 8 (0.23%) rkt
17 7 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 154 (4.35%) Oracle
2 110 (3.11%) Microsoft
3 109 (3.08%) Google
4 72 (2.03%) IBM
5 69 (1.95%) Adobe
6 48 (1.36%) Red Hat
6 48 (1.36%) SAP
7 41 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 39 (1.10%) Apigee
9 35 (0.99%) Atlassian
10 30 (0.85%) Splunk
11 26 (0.73%) VMware
12 18 (0.51%) MuleSoft
12 18 (0.51%) New Relic
13 15 (0.42%) AppDynamics
14 14 (0.40%) PayPal
15 13 (0.37%) WSO2
16 12 (0.34%) Pega
17 11 (0.31%) Perforce
18 10 (0.28%) ION Trading