Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 58 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +12
Contract jobs citing Node.js 1,252 3,575 4,212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.62% 3.93% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.92% 12.40% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 2,638 3,153
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £350 £375 £356
90th Percentile £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% +6.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% +1.80%

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 10,503 28,832 35,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.39% 31.73% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,970 20,100 24,861
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £334 £320
90th Percentile £681 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £422
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.30% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 322 351
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22.33 £19.92 £15.24
90th Percentile £63.98 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +8.75% -1.23%

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 12 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Node.js over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 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 -1 1,135 £500 - 663
London -13 675 £525 -2.33% 225
UK excluding London +6 523 £450 - 474
North of England +15 170 £475 +5.56% 166
Work from Home -15 142 £463 +2.78% 100
Yorkshire +35 88 £475 - 43
South East -35 84 £450 -5.26% 73
Midlands +4 70 £475 +12.43% 69
South West +3 70 £475 +5.56% 81
North West +2 70 £450 +2.86% 105
East of England +24 49 £426 +0.12% 46
Scotland +28 42 £450 - 26
West Midlands +23 35 £500 +12.68% 40
East Midlands +20 35 £318 -20.50% 29
Northern Ireland +29 23 £400 +33.33% 5
Wales +16 15 £450 +5.88% 10
North East +10 12 £562 +18.21% 18

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 836 (66.77%) JavaScript
2 611 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
3 555 (44.33%) React
4 430 (34.35%) Java
5 405 (32.35%) AWS
6 403 (32.19%) CSS
7 393 (31.39%) AngularJS
8 362 (28.91%) DevOps
9 354 (28.27%) HTML
10 302 (24.12%) Git (software)
11 300 (23.96%) Azure
12 286 (22.84%) TDD
13 283 (22.60%) Docker
14 282 (22.52%) Python
15 258 (20.61%) Kubernetes
16 249 (19.89%) Front End Development
17 242 (19.33%) TypeScript
18 235 (18.77%) Scrum
19 233 (18.61%) Microservices
20 204 (16.29%) SQL
21 202 (16.13%) Software Engineering
22 191 (15.26%) Jenkins
23 184 (14.70%) Web Services
24 180 (14.38%) Redux
25 179 (14.30%) Security Cleared
26 175 (13.98%) Finance
27 170 (13.58%) .NET
28 166 (13.26%) Test Automation
29 164 (13.10%) GCP
30 163 (13.02%) User Experience

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 94 (7.51%) Elasticsearch
2 63 (5.03%) Confluence
3 34 (2.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 32 (2.56%) nginx
5 31 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.76%) Apache
8 20 (1.60%) Mule
9 10 (0.80%) CMS
10 9 (0.72%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.72%) Red Hat Fuse
11 8 (0.64%) Headless CMS
12 7 (0.56%) IIS
13 6 (0.48%) JBoss
14 5 (0.40%) Drupal
14 5 (0.40%) Jetty
14 5 (0.40%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.40%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 5 (0.40%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (1.04%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.40%) Sketch
3 4 (0.32%) Figma
3 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.24%) InVision
4 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) Magento
3 4 (0.32%) Shopify
4 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.080%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 405 (32.35%) AWS
2 300 (23.96%) Azure
3 164 (13.10%) GCP
4 132 (10.54%) Serverless
5 96 (7.67%) GitHub
6 89 (7.11%) AWS Lambda
7 82 (6.55%) npm
8 38 (3.04%) Amazon S3
9 30 (2.40%) OpenShift
10 29 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
11 28 (2.24%) PaaS
12 26 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 26 (2.08%) Slack
13 24 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (1.76%) SaaS
15 21 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
16 20 (1.60%) Amazon Cognito
17 19 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
18 17 (1.36%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 27 (2.16%) HTTP
3 24 (1.92%) SSL
4 17 (1.36%) Internet
5 16 (1.28%) DNS
6 15 (1.20%) Firewall
7 12 (0.96%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (0.56%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.48%) SSH
11 4 (0.32%) DHCP
11 4 (0.32%) MQTT
12 3 (0.24%) AMQP
12 3 (0.24%) LAN
13 2 (0.16%) DOCSIS
13 2 (0.16%) Network Security
13 2 (0.16%) SMS
13 2 (0.16%) SNMP
13 2 (0.16%) WAN
13 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (10.22%) MongoDB
2 113 (9.03%) NoSQL
3 85 (6.79%) SQL Server
4 78 (6.23%) MySQL
5 63 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (2.56%) Redis
6 32 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.16%) Big Data
8 23 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 20 (1.60%) BigQuery
10 16 (1.28%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
13 11 (0.88%) Blockchain
14 10 (0.80%) MariaDB
14 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.80%) Power BI
15 9 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.64%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.64%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 302 (24.12%) Git (software)
2 191 (15.26%) Jenkins
3 91 (7.27%) JIRA
4 76 (6.07%) gulp
5 73 (5.83%) webpack
6 71 (5.67%) Maven
7 60 (4.79%) Selenium
8 57 (4.55%) Mocha
9 54 (4.31%) JUnit
10 50 (3.99%) CircleCI
10 50 (3.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 47 (3.75%) GitLab
11 47 (3.75%) Subversion
12 45 (3.59%) Grunt
12 45 (3.59%) Jasmine
13 41 (3.27%) Cucumber
14 37 (2.96%) Visual Studio
15 34 (2.72%) Bitbucket
16 32 (2.56%) RStudio
17 30 (2.40%) Gradle
General
1 175 (13.98%) Finance
2 110 (8.79%) Public Sector
3 81 (6.47%) Banking
4 63 (5.03%) Front Office
5 46 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.16%) Retail
7 20 (1.60%) Marketing
7 20 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.52%) Games
9 14 (1.12%) Law
10 13 (1.04%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.96%) Military
12 10 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.72%) Electronics
14 8 (0.64%) Publishing
15 7 (0.56%) Back Office
16 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.24%) Advertising
18 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 829 (66.21%) Developer
2 183 (14.62%) JavaScript Developer
3 182 (14.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 164 (13.10%) React Developer
5 160 (12.78%) Full Stack Developer
6 142 (11.34%) Node.js Developer
7 90 (7.19%) Senior Developer
8 79 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
9 67 (5.35%) Software Engineer
10 61 (4.87%) Java Developer
11 58 (4.63%) JavaScript Engineer
12 56 (4.47%) Architect
13 54 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
14 50 (3.99%) Angular Developer
14 50 (3.99%) UI Developer
15 49 (3.91%) AWS Developer
16 32 (2.56%) .NET Developer
17 29 (2.32%) Lead Developer
18 23 (1.84%) Technical Leader
19 22 (1.76%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (44.33%) React
2 403 (32.19%) CSS
3 393 (31.39%) AngularJS
4 354 (28.27%) HTML
5 184 (14.70%) Web Services
6 180 (14.38%) Redux
7 170 (13.58%) .NET
8 155 (12.38%) REST
9 146 (11.66%) GraphQL
10 137 (10.94%) HTML5
11 117 (9.35%) RESTful
12 108 (8.63%) Vue.js
13 105 (8.39%) Jest
14 98 (7.83%) JSON
15 95 (7.59%) Sass
16 94 (7.51%) Spring
17 88 (7.03%) Express
18 81 (6.47%) Kafka
19 78 (6.23%) CSS3
20 74 (5.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 163 (13.02%) User Experience
2 72 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (5.03%) Mobile App
5 61 (4.87%) Derivative
6 56 (4.47%) Fixed Income
7 55 (4.39%) Equities
8 45 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 42 (3.35%) Hedge funds
10 38 (3.04%) Cloud Native
11 27 (2.16%) Public Cloud
12 21 (1.68%) Data Structures
12 21 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 14 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (0.80%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.80%) PKI
16 9 (0.72%) Blog
16 9 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 138 (11.02%) Linux
2 57 (4.55%) Windows
3 53 (4.23%) Android
4 51 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 51 (4.07%) Unix
5 28 (2.24%) Mac OS X
6 14 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.96%) CentOS
8 8 (0.64%) CoreOS
8 8 (0.64%) Debian
8 8 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.16%) Solaris
10 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.080%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (28.91%) DevOps
3 286 (22.84%) TDD
4 249 (19.89%) Front End Development
5 235 (18.77%) Scrum
6 233 (18.61%) Microservices
7 202 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 166 (13.26%) Test Automation
9 134 (10.70%) BDD
9 134 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
10 113 (9.03%) Open Source
11 99 (7.91%) Kanban
12 91 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
13 82 (6.55%) Web Development
14 80 (6.39%) Decision-Making
15 76 (6.07%) OO
15 76 (6.07%) Unit Testing
16 74 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 73 (5.83%) Mentoring
18 66 (5.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 836 (66.77%) JavaScript
2 430 (34.35%) Java
3 282 (22.52%) Python
4 242 (19.33%) TypeScript
5 204 (16.29%) SQL
6 131 (10.46%) C#
7 125 (9.98%) ES6
8 66 (5.27%) Go
9 53 (4.23%) PHP
10 52 (4.15%) Ruby
11 43 (3.43%) C++
12 39 (3.12%) Java 8
13 35 (2.80%) Scala
14 34 (2.72%) Bash Shell
15 29 (2.32%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.68%) Kotlin
17 20 (1.60%) Apple Swift
17 20 (1.60%) Groovy
18 19 (1.52%) C
19 18 (1.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 179 (14.30%) Security Cleared
2 133 (10.62%) SC Cleared
3 66 (5.27%) Degree
4 29 (2.32%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.80%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.40%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.40%) SANS
10 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.24%) CCNA
11 3 (0.24%) PhD
12 2 (0.16%) CCNP
12 2 (0.16%) CISSP
12 2 (0.16%) ISEB
12 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.11%) WCAG
2 38 (3.04%) QA
3 9 (0.72%) GDPR
4 5 (0.40%) SLA
5 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.080%) HL7
System Software
1 283 (22.60%) Docker
2 28 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.32%) RACF
5 3 (0.24%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.080%) HDFS
6 1 (0.080%) LXC
Systems Management
1 258 (20.61%) Kubernetes
2 143 (11.42%) Terraform
3 65 (5.19%) Ansible
4 44 (3.51%) Kibana
5 29 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.84%) logstash
6 23 (1.84%) Puppet
7 19 (1.52%) Grafana
8 12 (0.96%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.80%) Argo
10 8 (0.64%) Packer
11 7 (0.56%) Salt
12 6 (0.48%) Consul
12 6 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.48%) Graphite
13 5 (0.40%) Istio
13 5 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 3 (0.24%) FreeIPA
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 107 (8.55%) Google
2 106 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.07%) Oracle
4 27 (2.16%) Splunk
5 22 (1.76%) AppDynamics
6 19 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.36%) F5
7 17 (1.36%) SAP
8 13 (1.04%) Blue Coat
9 12 (0.96%) Sybase
10 11 (0.88%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.80%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.56%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.56%) Confluent
12 7 (0.56%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.56%) Sparx
12 7 (0.56%) Veracode
12 7 (0.56%) WSO2
13 5 (0.40%) Axway
13 5 (0.40%) Salesforce.com