Period
to 25 July 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 July 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 59 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -4
Contract jobs citing Node.js 2,794 1,383 3,706
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 3.95% 3.69% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.09% 12.10% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,082 966 2,681
10th Percentile £375 £353 £375
25th Percentile £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £575 £580 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £453 £450
% change year-on-year +2.68% +0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 12
10th Percentile £49.71 " £13.60
25th Percentile £63.50 " £46.56
Median hourly rate £65.54 £58.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.00% +16.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £70.25 " £52.50
90th Percentile £73.45 " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.54 £58.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +13.00% +16.00% +17.65%

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 21,348 11,432 29,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.17% 30.47% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,263 8,090 20,685
10th Percentile £356 £335 £333
25th Percentile £414 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £490
Median % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £694 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 101 273
10th Percentile £15.27 £20.50 £17.63
25th Percentile £27.00 £30.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.57
Median % change year-on-year - +0.98% +7.39%
75th Percentile £57.13 £58.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.59 £66.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.44 £42.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year -0.74% -2.84% +10.00%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 2,183 £525 +3.96% 1,330
London +5 1,432 £525 -0.94% 647
Work from Home -7 976 £500 -4.76% 302
UK excluding London -18 693 £465 +2.68% 735
North of England -5 220 £475 -4.76% 296
South East +7 172 £496 +10.17% 123
North West -8 107 £450 -5.26% 179
Yorkshire +8 102 £488 -1.52% 76
Scotland -12 99 £450 +2.86% 44
South West -18 64 £450 -5.26% 96
Midlands -56 59 £425 -10.53% 89
East of England -26 57 £456 +2.53% 63
West Midlands -48 26 £431 -13.75% 53
East Midlands -26 23 £415 +31.12% 36
Wales -10 17 £450 - 14
North East -7 11 £478 -13.18% 41
Northern Ireland -14 6 £461 +15.19% 10

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1,787 (63.96%) JavaScript
2 1,599 (57.23%) React
3 1,249 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1,092 (39.08%) AWS
5 847 (30.31%) TypeScript
6 815 (29.17%) Java
7 752 (26.91%) Docker
8 708 (25.34%) Software Engineering
9 676 (24.19%) Azure
10 653 (23.37%) CSS
11 623 (22.30%) Kubernetes
12 616 (22.05%) HTML
13 606 (21.69%) Git (software)
14 598 (21.40%) DevOps
15 595 (21.30%) Serverless
16 565 (20.22%) AngularJS
17 559 (20.01%) Microservices
18 519 (18.58%) Finance
19 518 (18.54%) Python
20 482 (17.25%) AWS Lambda
21 471 (16.86%) Web Services
22 464 (16.61%) TDD
23 450 (16.11%) Terraform
24 407 (14.57%) Social Skills
25 390 (13.96%) Jenkins
26 381 (13.64%) Test Automation
27 360 (12.88%) SQL
27 360 (12.88%) GraphQL
28 351 (12.56%) Scrum
29 320 (11.45%) REST

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
1 128 (4.58%) Confluence
2 90 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
3 79 (2.83%) nginx
4 73 (2.61%) CMS
5 61 (2.18%) Apache
6 44 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 27 (0.97%) Headless CMS
9 26 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 25 (0.89%) JBoss
11 22 (0.79%) SharePoint
12 19 (0.68%) Drupal
12 19 (0.68%) IBM Domino
13 18 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (0.61%) WordPress
15 14 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.47%) Ethereum
17 10 (0.36%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 14 (0.50%) Chatbot
2 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.36%) Figma
4 9 (0.32%) InVision
4 9 (0.32%) Sketch
5 8 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.072%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.072%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.072%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (1.07%) Magento
2 29 (1.04%) Shopify
3 18 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.036%) Summit
8 1 (0.036%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 1,092 (39.08%) AWS
2 676 (24.19%) Azure
3 595 (21.30%) Serverless
4 482 (17.25%) AWS Lambda
5 305 (10.92%) GCP
6 254 (9.09%) Amazon S3
7 224 (8.02%) Amazon SQS
8 184 (6.59%) AWS Step Functions
9 139 (4.97%) GitHub
10 126 (4.51%) npm
11 95 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 84 (3.01%) SaaS
13 72 (2.58%) IaaS
14 68 (2.43%) PaaS
15 67 (2.40%) Amazon EKS
15 67 (2.40%) OpenShift
16 55 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
17 41 (1.47%) Apigee
18 37 (1.32%) Amazon ECS
19 35 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.26%) HTTP
2 36 (1.29%) Internet
3 30 (1.07%) SSL
4 26 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 25 (0.89%) DNS
5 25 (0.89%) Firewall
6 21 (0.75%) LAN
7 17 (0.61%) AMQP
8 11 (0.39%) Ethernet
8 11 (0.39%) Wireshark
9 10 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.36%) WAN
10 9 (0.32%) FTP
11 7 (0.25%) SSH
12 6 (0.21%) BGP
12 6 (0.21%) IPv4
12 6 (0.21%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.21%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.18%) SMPP
13 5 (0.18%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (10.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 287 (10.27%) MongoDB
3 260 (9.31%) NoSQL
4 212 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
5 198 (7.09%) Amazon RDS
6 163 (5.83%) MySQL
7 109 (3.90%) Redis
8 103 (3.69%) Relational Database
9 99 (3.54%) SQL Server
10 42 (1.50%) Big Data
11 41 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (1.47%) Blockchain
12 38 (1.36%) BigQuery
13 36 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 20 (0.72%) Neo4j
16 18 (0.64%) Amazon Aurora
17 16 (0.57%) Tableau
18 14 (0.50%) Couchbase
18 14 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 606 (21.69%) Git (software)
2 390 (13.96%) Jenkins
3 238 (8.52%) JIRA
4 153 (5.48%) Maven
4 153 (5.48%) webpack
5 128 (4.58%) Cypress.io
6 123 (4.40%) Mocha
7 121 (4.33%) Cucumber
8 110 (3.94%) GitLab
9 98 (3.51%) Selenium
10 90 (3.22%) JUnit
11 88 (3.15%) Jasmine
12 83 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
13 75 (2.68%) gulp
14 72 (2.58%) Bitbucket
15 66 (2.36%) Gradle
16 65 (2.33%) CircleCI
16 65 (2.33%) SonarQube
17 62 (2.22%) TeamCity
18 56 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 519 (18.58%) Finance
2 407 (14.57%) Social Skills
3 274 (9.81%) Front Office
4 139 (4.97%) Public Sector
5 132 (4.72%) Banking
6 117 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (2.18%) Marketing
7 61 (2.18%) Retail
8 60 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 52 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
10 34 (1.22%) Documentation Skills
10 34 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 28 (1.00%) Publishing
12 25 (0.89%) Games
13 24 (0.86%) Electronics
14 20 (0.72%) Influencing Skills
15 19 (0.68%) Investment Banking
16 18 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.54%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,834 (65.64%) Developer
2 539 (19.29%) React Developer
3 456 (16.32%) Full Stack Developer
4 402 (14.39%) Node.js Developer
5 380 (13.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 242 (8.66%) Software Engineer
7 233 (8.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 224 (8.02%) Senior Developer
9 214 (7.66%) AWS Developer
10 167 (5.98%) Java Developer
11 135 (4.83%) Architect
12 120 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
13 94 (3.36%) Lead Developer
13 94 (3.36%) UI Developer
14 82 (2.93%) JavaScript Engineer
15 81 (2.90%) Angular Developer
16 80 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
17 65 (2.33%) Backend Developer
18 55 (1.97%) Designer
18 55 (1.97%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,599 (57.23%) React
2 653 (23.37%) CSS
3 616 (22.05%) HTML
4 565 (20.22%) AngularJS
5 471 (16.86%) Web Services
6 360 (12.88%) GraphQL
7 320 (11.45%) REST
8 310 (11.10%) Redux
9 280 (10.02%) Express
10 262 (9.38%) Jest
11 246 (8.80%) RESTful
12 224 (8.02%) HTML5
13 218 (7.80%) Spring
14 204 (7.30%) .NET
15 195 (6.98%) Material-UI
16 163 (5.83%) Spring Boot
17 159 (5.69%) JSON
18 153 (5.48%) Sass
19 142 (5.08%) jQuery
20 134 (4.80%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 278 (9.95%) User Experience
2 118 (4.22%) Mobile App
3 115 (4.12%) Cloud Native
4 98 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 61 (2.18%) Hedge funds
6 51 (1.83%) Equities
6 51 (1.83%) Fixed Income
7 50 (1.79%) Derivative
8 41 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (1.47%) Legacy Systems
9 39 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
10 38 (1.36%) Data Structures
11 37 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
12 36 (1.29%) Public Cloud
13 35 (1.25%) Algorithms
14 30 (1.07%) Client/Server
15 28 (1.00%) Credit Risk
16 27 (0.97%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 162 (5.80%) Linux
2 72 (2.58%) Android
2 72 (2.58%) Windows
3 54 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 45 (1.61%) Unix
5 35 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (0.47%) CentOS
7 12 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.21%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.11%) Debian
11 3 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.036%) Tizen
12 1 (0.036%) webOS
12 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,249 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
2 708 (25.34%) Software Engineering
3 598 (21.40%) DevOps
4 559 (20.01%) Microservices
5 464 (16.61%) TDD
6 381 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 351 (12.56%) Scrum
8 319 (11.42%) Front End Development
9 275 (9.84%) Asset Management
10 268 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
11 265 (9.48%) Investment Management
12 215 (7.70%) BDD
13 185 (6.62%) Open Source
14 168 (6.01%) E-Commerce
15 164 (5.87%) Web Development
16 158 (5.65%) SDLC
17 156 (5.58%) Unit Testing
18 151 (5.40%) Problem-Solving
19 145 (5.19%) Analytics
20 143 (5.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,787 (63.96%) JavaScript
2 847 (30.31%) TypeScript
3 815 (29.17%) Java
4 518 (18.54%) Python
5 360 (12.88%) SQL
6 258 (9.23%) C#
7 209 (7.48%) ES6
8 145 (5.19%) Go
9 128 (4.58%) Ruby
10 121 (4.33%) PHP
11 117 (4.19%) Kotlin
12 112 (4.01%) C++
13 96 (3.44%) Bash Shell
14 89 (3.19%) Scala
15 73 (2.61%) Java 8
16 69 (2.47%) PowerShell
17 42 (1.50%) Groovy
18 39 (1.40%) C
19 37 (1.32%) Shell Script
20 21 (0.75%) ES7
Qualifications
1 157 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 145 (5.19%) Degree
3 133 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 27 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (0.79%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.36%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.072%) PhD
10 2 (0.072%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.036%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.036%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (6.51%) Accessibility
2 119 (4.26%) QA
3 23 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.64%) WCAG
5 16 (0.57%) GDPR
6 5 (0.18%) SLA
7 2 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.036%) MiFID
8 1 (0.036%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.036%) PSD2
8 1 (0.036%) WAI
System Software
1 752 (26.91%) Docker
2 28 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
3 25 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.29%) Postfix
6 6 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.21%) qmail
7 3 (0.11%) LXC
7 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.11%) vSphere
8 2 (0.072%) HDFS
8 2 (0.072%) RACF
8 2 (0.072%) Samba
Systems Management
1 623 (22.30%) Kubernetes
2 450 (16.11%) Terraform
3 132 (4.72%) Ansible
4 56 (2.00%) Grafana
5 55 (1.97%) Puppet
6 53 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (0.89%) Kibana
8 17 (0.61%) Istio
9 15 (0.54%) Argo
9 15 (0.54%) Packer
10 14 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.43%) Graphite
11 12 (0.43%) Prometheus
12 11 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.29%) Consul
13 8 (0.29%) Graylog
13 8 (0.29%) logstash
14 7 (0.25%) Nagios
15 6 (0.21%) Salt
16 5 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 132 (4.72%) Google
2 115 (4.12%) Oracle
3 113 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 67 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 49 (1.75%) SAP
6 42 (1.50%) IBM
6 42 (1.50%) Splunk
7 31 (1.11%) MuleSoft
8 30 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 29 (1.04%) New Relic
10 28 (1.00%) hybris
11 26 (0.93%) Adobe
12 24 (0.86%) VMware
13 21 (0.75%) Atlassian
14 19 (0.68%) AppDynamics
14 19 (0.68%) Xerox
15 18 (0.64%) Alibaba
16 15 (0.54%) Apple
17 12 (0.43%) Dell
17 12 (0.43%) WorldPay