Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 87 116
Rank change year-on-year +28 +29 +117
Contract jobs citing Node.js 3,561 2,583 2,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.58% 2.67% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.16% 8.48% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,736 1,953 1,698
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £328 £315
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 12
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £23.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +92.75% -60.23%
10th Percentile £26.08 £42.50 £20.37
90th Percentile £49.63 £57.25 £33.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year -2.17% +73.42% -

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 31,912 30,450 31,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.10% 31.45% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,768 20,957 21,585
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £590 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +1.46% +5.13% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 345 587
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.25 £15.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £55.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +8.70%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +27 3,410 £493 +9.60% 1,206
London +15 2,125 £500 +5.26% 604
UK excluding London +53 1,412 £425 - 646
South East +50 464 £463 +8.82% 149
North of England +38 436 £425 - 206
North West +55 245 £425 - 123
Yorkshire +23 188 £430 +1.18% 76
Midlands +13 150 £400 +8.11% 108
East of England +51 145 £375 -11.76% 94
South West +46 108 £450 +5.88% 45
East Midlands +27 105 £384 +8.79% 54
Scotland -21 70 £375 -15.73% 28
Wales +49 53 £495 +16.47% 8
West Midlands -12 40 £450 +21.62% 54
North East -27 15 £425 -2.58% 7
Northern Ireland -17 9 £413 -0.90% 8

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 2,470 (69.36%) JavaScript
2 1,774 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1,470 (41.28%) HTML
4 1,448 (40.66%) CSS
5 1,410 (39.60%) React
6 1,384 (38.87%) Java
7 1,230 (34.54%) AngularJS
8 1,208 (33.92%) TDD
9 995 (27.94%) Git (software)
10 870 (24.43%) HTML5
11 772 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
12 690 (19.38%) Docker
13 665 (18.67%) CSS3
14 649 (18.23%) Jenkins
15 643 (18.06%) BDD
16 635 (17.83%) DevOps
17 603 (16.93%) Scrum
18 593 (16.65%) Microservices
19 582 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
20 570 (16.01%) RESTful
21 542 (15.22%) REST
22 538 (15.11%) Front End Development
23 531 (14.91%) Linux
24 518 (14.55%) Web Services
25 510 (14.32%) Python
26 495 (13.90%) Sass
27 480 (13.48%) Test Automation
28 479 (13.45%) C#
29 474 (13.31%) ES6
30 470 (13.20%) SQL

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
1 181 (5.08%) Confluence
2 163 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (2.05%) nginx
4 66 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 65 (1.83%) Apache
6 63 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 45 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 34 (0.95%) JBoss
8 34 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 34 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 32 (0.90%) CMS
9 32 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (0.53%) IIS
10 19 (0.53%) OpenStack
11 16 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 16 (0.45%) Mongoose
12 14 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.31%) Apache Pig
14 11 (0.31%) uWSGI
Applications
1 35 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 23 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.22%) HipChat
6 5 (0.14%) GIMP
7 2 (0.056%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
1 23 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.42%) Magento
3 10 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.056%) Quorum
5 2 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.028%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.028%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 772 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (7.22%) Serverless
3 226 (6.35%) npm
4 222 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 174 (4.89%) GitHub
6 139 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
7 105 (2.95%) PaaS
8 104 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
9 76 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 75 (2.11%) Amazon S3
11 69 (1.94%) OpenShift
12 65 (1.83%) SaaS
13 64 (1.80%) Slack
14 49 (1.38%) Heroku
15 44 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
16 42 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 41 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
17 41 (1.15%) Route 53
18 38 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 37 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 118 (3.31%) HTTP
2 54 (1.52%) Firewall
3 47 (1.32%) Internet
4 37 (1.04%) SMS
5 36 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.51%) SSL
7 15 (0.42%) MQTT
8 14 (0.39%) Intranet
8 14 (0.39%) WAN
9 12 (0.34%) LAN
10 11 (0.31%) BIG-IP
11 10 (0.28%) DNS
11 10 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.22%) AMQP
13 8 (0.22%) FTP
13 8 (0.22%) VPN
14 7 (0.20%) Modbus
14 7 (0.20%) Wireless
15 6 (0.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (12.47%) MongoDB
2 442 (12.41%) NoSQL
3 298 (8.37%) MySQL
4 270 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
5 239 (6.71%) SQL Server
6 139 (3.90%) Redis
7 98 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 93 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 80 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 79 (2.22%) Big Data
11 64 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
12 59 (1.66%) Neo4j
13 50 (1.40%) Hadoop
14 45 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.62%) Apache Hive
16 21 (0.59%) Power BI
17 20 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (0.56%) DB2
17 20 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 995 (27.94%) Git (software)
2 649 (18.23%) Jenkins
3 355 (9.97%) JIRA
4 284 (7.98%) webpack
5 251 (7.05%) gulp
6 238 (6.68%) Cucumber
7 225 (6.32%) Grunt
8 210 (5.90%) Mocha
9 201 (5.64%) Jasmine
10 192 (5.39%) Selenium
11 160 (4.49%) Maven
12 157 (4.41%) JUnit
13 140 (3.93%) Babel
14 104 (2.92%) Karma Test Runner
15 96 (2.70%) TeamCity
16 93 (2.61%) Mockito
17 89 (2.50%) Subversion
18 85 (2.39%) Protractor
19 75 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
20 67 (1.88%) Ant
General
1 461 (12.95%) Finance
2 320 (8.99%) Banking
3 144 (4.04%) Retail
4 85 (2.39%) Marketing
5 67 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 52 (1.46%) Games
7 49 (1.38%) Front Office
8 46 (1.29%) Advertising
8 46 (1.29%) Publishing
9 44 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 41 (1.15%) Law
11 32 (0.90%) Legal
12 25 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 24 (0.67%) Electronics
14 19 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.42%) Back Office
17 14 (0.39%) Automotive
18 8 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2,710 (76.10%) Developer
2 797 (22.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 704 (19.77%) Node.js Developer
4 530 (14.88%) React Developer
5 478 (13.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 464 (13.03%) Java Developer
7 388 (10.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 354 (9.94%) Senior Developer
9 220 (6.18%) Angular Developer
10 204 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
11 171 (4.80%) Architect
12 154 (4.32%) .NET Developer
13 149 (4.18%) HTML Developer
14 134 (3.76%) UI Developer
15 132 (3.71%) C# Developer
16 127 (3.57%) Software Engineer
17 112 (3.15%) JavaScript Engineer
18 111 (3.12%) HTML CSS Developer
19 107 (3.00%) Agile Developer
20 100 (2.81%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,470 (41.28%) HTML
2 1,448 (40.66%) CSS
3 1,410 (39.60%) React
4 1,230 (34.54%) AngularJS
5 870 (24.43%) HTML5
6 665 (18.67%) CSS3
7 570 (16.01%) RESTful
8 542 (15.22%) REST
9 518 (14.55%) Web Services
10 495 (13.90%) Sass
11 455 (12.78%) .NET
12 451 (12.66%) Redux
13 396 (11.12%) jQuery
14 391 (10.98%) JSON
15 363 (10.19%) Spring
16 297 (8.34%) Express
17 245 (6.88%) Spring Boot
18 236 (6.63%) XML
19 227 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 158 (4.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 282 (7.92%) User Experience
2 210 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
3 134 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 115 (3.23%) Fintech
5 110 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
7 57 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 47 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 34 (0.95%) iPad
11 32 (0.90%) Blog
11 32 (0.90%) Video on Demand
12 31 (0.87%) Public Cloud
13 24 (0.67%) Cloud Native
14 23 (0.65%) Fixed Income
14 23 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 21 (0.59%) Algorithms
16 20 (0.56%) Mainframe
17 19 (0.53%) Clustering
18 18 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 531 (14.91%) Linux
2 164 (4.61%) Unix
3 113 (3.17%) Android
4 101 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 78 (2.19%) Windows
6 72 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 33 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 21 (0.59%) CentOS
10 15 (0.42%) CoreOS
11 9 (0.25%) Windows Server
12 7 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.17%) VMS
14 4 (0.11%) Fedora
14 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.056%) AIX
16 2 (0.056%) Solaris
17 1 (0.028%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,774 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1,208 (33.92%) TDD
3 643 (18.06%) BDD
4 635 (17.83%) DevOps
5 603 (16.93%) Scrum
6 593 (16.65%) Microservices
7 582 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
8 538 (15.11%) Front End Development
9 480 (13.48%) Test Automation
10 361 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 348 (9.77%) Open Source
12 307 (8.62%) MVC
13 305 (8.57%) OO
14 296 (8.31%) E-Commerce
15 264 (7.41%) Unit Testing
16 260 (7.30%) Web Development
17 254 (7.13%) Continuous Delivery
18 198 (5.56%) Pair Programming
19 183 (5.14%) Configuration Management
19 183 (5.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,470 (69.36%) JavaScript
2 1,384 (38.87%) Java
3 510 (14.32%) Python
4 479 (13.45%) C#
5 474 (13.31%) ES6
6 470 (13.20%) SQL
7 256 (7.19%) Ruby
8 218 (6.12%) TypeScript
9 180 (5.05%) Scala
10 179 (5.03%) PHP
11 146 (4.10%) Bash Shell
12 77 (2.16%) Go
13 76 (2.13%) ES7
14 59 (1.66%) Groovy
15 58 (1.63%) C++
16 56 (1.57%) GraphQL
17 48 (1.35%) Shell Script
18 43 (1.21%) Perl
19 28 (0.79%) PowerShell
20 27 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 194 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 143 (4.02%) SC Cleared
3 96 (2.70%) Degree
4 31 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 14 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (0.25%) CISSP
10 7 (0.20%) GCED
10 7 (0.20%) GCFA
10 7 (0.20%) GCIA
10 7 (0.20%) GCIH
10 7 (0.20%) GIAC
10 7 (0.20%) GREM
10 7 (0.20%) GSEC
11 2 (0.056%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.056%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.028%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (3.51%) QA
2 14 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.28%) WCAG
5 9 (0.25%) CESG Infosec
5 9 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (0.22%) SLA
7 7 (0.20%) WAI
8 5 (0.14%) GCP
8 5 (0.14%) OASIS TOSCA
9 4 (0.11%) GAAP
10 3 (0.084%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.056%) GDPR
11 2 (0.056%) RosettaNet
12 1 (0.028%) MiFID
12 1 (0.028%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.028%) PSD2
System Software
1 690 (19.38%) Docker
2 36 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (0.20%) Squid
6 6 (0.17%) HDFS
7 5 (0.14%) Gluster
8 4 (0.11%) Varnish
8 4 (0.11%) vCloud
9 3 (0.084%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.056%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.056%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (0.028%) etcd
11 1 (0.028%) flannel
11 1 (0.028%) GeoWebCache
11 1 (0.028%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.028%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 298 (8.37%) Ansible
2 225 (6.32%) Puppet
3 219 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
4 204 (5.73%) Kubernetes
5 136 (3.82%) Terraform
6 35 (0.98%) Kibana
7 33 (0.93%) Grafana
8 22 (0.62%) logstash
9 20 (0.56%) Sysdig
10 17 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 17 (0.48%) Packer
11 15 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (0.42%) Nagios
12 14 (0.39%) Mesos
13 11 (0.31%) Rancher
13 11 (0.31%) rkt
13 11 (0.31%) ZABBIX
14 9 (0.25%) IBM BigFix
14 9 (0.25%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 172 (4.83%) Google
2 146 (4.10%) Oracle
3 137 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 65 (1.83%) Atlassian
5 64 (1.80%) Adobe
6 63 (1.77%) Splunk
7 55 (1.54%) IBM
8 52 (1.46%) Apigee
9 45 (1.26%) Red Hat
10 36 (1.01%) AppDynamics
11 34 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
12 32 (0.90%) New Relic
13 30 (0.84%) PayPal
14 28 (0.79%) MuleSoft
15 25 (0.70%) SAP
16 22 (0.62%) Xamarin
17 19 (0.53%) Perforce
18 18 (0.51%) Apple
18 18 (0.51%) VMware
19 16 (0.45%) F5