Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 53 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +27
Contract jobs citing Node.js 2,615 4,104 3,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.68% 4.16% 3.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.28% 12.17% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,860 3,003 2,789
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% -2.17%
10th Percentile £35.00 £23.95 £26.08
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.13 £49.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -6.67% -

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 21,303 33,725 32,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.00% 34.16% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,653 23,755 22,991
UK median daily rate £490 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +3.78% +8.82%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 298 339
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +3.79% -
10th Percentile £20.50 £18.35 £17.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% +3.83% +6.67%

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 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 -4 2,429 £500 - 1,507
London -4 1,468 £538 +2.38% 656
UK excluding London +2 1,096 £450 - 960
North of England -8 332 £450 -4.66% 310
South East -44 209 £475 +4.97% 206
South West +7 173 £438 +2.94% 125
North West +9 166 £450 - 177
Midlands 0 135 £450 +11.11% 109
Yorkshire -12 127 £500 - 95
Scotland +25 107 £475 +11.76% 70
East of England +41 95 £450 +1.12% 100
West Midlands +41 91 £488 +14.71% 63
East Midlands -13 46 £400 - 46
Wales +38 41 £463 +1.49% 33
North East +1 39 £398 -11.67% 38
Northern Ireland +12 6 £375 -6.25% 7

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1,710 (65.39%) JavaScript
2 1,230 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1,142 (43.67%) React
4 840 (32.12%) Java
5 763 (29.18%) AWS
6 750 (28.68%) CSS
7 734 (28.07%) HTML
8 697 (26.65%) AngularJS
9 603 (23.06%) Microservices
10 587 (22.45%) DevOps
11 563 (21.53%) Docker
12 522 (19.96%) Git (software)
13 513 (19.62%) Python
14 487 (18.62%) TDD
15 460 (17.59%) Azure
16 457 (17.48%) Front End Development
17 412 (15.76%) TypeScript
18 381 (14.57%) Redux
19 364 (13.92%) Web Services
20 351 (13.42%) C#
20 351 (13.42%) Software Engineering
21 348 (13.31%) Kubernetes
22 343 (13.12%) Finance
23 339 (12.96%) HTML5
24 336 (12.85%) Test Automation
25 334 (12.77%) Scrum
26 313 (11.97%) .NET
26 313 (11.97%) Jenkins
27 303 (11.59%) SQL
28 290 (11.09%) MongoDB

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
1 107 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
2 81 (3.10%) Confluence
3 49 (1.87%) Apache
3 49 (1.87%) nginx
4 44 (1.68%) CMS
5 29 (1.11%) Drupal
6 28 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 23 (0.88%) JBoss
8 22 (0.84%) Apache Spark
9 18 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 17 (0.65%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.38%) WordPress
13 8 (0.31%) IIS
14 7 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.19%) SAS
16 4 (0.15%) ColdFusion
16 4 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 20 (0.76%) Chatbot
3 19 (0.73%) Sketch
4 8 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.038%) InVision
6 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.038%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 30 (1.15%) Magento
2 22 (0.84%) Shopify
3 14 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
7 2 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.076%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.038%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.038%) Quorum
8 1 (0.038%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.038%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.038%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 763 (29.18%) AWS
2 460 (17.59%) Azure
3 257 (9.83%) Serverless
4 255 (9.75%) GCP
5 184 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
6 147 (5.62%) GitHub
7 108 (4.13%) Amazon S3
8 102 (3.90%) npm
9 73 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 72 (2.75%) SaaS
11 60 (2.29%) PaaS
12 45 (1.72%) Google Analytics
13 43 (1.64%) Amazon ECS
14 41 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
14 41 (1.57%) Heroku
14 41 (1.57%) OpenShift
15 35 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
16 31 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
16 31 (1.19%) CloudFront
17 29 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.33%) HTTP
2 75 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 40 (1.53%) SSL
4 32 (1.22%) Ethernet
5 16 (0.61%) Internet
6 8 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.27%) AMQP
7 7 (0.27%) Wireless
8 6 (0.23%) DSL
9 5 (0.19%) DHCP
9 5 (0.19%) MQTT
10 4 (0.15%) Firewall
10 4 (0.15%) SSH
10 4 (0.15%) VPN
11 3 (0.11%) DNS
11 3 (0.11%) DOCSIS
11 3 (0.11%) Skype
11 3 (0.11%) SNMP
12 2 (0.076%) Intranet
12 2 (0.076%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (11.09%) MongoDB
2 203 (7.76%) NoSQL
3 154 (5.89%) SQL Server
4 151 (5.77%) MySQL
5 137 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
6 86 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 86 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 73 (2.79%) Redis
8 53 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
9 47 (1.80%) Amazon Athena
10 41 (1.57%) Neo4j
11 40 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 40 (1.53%) Big Data
12 29 (1.11%) Blockchain
13 28 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
14 24 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
15 23 (0.88%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.73%) Data Lake
16 19 (0.73%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 522 (19.96%) Git (software)
2 313 (11.97%) Jenkins
3 198 (7.57%) JIRA
4 168 (6.42%) Selenium
5 157 (6.00%) webpack
6 134 (5.12%) Cucumber
7 128 (4.89%) gulp
8 108 (4.13%) Mocha
9 98 (3.75%) Grunt
10 95 (3.63%) JUnit
11 86 (3.29%) Jasmine
12 65 (2.49%) Bitbucket
13 62 (2.37%) CircleCI
14 60 (2.29%) Maven
15 56 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
16 50 (1.91%) Eclipse
17 47 (1.80%) Gatling
18 46 (1.76%) Visual Studio
19 42 (1.61%) Artifactory
20 40 (1.53%) Babel
General
1 343 (13.12%) Finance
2 142 (5.43%) Banking
3 132 (5.05%) Public Sector
4 110 (4.21%) Front Office
5 79 (3.02%) Retail
6 54 (2.07%) Marketing
7 40 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.38%) Games
9 33 (1.26%) Aerospace
10 32 (1.22%) Military
11 30 (1.15%) Law
12 21 (0.80%) Telecoms
13 17 (0.65%) Publishing
14 12 (0.46%) Advertising
14 12 (0.46%) Automotive
15 9 (0.34%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.31%) Back Office
17 5 (0.19%) Electronics
17 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,825 (69.79%) Developer
2 420 (16.06%) Node.js Developer
3 414 (15.83%) React Developer
4 409 (15.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 366 (14.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 309 (11.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 247 (9.45%) Senior Developer
8 170 (6.50%) Architect
9 158 (6.04%) Java Developer
10 133 (5.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 111 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 110 (4.21%) Angular Developer
13 98 (3.75%) Software Developer
14 89 (3.40%) AWS Developer
15 72 (2.75%) AWS Engineer
16 70 (2.68%) Senior React Developer
17 69 (2.64%) JavaScript Engineer
18 63 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
19 56 (2.14%) .NET Developer
20 55 (2.10%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,142 (43.67%) React
2 750 (28.68%) CSS
3 734 (28.07%) HTML
4 697 (26.65%) AngularJS
5 381 (14.57%) Redux
6 364 (13.92%) Web Services
7 339 (12.96%) HTML5
8 313 (11.97%) .NET
9 283 (10.82%) REST
10 265 (10.13%) RESTful
11 261 (9.98%) CSS3
12 258 (9.87%) Vue.js
13 231 (8.83%) GraphQL
14 224 (8.57%) JSON
15 205 (7.84%) Express
16 192 (7.34%) Sass
17 185 (7.07%) Spring
18 149 (5.70%) Jest
19 145 (5.54%) jQuery
20 136 (5.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 253 (9.67%) Greenfield Project
2 185 (7.07%) User Experience
3 105 (4.02%) Fixed Income
4 103 (3.94%) Derivative
5 82 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 78 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
7 65 (2.49%) Cloud Native
8 64 (2.45%) Equities
9 63 (2.41%) Blog
10 58 (2.22%) Hedge funds
11 57 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 39 (1.49%) Virtual Team
13 37 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
14 36 (1.38%) Algorithms
14 36 (1.38%) Public Cloud
15 28 (1.07%) Data Structures
16 26 (0.99%) PKI
16 26 (0.99%) Reference Data
17 21 (0.80%) W3C
18 17 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 253 (9.67%) Linux
2 107 (4.09%) Unix
3 91 (3.48%) Windows
4 73 (2.79%) Android
5 53 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.07%) CentOS
7 22 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 21 (0.80%) CoreOS
9 18 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 16 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.23%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.15%) VMS
14 1 (0.038%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.038%) Android TV
14 1 (0.038%) Debian
14 1 (0.038%) Solaris
14 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,230 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 603 (23.06%) Microservices
3 587 (22.45%) DevOps
4 487 (18.62%) TDD
5 457 (17.48%) Front End Development
6 351 (13.42%) Software Engineering
7 336 (12.85%) Test Automation
8 334 (12.77%) Scrum
9 268 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
10 238 (9.10%) Open Source
11 218 (8.34%) BDD
12 160 (6.12%) Mentoring
13 146 (5.58%) Web Development
14 142 (5.43%) OO
15 133 (5.09%) Unit Testing
16 132 (5.05%) E-Commerce
17 130 (4.97%) Kanban
18 123 (4.70%) Analytics
19 119 (4.55%) Asset Management
20 118 (4.51%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,710 (65.39%) JavaScript
2 840 (32.12%) Java
3 513 (19.62%) Python
4 412 (15.76%) TypeScript
5 351 (13.42%) C#
6 303 (11.59%) SQL
7 233 (8.91%) ES6
8 183 (7.00%) PHP
9 149 (5.70%) Ruby
10 143 (5.47%) C++
11 116 (4.44%) Go
12 115 (4.40%) Bash Shell
13 103 (3.94%) Java 8
14 88 (3.37%) Scala
15 53 (2.03%) PowerShell
16 49 (1.87%) Kotlin
17 35 (1.34%) Groovy
18 29 (1.11%) C
19 28 (1.07%) GLSL
19 28 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 220 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 177 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 107 (4.09%) Degree
4 40 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 25 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 24 (0.92%) AWS Certification
7 21 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.15%) ISEB
11 4 (0.15%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.11%) CCNA
12 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.11%) SANS
13 2 (0.076%) CISSP
13 2 (0.076%) MCSE
13 2 (0.076%) SSCP
13 2 (0.076%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.17%) QA
2 49 (1.87%) WCAG
3 10 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.23%) GDPR
5 5 (0.19%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.11%) NCSC
6 3 (0.11%) SEPA
7 1 (0.038%) HL7
7 1 (0.038%) PSD2
7 1 (0.038%) WAI
System Software
1 563 (21.53%) Docker
2 30 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.19%) HDFS
6 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.11%) Varnish
7 2 (0.076%) KVM
7 2 (0.076%) LXC
7 2 (0.076%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.076%) oVirt
8 1 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.038%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.038%) GridGain
8 1 (0.038%) NFS
8 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 348 (13.31%) Kubernetes
2 232 (8.87%) Terraform
3 136 (5.20%) Ansible
4 80 (3.06%) Puppet
5 59 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (2.22%) Grafana
7 48 (1.84%) Kibana
8 17 (0.65%) Prometheus
9 14 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (0.46%) Rancher
12 10 (0.38%) Packer
13 8 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.27%) Consul
14 7 (0.27%) Graphite
14 7 (0.27%) Istio
14 7 (0.27%) Salt
15 4 (0.15%) Kubeflow
16 3 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
16 3 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 185 (7.07%) Google
2 146 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 72 (2.75%) Oracle
4 52 (1.99%) IBM
5 34 (1.30%) SAP
6 28 (1.07%) Splunk
7 27 (1.03%) hybris
7 27 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 25 (0.96%) VMware
9 21 (0.80%) Veracode
10 19 (0.73%) Xamarin
11 18 (0.69%) AppDynamics
12 17 (0.65%) Confluent
12 17 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.65%) ServiceNow
13 16 (0.61%) Adobe
14 13 (0.50%) MuleSoft
14 13 (0.50%) Pega
15 11 (0.42%) ForgeRock