Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 60 87
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 +29
Contract jobs citing Node.js 4,067 3,593 2,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.09% 3.58% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.96% 11.16% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,973 2,757 1,955
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £363 £353 £331
90th Percentile £638 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 11
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.17% +92.75%
10th Percentile £23.41 £26.08 £42.50
90th Percentile £53.25 £49.63 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -7.78% +9.09% +55.51%

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 34,009 32,188 30,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.19% 32.09% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,939 22,949 21,018
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.65% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 332 345
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.65 £18.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% +5.26% +1.33%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +3 3,864 £500 +2.04% 1,497
London +5 2,397 £525 +5.00% 700
UK excluding London +2 1,592 £450 +5.88% 855
South East +5 512 £450 -2.70% 178
North of England -5 473 £450 +5.88% 248
Yorkshire +4 226 £475 +10.47% 103
Midlands +21 199 £400 - 145
North West -22 193 £450 +5.88% 132
South West +17 181 £413 -8.33% 124
Scotland +15 100 £431 +15.00% 32
East Midlands 0 98 £388 +3.33% 55
West Midlands +40 95 £435 -3.33% 90
East of England -34 84 £445 +18.67% 102
North East +34 59 £450 +5.88% 13
Wales -28 39 £456 -7.00% 19
Northern Ireland +19 6 £422 +2.30% 7

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 2,829 (69.56%) JavaScript
2 2,076 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1,661 (40.84%) React
4 1,555 (38.23%) CSS
5 1,531 (37.64%) HTML
6 1,389 (34.15%) AngularJS
7 1,328 (32.65%) Java
8 1,146 (28.18%) Git (software)
9 1,122 (27.59%) TDD
10 964 (23.70%) Microservices
11 912 (22.42%) Docker
12 895 (22.01%) HTML5
13 880 (21.64%) DevOps
14 867 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
15 750 (18.44%) Front End Development
16 708 (17.41%) Test Automation
17 678 (16.67%) Jenkins
18 669 (16.45%) REST
19 645 (15.86%) Redux
20 635 (15.61%) Python
21 611 (15.02%) CSS3
22 591 (14.53%) BDD
23 578 (14.21%) Finance
24 574 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
25 559 (13.74%) Scrum
26 552 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
27 537 (13.20%) SQL
28 533 (13.11%) MongoDB
29 527 (12.96%) RESTful
30 516 (12.69%) Software Engineering

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
1 223 (5.48%) Confluence
2 137 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
3 99 (2.43%) CMS
4 93 (2.29%) nginx
4 93 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 92 (2.26%) Apache
6 50 (1.23%) JBoss
7 43 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 39 (0.96%) SharePoint
9 31 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 27 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 27 (0.66%) Drupal
11 25 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
12 23 (0.57%) IIS
13 19 (0.47%) Apache Spark
14 18 (0.44%) Skype for Business
15 15 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.37%) Gunicorn
16 14 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 13 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (0.71%) Chatbot
2 24 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 22 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.098%) InVision
7 3 (0.074%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.049%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.049%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.025%) CATIA
9 1 (0.025%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.098%) Magento
4 3 (0.074%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.049%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.049%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.049%) Shopify
6 1 (0.025%) Exstream
6 1 (0.025%) Ripple
6 1 (0.025%) Ripple XRP
6 1 (0.025%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 867 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
2 552 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 322 (7.92%) Serverless
4 255 (6.27%) GitHub
5 251 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
6 234 (5.75%) npm
7 160 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 125 (3.07%) PaaS
9 85 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
9 85 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 85 (2.09%) SaaS
10 77 (1.89%) Amazon S3
10 77 (1.89%) Google Analytics
11 68 (1.67%) Slack
12 62 (1.52%) Apigee
13 57 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
13 57 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
13 57 (1.40%) IaaS
14 54 (1.33%) Heroku
15 47 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.42%) HTTP
2 99 (2.43%) SSL
3 98 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 35 (0.86%) Skype
5 25 (0.61%) AMQP
5 25 (0.61%) Firewall
6 24 (0.59%) DNS
7 21 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 21 (0.52%) Internet
8 14 (0.34%) VPN
9 9 (0.22%) Intranet
10 8 (0.20%) ICMP
11 7 (0.17%) NAS
12 6 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.15%) MQTT
13 5 (0.12%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.12%) VoIP
14 4 (0.098%) ATM
14 4 (0.098%) BGP
14 4 (0.098%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (13.11%) MongoDB
2 439 (10.79%) NoSQL
3 372 (9.15%) MySQL
4 326 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
5 233 (5.73%) SQL Server
6 226 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 107 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 104 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 94 (2.31%) RDBMS
10 87 (2.14%) Redis
11 78 (1.92%) Big Data
12 49 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
13 47 (1.16%) Blockchain
14 43 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
15 38 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
15 38 (0.93%) Couchbase
16 20 (0.49%) Oracle Database
17 18 (0.44%) Hadoop
18 17 (0.42%) CouchDB
18 17 (0.42%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,146 (28.18%) Git (software)
2 678 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 427 (10.50%) JIRA
4 341 (8.38%) gulp
5 334 (8.21%) Selenium
6 316 (7.77%) webpack
7 297 (7.30%) Cucumber
8 287 (7.06%) Mocha
9 216 (5.31%) Jasmine
10 192 (4.72%) Grunt
11 168 (4.13%) Karma Test Runner
12 164 (4.03%) Maven
13 161 (3.96%) JUnit
14 135 (3.32%) Gatling
15 120 (2.95%) Protractor
16 104 (2.56%) Babel
17 102 (2.51%) Visual Studio
18 96 (2.36%) IntelliJ
19 93 (2.29%) Subversion
20 79 (1.94%) Bitbucket
General
1 578 (14.21%) Finance
2 405 (9.96%) Banking
3 212 (5.21%) Retail
4 79 (1.94%) Front Office
5 70 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 70 (1.72%) Marketing
6 57 (1.40%) Games
7 52 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 48 (1.18%) Advertising
9 41 (1.01%) Publishing
10 37 (0.91%) Law
11 21 (0.52%) Military
12 20 (0.49%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.37%) Legal
14 14 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.30%) Electronics
16 10 (0.25%) Billing
17 9 (0.22%) Automotive
18 8 (0.20%) Digital Economy
19 6 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,082 (75.78%) Developer
2 749 (18.42%) Node.js Developer
3 708 (17.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 682 (16.77%) React Developer
5 608 (14.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 595 (14.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 382 (9.39%) Java Developer
8 379 (9.32%) Senior Developer
9 312 (7.67%) Angular Developer
10 185 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 176 (4.33%) Software Engineer
12 147 (3.61%) .NET Developer
13 121 (2.98%) Architect
14 109 (2.68%) Backend Developer
15 101 (2.48%) Senior React Developer
16 100 (2.46%) UI Developer
17 99 (2.43%) AWS Developer
17 99 (2.43%) Software Developer
18 98 (2.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
19 93 (2.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,661 (40.84%) React
2 1,555 (38.23%) CSS
3 1,531 (37.64%) HTML
4 1,389 (34.15%) AngularJS
5 895 (22.01%) HTML5
6 669 (16.45%) REST
7 645 (15.86%) Redux
8 611 (15.02%) CSS3
9 527 (12.96%) RESTful
10 509 (12.52%) Sass
11 481 (11.83%) .NET
12 445 (10.94%) Express
13 430 (10.57%) Spring
14 410 (10.08%) jQuery
15 406 (9.98%) Web Services
16 373 (9.17%) JSON
17 337 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 265 (6.52%) GraphQL
19 259 (6.37%) Spring Boot
20 227 (5.58%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 423 (10.40%) User Experience
2 213 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
3 208 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 105 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (2.58%) Fintech
5 72 (1.77%) Data Structures
6 59 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 57 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
8 55 (1.35%) Public Cloud
9 54 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 46 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
11 33 (0.81%) iPad
12 28 (0.69%) Hedge funds
12 28 (0.69%) Video on Demand
13 27 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
14 24 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 23 (0.57%) Cloud Native
15 23 (0.57%) Fat Client
15 23 (0.57%) Thin Client
16 22 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 487 (11.97%) Linux
2 186 (4.57%) Windows
3 156 (3.84%) Unix
4 127 (3.12%) Android
5 122 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 75 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 71 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 41 (1.01%) CentOS
9 29 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 27 (0.66%) Windows Server
11 17 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 17 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.37%) VMS
13 4 (0.098%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.098%) zOS
14 2 (0.049%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.049%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.025%) Debian
15 1 (0.025%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,076 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,122 (27.59%) TDD
3 964 (23.70%) Microservices
4 880 (21.64%) DevOps
5 750 (18.44%) Front End Development
6 708 (17.41%) Test Automation
7 591 (14.53%) BDD
8 574 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
9 559 (13.74%) Scrum
10 516 (12.69%) Software Engineering
11 342 (8.41%) Unit Testing
12 316 (7.77%) Open Source
13 314 (7.72%) Web Development
14 293 (7.20%) E-Commerce
15 291 (7.16%) MVC
16 259 (6.37%) OO
17 222 (5.46%) Analytics
18 216 (5.31%) Configuration Management
19 199 (4.89%) Pair Programming
20 195 (4.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,829 (69.56%) JavaScript
2 1,328 (32.65%) Java
3 635 (15.61%) Python
4 537 (13.20%) SQL
5 508 (12.49%) ES6
6 466 (11.46%) C#
7 405 (9.96%) TypeScript
8 244 (6.00%) Java 8
9 226 (5.56%) PHP
10 204 (5.02%) Ruby
11 192 (4.72%) Scala
12 160 (3.93%) Go
13 142 (3.49%) Bash Shell
14 107 (2.63%) Groovy
15 87 (2.14%) Perl
16 79 (1.94%) PowerShell
17 73 (1.79%) C++
18 68 (1.67%) ES7
19 64 (1.57%) Haskell
20 41 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 179 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 171 (4.20%) Degree
3 125 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 51 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 33 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.098%) CISSP
12 4 (0.098%) GIAC
13 3 (0.074%) CCNA
13 3 (0.074%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.074%) Linux+ Certification
13 3 (0.074%) MCSA
13 3 (0.074%) MCSE
13 3 (0.074%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.074%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (6.17%) QA
2 29 (0.71%) WCAG
3 10 (0.25%) PSD2
4 9 (0.22%) GDPR
5 8 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.049%) SLA
7 1 (0.025%) CESG Infosec
7 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.025%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.025%) WAI
System Software
1 912 (22.42%) Docker
2 28 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.12%) KVM
5 4 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.098%) BIND 9
5 4 (0.098%) Firmware
5 4 (0.098%) NFS
5 4 (0.098%) Postfix
6 3 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.074%) vSphere
7 2 (0.049%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.025%) HDFS
8 1 (0.025%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.025%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.025%) Xen
Systems Management
1 340 (8.36%) Kubernetes
2 258 (6.34%) Ansible
3 247 (6.07%) Terraform
4 201 (4.94%) Puppet
5 142 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 118 (2.90%) Grafana
7 101 (2.48%) Kibana
8 31 (0.76%) Graphite
9 29 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
10 24 (0.59%) Packer
11 20 (0.49%) Consul
12 18 (0.44%) Prometheus
13 17 (0.42%) Salt
14 15 (0.37%) Rancher
15 14 (0.34%) logstash
16 12 (0.30%) ZABBIX
17 11 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
18 9 (0.22%) Nagios
19 8 (0.20%) Mesos
19 8 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 274 (6.74%) Google
2 255 (6.27%) Microsoft
3 165 (4.06%) Oracle
4 67 (1.65%) Splunk
5 65 (1.60%) Adobe
6 56 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 51 (1.25%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 51 (1.25%) IBM
8 30 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 30 (0.74%) ServiceNow
8 30 (0.74%) webMethods
9 28 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (0.64%) Sitecore
11 24 (0.59%) MuleSoft
12 20 (0.49%) SaltStack
12 20 (0.49%) SAP
13 18 (0.44%) Apiary
14 17 (0.42%) Black Duck
15 15 (0.37%) Dell
16 12 (0.30%) Sybase