Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 82 118
Rank change year-on-year +27 +36 +103
Contract jobs citing Node.js 3,996 2,508 2,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.95% 2.73% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.11% 8.62% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,949 1,878 1,667
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +9.76% -0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 5
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +46.15%
10th Percentile £29.57 £34.00 £27.09
90th Percentile £52.00 £50.70 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.10% +13.75% -

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 33,005 29,090 30,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.65% 31.62% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,261 20,066 21,070
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 366 467
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +4.52% +10.71%
10th Percentile £16.33 £15.75 £14.75
90th Percentile £59.88 £52.50 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +7.64%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +28 3,845 £500 +11.11% 1,111
London +12 2,279 £513 +7.89% 526
UK excluding London +62 1,674 £450 +9.76% 634
South East +57 617 £475 +14.80% 147
North of England +42 529 £450 +12.50% 221
North West +47 274 £425 +4.87% 135
Yorkshire +31 248 £450 +7.14% 73
Midlands +36 186 £400 +6.67% 82
East of England +33 147 £425 +6.25% 79
East Midlands +43 111 £400 +6.67% 28
South West +47 101 £463 +12.12% 56
Scotland -20 93 £440 -2.22% 36
West Midlands +5 69 £425 +13.33% 54
Wales -16 22 £400 +12.28% 6
North East +17 14 £400 +14.29% 13
Northern Ireland -2 2 £356 -15.18% 6

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 2,684 (67.17%) JavaScript
2 1,975 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
3 1,598 (39.99%) React
4 1,467 (36.71%) CSS
5 1,449 (36.26%) HTML
6 1,427 (35.71%) Java
7 1,420 (35.54%) AngularJS
8 1,243 (31.11%) TDD
9 1,056 (26.43%) Git (software)
10 906 (22.67%) HTML5
11 894 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
12 827 (20.70%) DevOps
13 808 (20.22%) Docker
14 723 (18.09%) Jenkins
15 712 (17.82%) BDD
16 708 (17.72%) CSS3
17 706 (17.67%) Microservices
18 665 (16.64%) REST
18 665 (16.64%) Scrum
19 644 (16.12%) Front End Development
20 609 (15.24%) Linux
21 607 (15.19%) RESTful
22 585 (14.64%) Redux
23 568 (14.21%) Python
24 564 (14.11%) Test Automation
25 526 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
25 526 (13.16%) ES6
26 524 (13.11%) Web Services
27 493 (12.34%) C#
28 476 (11.91%) 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
1 201 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
2 200 (5.01%) Confluence
3 84 (2.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 76 (1.90%) nginx
5 72 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 59 (1.48%) Apache Spark
7 54 (1.35%) CMS
8 53 (1.33%) Apache
9 37 (0.93%) JBoss
10 34 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 25 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 24 (0.60%) SharePoint
14 21 (0.53%) IIS
15 18 (0.45%) Drupal
16 17 (0.43%) OpenStack
17 16 (0.40%) Mongoose
18 15 (0.38%) Gunicorn
18 15 (0.38%) Mule
19 13 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.13%) GIMP
7 4 (0.10%) InVision
8 3 (0.075%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 34 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (0.40%) Magento
4 12 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.050%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.050%) Quorum
7 1 (0.025%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.025%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 894 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
2 329 (8.23%) Serverless
3 315 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 247 (6.18%) npm
5 223 (5.58%) GitHub
6 212 (5.31%) AWS Lambda
7 135 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
8 94 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 91 (2.28%) PaaS
10 86 (2.15%) Amazon S3
11 83 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
12 72 (1.80%) OpenShift
13 69 (1.73%) Slack
14 62 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 61 (1.53%) Route 53
16 60 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 58 (1.45%) SaaS
18 51 (1.28%) Google Analytics
19 47 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
20 46 (1.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 120 (3.00%) HTTP
2 45 (1.13%) Internet
3 43 (1.08%) Firewall
4 38 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 35 (0.88%) SMS
6 25 (0.63%) SSL
7 16 (0.40%) MQTT
8 14 (0.35%) Intranet
9 13 (0.33%) DNS
10 11 (0.28%) Ethernet
10 11 (0.28%) WAN
11 9 (0.23%) FTP
11 9 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.23%) Wireless
12 7 (0.18%) Modbus
12 7 (0.18%) Network Security
13 6 (0.15%) MPLS
13 6 (0.15%) VPN
14 5 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
14 5 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (11.21%) NoSQL
2 445 (11.14%) MongoDB
3 360 (9.01%) MySQL
4 345 (8.63%) PostgreSQL
5 246 (6.16%) SQL Server
6 181 (4.53%) Redis
7 115 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 114 (2.85%) Relational Database
9 112 (2.80%) Big Data
10 101 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 80 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
12 69 (1.73%) Hadoop
13 59 (1.48%) Neo4j
14 47 (1.18%) Blockchain
15 37 (0.93%) RDBMS
16 32 (0.80%) Apache Hive
17 27 (0.68%) HBase
17 27 (0.68%) Power BI
18 26 (0.65%) CouchDB
19 25 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,056 (26.43%) Git (software)
2 723 (18.09%) Jenkins
3 385 (9.63%) JIRA
4 357 (8.93%) webpack
5 281 (7.03%) gulp
6 258 (6.46%) Cucumber
7 257 (6.43%) Mocha
8 238 (5.96%) Jasmine
9 223 (5.58%) Grunt
10 204 (5.11%) Selenium
11 175 (4.38%) Maven
12 168 (4.20%) JUnit
13 160 (4.00%) Babel
14 137 (3.43%) Karma Test Runner
15 106 (2.65%) Subversion
16 103 (2.58%) TeamCity
17 102 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
18 98 (2.45%) Protractor
19 84 (2.10%) Gerrit
20 81 (2.03%) SonarQube
General
1 453 (11.34%) Finance
2 385 (9.63%) Banking
3 142 (3.55%) Retail
4 75 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 68 (1.70%) Marketing
6 59 (1.48%) Games
7 56 (1.40%) Law
8 50 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.18%) Publishing
10 42 (1.05%) Advertising
11 35 (0.88%) Front Office
12 23 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 21 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.48%) Legal
15 17 (0.43%) Back Office
16 10 (0.25%) Automotive
17 7 (0.18%) Electronics
17 7 (0.18%) Manufacturing
18 6 (0.15%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,942 (73.62%) Developer
2 828 (20.72%) JavaScript Developer
3 797 (19.94%) Node.js Developer
4 582 (14.56%) React Developer
5 511 (12.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 476 (11.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 438 (10.96%) Java Developer
8 435 (10.89%) Senior Developer
9 269 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
10 264 (6.61%) Angular Developer
11 218 (5.46%) Architect
12 180 (4.50%) Software Engineer
13 136 (3.40%) .NET Developer
14 132 (3.30%) UI Developer
15 130 (3.25%) JavaScript Engineer
16 119 (2.98%) AWS Engineer
17 114 (2.85%) C# Developer
18 103 (2.58%) AWS DevOps
19 100 (2.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
20 93 (2.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,598 (39.99%) React
2 1,467 (36.71%) CSS
3 1,449 (36.26%) HTML
4 1,420 (35.54%) AngularJS
5 906 (22.67%) HTML5
6 708 (17.72%) CSS3
7 665 (16.64%) REST
8 607 (15.19%) RESTful
9 585 (14.64%) Redux
10 524 (13.11%) Web Services
11 472 (11.81%) Sass
12 462 (11.56%) .NET
13 427 (10.69%) Spring
14 424 (10.61%) jQuery
15 408 (10.21%) JSON
16 331 (8.28%) Express
17 281 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 265 (6.63%) Spring Boot
19 211 (5.28%) XML
20 207 (5.18%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 289 (7.23%) User Experience
2 259 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 181 (4.53%) Mobile App
4 136 (3.40%) Fintech
5 132 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
7 69 (1.73%) iPad
8 57 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 46 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 46 (1.15%) Public Cloud
10 46 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
11 35 (0.88%) Video on Demand
12 33 (0.83%) Cloud Native
12 33 (0.83%) Virtual Team
13 32 (0.80%) Clustering
14 31 (0.78%) Blog
15 30 (0.75%) Data Structures
15 30 (0.75%) Private Cloud
16 29 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 609 (15.24%) Linux
2 217 (5.43%) Unix
3 178 (4.45%) Android
4 155 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 122 (3.05%) Windows
6 101 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 53 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 30 (0.75%) CentOS
10 15 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.33%) Windows Server
12 6 (0.15%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.15%) Debian
12 6 (0.15%) VMS
13 5 (0.13%) SUSE
14 4 (0.10%) DC/OS
14 4 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.075%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,975 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,243 (31.11%) TDD
3 827 (20.70%) DevOps
4 712 (17.82%) BDD
5 706 (17.67%) Microservices
6 665 (16.64%) Scrum
7 644 (16.12%) Front End Development
8 564 (14.11%) Test Automation
9 526 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 406 (10.16%) Software Engineering
11 378 (9.46%) Web Development
12 359 (8.98%) E-Commerce
13 340 (8.51%) Unit Testing
14 334 (8.36%) Open Source
15 310 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
16 307 (7.68%) MVC
17 272 (6.81%) OO
18 241 (6.03%) Configuration Management
19 206 (5.16%) Mentoring
20 198 (4.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,684 (67.17%) JavaScript
2 1,427 (35.71%) Java
3 568 (14.21%) Python
4 526 (13.16%) ES6
5 493 (12.34%) C#
6 476 (11.91%) SQL
7 317 (7.93%) TypeScript
8 284 (7.11%) Ruby
9 255 (6.38%) PHP
10 226 (5.66%) Java 8
11 190 (4.75%) Scala
12 186 (4.65%) Bash Shell
13 106 (2.65%) Go
14 97 (2.43%) Groovy
15 77 (1.93%) C++
16 60 (1.50%) ES7
17 43 (1.08%) Perl
18 39 (0.98%) T-SQL
19 37 (0.93%) C
19 37 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 193 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 137 (3.43%) SC Cleared
3 92 (2.30%) Degree
4 36 (0.90%) AWS Certification
5 29 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
8 17 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.23%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
10 8 (0.20%) CISSP
10 8 (0.20%) IISP
11 7 (0.18%) GCFA
11 7 (0.18%) GCIA
11 7 (0.18%) GCIH
11 7 (0.18%) GIAC
11 7 (0.18%) GREM
11 7 (0.18%) GSEC
11 7 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (3.63%) QA
2 19 (0.48%) GCP
2 19 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.45%) SLA
4 11 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.23%) CESG Infosec
5 9 (0.23%) GDPR
5 9 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.15%) WCAG
7 4 (0.10%) GAAP
7 4 (0.10%) PMO
8 3 (0.075%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.050%) WAI
10 1 (0.025%) MiFID
System Software
1 808 (20.22%) Docker
2 27 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (0.18%) Squid
5 7 (0.18%) Varnish
6 6 (0.15%) HDFS
7 5 (0.13%) etcd
8 4 (0.10%) vCloud
9 3 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (0.050%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.050%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.025%) GeoWebCache
11 1 (0.025%) vSphere
11 1 (0.025%) Xen
Systems Management
1 357 (8.93%) Ansible
2 274 (6.86%) Terraform
3 259 (6.48%) Puppet
4 242 (6.06%) Kubernetes
5 219 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (1.48%) Grafana
7 49 (1.23%) Salt
8 44 (1.10%) Kibana
9 37 (0.93%) Consul
10 30 (0.75%) Packer
11 26 (0.65%) Mesos
12 20 (0.50%) logstash
13 19 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (0.38%) Graphite
15 14 (0.35%) Graylog
15 14 (0.35%) Nagios
16 10 (0.25%) Prometheus
16 10 (0.25%) ZABBIX
17 9 (0.23%) IBM BigFix
18 8 (0.20%) rkt
Vendors
1 218 (5.46%) Google
2 153 (3.83%) Microsoft
3 146 (3.65%) Oracle
4 95 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 80 (2.00%) IBM
6 76 (1.90%) Splunk
7 75 (1.88%) Atlassian
8 59 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 46 (1.15%) Apigee
10 36 (0.90%) Adobe
10 36 (0.90%) Xamarin
11 32 (0.80%) AppDynamics
11 32 (0.80%) MuleSoft
12 27 (0.68%) New Relic
13 22 (0.55%) Zend
14 21 (0.53%) Capita
15 19 (0.48%) Cisco
16 18 (0.45%) PayPal
16 18 (0.45%) Perforce
16 18 (0.45%) Sybase