Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 58 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +34
Contract jobs citing Node.js 3,335 4,241 3,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.93% 4.11% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.73% 11.76% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,399 3,103 2,650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £370 £356 £344
90th Percentile £644 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 22
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £30.05 £21.45 £26.08
90th Percentile £52.60 £58.50 £48.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +2.94% +6.25%

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 26,192 36,058 32,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.88% 34.91% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,216 25,386 22,514
UK median daily rate £499 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 319 365
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £41.61 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% +4.03% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.26 £15.65 £18.20
90th Percentile £70.00 £59.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.31
% change year-on-year +2.41% +2.96% +11.96%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -2 3,130 £500 - 1,286
London +2 1,940 £544 +3.57% 551
UK excluding London +4 1,329 £450 +4.65% 821
South East -28 341 £475 +5.56% 139
North of England -2 340 £450 +2.62% 249
South West +6 221 £425 +6.25% 126
Midlands +10 164 £425 +6.25% 124
North West -11 161 £450 +3.93% 138
Yorkshire -6 134 £475 +5.56% 94
East of England +35 109 £425 -5.56% 101
Scotland +9 105 £450 +12.50% 48
East Midlands +11 92 £400 +11.11% 49
West Midlands +2 75 £463 +4.52% 73
North East +9 45 £475 +5.56% 17
Wales +29 40 £425 - 30
Northern Ireland +12 11 £300 -40.00% 8

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2,205 (66.12%) JavaScript
2 1,624 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1,441 (43.21%) React
4 1,060 (31.78%) Java
5 998 (29.93%) AngularJS
6 987 (29.60%) HTML
6 987 (29.60%) CSS
7 882 (26.45%) AWS
8 762 (22.85%) Microservices
9 751 (22.52%) TDD
10 746 (22.37%) Docker
11 745 (22.34%) DevOps
12 728 (21.83%) Git (software)
13 656 (19.67%) Front End Development
14 640 (19.19%) Python
15 550 (16.49%) Azure
16 545 (16.34%) Redux
17 509 (15.26%) Finance
18 491 (14.72%) Scrum
19 486 (14.57%) C#
20 484 (14.51%) TypeScript
21 462 (13.85%) HTML5
22 461 (13.82%) Jenkins
23 454 (13.61%) Software Engineering
24 414 (12.41%) Test Automation
25 411 (12.32%) .NET
26 390 (11.69%) REST
27 376 (11.27%) SQL
28 362 (10.85%) Linux
29 352 (10.55%) Web Services

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
1 186 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
2 140 (4.20%) Confluence
3 86 (2.58%) Apache
4 61 (1.83%) CMS
5 56 (1.68%) nginx
6 46 (1.38%) JBoss
7 35 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 31 (0.93%) Drupal
9 28 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 24 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 20 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.51%) WordPress
14 15 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.36%) Mule
16 11 (0.33%) Hyperledger
17 10 (0.30%) Ethereum
17 10 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.39%) Chatbot
3 11 (0.33%) Sketch
4 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.030%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 21 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.54%) Magento
3 11 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.33%) Shopify
4 10 (0.30%) R3 Corda
5 6 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.090%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.060%) Quorum
9 2 (0.060%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 1 (0.030%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.030%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.030%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 882 (26.45%) AWS
2 550 (16.49%) Azure
3 321 (9.63%) Serverless
4 234 (7.02%) GitHub
5 233 (6.99%) GCP
6 232 (6.96%) AWS Lambda
7 174 (5.22%) npm
8 105 (3.15%) Amazon S3
9 73 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 68 (2.04%) OpenShift
11 67 (2.01%) Heroku
12 60 (1.80%) Amazon ECS
13 57 (1.71%) SaaS
14 56 (1.68%) PaaS
15 50 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
16 48 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
17 42 (1.26%) CloudFront
18 41 (1.23%) Google Analytics
19 39 (1.17%) Slack
20 34 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.13%) HTTP
2 70 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 37 (1.11%) Ethernet
4 35 (1.05%) Internet
5 33 (0.99%) SSL
6 16 (0.48%) SSH
7 14 (0.42%) Firewall
8 13 (0.39%) VPN
9 8 (0.24%) Skype
10 6 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.18%) IPFS
10 6 (0.18%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 6 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (0.18%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.12%) AMQP
11 4 (0.12%) MPLS
11 4 (0.12%) MQTT
11 4 (0.12%) VoIP
12 3 (0.090%) Modbus
12 3 (0.090%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (8.94%) MongoDB
2 281 (8.43%) NoSQL
3 187 (5.61%) MySQL
3 187 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
4 182 (5.46%) SQL Server
5 101 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 100 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 97 (2.91%) Redis
8 57 (1.71%) Neo4j
9 54 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
9 54 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 42 (1.26%) Blockchain
11 37 (1.11%) Amazon Athena
12 35 (1.05%) Big Data
13 32 (0.96%) Hadoop
13 32 (0.96%) InfluxDB
14 18 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.48%) MariaDB
16 15 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
17 13 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 728 (21.83%) Git (software)
2 461 (13.82%) Jenkins
3 303 (9.09%) JIRA
4 258 (7.74%) webpack
5 219 (6.57%) Selenium
6 151 (4.53%) Cucumber
7 148 (4.44%) gulp
8 141 (4.23%) Jasmine
9 140 (4.20%) Mocha
10 119 (3.57%) Maven
11 116 (3.48%) JUnit
12 104 (3.12%) Grunt
13 103 (3.09%) Bitbucket
14 87 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
15 79 (2.37%) Visual Studio
16 76 (2.28%) CircleCI
17 75 (2.25%) TeamCity
18 66 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
19 63 (1.89%) Gradle
20 62 (1.86%) Babel
General
1 509 (15.26%) Finance
2 219 (6.57%) Banking
3 129 (3.87%) Retail
4 121 (3.63%) Front Office
5 118 (3.54%) Public Sector
6 69 (2.07%) Marketing
7 53 (1.59%) Games
8 52 (1.56%) Law
9 51 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 49 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 35 (1.05%) Aerospace
12 34 (1.02%) Military
13 21 (0.63%) Advertising
14 20 (0.60%) Publishing
15 16 (0.48%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.36%) Legal
17 10 (0.30%) Billing
18 9 (0.27%) Automotive
19 8 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,375 (71.21%) Developer
2 567 (17.00%) React Developer
3 512 (15.35%) Full Stack Developer
4 500 (14.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 489 (14.66%) Node.js Developer
6 422 (12.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 335 (10.04%) Senior Developer
8 240 (7.20%) Java Developer
9 199 (5.97%) Architect
10 181 (5.43%) Angular Developer
11 177 (5.31%) Software Engineer
12 169 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
13 120 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
14 116 (3.48%) Software Developer
15 98 (2.94%) .NET Developer
16 90 (2.70%) Senior React Developer
17 89 (2.67%) Lead Developer
18 81 (2.43%) C# Developer
18 81 (2.43%) JavaScript Engineer
19 75 (2.25%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,441 (43.21%) React
2 998 (29.93%) AngularJS
3 987 (29.60%) CSS
3 987 (29.60%) HTML
4 545 (16.34%) Redux
5 462 (13.85%) HTML5
6 411 (12.32%) .NET
7 390 (11.69%) REST
8 352 (10.55%) Web Services
9 339 (10.16%) CSS3
10 327 (9.81%) Sass
11 315 (9.45%) RESTful
11 315 (9.45%) Spring
12 270 (8.10%) GraphQL
13 261 (7.83%) Express
14 241 (7.23%) Vue.js
15 238 (7.14%) JSON
16 176 (5.28%) Spring Boot
17 166 (4.98%) jQuery
18 150 (4.50%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 307 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
2 254 (7.62%) User Experience
3 150 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 100 (3.00%) Derivative
5 93 (2.79%) Fixed Income
6 79 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (2.34%) Cloud Native
8 63 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (1.41%) Algorithms
10 44 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 41 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 39 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 37 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
14 28 (0.84%) Equities
15 22 (0.66%) PKI
16 20 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
17 18 (0.54%) Reference Data
18 16 (0.48%) Blog
19 15 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
19 15 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 362 (10.85%) Linux
2 140 (4.20%) Windows
3 118 (3.54%) Unix
4 87 (2.61%) Android
5 73 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 37 (1.11%) CentOS
9 22 (0.66%) CoreOS
10 21 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 19 (0.57%) Debian
11 19 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.54%) Windows Server
13 13 (0.39%) openSUSE
14 12 (0.36%) VMS
15 1 (0.030%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.030%) Android TV
15 1 (0.030%) VME
15 1 (0.030%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,624 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (22.85%) Microservices
3 751 (22.52%) TDD
4 745 (22.34%) DevOps
5 656 (19.67%) Front End Development
6 491 (14.72%) Scrum
7 454 (13.61%) Software Engineering
8 414 (12.41%) Test Automation
9 330 (9.90%) BDD
10 319 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
11 238 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 214 (6.42%) Open Source
13 213 (6.39%) Web Development
14 204 (6.12%) OO
15 200 (6.00%) E-Commerce
16 198 (5.94%) Unit Testing
17 164 (4.92%) Kanban
18 157 (4.71%) Fintech
19 146 (4.38%) MVC
20 135 (4.05%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,205 (66.12%) JavaScript
2 1,060 (31.78%) Java
3 640 (19.19%) Python
4 486 (14.57%) C#
5 484 (14.51%) TypeScript
6 376 (11.27%) SQL
7 348 (10.43%) ES6
8 232 (6.96%) Ruby
9 212 (6.36%) PHP
10 179 (5.37%) C++
11 150 (4.50%) Java 8
12 146 (4.38%) Go
13 127 (3.81%) Bash Shell
14 103 (3.09%) Scala
15 56 (1.68%) ES7
16 54 (1.62%) PowerShell
17 51 (1.53%) Perl
18 39 (1.17%) Groovy
19 38 (1.14%) C
20 37 (1.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 240 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 195 (5.85%) SC Cleared
3 138 (4.14%) Degree
4 39 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (1.08%) AWS Certification
6 34 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 25 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.21%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.15%) ISEB
9 5 (0.15%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.060%) CCNA
11 2 (0.060%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.060%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.060%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.030%) MCSE
12 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.030%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (3.66%) QA
2 39 (1.17%) WCAG
3 16 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.39%) COBIT
4 13 (0.39%) NIST
5 12 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.21%) GDPR
7 5 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.090%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.090%) NCSC
9 2 (0.060%) PSD2
9 2 (0.060%) SLA
System Software
1 746 (22.37%) Docker
2 33 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.18%) Varnish
6 4 (0.12%) KVM
7 3 (0.090%) Firmware
7 3 (0.090%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.090%) oVirt
7 3 (0.090%) RACF
7 3 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.090%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.090%) vSphere
8 2 (0.060%) BIND 9
8 2 (0.060%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.060%) NFS
8 2 (0.060%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.060%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.030%) LXC
9 1 (0.030%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 352 (10.55%) Kubernetes
2 249 (7.47%) Terraform
3 219 (6.57%) Ansible
4 104 (3.12%) Puppet
5 89 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 74 (2.22%) Grafana
7 45 (1.35%) Kibana
8 23 (0.69%) Graphite
9 19 (0.57%) Consul
10 18 (0.54%) Packer
10 18 (0.54%) Salt
10 18 (0.54%) ZABBIX
11 16 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
12 15 (0.45%) logstash
12 15 (0.45%) Nessus
12 15 (0.45%) Prometheus
13 13 (0.39%) Rancher
14 12 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
15 11 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
15 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 187 (5.61%) Google
2 156 (4.68%) Microsoft
3 106 (3.18%) Oracle
4 81 (2.43%) Atlassian
5 75 (2.25%) Splunk
6 64 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (1.47%) Bloomberg
7 49 (1.47%) Reuters
8 48 (1.44%) SAP
9 35 (1.05%) AppDynamics
10 33 (0.99%) Adobe
11 32 (0.96%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 31 (0.93%) IBM
13 29 (0.87%) WSO2
14 28 (0.84%) Red Hat
15 26 (0.78%) ServiceNow
16 23 (0.69%) MuleSoft
16 23 (0.69%) Veracode
16 23 (0.69%) VMware
17 22 (0.66%) hybris