The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Node.js (Node)
England / West Midlands
Rank 86 102 115
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13  
Contract jobs citing Node.js 30 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.34% 1.11% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 4.46% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 7
Median daily rate £425 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £280 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £423 £413
% change year-on-year -3.55% +2.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -

Node.js is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 548 673 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.39% 25.00% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 411 396
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Node.js
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Node.js as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Node.js in the West Midlands

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Node.js in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Node.js in the West Midlands

Node.js
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Node.js in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Node.js in the West Midlands

Node.js
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 20 £425 +41.66% 11
Coventry +4 4 £340 -24.44% 1
Shropshire +23 3 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £425 - 3
Node.js
England

Node.js
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Node.js.

1 61 (83.56%) JavaScript
2 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (60.27%) HTML
3 44 (60.27%) AngularJS
4 43 (58.90%) CSS
5 33 (45.21%) Git (software)
6 32 (43.84%) HTML5
7 28 (38.36%) CSS3
8 21 (28.77%) MongoDB
9 19 (26.03%) Linux
9 19 (26.03%) gulp
10 17 (23.29%) Java
10 17 (23.29%) jQuery
11 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (20.55%) Scrum
12 15 (20.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (19.18%) Express
13 14 (19.18%) Jenkins
13 14 (19.18%) GitHub
13 14 (19.18%) Front End Development
13 14 (19.18%) Python
13 14 (19.18%) TDD
14 13 (17.81%) Analytics
14 13 (17.81%) Cucumber
15 12 (16.44%) Open Source
16 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
16 11 (15.07%) Grunt
16 11 (15.07%) Sass
17 10 (13.70%) Gherkin
17 10 (13.70%) Protractor

Node.js
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (9.59%) Confluence
2 6 (8.22%) nginx
2 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) GitHub
2 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.22%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
1 6 (8.22%) SSL
1 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.59%) MySQL
4 5 (6.85%) DB2
5 2 (2.74%) DocumentDB
5 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.37%) PouchDB
6 1 (1.37%) Riak
6 1 (1.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (45.21%) Git (software)
2 19 (26.03%) gulp
3 14 (19.18%) Jenkins
4 13 (17.81%) Cucumber
5 11 (15.07%) Grunt
6 10 (13.70%) JIRA
6 10 (13.70%) Protractor
6 10 (13.70%) Selenium
7 9 (12.33%) Jasmine
8 8 (10.96%) Mocha
9 7 (9.59%) Ant
9 7 (9.59%) TeamCity
10 6 (8.22%) Gatling
10 6 (8.22%) IntelliJ
10 6 (8.22%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (8.22%) PhantomJS
10 6 (8.22%) Sublime Text
11 5 (6.85%) JSHint
12 4 (5.48%) Hudson
13 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
1 9 (12.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (80.82%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Node.js Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Angular Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (10.96%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (9.59%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (9.59%) HTML Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Scala Developer
8 6 (8.22%) UI Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Agile Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (60.27%) AngularJS
1 44 (60.27%) HTML
2 43 (58.90%) CSS
3 32 (43.84%) HTML5
4 28 (38.36%) CSS3
5 17 (23.29%) jQuery
6 15 (20.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (19.18%) Express
8 11 (15.07%) Sass
9 10 (13.70%) Gherkin
9 10 (13.70%) React
10 9 (12.33%) JSON
10 9 (12.33%) REST
10 9 (12.33%) RESTful
11 7 (9.59%) Highcharts JS
11 7 (9.59%) Servlets
11 7 (9.59%) Web Services
12 6 (8.22%) MEAN Stack
12 6 (8.22%) XML
13 4 (5.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.37%) RIA
5 1 (1.37%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Ubuntu
2 10 (13.70%) Unix
3 7 (9.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (20.55%) Scrum
4 14 (19.18%) Front End Development
4 14 (19.18%) TDD
5 13 (17.81%) Analytics
6 12 (16.44%) Open Source
7 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
8 9 (12.33%) DevOps
8 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.96%) Kanban
9 8 (10.96%) Web Development
10 7 (9.59%) OO
11 6 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Workflow
12 5 (6.85%) Asynchronous Programming
12 5 (6.85%) BDD
12 5 (6.85%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 61 (83.56%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.29%) Java
3 14 (19.18%) Python
4 9 (12.33%) C#
4 9 (12.33%) Ruby
5 8 (10.96%) Groovy
5 8 (10.96%) Scala
6 6 (8.22%) Haskell
6 6 (8.22%) Perl
6 6 (8.22%) SQL
7 5 (6.85%) ECMAScript
7 5 (6.85%) ES6
7 5 (6.85%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Grafana
1 6 (8.22%) Kibana
2 3 (4.11%) Ansible
3 2 (2.74%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Google
2 4 (5.48%) IBM
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe
3 2 (2.74%) Ensighten
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Mapbox