Period
to 10 December 2019

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 6 months to 10 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 107 143
Rank change year-on-year +34 +36 -5
Contract jobs citing Node.js 98 104 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.65% 2.00% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.73% 6.57% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 60 24
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £443 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.17% +6.18% +19.07%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
90th Percentile £591 £550 £513
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £46.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% +7.56% -5.49%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 913 1,582 1,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.72% 30.48% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 959 815
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £302 £313 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 37
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £48.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% +59.02% +38.64%
10th Percentile £29.38 £28.80 £14.21
90th Percentile £38.75 £62.31 £42.40
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.01%

Node.js
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Node.js as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 10 December 2019.

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 6 months to 10 December 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
Coventry +40 43 £500 - 2
Birmingham -1 26 £500 -4.76% 31
Shropshire +32 14 £352 -19.17% 3
Solihull +1 4 £350 -30.00% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £375 - 2
Walsall - 1 £475 - 2
Node.js
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Node.js.

1 52 (53.06%) Azure
2 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
3 37 (37.76%) Java
4 35 (35.71%) Docker
4 35 (35.71%) DevOps
5 33 (33.67%) CSS
6 32 (32.65%) HTML
6 32 (32.65%) Test Automation
7 29 (29.59%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (28.57%) OpenID
9 26 (26.53%) REST
10 25 (25.51%) SOAP
11 23 (23.47%) PowerShell
11 23 (23.47%) Bash Shell
11 23 (23.47%) Jenkins
12 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
13 21 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
13 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (20.41%) C#
14 20 (20.41%) AngularJS
15 18 (18.37%) Windows
15 18 (18.37%) JSON
16 17 (17.35%) XML
16 17 (17.35%) .NET
16 17 (17.35%) SAML
16 17 (17.35%) React
17 16 (16.33%) Microservices
17 16 (16.33%) Unix
17 16 (16.33%) Python
17 16 (16.33%) JIRA

Node.js
Co-occurring 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 6 (6.12%) Confluence
2 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.08%) nginx
4 3 (3.06%) JBoss
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
5 2 (2.04%) Drupal
5 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.02%) Jetty
6 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
1 1 (1.02%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 52 (53.06%) Azure
2 15 (15.31%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (10.20%) AWS
3 10 (10.20%) SaaS
4 8 (8.16%) Amazon EKS
4 8 (8.16%) GCP
5 7 (7.14%) Azure Stack
6 6 (6.12%) BrowserStack
7 4 (4.08%) GitHub
7 4 (4.08%) Google Analytics
8 3 (3.06%) npm
9 2 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) DSL
2 4 (4.08%) HTTP
2 4 (4.08%) SSL
2 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 23 (23.47%) Jenkins
2 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
3 16 (16.33%) JIRA
4 11 (11.22%) Cucumber
5 10 (10.20%) Gatling
5 10 (10.20%) Selenium
5 10 (10.20%) Travis CI
6 8 (8.16%) Artifactory
6 8 (8.16%) CircleCI
6 8 (8.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (6.12%) WebDriver
8 5 (5.10%) Grunt
8 5 (5.10%) gulp
8 5 (5.10%) Mocha
9 4 (4.08%) Jasmine
9 4 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (4.08%) MSTest
9 4 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (4.08%) Sublime Text
9 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (8.16%) Banking
2 7 (7.14%) Law
3 5 (5.10%) Finance
4 4 (4.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (75.51%) Developer
2 29 (29.59%) Node.js Developer
3 21 (21.43%) Azure Developer
4 20 (20.41%) Senior Developer
5 13 (13.27%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Azure DevOps
6 9 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) IAM Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) React Developer
9 5 (5.10%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Angular Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Tester
11 3 (3.06%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.06%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) CSS
2 32 (32.65%) HTML
3 28 (28.57%) OpenID
4 26 (26.53%) REST
5 25 (25.51%) SOAP
6 20 (20.41%) AngularJS
7 18 (18.37%) JSON
8 17 (17.35%) .NET
8 17 (17.35%) React
8 17 (17.35%) SAML
8 17 (17.35%) XML
9 15 (15.31%) LDAP
10 10 (10.20%) Express
10 10 (10.20%) HTML5
11 8 (8.16%) Kafka
12 7 (7.14%) jQuery
13 6 (6.12%) CSS3
13 6 (6.12%) Spring
14 5 (5.10%) Gherkin
15 4 (4.08%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) PKI
2 8 (8.16%) Cloud Native
3 6 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.12%) Robotics
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Unix
3 13 (13.27%) Linux
4 8 (8.16%) CentOS
4 8 (8.16%) CoreOS
5 5 (5.10%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) DevOps
2 32 (32.65%) Test Automation
3 29 (29.59%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
5 16 (16.33%) Microservices
6 15 (15.31%) Change Control
7 14 (14.29%) Kanban
7 14 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (12.24%) TDD
9 9 (9.18%) BDD
9 9 (9.18%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Automation
10 8 (8.16%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (8.16%) Web Development
11 7 (7.14%) Open Source
12 6 (6.12%) Defect Management
12 6 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.12%) Test Management
12 6 (6.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
2 37 (37.76%) Java
3 23 (23.47%) Bash Shell
3 23 (23.47%) PowerShell
4 20 (20.41%) C#
5 16 (16.33%) Python
6 10 (10.20%) Groovy
6 10 (10.20%) Scala
7 8 (8.16%) Go
7 8 (8.16%) Rust
8 7 (7.14%) PHP
8 7 (7.14%) Ruby
9 4 (4.08%) Haskell
9 4 (4.08%) Perl
10 3 (3.06%) Java 8
10 3 (3.06%) SQL
11 2 (2.04%) ES6
11 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.02%) C
12 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 35 (35.71%) Docker
2 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.04%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Kubernetes
2 9 (9.18%) Ansible
3 8 (8.16%) Terraform
4 5 (5.10%) Puppet
5 4 (4.08%) Grafana
5 4 (4.08%) Kibana
6 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Confluent
2 8 (8.16%) Veracode
3 5 (5.10%) ForgeRock
4 4 (4.08%) Google
5 2 (2.04%) Adobe
5 2 (2.04%) webMethods
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat