Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 111 135
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24 +32
Contract jobs citing Node.js 112 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.20% 1.58% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.11% 6.35% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 47
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £417 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.98% +19.07% -6.67%
10th Percentile £353 £313 £253
90th Percentile £550 £506 £524
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +103.48%

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 1,576 1,150 1,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.01% 24.84% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 760 1,020
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -19.92%
10th Percentile £11.03 £15.15 £11.23
90th Percentile £57.35 £40.18 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% +0.68%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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
Shropshire -10 40 £443 -10.61% 3
Birmingham -4 31 £463 +12.67% 35
Coventry -21 12 £500 +42.86% 6
Warwickshire +16 7 £400 +23.08% 5
Solihull - 7 £438 - 3
Staffordshire -4 5 £425 +54.55% 6
Node.js
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Node.js.

1 84 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 63 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (55.36%) AngularJS
4 57 (50.89%) CSS
5 49 (43.75%) HTML
5 49 (43.75%) DevOps
6 48 (42.86%) gulp
7 47 (41.96%) Microservices
8 45 (40.18%) Git (software)
9 42 (37.50%) Jenkins
9 42 (37.50%) Google
10 41 (36.61%) HTML5
11 39 (34.82%) MongoDB
11 39 (34.82%) Docker
12 38 (33.93%) Cucumber
13 37 (33.04%) Test Automation
13 37 (33.04%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (33.04%) Java
14 36 (32.14%) Selenium
14 36 (32.14%) Gherkin
15 34 (30.36%) GitHub
15 34 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 34 (30.36%) Analytics
15 34 (30.36%) jQuery
15 34 (30.36%) Ruby
16 33 (29.46%) Google Analytics
16 33 (29.46%) C#
16 33 (29.46%) IntelliJ
16 33 (29.46%) Sublime Text
17 32 (28.57%) Kibana

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 18 (16.07%) nginx
1 18 (16.07%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.61%) Confluence
3 6 (5.36%) Apache
3 6 (5.36%) JBoss
3 6 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.89%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.89%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.36%) GitHub
1 34 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (29.46%) Google Analytics
3 14 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (9.82%) Slack
5 5 (4.46%) Serverless
6 4 (3.57%) Heroku
6 4 (3.57%) npm
7 3 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.68%) Yarn
8 2 (1.79%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.79%) IaaS
8 2 (1.79%) SaaS
8 2 (1.79%) Trello
9 1 (0.89%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 18 (16.07%) HTTP
2 18 (16.07%) SSL
3 9 (8.04%) Skype
4 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (34.82%) MongoDB
2 19 (16.96%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.36%) MySQL
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.79%) Redis
6 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.89%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 48 (42.86%) gulp
2 45 (40.18%) Git (software)
3 42 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 38 (33.93%) Cucumber
5 36 (32.14%) Selenium
6 33 (29.46%) IntelliJ
6 33 (29.46%) Sublime Text
7 29 (25.89%) Gatling
8 28 (25.00%) Grunt
9 25 (22.32%) Karma Test Runner
10 21 (18.75%) Ant
11 17 (15.18%) Bitbucket
12 16 (14.29%) JIRA
13 15 (13.39%) Visual Studio Code
13 15 (13.39%) WebDriver
14 13 (11.61%) Artifactory
15 11 (9.82%) Jasmine
16 10 (8.93%) JUnit
17 9 (8.04%) Eclipse
18 8 (7.14%) RSpec
General
1 2 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (0.89%) Advertising
2 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (73.21%) Developer
2 15 (13.39%) JavaScript Developer
2 15 (13.39%) Scala Developer
3 13 (11.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (9.82%) Software Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Java Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Angular Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Node.js Developer
6 9 (8.04%) React Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Designer
8 5 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.46%) UX Designer
9 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.57%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (55.36%) AngularJS
2 57 (50.89%) CSS
3 49 (43.75%) HTML
4 41 (36.61%) HTML5
5 36 (32.14%) Gherkin
6 34 (30.36%) jQuery
7 30 (26.79%) React
7 30 (26.79%) Sass
8 28 (25.00%) .NET
8 28 (25.00%) REST
9 25 (22.32%) Play Framework
10 23 (20.54%) LESS
11 18 (16.07%) Servlets
12 16 (14.29%) Spring
13 14 (12.50%) RESTful
14 13 (11.61%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (11.61%) Spring Boot
15 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET
15 12 (10.71%) SOAP
16 11 (9.82%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Public Cloud
1 8 (7.14%) User Experience
2 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.43%) Linux
1 24 (21.43%) Windows
2 22 (19.64%) Ubuntu
3 9 (8.04%) Mac OS
4 6 (5.36%) Unix
5 4 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.68%) Android
6 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (43.75%) DevOps
3 47 (41.96%) Microservices
4 37 (33.04%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (33.04%) Test Automation
5 34 (30.36%) Analytics
6 26 (23.21%) Scrum
7 24 (21.43%) TDD
8 23 (20.54%) Front End Development
9 20 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 18 (16.07%) Open Source
11 17 (15.18%) MVC
12 16 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (12.50%) Prototyping
13 14 (12.50%) Service Delivery
14 13 (11.61%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (10.71%) Process Improvement
15 12 (10.71%) Test Strategy
16 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 37 (33.04%) Java
3 34 (30.36%) Ruby
4 33 (29.46%) C#
5 29 (25.89%) Groovy
6 26 (23.21%) Scala
7 22 (19.64%) Python
8 18 (16.07%) Haskell
8 18 (16.07%) Perl
9 17 (15.18%) SQL
10 15 (13.39%) TypeScript
11 11 (9.82%) Bash Shell
12 10 (8.93%) ES6
12 10 (8.93%) Java 8
13 7 (6.25%) PHP
14 6 (5.36%) ES7
14 6 (5.36%) ES8
15 5 (4.46%) CoffeeScript
16 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.89%) WAI
2 1 (0.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (34.82%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (28.57%) Grafana
1 32 (28.57%) Kibana
2 20 (17.86%) Puppet
3 14 (12.50%) Graphite
4 3 (2.68%) Ansible
5 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (37.50%) Google
2 11 (9.82%) Splunk
3 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.68%) Adobe
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle
4 3 (2.68%) webMethods
5 2 (1.79%) VMware