Node.js is the most commonly used framework among programmers to develop in. This framework runs on Google’s V8 JS engine and is considered faster than many other server-side languages like Ruby, Python, and Perl. Many big names like GoDaddy, Groupon, IBM, and LinkedIn use Node.js in their tech stack. Developers skilled in Node.js make can make between $71,000 and $101,000 in the U.S., whereas those in Europe will range from $24,000-$94,000 (depending on where in Europe). As for Node.js freelancers, these developers charge an hourly rate of $81-100 on average, internationally.