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Backbone Market Report

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How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Discover in which parts of the market your competition thrives.

Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of Backbone as JavaScript library on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 170 pages covering this information:

  • JavaScript Libraries Industry Reports
    • Usage and Market Share Report
      How popular is each of the JavaScript libraries? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all 44 JavaScript libraries that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of the JavaScript libraries change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for all JavaScript libraries since January 2011.
    • Growth Rate Report
      Which are the fastest growing JavaScript libraries? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all JavaScript libraries both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
    • New Site Usage Report
      How popular is each of the JavaScript libraries among new sites? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all JavaScript libraries among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
    • Top Site Usage Report
      Which JavaScript libraries are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each JavaScript library the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific JavaScript library.
  • Backbone Reports
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of Backbone change from month to month? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for Backbone since October 2017.
    • Version Usage Report
      Which are the most popular versions of Backbone? Shows the distribution of Backbone versions.
    • Cummulative Version Distribution Report
      Which percentage of sites use a newer version of Backbone than some specific version? Shows the cummulative distribution of Backbone versions.
    • Historical Version Trend Report
      How did the distribution of various versions of Backbone change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends in the usage of Backbone versions.
    • Change Report
      Which percentage of sites switched from another JavaScript library to Backbone and vice versa? Shows the percentages of websites that recently changed between Backbone and other JavaScript libraries. It also shows examples of sites that made a change.
    • Ranking Breakdown Report
      Is the popularity of Backbone higher among high traffic sites? Shows usage and market shares of Backbone broken down by popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites. Also shows the popularity rank of Backbone among all JavaScript libraries in these ranges and the most popular competing technology.
    • Market Position Report
      Where in the market diagram lies Backbone? Shows the market position of Backbone in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites, compared to the most popular JavaScript libraries.
    • Multiple JavaScript Libraries Usage Report
      How frequently are other JavaScript libraries used together with Backbone, and which ones? Shows statistics on the usage of Backbone together with other JavaScript libraries (if any). We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
    • Cross-Technologies Breakdown and Segmentation Reports
      In which markets is Backbone particularily strong and which one is the most popular competing technology in each market? A set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage and market shares of Backbone on any top level domain compared to its usage on all websites and the most popular competing technology on each top level domain. Also shows the rank of Backbone among all JavaScript libraries for each top level domain, compared to its overall rank. Furthermore, this includes the ranking and percentages of all top level domains among all the sites that use Backbone.

      These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of Backbone broken down by

      • Content Management Systems
      • Server-side Programming Languages
      • Client-side Programming Languages
      • Markup Languages
      • Character Encodings
      • Image File Formats
      • Site Elements
      • Structured Data Formats
      • SSL Certificate Authorities
      • Social Widgets
      • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
      • Traffic Analysis Tools
      • Advertising Networks
      • Tag Managers
      • Web Servers
      • Operating Systems
      • Web Hosting Providers
      • Reverse Proxy Services
      • Top Level Domains
      • Server Locations
      • Content Languages
    • Geographical Distribution Report
      How popular is Backbone in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the usage percentage of Backbone by country.
    • List of the 300 most popular sites using Backbone including their usage of other JavaScript libraries (if any).
    • List of up to 300 popular sites that started using Backbone in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the JavaScript libraries they were using before (if any).
    • List of up to 300 popular sites that discontinued using Backbone in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the JavaScript libraries they are using now (if any).

Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.

Table of Content

This is a preview of the current report's table of content.

1. About this Survey 3
2. Quick Summary 5
3. JavaScript Libraries, Industry Overviews 6
3.1. Usage Overview 6
3.2. Historical Trends 8
3.3. Growth Rates 16
3.4. New Site Usage 18
3.5. Top Site Usage 20
4. Backbone, Technology Market Reports 22
4.1. Historical Trends 22
4.2. Versions 27
4.2.1. Distribution 27
4.2.2. Cumulative Distribution 29
4.2.3. Historical Monthly Trends 30
4.2.4. Historical Yearly Trends 33
4.3. Changes 36
4.4. Ranking Breakdown 38
4.5. Market Position 39
4.6. Multiple JavaScript Libraries Usage 40
4.7. Breakdown and Segmentation Reports 43
4.7.1. Content Management Systems 43
4.7.2. Server-side Programming Languages 49
4.7.3. Client-side Programming Languages 51
4.7.4. Markup Languages 53
4.7.5. Character Encodings 55
4.7.6. Image File Formats 57
4.7.7. Site Elements 59
4.7.8. Structured Data Formats 62
4.7.9. SSL Certificate Authorities 64
4.7.10. Social Widgets 68
4.7.11. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 72
4.7.12. Traffic Analysis Tools 74
4.7.13. Advertising Networks 80
4.7.14. Tag Managers 85
4.7.15. Web Servers 87
4.7.16. Operating Systems 89
4.7.17. Web Hosting Providers 91
4.7.18. Reverse Proxy Services 119
4.7.19. Top Level Domains 121
4.7.20. Server Locations 145
4.7.21. Content Languages 155
4.8. Geographical Distribution 161
4.9. Popular Sites using Backbone 162
4.10. Sites using Backbone only recently 168
4.11. Sites that recently stopped using Backbone 174


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