Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for npm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited npm over the 6 months to 21 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.

npm
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 88 105
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing npm 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.04% 1.82% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £358 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.87% - -
North West median daily rate £700 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

npm is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 385 165 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.52% 12.83% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 121 82
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £251
90th Percentile £575 £575 £670
North West median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £65.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.08% +400.00% -42.22%
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -39.66% +107.14% -30.00%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing npm as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for npm in Cheshire

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing npm in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for npm in Cheshire

npm
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Crewe - 2 £475 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
npm
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing npm 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for npm.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) React
1 4 (100.00%) ES6
1 4 (100.00%) Redux
2 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (75.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (50.00%) Equities
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) webpack
3 1 (25.00%) Babel
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) gulp
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) React Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) React
1 4 (100.00%) Redux
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (50.00%) Akka
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Kafka
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (50.00%) Spring Integration
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Zuul
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Garbage Collection
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) ES6
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java 8
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cypress Semiconductor